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The Making of ‘Secular’ Modi

The Making of ‘Secular’ Modi

The recent happenings in NIT Srinagar is the best example of how BJP practices secularism in the veil of Hindu nationalism. The row erupted in NIT, Srinagar when non-kashmiri students hoisted tricolour in response of celebration of India’s defeat against West Indies. When situation turned callous, police were called which had to lathicharge on the [...]

April 6, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, India, World Focus 0

‘I am not secular, I am a Hindu’

‘I am not secular, I am a Hindu’

‘As a governor, I have every right to speak my mind if I feel the security of my country is at stake.’ ‘Why is it that we would have to shed tears when Muslims are killed or tortured, but have to keep mum when the Hindus receive the same treatment?’ “I am not secular, I [...]

March 25, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0

Secularism : A Christian Sect ?

Secularism : A Christian Sect ?

This will no doubt come as a shock to the advocates of secularism in India . Dawkins’ statement is a frank confession of how far from being devoid of ‘religion’, secularism has always been an intimate twin of Christianity. The term "secularism" was first used by the agnostic (not ‘atheist’) British writer George Jacob Holyoake [...]

June 3, 2014 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives, News updates, World Focus 0
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