Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicHindutva

Topic: Hindutva

Behind the ‘bigot’: How engineer Deependra became Dasna’s hate-spewing sadhu Yati Narsinghanand

Narsinghanand, mahant of Dasna Devi Temple, was arrested a month after his incendiary December 2021 speech in Haridwar. ThePrint traces his ascent as a powerful Hindutva ideologue.

UP priest Yati Narsinghanand arrested for ‘inflammatory’ speeches in Haridwar

This is the second arrest made by Haridwar Police after Jitendra Tyagi, alias Waseem Rizvi, former chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Central Shia Waqf board, was arrested Thursday.

‘Invader Muslims’, ‘decline of Hindu culture & Manusmriti’ angered Sulli Deals ‘mastermind’

Thakur revealed during interrogation that he got furious over the state of affairs in the country and felt like he must do something to uphold the beliefs of the Trads.

How ‘Trads vs Raitas’ plays out online as Hindutva fault lines emerge after Bulli Bai row

As the probe into the Bulli Bai & Sulli Deals cases progresses, two alt-Right groups that mushroomed in India’s digital ecosystem have begun clashing online.

Hindu voters in UP don’t need extremism and call for violence for them to vote BJP

Hindu voters in UP don't need violent appeals to vote on the lines of their religious identity. Yogi Adityanath and uttering ‘Mandir-masjid’ is enough.

If you want to defend India’s republic, don’t just focus on Modi-baiting

We, who wish to reclaim the republic, must begin the new year by realising the power of positive politics.

Attacks’ on Christian prayer meets continue in Karnataka after anti-conversion bill brought in

The Christian community has alleged that attacks on its members have risen since the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill was mooted in September.

China at the border, hate inside, national security weaponised – India needs a reset

Indian’s external and domestic dynamics don’t look good. It needs another Mahatma.

Hindu-vs-Hindutva, Priyanka ‘experiment’ — the strategy Congress is prepping for 2022 & beyond

2022 will be an important year, with five assembly elections at the start of the year, and Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh going to polls towards the end.

Savarkar’s Hindutva wants obedience. But obedience has never helped economy

The pandemic has not made Hindutva a more caring and sharing kind of ideology. But it has exposed its saturated ideas of mastery as control.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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