In addition to the Hindutva ideology, the demonisation of Muslims is a useful distraction for those in power.
From the US to Australia, Hindu nationalism is not only spreading in discourse, it has made its way into political circles.
Five groups linked to Hindu nationalist organisations in India including Vishwa Hindu Parishad America (VHPA) received $833,000 in direct payments and loans.
Hindu nationalists like to cast themselves as patriots that put the country first. Their history of non-participation during the independence movement suggests that they were anything but patriots in India’s battle for freedom.
On August 5, Narendra Modi inaugurated the construction of the contested Ram Mandir. Here, we list some facts about the site and its political background.
The eminent historian’s scholarship undermines Hindutva’s project to saffronise India’s past.
If you're a writer active on social media then you probably fight off 'trolls' every day. But if you question the Hindu nationalist government of India, you find yourself dealing with an entirely unique breed of a troll.
Walter J. Lindner’s visit to a ‘Nazi-inspired’ group sparked an outcry online, with many calling for his resignation.
Lawmakers of the lower house of parliament passed the bill that excludes Muslims and contradicts an anti-immigrant accord, despite protests in three northeastern states.
The rise of majoritarianism fueled by Hindu ultra-nationalism threatens India's pluralistic, rich and diverse traditions. Muslims have become targets in India and their oppressors enjoy impunity and oxygen from the government.
Both US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have vowed to destroy "radical Islamic terrorism", while ignoring repeated crimes against Muslims. The silence from both leaders provides protection for violent Islamophobes.
The project to create tall, fair, and intelligent babies undertaken by the RSS claims to have delivered as many as 450 "custom babies" and targets thousands by 2020.
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