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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

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 […]