जब अंग्रेज़ देश छोड़कर जा रहे थे तब आरएसएस कबड्डी खेलनेवाले हिंदू लड़कों के गिरोह से ज़्यादा कुछ नहीं था – Nitin Thakur

जब अंग्रेज़ देश छोड़कर जा रहे थे तब आरएसएस कबड्डी खेलनेवाले हिंदू लड़कों के गिरोह से बहुत ज़्यादा कुछ नहीं था। खेल के बहाने उनमें हिंदू पहचान का इंजेक्शन भरा जा रहा था। घर वाले संस्कार पढ़ाने और सेहत बनाने के लिए बच्चों को शाखा भेजते रहे और वही बच्चे वापसी में ‘कुछ अधिक हिंदू’ होने का दंभ दिमाग में भरे आते रहे। तब हिंदुओं … Continue reading जब अंग्रेज़ देश छोड़कर जा रहे थे तब आरएसएस कबड्डी खेलनेवाले हिंदू लड़कों के गिरोह से ज़्यादा कुछ नहीं था – Nitin Thakur

Hindu Nationalist’s Historical Links to Nazism and Fascism – Palash Ghosh

The BJP has a very interesting history — officially formed in 1980, its history can be traced much further back to the pre-1947 era when Hindu nationalists not only demanded an independent India, but one completely dominated by Hindus. Congress frequently finds itself at odds with India’s second political party, the Bharatiya Janata Party, the home of right-wing, conservative Indian nationalists. Roughly speaking, Congress may be … Continue reading Hindu Nationalist’s Historical Links to Nazism and Fascism – Palash Ghosh

Golwalkar- The Guru Of Hate – Ramachandra Guha

First Published in The Hindu, 28 November, 2006 This column generally deals more — much more — in appreciation than in depreciation. However, it is obligatory on the historian to also (occasionally) notice individuals whose influence on history was malign rather than salutary. One such person was the Hindutva (A Right Wing ideology NOT to be mistaken for Hinduism the religion) ideologue M.S. Golwalkar, whose birth anniversary … Continue reading Golwalkar- The Guru Of Hate – Ramachandra Guha

Sunday Interview: ‘Sangh Parivar’s focus has shifted; it knows Muslims will react differently’

Championing causes is in his DNA, whether for police reforms, human rights and city and community issues. In this interview, Dolphy D’Souza, former president of Bombay Catholic Sabha, tells Olga Tellis that he is not surprised at the attacks on churches and convents. It also happened under the Vajpayee government. There is a pattern. The RSS uses BJP victories to further its agenda of a … Continue reading Sunday Interview: ‘Sangh Parivar’s focus has shifted; it knows Muslims will react differently’