Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: Hindutva

Crackdown on PFI will ‘curb spread of Islamic radicalism’, says Hindu Right press

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few weeks.

RSS wasn’t involved in Leicester violence. But here’s why it won’t mind the blame

The amount of free publicity the RSS gets creates a mystique, which prevents centrist/moderate diaspora movements from taking shape.

AAP is a lazy and guilt-free version of the BJP

For all its talk of honesty, the Kejriwal-led party’s identity-free identity is anything but authentic.

Opposition needs to have an electoral game plan. Criticism of Modi is not enough

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

BJP understands Congress better than it understands itself

It’s crystal clear that BJP’s entire focus is to see that Congress doesn’t succeed in getting closer to its Hindutva plank.

Not BJP, Socialists like Lohia cancelled Nehru first

By ’90s, Nehru bashing was all the rage in Left-dominated academics. I was taught by teachers who dismissed Nehru’s urbanity, rationalism and secularism as ‘un-Indian’.

Savarkar never offered a clear definition of Project Hindutva. A new book shows that again

The first non-partisan biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar seeks to persuade us that Hindutva is an ideology that we must learn to engage with in all seriousness.

Kannada author Devanoora Mahadeva fills the silence, takes RSS head on in his 68-page book

Even as his book exposes the truth of the politics of hatred, Devanoora Mahadeva's critique of the RSS is not a replay of the secular ideological polemics.

Muslim leaders not discarding ‘Sar Tan Se Juda’ philosophy — Hindu Right press on Udaipur killing

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few weeks.

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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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.


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.