Topic: Hindutva nationalism
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?
Cultural nationalism was dismissed as Hitlerian and fascist. But civic nationalists must remember that even Nehru never disputed the cultural aspect of Indian nationhood.
The sociopolitical and ideological advantage that the BJP enjoys was neither created by Modi nor would end with him.
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.
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.
Having no anchors has many advantages: TV channels would be forced to concentrate more on news than views, and allow reporters more screen time.
Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.
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.
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.