Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicHindutva nationalism

Topic: Hindutva nationalism

Dear PM Modi, only you can stop Hindutva brigade that attacks Islamic history for attention

The question is, when is PM Modi going to tell the Hindutva brigade that attacking India's rich history isn’t what sets his soul on fire?

Clamour for civic nationalism is like reviving Jinnah’s politics: Ram Madhav

Cultural nationalism was dismissed as Hitlerian and fascist. But civic nationalists must remember that even Nehru never disputed the cultural aspect of Indian nationhood.

3 anxieties brought Modi to Delhi. But his rule has led to 3 contradictions

The sociopolitical and ideological advantage that the BJP enjoys was neither created by Modi nor would end with him.

To curb online hate speech, India needs a Code of Conduct — without govt control

Social media platforms are unable to tackle the speed and scale of hate, are being manipulated by identity politics and a manufactured sense of offence and offendedness.

The new voters for Modi’s BJP are poorer, more majoritarian but not as religious

A new study has shown that the profile of the first-time BJP voter in 2019 almost mirrors Indian society, with the singular exception of religious minorities.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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