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Exploring the BJP’s Legal Agenda for India

Exploring the BJP’s Legal Agenda for India

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
It has enacted legislation to implement its vision and goals for a more centralized, tough-on-terrorism, family-oriented, and proudly Hindu state.

Modi’s Leading Role at Ram Temple Marks a New Indian Republic

Modi’s Leading Role at Ram Temple Marks a New Indian Republic

By Mohamed Zeeshan
He has set a precedent for Indian PMs to perform religious functions, thereby effectively rendering non-Hindus unelectable for that position.
What the Ram Mandir’s Consecration Means for India

What the Ram Mandir’s Consecration Means for India

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
For many Hindus, the Ram Mandir at Ayodhya is not just a Ram temple, but the Ram temple, located at the site where their deity Ram was born.

Ram Temple Stirs Religious Fervor as India Readies for Election Fever

Ram Temple Stirs Religious Fervor as India Readies for Election Fever

By Junaid Kathju and Luqmaan Zeerak
The temple town of Ayodhya is decorated with Hindu images, flags, and buntings in anticipation of the homecoming of the Hindu deity Ram.

Richard Eaton on the Desecration of Hindu Temples in India

Richard Eaton on the Desecration of Hindu Temples in India

By Sudha Ramachandran
Kings, irrespective of their religious faith, adopted “the highly selective method” of isolating "for desecration only those temples that were identified with enemy kings.”

India’s Opposition Parties Set to Skip Ram Temple Inauguration Event

India’s Opposition Parties Set to Skip Ram Temple Inauguration Event

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Their decisions seem bold, given that the BJP’s rise has prompted many of them earlier to adopt strategies seeking to appease the Hindu majority.

Indian State of Uttar Pradesh Begins Voting in Test for Modi’s Hindutva Politics

Indian State of Uttar Pradesh Begins Voting in Test for Modi’s Hindutva Politics

By Krutika Pathi
The polls are a referendum on the state’s saffron-robed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a poster figure for the Hindu right-wing.
Modi Lays Foundation of Hindu Temple at Razed Mosque Site

Modi Lays Foundation of Hindu Temple at Razed Mosque Site

By Associated Press
India’s prime minister attended the ground-breaking for a controversial temple built on the site of the demolished 16th century Babri mosque.

Ram Temple and the Triumph of Sangh Parivar

Ram Temple and the Triumph of Sangh Parivar

By Avishek Jha
The groundbreaking on the controversial temple is a testament to the Hindu nationalist movement’s total dominance of society and politics in India.

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