Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Right-wing

‘WHO has lost credibility’ due to India deaths estimate — what Hindu Right press wrote this week

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindu media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past week.

Macron’s second term will be harder – his centrism pushed opponents to extreme Left & Right

If Macron loses control of the National Assembly in June, he may be forced into an uneasy co-habitation that will limit his policy options. He knows that.

Started by Muslim League, mastered by TMC — pro-Hindutva press on Bengal political violence

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

Hijab, ‘narco jihad’, Ukraine students’ ‘lavish’ wants — what Right-wing press is writing about

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few weeks.

How ‘Trads vs Raitas’ plays out online as Hindutva fault lines emerge after Bulli Bai row

As the probe into the Bulli Bai & Sulli Deals cases progresses, two alt-Right groups that mushroomed in India’s digital ecosystem have begun clashing online.

Disruption at Gurugram namaz ground was ‘well-planned’, Hindu activist arrested

A crowd of Hindu activists disrupted namaz at a ground in Sector 37 of Gurugram with loud chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Police dispersed them but only after Muslims were heckled.

Many of RSS’ ideas are Leftist, Hindutva is neither Left nor Right, Dattatreya Hosabale says

At launch of RSS leader Ram Madhav's book, RSS sarkaryavah Hosabale says geographical, religious and political divide of Left and Right and East and West have blurred, dimmed and melted.

Pakistan wants an Afghanistan acceptable to the West — Islam plus democracy

Theoretically, there is a case for twin tolerances— if Taliban gives up some violence and collaborates with the West to fight radical forces such as the ISK.

Hinduphobia is a reality. Scholars at ‘Dismantling Global Hindutva’ conference must know

Scholars from Western universities—from Columbia to Rochester—write and oppose what they understand are disturbing assertions on Hinduphobia

Vigilantism method for Hindu right-wing to ‘consolidate electoral success’, new paper argues

The paper compares India and Indonesia to identify factors behind right-wing groups’ usage of vigilantism to dismantle ‘democratic protections against majoritarianism’.

On Camera


Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.