Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicRight wing groups

Topic: right wing groups

Defence PRO’s action is a dark omen. Army’s secular ethos must be protected from Right-wing

Inaction on Jammu Defence PRO's actions not only amounts to cowardice but reinforces that the armed forces are being increasingly politicised.

When Modi returns, photo of him with Pope Francis will stand out. Nothing else will matter

Modi leaves nothing to chance. Not when Goa elections are coming up, and India’s secular credentials are being questioned.

Bhagwat ‘not protecting Hindus’ — Why Right has turned on RSS chief over Muslim DNA remarks

Over the past month, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has faced flak for his remarks on the ancestry of Indians, which the Right views as an olive branch to Muslims. 

Hindu Raksha Dal claims responsibility for Sunday’s JNU attack

In a video posted to social media, a man named Pinki Chaudhary from the right-wing group said those involved in 'anti-national activities' would face a similar attack.

5 dangerous Right-nationalist myths on Kashmir that need to be demolished

Many firm beliefs of Right-nationalists on Kashmir fail the test of fact & reason. Embracing diversity is the best way to win hearts & minds of Kashmiris.

Ashoka University slammed for teaching ‘anti-Hindu, anti-Brahmin’ book

Right-wing activists & trolls have targeted Ashoka University & a professor there for teaching the graphic novel ‘Gardener in the Wasteland’.

Why do the poor in India vote for Right-wing parties like the BJP?

The poor’s support of Right-wing parties is puzzling as they are choosing parties that work against their economic interests.

There’s a sense of fear among writers after Gauri Lankesh’s murder: Perumal Murugan

Tamil author, who was hounded by Right-wing groups over his controversial novel, says freedom of expression must be upheld and all types of books should be given space in society.

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AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann | Representational Image | ANI

AAP, TMC’s national ambitions ignore India’s stark diversity. Southern parties know better

Modern communication technologies can be the potential centripetal force that unify voters across states. AAP has benefitted from this in Punjab.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

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.