‘If Rama devotees get their hands on these [AK-47s], they will be even more fearsome than the Taliban’

Who killed Gauri Lankesh? Despite a concerted campaign to deflect attention in the initial days, it is becoming increasingly clear that radical Hindu right-wing outfits—Sanatan Sanstha, Hindu Yuva Sena, Hindu …

‘The ignorant, self-anointed evangelists of Hinduism can’t write a one-page essay on the essential tenets of Hinduism’

While the BJP and RSS monetise a mutant, even militant, form of Hinduism under Narendra Modi, it has fallen upon non-sangh politicians, intellectuals and scholars (schooled properly in the Jawaharlal Nehru …

What’s common to Vineet Jain’s defence on Cobrapost sting on media, and Robin Morris’s defence on Al Jazeera’s sting on match-fixers?

Caught on tape offering to push Hindutva for Rs 500 crore, The Times group’s Vineet Jain says, au contraire, his company was doing a “reverse sting” on Cobrapost. Caught on …

पाँच newspaper clips (and एक Facebook post) that do not appear in विज्ञापन marking 4 साल of मोदी सरकार

To mark four years in office, the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre has released advertisements in newspapers across the nation. The ads are designed to remove any doubts about …

11 things Kannadigas expect from their new government which you did not hear during the “high-voltage” campaign

The way political parties and politicians frame State assembly elections—and the way the media amplifies it—it would seem that the only issues before people are the alleged “plight” of Hindus, …