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The 4 Cs that mark Congress’ decline from secularism to soft Hindutva

In Congress’ slide to soft Hindutva, the fraud of secular politics has been exposed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee | Ashok Nath Dey/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

3 things BJP must do to wrest power from Mamata Banerjee in Bengal

The BJP’s strong performance in the recent panchayat elections has boosted the party’s morale.
Jawaharlal Nehru | Baron/Getty Images

The good Muslim-bad Muslim binary is as old as Nehru

All political parties in India need Muslims for electoral survival.
Representational image of Indian Muslims |Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Why is everyone so worked up over the phrase ‘Sarkari Mussalman’?

Forget ‘Sarkari Mussalman’, there is no place for even a ‘good Muslim’ in India's current political climate.
Sabarimala Temple

Gods are male, they hate women: Why fighting for entry to temples is futile

For women, fight for independence is much more important than entry to temples like Sabarimala.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Supreme Court cannot become the priest between Indians and their Gods

Sabarimala verdict is an example of why the Supreme Court shouldn't intervene in religion.
Ramlila being enacted in Rajpura | Chitleen K Sethi

In this Punjab town, a Muslim family credits Ramlila for its fame and fortune

Faqir Mohammad has been organising Ramlilas for 20 years, and he’s far from the only Muslim who’s enthusiastic about this annual event in Punjab.
The recruits of Indian army from Kashmir stand in formation during their passing out parade, Srinagar | Yawar Nazir/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

‘Kitney Mussalman hain’: Why this Sachar Committee question to Army was an abomination

A Muslim who rises through the ranks in the armed forces is not identified by his community.
A Rohingya man sitting in a refugee camp

Rohingyas travelling from northeast to Kerala by train pose serious security threat

Narendra Modi's government cannot afford to put the Rohingya issue on the back burner.
Muslim women show their ink stained finger after casting their vote | Sheeraz Rizvi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

5 myths about Muslim voters in modern India

The enduring myth of the Muslim vote bank in Indian politics doesn’t hold.

On Camera

Africa has a new health care crisis — obesity

The recently published Global Wellness Index set alarm bells ringing when South Africa scored poorly for life expectancy, alcohol use, depression and diabetes.

PUBG players arrested: Overreaction by police or is addiction a public concern?

The Gujarat police arrested several PUBG lovers, many of them students, for playing the banned video game.

Defence

1 soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?