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Narendra Modi’s 2019 Landslide: Why It Happened and What Happens Next
May 24, 2019
Narendra Modi’s 2019 Landslide: Why It Happened and What Happens Next
Modi’s chest-thumping over Pakistan paid off.
Narendra Modi’s 2019 Landslide: Why It Happened and What Happens Next
India’s Not-So-Free Media
January 23, 2019
India’s Not-So-Free Media
India’s once-famed press is devolving into a propaganda apparatus.
India’s Not-So-Free Media
The Temple Guardians: Is India’ Ruling BJP Becoming More Conservative?
December 04, 2018
The Temple Guardians: Is India’ Ruling BJP Becoming More Conservative?
Bharatiya Janata Party balances two ideologies: nationalism and conservatism.
The Temple Guardians: Is India’ Ruling BJP Becoming More Conservative?
Indira’s Legacy: A Force That Shaped Congress’ Past, Present and Future
November 19, 2018
Indira’s Legacy: A Force That Shaped Congress’ Past, Present and Future
It is imperative for the INC to take a dispassionate and introspective look at the formidable political legacy of Indira Gandhi.
Indira’s Legacy: A Force That Shaped Congress’ Past, Present and Future
American Hindus or Hindutva?
September 04, 2018
American Hindus or Hindutva?
Allegations of sympathies, even financial support, by Hindu Americans to political forces in India must be called out as anti-Hindu.
American Hindus or Hindutva?
In India, Constitutional Secularism Comes Under Threat
August 31, 2018
In India, Constitutional Secularism Comes Under Threat
Radical Hindu groups in India want to strip the constitution of its commitments to secularism.
In India, Constitutional Secularism Comes Under Threat
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
August 22, 2018
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
As Hindutva ideology extends its reach, Christians are feeling the pressure.
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
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
Alwar Lynching: Cow Vigilantes Strike Again in India
July 27, 2018
Alwar Lynching: Cow Vigilantes Strike Again in India
Members of the BJP have long tacitly endorsed acts of violence against India’s minority communities, especially Muslims.
Alwar Lynching: Cow Vigilantes Strike Again in India
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
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
November 14, 2017
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
Rohingya refugees in India meet religious nationalists who want them gone — again.
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
Hindutva Terrorism in India
July 07, 2017
Hindutva Terrorism in India
Cow vigilantism is pre-meditated, politically motivated, and seeks to build fear in a community. That makes it terrorism.
Hindutva Terrorism in India
India’s Costly Embrace of Israel
July 03, 2017
India’s Costly Embrace of Israel
India is importing not just weapons from Israel, but a paranoid political mindset as well.
India’s Costly Embrace of Israel
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
The Trouble With India's New Citizenship Bill
March 11, 2017
The Trouble With India's New Citizenship Bill
The bill, if passed, would help turn India into a 'Hindu homeland.'
The Trouble With India's New Citizenship Bill
What's In a Hat? Indian Culture on Politicians’ Heads
November 29, 2016
What's In a Hat? Indian Culture on Politicians’ Heads
In India, you can test the dialogue between culture and politics through headgear.
What's In a Hat? Indian Culture on Politicians’ Heads
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