Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicHinduism

Topic: Hinduism

Are Brahmins the Whites of India, and Dalits the Blacks of India? Is Caste Same as Race?

Snakes in the Ganga by Rajiv Malhotra and Vijaya Viswanathan combats 'misconceptions' about caste.

Violence against Muslims rampant but can India manage the fallout is the question we must ask

Hindi-speaking heartland, vegetarian meals are disturbing trends that can fracture Indian society and put the future of a united India in danger.

Swami Vivekananda was Buddha for the West. He was more than just Hindu mystic

Known for teaching Hinduism in the West, Vivekananda was one who battled cultural inferiority.

Datta Peetha-Bababudangiri: How Karnataka’s Hindu-Muslim shrine became ‘Ayodhya of the South’

The shrine — a confluence of Islamic Sufism and the Hindu Avadhuta tradition — has become the focus of a Sangh Parivar campaign to ‘liberate’ it from Muslim influence.

Rahul Gandhi’s Hinduism can’t beat Modi’s Hindutva. Congress’ neglect of Shudras a reason

If the Congress gives up its Nehruvian secularism, which remained silent on religious questions, what is the new Hindu course it will take?

Counterview: Syed Rizvi could do a ‘ghar wapsi’ because Hinduism allows it, unlike Islam

The Tyagi community has given approval to Syed Waseem Rizvi’s ghar wapsi, and that should suffice the purpose.

Freeing Hindu Temples is a liberal idea against a hypocrite State

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Becoming a Hindu is not that easy. Even if a Waseem Rizvi turns into Jitendra Tyagi

Rizvi’s conversion poses a predicament for the Hindu religion. It can’t be as simple as someone converting to Islam, Christianity, Sikhism or Judaism.

‘Yes to Hinduism, no to Hindutva’ is lazy liberal response, and 3 decades late

Author-politicians Shashi Tharoor, Pavan K Varma and now Salman Khurshid are taking refuge in this Hinduism-Hindutva debate. But Modi used ‘Hindutva’ just once since 2014.

How Hinduism incorporated Buddha and then distanced the religion

In ‘Ancient India’, Upinder Singh tells readers to abandon simplistic stereotypes and instead think of ancient India in terms of coexistence of contradictions.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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