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Rising Hindu Nationalism in South Asia: Implications for the United States
August 22, 2018
Rising Hindu Nationalism in South Asia: Implications for the United States
It's time for Washington to take the challenges posed by Hindu nationalism seriously.
Rising Hindu Nationalism in South Asia: Implications for the United States
Jammu and Kashmir Comes Under Direct Rule as Ruling Coalition Falls Apart
June 26, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir Comes Under Direct Rule as Ruling Coalition Falls Apart
The Bharatiya Janata Party has withdrawn from its alliance with the People’s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir. What comes next?
Jammu and Kashmir Comes Under Direct Rule as Ruling Coalition Falls Apart
No, Fashion in India Has Not Become a ‘Nationalist Cause’
November 17, 2017
No, Fashion in India Has Not Become a ‘Nationalist Cause’
Is Modi’s sense of style part of a newfangled nationalistic agenda? Not necessarily.
No, Fashion in India Has Not Become a ‘Nationalist Cause’
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
October 05, 2017
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
Can the Indian media take on those who'd see dissenters -- like Gauri Lankesh -- silenced?
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
Indian Netizens Say #NotInMyName After Spate of Lynchings
July 04, 2017
Indian Netizens Say #NotInMyName After Spate of Lynchings
Enough is enough, say many Indians after lynch mobs pursue beef-eaters.
Indian Netizens Say #NotInMyName After Spate of Lynchings
Having a Cow Over Beef: India's Cattle Slaughter Ban Debate
June 08, 2017
Having a Cow Over Beef: India's Cattle Slaughter Ban Debate
In India, a national debate rages about who has the right to slaughter cattle.
Having a Cow Over Beef: India's Cattle Slaughter Ban Debate
Modi Taps Firebrand Hindu Priest-Politician to Lead India's Most Populous State
March 20, 2017
Modi Taps Firebrand Hindu Priest-Politician to Lead India's Most Populous State
Yogi Adityanath will became the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, a state with 204 million people.
Modi Taps Firebrand Hindu Priest-Politician to Lead India's Most Populous State
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
August 18, 2016
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
India's politicized debate on history blurs the truth.
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
India's Hindu Right Is Correct About One Thing: India's Muslim Rulers Did Destroy Hindu Temples
August 03, 2016
India's Hindu Right Is Correct About One Thing: India's Muslim Rulers Did Destroy Hindu Temples
India's Hindu right loves to exaggerate some things, but history leaves some things clear.
India's Hindu Right Is Correct About One Thing: India's Muslim Rulers Did Destroy Hindu Temples
India: Violence Against Dalits on the Rise
May 19, 2016
India: Violence Against Dalits on the Rise
Despite robust laws, violence against India's most oppressed people continues to rise.
India: Violence Against Dalits on the Rise
The Politics Of Yoga
April 04, 2016
The Politics Of Yoga
India’s PM has been aggressively promoting the practice. Not everybody is happy about it.
The Politics Of Yoga
Modi's New Mantra: 'If You're Not With Me, You're Anti-National'
February 18, 2016
Modi's New Mantra: 'If You're Not With Me, You're Anti-National'
Will I be called anti national, Mr. Prime Minister, for expressing my dissent against your government?
Modi's New Mantra: 'If You're Not With Me, You're Anti-National'
India and the Politics of Extremism
November 03, 2015
India and the Politics of Extremism
The diversity of the polity and the BJP’s own political future will limit Hindutva prominence in Indian politics.
India and the Politics of Extremism
International Yoga Day: A New Politics of Knowledge?
June 21, 2015
International Yoga Day: A New Politics of Knowledge?
The global popularity of yoga is not just about India's cultural resurgence.
International Yoga Day: A New Politics of Knowledge?
Modi's Speech on Religious Freedom: Too Little, Too Late?
February 20, 2015
Modi's Speech on Religious Freedom: Too Little, Too Late?
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech is a step in the right direction.
Modi's Speech on Religious Freedom: Too Little, Too Late?
The BJP's Assembly Election Victories Are Misleading
December 30, 2014
The BJP's Assembly Election Victories Are Misleading
Don't be fooled by the Bharatiya Janata Party's recent showing in State Assembly elections.
The BJP's Assembly Election Victories Are Misleading
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