Using terms left and right to describe the political spectrum is outdated and imbibes the narrative of western imperialism. Just because Hindus are targeted by the Left does not automatically make them right-wing. Indeed they have plenty to battle with on the right. Both sides of the political spectrum see Hindus as the other, backward, [...]
Jeremy Corbyn has become notorious for demanding that India’s prime minister be banned from Britain, for his role the violence that engulfed Modi’s home state of Gujarat in 2002 when he was its chief minister.
The violence began on the morning of 27 February 2002, in which 59 people died in a fire inside the Sabarmati [...]
In India's case we have William Dalrymple, a complete social misfit in his own native land, so he decided to transplant himself in the same manner which bubonic plague once ravaged Europe by hitching a free ride on fleas infesting rats. Dalrymple has suddenly become the spokesperson on what he calls Hindu 'extremism' when he [...]
October 22, 2016