The RSS chief's references to the Mahabharata have earned a sharp response from elements in the Hindutva ecosystem who say they are offended by his interpretation.
BBC Documentary’s New Episode Claims Modi ‘Hugely Divisive’, ‘His New India’ in ‘Religious Turmoil’
The second episode looks at the BJP government’s relationship with the rise in lynchings, reading down of Article 370, CAA and communal violence in Delhi.
Despite ‘Admin Cutting Power’ and Stone Pelting, JNU Students Screen BBC’s Modi Documentary
Because of the blackout and the fact that the university refused to grant permission for the screening, groups of students watched the episode on different laptops in the students' …
Dear AMU Vice-Chancellor, No Sycophancy at Our Cost
The Vice-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University's recent op-ed overlooks the lived horrors of the Indian Muslim community.
As the ‘Dark Side’ Threatens to Engulf India, We Need R2-D2s, Not C-3P0s
Despite all the naysayers, Rahul Gandhi has managed to traverse the length of the country on foot, gather a huge amount of public support and goodwill, and wrest control …
The ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ Has Effectively Killed off the ‘Pappu’ Image
Whether it will inspire the party to come together and fight elections is quite another matter.
BBC Film Unveils Unseen UK Govt Gujarat Riots Inquiry Report Which Holds Modi ‘Directly Responsible’
In the film, then UK Foreign Secretary (Minister) Jack Straw speaks of strong concerns over the violence having led to the inquiry. Modi is shown denying any involvement to …
History Warns That Altering a Constitution’s Basic Structure Leads Down a Dark Path
The Germans learnt from the bitter experience of the Nazi era that it was important to limit parliament's amending power.
Why ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ Has Captured the Popular Imagination
Walking together with people and taking them along is important in itself, particularly so in times of deep economic and social discontent. The yatra serves as a reminder of …