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Manish Tewari Urges Congress To Not Give Up Against Right Wing Populism

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In a series of tweets, Tewari said, "Congress may be on the wrong side of the cultural wars as are most liberal and progressive parties around the world because of the rise of right wing populism. That does not mean we should give up our core convictions. RSS-Jana Sangh- BJP were on the wrong side of Cultural wars at end of 2nd World War for close to seven decades".

Salman Khurshid: I Don't Accept Hindutva But Hinduism Is A Beautiful Religion

Nov 19, 2021 Preetha Nair

Though it is about SC verdict on Ayodhya, media is focusing only on one paragraph where I made a clear distinction between Hinduism and Hindutva, tells Salman Khurshid about his new book


Hindutva Remark: Salman Khurshid's Nainital House Vandalised

In his recent book, Congress leader Salman Khurshid drew a comparison between Hindutva and terror outfits like the ISIS.

BJP Demands Expulsion Of Salman Khurshid From Congress; Says His Comments Have Hurt Religious Sentiments

Nov 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

BJP’s IT cell head Amit Malviya said: ‘Congress's Salman Khurshid in his new book writes that Hindutva is similar to the jihadist Islamist groups like ISIS and Boko Haram’.


Indian Muslims' ancestors were Lord Ram, Krishna, Shiva. They Should Bow To 'Land And Culture Of India': UP Minister

Anand Swaroop Shukla, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs made remarks about the Indian Muslim community while saying that some in India have the mindset of creating an Islamic State.

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24 July, 2021

Karnataka: BSY Keeps BJP Leadership On Tenterhooks

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

B.S Yediyurappa has proven himself to be one of the shrewdest regional leaders, and powerful enough to defy the diktats of the party high command. His recent meeting with the Lingayat seers was seen as a warning by the central leadership.


05 July, 2021

All Indians Have Same DNA: RSS Chief Tells Muslims Not To Get Trapped In Fear Cycle

Outlook Web Desk

Speaking at an event organised by the Muslim Rashtriya Manch in Uttar Pradesh, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said that the DNA of all Indians was the same.


25 March, 2021

Book Excerpt: ‘Republic Of Hindutva’ By Badri Narayan

Badri Narayan

In his new book Badri Narayan says, ‘Much of the BJP’s popularity today has to do with the socio-cultural mindset that the Sangh has formed in the last fifty to sixty years through its groundwork’.


03 March, 2021

'Don’t Teach Us Hindutva. Why Have You Not Conferred Bharat Ratna On Savarkar?': Uddhav Thackeray To BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray’s remarks come amid comments by many BJP leaders accusing the Shiv Sena of ‘giving up’ on Hindutva


25 January, 2021

Savarkar Had Called Netaji A Hindu Jihadi: Subhashini Ali

Preetha Nair

Subhashini Ali, daughter of Captain Lakshmi Sehgal of the INA, says that Bose was a staunch critic of the ‘Hindutva ideology’


02 January, 2021

Patriotism Is Intrinsic To Hindus: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

PTI

'If someone is Hindu he has to be patriotic, that will be his or her basic character and nature,' RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said


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16 December, 2020

OBC Quota Will Remain Intact, Marathas Need Not Worry: Uddhav Thackeray

PTI

In a dig at the BJP, he said this project shows that 'we (Shiv Sena) haven't given up Hindutva'.


23 November, 2020

'Every Vote For Owaisi Means A Vote Against India:' BJP MP Tejaswi Surya

PTI

BJP MP and the party's youth wing president Tejaswi Surya alleged that the TRS, as also the AIMIM , have made political parties into private companies.


23 November, 2020

Let Nitish Govt Bring 'Love Jihad' Law, Then We Will Think: Sanjay Raut

PTI

Raut said the BJP may be raising the issue in view of the forthcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal


27 October, 2020

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's Remarks On Hindutva Broad And Inclusive: Shiv Sena

PTI

The Sena also said Bhagwat won't seek reopening of temples during coronavirus pandemic as he has a scientific temper.


15 October, 2020

Shut Down State-Funded Madrasas In Maharashtra: BJP MLA To Thackeray

PTI

In a letter, BJP MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar asked Uddhav Thackeray to show courage to shut down the state-funded madrasas and prove his "Hindutva credentials".


10 October, 2020

Will Religious Nationalism Challenge India's Leadership Potential?

Shoaib Bajwa

As opposed to most political murders and executions, it appears that when members of political dynasties are lost, the impact is much greater; it is often global.


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19 September, 2020

Jinnah, Partition And The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism

Mohammed Ayoob

The division of British India on the basis of religious majorities was the principal factor that reinforced and legitimized the ideology of Hindu nationalism.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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