Are RSS fraternal ties with military junta behind India’s soft stand on slaughter of people in Myanmar?  

By Prof. Shamsul Islam If a shameful act means an action which is criminal and nauseating; it would be an understatement to describe the attitude of the present RSS-BJP rulers of India towards the demolition of democracy and large scale killing of the people of Myanmar by the military [tatmadaw] junta which took power through […]

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RSS and freedom movement: Glossing over the non participation

By Ram Puniyani RSS the parent organization of ruling BJP is quiet often being discussed in the public domain. While it has grown tremendously during last few years, there are attempts by many ideologues from its stable to prove that it was a major player in the freedom struggle. Rakesh Sinha, known as RSS ideologue […]

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Myths and Fears around the Covid vaccine

By Dr. Kafeel Khan Since Edward Jenner’s discovery of the cowpox vaccine in 1796 anti-vaxxers arguments frequently found in anti-vaccine literature .In this era of social media  anti-vaccination messages have got wings . The rapid development of coronavirus vaccines has fuelled this hesitancy and myth. You could see your whatsapp messages or Face book/Twitter timeline filled […]

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Outraged by the injustice meted out to Sanjeev Bhatt : Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi/Washington:  Several civil rights activists and organizations from India and the US on Monday urged the Supreme Court to give bail to former police officer Sanjiv Bhatt. At a virtual press conference organized by the Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) and Hindus for Human Rights, the organizations and activists argued that conviction of Bhatt […]

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Amit Jani's parents, Deepti Jani and Suresh Jani celebrating Modi's victory with other members of of BJP

Fears over the rising militant Hindutva influence in US politics

By Vijaylakshmi Nadar There is tremendous excitement as well as grave concern amongst the Indian community in the US, as names of several Indian Americans are being announced for key staff positions in the White House, by the newly elected US President Joe Biden and his team. Pressure is also being built on the Biden […]

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Delhi violence : A warning sign for sovereignty, integrity, and diversity of our country

By Mumin Ahmad Khan I  Abdullah Violence or different discriminatory practices are being practiced ever since the concept of wealth, status, and prestige was understood. People at the higher-ups have to discriminate so as to meet the expectations of their position. Likely, religious community-based violence is deeply rooted in every human society worldwide in the […]

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Way to Empowerment is Through Multi-Faith Grassroots Alliance Building 

Dr. Shaik Ubaid I had a “eureka moment”  yesterday while watching the movie about Malcolm X and Mohammad Ali-One night in Miami. It is based on some history but the night itself is fictionalized. As many of you know I never get tired of quoting Malcolm X and respect him for his sincere commitment to […]

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Let the farmers lead the movement

By Prem Singh Each system has its own underlying dynamics which propel it forwards and also aid in its preservation and perpetuation. In India, the advancement of neo-liberalist/finance capitalist system through privatization/corporatization, which is being linked to the phenomenon of neo-imperialism, is also no exception. Since 1991, the neo-liberalist/finance capitalist system has been at the […]

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