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The Politicization of the Indian Society

The politicization of the Indian society is becoming total day by day as the influence of Western culture and its institutions, which came to India with the colonial powers, wanes with time. The Indian subcontinent is retreating back to its tribal roots under successive regimes.  The ruling BJP government both at the Federal level as […]

On the Hijab Ban

Karnataka high court has upheld the government’s orders on the ban on wearing hijab (headscarf) by Muslim girls in school/college etc., places. In its verdict the high court said,  India’s Karnataka state has ruled that the hijab is not “essential” to Islam. The three-judge bench held that allowing Muslim women to wear the hijab in […]

India’s Holy Cow

by Madhusudan Raj The present Narendra Modi government of India issued orders banning the selling of cattle (cow and buffalo) beef a couple of days ago. This diktat has created a fury in various Indian states, especially the southern states and the state of West Bengal both of which have now announced that they will […]