VD Savarkar

Ahistoricity of Savarkar’s Rehabilitation Project

An aggressive campaign to rehabilitate VD Savarkar (1883-1966) as great Indian freedom fighters is under way. He is being touted as a legendary Indian nationalist, freedom fighter who spent 50 years in the Cellular Jail…

What happened to Allama Iqbal

What happened to Allama Iqbal

The renowned Urdu poet Iqbal ( known as Allama Iqbal ) was secular and a nationalist in his youth. In 1904 he wrote his famous song ‘Saare jahaan se achcha Hindustan hamaara‘.

Akhilendra Pratap Singh

Akhilendra Pratap Singh on a Political Platform

Along with broader movement against the authoritarian project of RSS and BJP, emphasis must be laid on the politicisation of society and balance of social forces must be changed Akhilendra Pratap Singh Swaraj Abhiyan Recently,…

Arvind Kejriwal

Chronology of Arvind Kejriwal’s flirtation with Hindutva

Shameless Kejriwal : Neutrality at this point of time only means connivance with hate mongers The Delhi government sanction to prosecute sedition charges against former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and other unambiguously reflect…

Shamsul Islam

Hindutva : Myths and realty

[This essay is in response to demand from friends across the globe to make available a concise primer on the toxic ideology of Hindutva based on its own archives for ready reference.] Introduction The term…