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Saeed Naqvi | North vs South: For Muslims, the experience is wholly different

In the North, manufactured daily incidents keep communalism on a continuous simmer and folks huddle and wonder what the future portends

20 Jul 2022 7:15 AM

Saeed Naqvi | The Prophet stir: If communalism hurtles at velocity, where’ll it crash?

Has the RSS & BJP plugged their ears so firmly that Atal Behari Vajpayee’s whisper doesn’t reach them:

17 Jun 2022 1:39 AM

Aakar Patel | From secular to communal: The changing story of India & Pakistan

Today, there is no Muslim chief minister in India for the first time since 1947

07 Jun 2022 12:44 AM

Aakar Patel | Are we ready to believe things are not going well with India?

A course can be corrected only if we accept that we are headed in the wrong direction

11 Jan 2022 2:15 AM

Ravi Shankar Prasad warns social media firms on platform misuse

IT Ministry, last year, began work on tightening rules for social media and online companies, for which it held wide public consultations.

03 Jun 2019 5:28 PM


Politics of religion has no room as India rises

The five southern states are free of religious divisiveness as are West Bengal and Odisha in the east.

13 Mar 2019 1:38 AM

No communalism, extreme diversity in India: UN chief

There were no specific reference to any discussions on the Kashmir issue, amid speculation earlier that the UN chief might raise the issue.

03 Oct 2018 1:13 AM

Communalism has no place in Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee has accused the BJP of stoking communal tension in the state to fan Hindutva ideology.

22 May 2018 5:49 AM

Academic critics, Leave art alone

It is the prerogative of artists and writers to decide the construct of their work, doesn’t matter what context academic critics read it in

18 Feb 2018 3:31 AM

A few reflections, with eyes closed

If Partition couldn’t have be avoided, the next best option for all would have been Hindustan, the obvious name for the country under Hindu Raj.

19 Jan 2018 12:59 AM


Raging against graft not enough to end it

Is corruption a larger issue than settling of political scores between rivals?

25 Dec 2017 2:09 AM

Stem sowing of communal discord

The year has seen enough of this phenomenon for us not to recognise the signals.

23 Dec 2017 1:23 AM

Distinctively different: The challenge for CPM

The CPI(M) is a hindrance to the BJP-RSS’ ambitions in West Bengal, but not a formidable obstruction.

01 Dec 2017 3:08 AM

The subtle idiom of prejudice

Communal poison is spread in such innocuous yet lasting ways.

29 Nov 2017 2:24 AM

Without fear or favour

Conversations resounded with the idea of Gauri Lankesh as a radical and the radical as someone to be dispensed with.

11 Sep 2017 1:14 AM


Piyush Goyal accuses West Bengal govt of indulging in communalism

Trinamul Congress is losing support and the people in the state are yearning for a change in 2019, says Goyal.

10 Sep 2017 6:05 AM

Will say 'Jai Shri Ram' if important for nation: Patna JD(U) leader on fatwa against him

The JD (U) leader further said that he's not afraid of the fatwa and his work would prove his identity.

30 Jul 2017 1:56 PM

GST 'historic achievement', sets example for world: Modi on Mann ki Baat

The tax has created an environment of trust between traders, government, consumers and the Centre, Modi said.

30 Jul 2017 1:08 PM

BJP will opt for communalism to pacify people: Digvijaya Singh

Earlier in the day, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said the grand old party will join hands with BSP supremo Mayawati to oust BJP.

16 Apr 2017 2:07 PM

Rahul turns focus to Delhi civic polls, targets Modi, Kejriwal

Targeting Modi over the recent killings of Indian-origin people in the US, the Congress VP asked why the PM was silent on the issue.

08 Mar 2017 10:23 AM