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No, Hinduism Is Not Behind India’s ‘Rape Crisis’

No, Hinduism Is Not Behind India’s ‘Rape Crisis’

Pakistani journalist Shaan Khan’s piece “What’s Really Behind India’s Rape Crisis,” published this Friday (25/3/16) on The Daily Beast, looks at China and India — two countries with similarly skewed sex ratios — and asks why India in the last few years has experienced a “rape crisis,” while China has not. At the outset, one [...]

April 13, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, World Focus 0

Let’s all be Hindu Fundamentalists

Let’s all be Hindu Fundamentalists

Religious fundamentalists are on the rise and that is bad for our societies. Most people will agree on this. Yet few examine who religious fundamentalists are. Obviously, such persons would want to stick to the fundamentals of their religion. They want to live a life that is advocated in their holy books and would please [...]

September 18, 2013 HHR Spirituality/Culture, World Focus 0

The Myth of the Hindu Right

The Myth of the Hindu Right

In media accounts today, particularly in India, it seems that any group which identifies itself as Hindu or tries to promote any Hindu cause is quickly and uncritically defined as ‘right-winged’. In the Marxist accounts that commonly come from the Indian press, Hindu organizations are routinely called fundamentalists, militants or even fascists. This may be [...]

April 8, 2013 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights 1