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How Gujarat’s Khambhat Became a Hotspot for Anti-Muslim Hate
January 14, 2023

How Gujarat’s Khambhat Became a Hotspot for Anti-Muslim Hate

By Tarushi Aswani
The communal violence of April 2022 was more the norm than the exception in the city of Khambhat.

The Uniform Civil Code Bill in India: What’s at Stake?
December 21, 2022

The Uniform Civil Code Bill in India: What’s at Stake?

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
It is a controversial issue in Indian politics as minorities and opposition parties see it as a vehicle for Hindu majoritarianism.
India’s Hindutva Proponents and Zionist Israel: Strange Bedfellows
December 02, 2022

India’s Hindutva Proponents and Zionist Israel: Strange Bedfellows

By Kavita Chowdhury
Although they share a strong affinity in outlook, goals, and methods, Hindutva ideologues were also fanboys of Adolf Hitler.

Religious Polarization in India Seeping into US Diaspora
October 17, 2022

Religious Polarization in India Seeping into US Diaspora

By Deepa Bharath and Mariam Fam
Indian Americans from diverse faith backgrounds have peacefully lived side by side for several decades but that is now changing.

Food for Thought as Independent India Turns 75
August 12, 2022

Food for Thought as Independent India Turns 75

By Muqtedar Khan
India’s pursuit of greatness will remain elusive if it fails to address inequality and revive its democratic and secular values.

Violence Against Indian Muslims Must Be Urgently Investigated
August 12, 2022

Violence Against Indian Muslims Must Be Urgently Investigated

By Stephen Rapp
There is enough evidence that some of these acts amount to crimes against humanity.

Enforced Vegetarianism in India
August 10, 2022

Enforced Vegetarianism in India

By Kavita Chowdhury
Meat shops and slaughter houses in Gurugram near New Delhi will stay shut for nine days during a Jain religious festival.
With Beheading of Hindu ‘Blasphemer’ in India, a Red Line Is Crossed
July 12, 2022

With Beheading of Hindu ‘Blasphemer’ in India, a Red Line Is Crossed

By Abdul Basit
Notwithstanding the local context of the beheading, it is a continuation of the broader global trend of targeted assassination over blasphemy charges.

Co-Founder of Fact-Checking Website Arrested in India
June 29, 2022

Co-Founder of Fact-Checking Website Arrested in India

By Sudha Ramachandran
Mohammed Zubair’s work, which was critical of the government and outed peddlers of fake news, seems to have ruffled feathers.

Do Australian Politicians Know the Difference Between Hinduism and Hindutva?
May 17, 2022

Do Australian Politicians Know the Difference Between Hinduism and Hindutva?

By Grant Wyeth
Engagement with the growing Hindu community is essential for Australian politicians, but there is an obvious tightrope to walk.

India’s Supreme Court Intervenes in Hate Speeches Against Muslims
January 12, 2022

India’s Supreme Court Intervenes in Hate Speeches Against Muslims

By Ashok Sharma
The apex court intervention relates to calls for genocide of Indian Muslims made at a Hindu religious conclave last month.
Uttar Pradesh 2022: A Blueprint for the Yogi’s Hindu Rashtra
December 11, 2021

Uttar Pradesh 2022: A Blueprint for the Yogi’s Hindu Rashtra

By Antara Chakraborthy and Pravin Prakash
The expected victory of Yogi Adityanath in India’s most populous state, offers valuable lessons abut the BJP’s aspirations for national hegemony and an ethnic democracy.

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