Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: Hindutva

‘Dharmsatta’: In Gujarat, ‘encounter specialist’ ex-IPS’s new party promises more Hindutva than BJP

The former Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara this week launched his Praja Vijay Party to take on the BJP in the state elections next month, declaring it will contest in all seats.

‘Kejriwal BJP’s B-team’: Muslim leaders slam Delhi CM for ‘polarisation politics’ over banknotes

At press conference Wednesday, AAP national convenor asked Union govt to include images of Hindu deities Lakshmi & Ganesh on currency notes to help India 'become a developed country'.

Press mute for Indian Muslims — how Gujarat flogging shows up ‘secular’ silence of Indian politics

It's at junctures like these that a diverse, democratic republic needs political voices. But BJP’s rivals have become so scared of being seen as Muslim-friendly that they’d rather duck.

Each day brings some new horror and hate. Worrying that ordinary Hindus aren’t so shocked

I don’t want to belabour Nazi Germany parallels because, so far at least, they do not fit. But there are parallels with the Taliban and Islamism.

Hindutva Chapter 1 takes popular WhatsApp ideas and puts them together for big screen

Writer-director Karan Razdan’s focus on using anti-Muslim tropes throws away any opportunity to sincerely handle a popular topic shaping India’s current politics.

‘Shinde reading BJP script’, ‘Uddhav running pvt ltd co’ — clash of two Senas at Dussehra rallies

While CM Eknath Shinde targeted Uddhav in his Dussehra rally speech, Thackeray, in his speech, attacked the BJP & RSS, dismissing the CM as a 'BJP stooge'.

Crackdown on PFI will ‘curb spread of Islamic radicalism’, says Hindu Right press

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

RSS wasn’t involved in Leicester violence. But here’s why it won’t mind the blame

The amount of free publicity the RSS gets creates a mystique, which prevents centrist/moderate diaspora movements from taking shape.

AAP is a lazy and guilt-free version of the BJP

For all its talk of honesty, the Kejriwal-led party’s identity-free identity is anything but authentic.

Opposition needs to have an electoral game plan. Criticism of Modi is not enough

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.