A Karnataka School Made Its Students Recreate the Babri Masjid Demolition for a Play
An RSS leader who runs the school says he is proud and promises more events similar to the play which ended with the crowd and children excitedly chanting "Jai Shri Ram".
An RSS-Backed Body Says There’s No Need for Sex Education in Schools
They believe that the things students should be aware of in terms of the human body and its parts, are already being taught through subjects like biology.
An Adivasi Professor Has Been Arrested for His 2-Year-Old Facebook Post About Eating Beef
His lawyer thinks that the BJP waited until after the election to arrest him so they wouldn’t lose the Adivasi votebank.
These Hindu Nationalists Just Got Arrested for Celebrating the Birthday of Gandhi’s Assassin
They even lit lamps and distributed sweets to mark Nathuram Godse’s birth anniversary.
The Rise and Demise of RSS
Before the internet was consolidated into centralized information silos, RSS imagined a better way to let users control their online personas.
Google’s Forgotten Service: How FeedBurner Became a Zombie
Why FeedBurner, a service that Google once bought for $100 million, has become the one service it literally can’t kill.
India Is Tearing Itself Apart Over Eating Beef
In the wake of a man being murdered over rumors that he ate beef, a Hindu nationalist organization has claimed that "the Vedas order the killing of anyone who slaughters the cow."
Hindu Nationalists Say Jersey Cow Milk Is Full of Demons
According to Shankar Lal of the RSS, those doe-eyed Jersey cows are actually harbingers of poison and their milk will make your children into sociopathic criminals.
Hindu Nationalism in the Age of Modi
Last month, Indian voters handed a sweeping victory to a political party that has historic ties to a Hindu extremist group that believes that India—the polyglot, multi-faith subcontinent—is in fact a Hindu nation. Now that they're in power, what does...
How India's New Prime Minister Won Over the Tea Party
The incoming prime minister of India may well be the first world leader to record a welcome message for an US political action committee.
Requiem for India’s Congress Party: A Loser’s Diary
The results of India's general election were announced today, making official what most polls predicted: an unprecedented defeat for India's historically dominant center-left party. But the cycle of political births and deaths in India has spun this...
So Long Google Reader, and Thanks for the Memories
All I can say is I’ll miss you. I don’t know how I could have been a journalist these last few years without you. I may have been forced to find my own scoops by leaving my desk or a picking up a phone.