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Why Vivekananda would have opposed any Ramakrishna Mission collaboration with the BJP
Why Vivekananda would have opposed any Ramakrishna Mission collaboration with the BJP

The notion of religious pluralism espoused by the organisation’s founder stands in contrast to the sectarianism of Hindutva politics.

FIR 59/20 and the dark contours of India’s emerging, new republic
FIR 59/20 and the dark contours of India’s emerging, new republic

The Hindu-Rashtra strategy is leery of reason, hostile to minorities, benevolent to misinformation, manipulative of law and derisive of science.

Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Japan's new PM, eyes continuity

The 71-year-old Suga replaces longtime ally Shinzo Abe, who is stepping down because of his health.

Afghanistan-Taliban talks: Not easy giving peace a chance

The talks are a key first step in what could be a long and complex process of trying to reach an acceptable settlement

Politics by Blackmail: Eulalie Syndrome in Indian Public Life

What if Yogi Adityanath sets the dogs on Akhilesh Yadav?

For Hindutva Gang, and Now UP Police, Each Hindu-Muslim Marriage Must Be Probed for ‘Love Jihad’

The VHP’s campaign on an imaginary Muslim conspiracy got a shot in the arm thanks to the support expressed by CM Adityanath.

Is this the right time for India to debate swapping its parliamentary system for a presidential one?

Can an argument for or against liberal parliamentary democracy be debated in a liberal democracy that is showing populist tendencies?

West Bengal govt reschedules lockdown in view of NEET 2020. Check new dates

The West Bengal government has revoked its earlier decision of complete lockdown in the state on September 12 in the interest of the students appearing for NEET exam on September 13, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced today.

BJP brings caste politics to Bengal

By attempting to create an OBC vote bank for itself in Bengal, the BJP is trying to hit on a formula that will challenge all other parties

China has a ‘win-win’ game plan. India’s app ban and new weapons won’t change that

The Wuhan and Mamallapuram summit diplomacy did not change the Communist Party of China’s policy towards India. And New Delhi just lost time.

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