Topic: Identity politics
Narendra Modi dresses to impress and include, as evident in the wide variety outfits he has donned over the years. But there is an obvious exception.
Muslim intelligentsia will prove itself to be opportunist if it doesn't engage with the underlying presumptions in the RSS chief's remark that Muslims share the same DNA as Hindus.
Asim Ali -
A corrosive strain of American Left-wing identity politics has taken root among the progressive sections of the young, urban elite in India. But it won’t defeat RSS.
Bengali identity politics must not devolve into a hate campaign against non-Bengali speaking people. Remember what Shiv Sena did to Maharashtra?
Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.
Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.
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.