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".
Sharad Kalaskar, whose name has figured in a series of high profile crimes, was arrested by the Maharashtra ATS in the Palghar arms haul case in August last year.
Declaring 1857 as India's "1st independence in true sense," the poster for the event says that under Empress Victoria the Britishers helped Indian attain freedom from "Islamic invaders/terrorists".
In all the complexity in understanding how the Hindu culture is perceived, the question remains, “Is Indian culture simply synonymous to Hindu culture?”
Right-wing Hindu groups visited at least six places in the city where namaz was offered every Friday and allegedly prevented people from doing so.
There is no discussion on the breach of security to Mr. Hamid Ansari. Everyone is busy discussing the role of Jinnah in the British period of the Indian history. One feels like screaming, my dear fellow, Jinnah is not the issue.
In December last year, a video surfaced showing Regar ranting about 'love jihad', hacking West Bengal labourer Mohammed Afrazul and then burning him alive in Rajasthan's Udaipur.
Taking to twitter, Mufti said she was 'appalled by the marches and protests in defense of the recently apprehended rapist (sic) in Kathua."
Sreekumar was attacked when he was returning after addressing a cultural gathering where he had reportedly spoken against Hindutva forces.
The political activists largely focused on the communal and right-wing politics that Gauri Lankesh had opposed through her journalism.
The Catholic school outfit accused the right-wing organisation of "trying to whip up communal tension".
"On January 9, I will hold Constitution in one hand and Manu Smiriti in other hand and would like to ask Prime Minister Modi whether this county would run on Constitution or Manusmriti," he said
He has been critical of the right-wing and the central government over a host of issues ranging from Gauri Lankesh murder to 'Padmavati' film
Angry dalit protestors hit the street in several districts of the state, creating much tension in the area.
The violence had occurred at an event to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Bhima Koregaon in which the British Army comprising Dalits had defeated the Peshwas.
As a precautionary measure, the Mumbai Police too tweeted out an advisory asking people to steer away from rumours
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Arun Sharma
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