Thakur Raja Singh, the BJP member of the state Legislative Assembly, was arrested a day after he released a video showing him making derogatory comments about Prophet Muhammad.
India’s Muslim population of about 204 million, remains uniquely invisible to the world despite increasingly becoming one of the most hostile places for minorities.
Temples from Mughal-era India demonstrates the fluidity of art and contradicts contemporary Hindu nationalist historical revisionism.
It is especially important today that this broad but fragmented community work together to overcome reactionary division in a state that thrives on racism.
By selectively targeting the country’s Muslims, the ruling far-right BJP appeases its core Hindu base.
The hijab ban and several other controversies in Karnataka state have compromised Bengaluru's status as India's Silicon Valley.
Religious clashes have broken out between the majority Hindu and minority Muslim communities during religious processions in several parts of the country in recent weeks.
Clashes between Muslims and Hindus have broken out in a suburb of New Delhi during a Hindu festival, following last week's violence between the religious groups.
The ideology will likely leave India divided, weaker and poorer.
Some 18 Canadian academics tell CBC News investigation they face harassment by local diaspora groups and foreign trolls for criticising PM Modi's government in India and its support of Hindutva, a Hindu supremacist ideology.
To be Muslim in India today is to suffer from a crisis of belonging. But amid the alienation, an awakening has blossomed too.
Indian Home Minister Amit Shah said that a court decision regarding the hijab ban in schools must be accepted by all once it is made, as petitioners continue to push for their religious rights.
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