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Destruction of Babri Masjid, Ayodhya, December 1992 | Robert Nickelsberg/Liaison/Getty Images

Don’t just blame Hindutva for Ayodhya dispute, Muslim elite politics also responsible

Muslim political groups begin to treat Babri Masjid case as a non-political ‘legal’ battle after its demolition in 1992.
Rahul Gandhi | rahulgandhi/Facebook

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.

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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.


Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.