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Jaipur Hotelier attacked in the name of Beef

March 29, 2017 - 10:35 pm in Faiths, Society

The case of Hotel Hyatt Rabbani, Polo Victory, Jaipur Date 19th March 2017 | Time 6pm onwards Arrested: Receptionist Wasim and cleaner Qasim, on the look out for the owner Naeem Rabbani Police Station, Sindhi Camp, Jaipur Charges, disturbing peace, restraining…

Time to Defend Democratic Rights of all Indians

March 29, 2017 - 6:05 pm in Faiths

People's Alliance for Democracy and Secularism (PADS) condemns the murder of rationalist H. Farook in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu on March 16, 2017. Farook…

History and Nature of the Ayodhya Dispute

March 26, 2017 - 7:30 pm in Faiths, Gallery

In a surprise development, the Supreme Court on 21st March 2017 urged the rival parties in the Ram Janamabhoomi – Babri Masjid (RJBM) case to negotiate…

Court’s should initiate to resolve Ayodhya matter amicably

March 21, 2017 - 10:58 pm in Faiths, Governance

It is the sign of time how Supreme Court today suggested ' consensus' for Ayodhya dispute on a petition by Subramanian Swamy who has no locus-standi on the issue but as soon as Uttar Pradesh has a new chief minister whose 'words' are 'musical' to #bhakts,…

Possible deepening of communal polarization post UP assembly results, 2017

March 20, 2017 - 4:30 pm in Faiths, Society

The Assembly election results of 2017 have come as a bolt too many and are a matter of deep celebration for the communal forces. While there is a slight dip in the voting percentage of BJP from 2014 general elections, the number of seats it has wrested is…

Communalising Population Growth: Understanding Demographic Data

February 27, 2017 - 3:04 pm in Faiths

The biases and misconceptions about conversions and population growth have been used by communal forces to divide the society. This became apparent once again when Minister of state of Home, Kiren Rijuju tweeted that that Hindu population is decreasing in…

Bomb on Tomb Emboding Love & Harmony

February 23, 2017 - 6:15 pm in Faiths

The Tablighi Jamat’s Ijtema or religious congregation at Vasind, Taluka Shahpur, Thane In Maharashtra was hugely peaceful. There was the meagre police presence as there was no apprehension of any threat of any sort of attack. The turnout was around 2,00,000…

What is our Nationality: Indian or Hindu?

February 21, 2017 - 9:07 am in Faiths, Governance

Debate around the words Hindu, Hinduism, Hindutva is not new. Recently the assertion by Mohan Bhagwat, the Sarsanghchalk (Supreme Dictator) of RSS that ‘everyone living in India is Hindu’ and that Muslims might be Muslim by religion but they are Hindus…

Communal Construction of the Past: Attack on Unit Filming Padmavati

February 18, 2017 - 2:28 pm in Culture, Faiths

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s (SLB) unit filming the period film, Padmavati was attacked recently (January 2017) near Jaipur in Rajasthan. The pretext was that there is a dream sequence in the film which depicts Alauddin Khilji, the Muslim King and the Rajput…

Gita – Not a National book but a Hindu Scripture

January 6, 2017 - 4:08 pm in Faiths

The Haryana government organized Gita Festival in Kurkshetra with a budget of Rs 100 Crores. This was to celebrate the teachings of Bhagavad Gita. This is the place where Lord Krishna is believed to have delivered the sermons that form the core of a version…