Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: Minority Report

A member of the Border Security Force guards the Babri Masjid

What about Babri Masjid? How land became more important than the mosque in Ayodhya

Even the so-called Muslim parties involved in the dispute are more interested in the land on which the mosque once stood.
Mahatma Gandhi, circa 1935 | Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The reason why Gandhi wanted to go to Pakistan

Gandhi's proposal to visit cities such as Lahore, Rawalpindi and Karachi after Partition had a symbolic political value.
Representational image | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Indian Constitution doesn’t call Muslims a minority, who turned them into one?

The Constitution actually conceives ‘minority’ as an open category to protect the interests of various religious, linguistic and culturally distinctive groups.
NRC

Pakistan doesn’t give citizenship on religion, but India is dangerously tilting towards it

Justice S.R. Sen's comment reopened an unfinished Partition debate about Hindus and Muslims in South Asia.
File image of a BJP supporters in a rally

For BJP and RSS, road to the Hindu Rashtra is not through Constitution

The contemporary Hindutva politics is also critical of the idea of ‘communal majority’.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...