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The Khalistan movement in the 1980s may have limited support for Punjab’s Sikhs in the battle with the Indira Gandhi govt. But in Modi govt's farm laws, they have a worthy cause.
Ro Khanna is a progressive Congressman from California who has repeatedly been at odds with Hindu Indian-Americans, especially on the issue of pluralism.
Ragini Tiwari, who had made headlines with her threats before the Delhi riots, now wants to end the ongoing farmers’ protest in ‘Jafrabad’ style.
Modi-Shah BJP has tended to patronise Punjab & Sikhs, instead of being a respectful partner. Its strategy to tackle protests farm laws crisis has given Sikhs the good fight they love.
Shivraj Chouhan’s govt has proposed stringent law against ‘love jihad’, started legal proceedings against Netflix for ‘A Suitable Boy’ temple kissing scenes.
Indian liberals haven’t yet realised the political effectiveness of Hindutva constitutionalism. They treat the Constitution as the final, self-evident political text.
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor talks to Shekhar Gupta about the difference between civic nationalism and the Hindutva idea of the nation, where the Congress stands with respect to their leadership and his fears regarding the BJP and RSS’s “communal” politics.
The use of firecrackers during Diwali did not likely start before the 18th century, when Maratha rulers would organise firework displays for the general public.
At ThePrint’s Off The Cuff, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says party will end up becoming ‘Congress Zero’ if it tries to emulate BJP. He also said the post-liberalisation Congress has not been left of centre.
Mainstream Indian media used to denigrate and ridicule RSS. But it is now publishing its chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statements as front-page news.