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The Dry Laws of India
April 25, 2016

The Dry Laws of India

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Alcohol prohibition is on the rise in India.
Nepal’s Mortal Goddesses
March 21, 2016

Nepal’s Mortal Goddesses

By Roshni Kapur
Goddesses usually exist in the spiritual realm. Not in Nepal.

Hindu Marriages Will Be Legitimized in Pakistan
February 12, 2016

Hindu Marriages Will Be Legitimized in Pakistan

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Pakistan’s Hindus will soon finally have a law that legitimizes their marriages.

Hindu Extremists Creep Ahead in India
September 09, 2015

Hindu Extremists Creep Ahead in India

By Sanjay Kumar
Recent attacks against rationalists, free-thinkers, and secularists are a cause for immense concern.

Tough Times in Indian Politics for the BJP and the Congress
August 07, 2015

Tough Times in Indian Politics for the BJP and the Congress

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Both major Indian political parties have run into major stumbling blocks. Which will emerge on top?
'Not Indian Enough': Bobby Jindal, Heritage, and Politics
July 01, 2015

'Not Indian Enough': Bobby Jindal, Heritage, and Politics

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
U.S. politicians Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley offer two different models for immigrant assimilation.

International Yoga Day: A New Politics of Knowledge?
June 21, 2015

International Yoga Day: A New Politics of Knowledge?

By Rajni Bakshi
The global popularity of yoga is not just about India's cultural resurgence.
India's BJP Leaders Should Publicly Eat Meat
June 04, 2015

India's BJP Leaders Should Publicly Eat Meat

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
It's time for Indian leaders to pave a path forward and delegitimize the taboos surrounding meat consuption in the country.

India's Growing Muslim Population: A Political Challenge?
May 01, 2015

India's Growing Muslim Population: A Political Challenge?

By Jack Detsch
India’s Muslim community will become the world’s biggest by midcentury, according to a new study.

Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
April 30, 2015

Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
George Washington University is showing us why the West needs to come to terms with the eastern origins of the Swastika.

How to Approach Religion in the 21st Century: Lessons from India’s Traditions
March 06, 2015

How to Approach Religion in the 21st Century: Lessons from India’s Traditions

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
India's religious traditions bear incredible relevance for contemporary approaches to religion and religious diversity.
The Emergence of a New Hinduism
January 29, 2015

The Emergence of a New Hinduism

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
India is changing fast, and Hinduism is keeping up.

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