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Mian Mithu

Mian Mithu, the extremist cleric whom Hindu families dread in Pakistan’s Sindh

Mian Mithu is evergreen. Electoral losses, public protests mean nothing to him. And now he has been caught leading rioters in Ghotki.
People wait to check their names on the final draft NRC in Assam | PTI

At RSS mega meet, concerns over Hindus being left out of NRC: Sources

Leaders at the meet also expressed concerns claiming that majority of the 1.9 million people excluded are Hindus, sources said.
Shashi Tharoor campaigning in Vattiyoorkavu

Shashi Tharoor: I am a proud Hindu because my religion doesn’t claim to be the only true path

Unlike Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, Hinduism asserts that all ways of belief are equally valid.
File photo of Subramanian Swamy | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Subramanian Swamy: Zionist Israel & Hindu India must come together against Islamic extremists

In a recent speech, Subramanian Swamy said there is a clash of civilisations internationally, and Zion and Hindutva state of India must come together.
Amarnath pilgrims

Amarnath yatris completing their 45-day pilgrimage is a matter of prestige for Kashmir

For the Kashmiri on the street, the government asking the Amarnath yatris to return is ominous.
Zomato food delivery app | ThePrint Photo by Manisha Mondal

Zomato App gets 1-star ratings as backlash for ‘being biased against Hindus’

Out of 2,017 latest reviews on the Zomato App on Google Playstore, 1,569 people gave it a 1-star rating.

Three reasons why Ayodhya dispute should not be resolved as a Hindu-Muslim issue

Ayodhya conflict was a local issue in the 1949-1984 period, but strategic communalisation after that gave it the tinge it has today.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers | PTI

‘RSS is family’ and what to do with non-Hindus: An RSS trainee’s camp notebook

Many RSS camp participants keep notebooks, in which they record the words of patriotic songs, take notes on physical exercises, and games.
Representational image| A Hindu temple is seen over a city wall in Uttar Pradesh| Photo: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Hindutva rise must be pinned on historians who told us Hindus, Muslims lived peacefully once

Imperialism, for India’s ‘secular’ historians, was destructive only when Europeans did it. When Asians did it, it was a cultural exchange programme.
An example of the receipt given to participants in the 2011 caste census in India | Kate Geraghty/The Sydney Morning Herald/Fairfax Media via Getty Images

Did the British invent caste in India? Yes, at least how we see it now

British Indian government found multiple justifications for not intervening in the biased caste system.

On Camera

Sonia Gandhi wants Modi to suspend Central Visa. But this urban harakiri must be scrapped

Modi's Rs 20,000 crore worth Central Vista revamp project goes against the cardinal objective of Delhi Master Plan 2021 to decentralise government offices.

Is forcing private labs to make Covid-19 tests free the only way to stop spread of infection?

The Supreme Court directed the central government to make Covid-19 testing by private laboratories free of charge Wednesday.

Defence

Col Navjot Singh Bal | special arrangement

Col Navjot Singh Bal, Shaurya Chakra awardee and icon for many, loses battle with cancer

Despite losing an arm to cancer, Col Navjot Singh Bal continued to serve in 2 Para as the commanding officer and even learnt to fire with his left hand.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.