BJP lost the Hindi, Hindu, Hindustan states

ajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are no ordinary states. These states are very important in the larger scheme of things for the BJP-RSS. In the last two decades, these states have seen several BJP governments – BJP ruled Madhya Pradesh... Read more »

Lynching: Casteist, Communal and Fascist Tool of Violence in India

By Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao Violence has always been a tool of oppression, suppression and subordination. Though every form of violence is illegal according to the law of the land, dominant social forces... Read more »

Hinduism Denies Spiritual Citizenship and ‘Moksha’ to Shudras, Dalits and Adivasis

By Kancha Iliah Shepherd. Hinduism is being defined as a religion like Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. Till the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Hindu Mahasabha came into being, it wasn’t seen... Read more »

Keep Defence forces out of politics – by Oliver D’Souza

It is within the brief of the nation’s Defence Chiefs to extol the defence benefits of any addition of equipment and means of war to the nation’s weaponry to protect its borders.... Read more »

Article 377: Too much celebration over too little – Oliver D’Souza

by- Oliver D’Souza The Supreme Court has struck down Article 377 which criminalizes homosexuality stating that it was a colonial era law that is not relevant to present times. This has led... Read more »

Why has the BJP abandoned Sushma Swaraj?

by Amulya Ganguli There may be an explanation for the deafening silence of the prime minister and other ministers (except Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who has courageously broken ranks) over the... Read more »

Crisis of confidence in banking system provides an opportunity to unleash reforms

By Amit Kapoor & Chirag Yadav India’s banking sector has been hogging the headlines for all the wrong reasons. It started with the mounting problem of non-performing assets (NPAs) across banks; then... Read more »

Meaning of latest turn in Kashmir lies outside the state

By Saeed Naqvi Two policemen leading the mob which ultimately lynched a Muslim in Hapur is, of course, part of familiar communalism which has to be revved upon to a higher pitch... Read more »

Is Indian Democracy Dying?

– Dr Arshad M Khan The prominent journalist and editor, Shujaat Bukhari was leaving work when he and his two bodyguards were shot and killed. Suffice to say newspapers are the lifeblood... Read more »

Credibility crisis of India’s higher institutions

The Credibility of India’s top institutions has lately suffered affecting governance and democracy in the country. Its  strong indication came in the form of the impeachment motion against the chief justiceof India... Read more »