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It is an undisputed fact that the law ultimately prevails and thus is dominant over politics. A country becomes intolerant only if its Constitution and the laws which govern its people are intolerant. This certainly cannot be said about our Constitution and laws...
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With the Mahabharata, the epic war between the Kauravas and the Pandavas, replete with narratives of strife and conflict as its essential background, the Bhagavad Gita's message to humanity in regard to the problem of hatred and intolerance in human society at large is quite relevant.
I have decided to write a letter and share it with the world, apologising for letting you down. You see, I am a proud Shah Rukh fan and an Indian and I have not stood by you in the last three days. Sure, I watched Dilwale at PVR Imax but I still let you down. I watched as a section of my fellow countrymen protested against Dilwale for no valid reason.
NEW DELHI -- Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that there was "some amount" of intolerance in the society which has to be identified and dealt with firmly, instead of generali...
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Indian dairy cooperative Amul's polka-dotted mascot has been doing the rounds all day on social media, as the latest taunt to Aamir Khan's comments on intolerance in India: Master Stroke By Amul On A...
The summoning of the Kashmiri Pandits' exodus as a counterpoint every time one speaks of the communal politics of Hindutva forces often defies logic. Most of the time it is a classic case of "whataboutery". I will try to examine several nuances of this and why talking about KPs has become the new benchmark and prerequisite for "speaking about secularism".
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I am very pleased to have found (from somewhere way back in my past) a National Award that I can return, because it allows me to be a part of a political movement initiated by writers, filmmakers and academics in this country who have risen up against a kind of ideological viciousness and an assault on our collective IQ that will tear us apart and bury us very deep if we do not stand up to it now.
A BJP leader has threatened to behead Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah if he eats beef. Alleging that the CM was "behaving like a dictator", SN Channabasappa, a former president of the erstwhile...