“Do you want petrol price to be brought down?” asked Narendra Modi, then Prime Ministerial candidate of the BJP, in the run-up to the general elections in 2014.
The politics of hate and hate speeches takes the country and its people nowhere. It only helps parties to reap rich electoral dividends.
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) 25 April 2022: The arrest of Fr. Albert, the Parish Priest of Lalyana Catholic Church in Bhagpat district of Uttar Pradesh Parish
The Supreme Court has to put an end to the new trend of bulldozing houses and other structures of those accused of crimes, without due process of law
By rolling down bulldozers over kiosks, shops and houses, mostly of Muslims who eke out a living by doing odd jobs, the government exposed its communal intentions
The last eight years have seen myriad instances of most institutions actively collaborate in propagating the majoritarian Hindutva project
The communal fire is reaching all nook and corner of the country, and there seems to be little effort on the part of the government to nip the issue in the bud
In communal disturbances, it is the poor who suffer. The clever leaders merely instigate the cadres who are foolish enough to fall into their trap and take up arms against fellow citizens.
With the Supreme Court giving no relief to NGOs on the FCRA amendments by the government, it could be end of the road for many in the social service sector
The Buddhist (Sinhalese) nationalism, divide and rule policy, and deep-rooted corruption have created the present crisis in the country
Breast-thumping over victory in a war is nothing but a show; war has no gainers; winners too are losers in one way or other
Last week was Easter. It was also Easter for those fighting the bitter war in Ukraine and the forces from Russia.