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The demise of a realm: theorizing the ‘Desi Nationalism’

The demise of a realm: theorizing the ‘Desi Nationalism’

Firdous Hameed Parray and Ishfaq Abdullah The nation is not about language, territory, and culture. It is about people. When the nationals of this nation are starved to death, their blood sucked by capitalists and their womenfolk raped, what there remains to be seen next is the disintegration, dismemberment, and a lesson. Nation and nationalism […]

 Sajad Ahmad Dar

Muslims Sufferings under ‘Muslim Friendly Regimes’

Muslims Sufferings under ‘Muslim Friendly Regimes’

Since Narendra Modi led BJP, powered by the RSS ideology, rose to power in 2014, the lynching of Muslims and Dalits has been a recurrent feature. While the silence on part of the government seems to empower the ‘gau-rakshaks’, (Mohsin Shaikh’s murder being the latest to the list in this regard), it also strengthens the […]

 Dr Javed Jamil

Pyaar versus Ahankar: The Titanic Clash in making

Pyaar versus Ahankar: The Titanic Clash in making

Though Modi Government won the confidence vote, which was a foregone conclusion, it was Rahul Gandhi who stole the thunder. First with his fiery speech, then his now historical hug of the Prime Minister and the lighter moment of winking at his friend—all submerged the Prime Minister’s speech into background. Even those who do not […]

 Dr Javed Jamil

The Indian Express debate on Liberalism: What suits India?

The Indian Express debate on Liberalism: What suits India?

I have been reading the articles appearing in Indian Express on the question of Muslims and the different views regarding their position in the current Indian scenario. The Indian polity seems to have the domination of two kinds of leaders. On the one hand there are people who have manifest communal leanings, some being soft […]

 Guest Author

Hindu Pampering Vs Muslim Appeasement

Hindu Pampering Vs Muslim Appeasement

Yogi Adityanath, CM of Uttar Pradesh, spent Rs 195.89 crore for the grand Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya. Of this, Rs 133.70 crore has been sanctioned by the Union government. When some leader even holds an Iftar party in Ramadhan, Hindutva Brigade feels hurt and wastes no time in declaring that as “Muslim appeasement” worthy of […]

 Guest Author

Kashmir Unites to Condemn Anantanag Yatra Attack

Kashmir Unites to Condemn Anantanag Yatra Attack

Soon after the Attack on Civilian Bus in which Seven  Amarnath Pilgrims Killed and Dozens Injured, on Monday. Widespread Condemnation Evoked From Nook and Corner of Kashmir Valley. Kashmiris took Social media, (Facebook, Twitter) Responses against the Painful attack. Here are some Responses; After the attack on a Civilian bus, We bring to you some Facebook responses […]

 Guest Author

Truth behind those killers who lynched Junaid Khan

Truth behind those killers who lynched Junaid Khan

Last night, I interviewed Junaid Khan’s father, Jallaluddin, when he said something that left me numb: “Why do they hate us so much sir that they kill us because of our religion?” He was responding to my question that some reports suggested that the 16-year-old Junaid was stabbed to death in a train compartment over […]

 Guest Author

UP Elections 2017: A drift towards soft Hindutva

UP Elections 2017: A drift towards soft Hindutva

By Anwarul Hoda As the results started showing clear mandate to BJP in Uttar Pradesh poll, different versions of narratives against the previous predictions started flowing on social media sites. The defeat of BJP was almost assumed before the exit poll declaration but unlike Bihar, most of the exit polls turned true and remained close […]