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    With Over 5 Million Tweets, ‘Modi Job Do’ Trends At #1 On Twitter

    The #modi_job_do hashtag became the global hashtag with a humongous amount of students and opposition members participating in the campaign. Rising unemployment in the country, frauds in exam processes, coupled with delays and failures in conducting and concluding various government exams in a...
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    Why Was Somanatha Raided by Mahmud of Ghazni?

    Linguistic Analysis of Somnatha This image shows the remains of Somnath in 1869. It remained deserted until a similar temple was built. The word Somanatha is a composite of two independent words: Soma and Natha. Some historians mentioned that the word Soma in Somanatha was originally Shobha...
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    Caste politics and power balance in Indian context

    By Dr. Nadeem Jilani Lust for power and the ingrained belief that they were born to rule, is the bond that unites the majority of Hindu upper-caste more than any ideology or religious affiliations. So their association with one political party or the other remains fluid depending on which way...
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    Why the Bhagya Laxmi temple is a Carbuncle to the beauty of Charminar !

    By Shaik Abdul Sattar | Muslim Mirror Although the word (Char) in Urdu symbolizes the numeral Four, and (Minars) as Minarets, which the icon of Hyderabad Charminar holds high. But it’s the English word that gets accentuated out of Charminar is “Charm”. Reminiscing its grandeur and beauty, one...
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    Inside the Chinese dating apps exploiting the loneliness of India’s men

    China is striving for global leadership, and has the economic clout to realize its vision. By Snigdha Poonam and Samarth Bansal March 13, 2020 “Find a girlfriend in a week,” said the ad. Raju Ansari, a shopkeeper in Delhi, was on Facebook to beat nighttime loneliness when that promise popped up...
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    Running cars on hydrogen: A look at India’s National Hydrogen Mission

    India has announced a National Hydrogen Mission that will draw up a roadmap for using hydrogen as an energy source. The initiative has the potential of transforming transportation. Updated: February 19, 2021 7:53:38 am Toyota's revamped Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car, showing the engineering...
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    Why India is buying more crude oil from Africa & North America and not Middle East

    India's shift to exporters like US and Nigeria comes amid an increased demand for gasoline, as the pandemic pushes people to private cars instead of public transport. The sun sets beyond crude oil storage tanks at the Juaymah tank farm at Saudi Aramco's Ras Tanura oil refinery and oil...
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    Hindutwa Think Tank Rajiv Malhotra's proposal to make Hindus(Brahmins) ‘the richest people in the world’

    ‘When you are dead, your wealth is useless for you in the next life. Unless we can find you and transfer that wealth.’ When self-styled godman Nithyananda’s videos started doing the rounds earlier this year, they left most people puzzled. After all, Nithyananda had last made the headlines...
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    Dalit converting to Islam or Christianity won't get quota: Law Minister

    Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in response to a question in Rajya Sabha said that Dalit converting to Islam or Christianity cannot claim reservation benefits and it will also deprive the person the eligibility to contest parliamentary or Assembly election from constituencies reserved for...
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    RSS fumes over Dalit conversion to Buddhism in Modi’s Gujarat

    On the eve of Buddha Purnima, more than 300 Dalits have decided to “change” their religion in a mass ceremony in the infamous Una, where Dalits were attacked by gau rakshaks in 2016 Nothing makes RSS bosses feel annoyed more than the news of yet another group of Dalits converting to Buddhism...
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    Establishment Man: The moral timidity of Sachin Tendulkar

    Sachin Tendulkar greets Indian President Pranab Mukherjee (unseen) before receiving the Bharat Ratna award from him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi, on 4 February 2014. Tendulkar’s personal decency has always been accompanied by a deeply ingrained timidity towards authority, a primal fear of...
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    Gandhi and the Cowardice of Hindutva

    At a time like this, when Hindutva has become dominant, it becomes especially relevant to ask: why does Gandhi consider Hindutva evil? Illustration: Pariplab Chakraborty This article provided the basis for briefer remarks made in a talk at the Indian Association of Minnesota on September 29...
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    I spent 48 hours on Atmanirbhar Bharat’s own Koo(Hindutwa Twitter) — here’s what I found

    #JusticeforSSR crusaders to BJP members, accounts on the app dabble in everything from national pride, religious hate, to a lot of conspiracy theories. I spent 48 hours on Atmanirbhar Bharat’s own Koo to get a taste of the new social media Kurukshetra. But unlike Twitter, it is no...
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    Elgar Parishad tomorrow after 3 yrs — arrests, controversies and significance of the event

    The Elgar Parishad, which commemorates the battle of Bhima Koregaon, was last held in Pune between 31 December 2017 and 1 January 2018. Bhima-Koregaon Victory Pillar | Commons Text Size: A- A+ New Delhi: Three years after it led to violence and the arrests of a number of activists, the Elgar...
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    Ajit Doval’s sons run a web of companies including a Cayman Islands hedge fund even as father demands crackdown on tax havens

    Vivek Doval’s (left) hedge fund in the Cayman Islands is linked inextricably to businesses run by his brother Shaurya (right), a BJP politician who heads the India Foundation. That this fund is based out of the Cayman Islands is notable in light of Ajit Doval’s public call for crackdowns on tax...
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    Delhi’s pre-Mughal Mosques wallow in neglect

    By Mohammed Mirza | Muslim Mirror Unceasingly playing a prominent role in the history of the Indian subcontinent for the past 800 years, arguably there is no city on earth with more historic mosques than Delhi. Even before the Mughals, many rulers built their capitals here and beautified them...
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    Why 20 crore Indian Muslims need media houses more than Masjids and Madrasas

    By Abdul Sattar Shaik There has been a long history of Muslims spending in the path of God, and various incidents of people donating their entire wealth for the sake of propagating of Deen (Islam). Back in the days of the prophet (PBUH), people spent their time, energy, and wealth in the path...
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    Indians to rescue Trump - Indian Flag Spotted At US Capitol Attack

    One video taken at the scene shows an unidentified person waving an Indian flag waving alongside dozens of red and blue ones. OffbeatWritten by Sanya JainUpdated: January 07, 2021 2:14 pm IST The Indian tricolour was spotted in a sea of red and blue at the US Capitol attack. The Indian...
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    Twitter locks The Kashmir Walla Mag’s handle over its report depicting police aggression

    Twitter says outlet report ‘violates our rules against posting media depicting the moment of death of an individual(s)’ SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir: The Twitter account of multimedia magazine KashmirWalla was locked by the social media company after it tweeted one of its stories in August about...
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    Collegium System in the Indian Judiciary Needs to be Reformed for Greater Transparency and Accountability

    Brahman majority in supreme court through collegium system is the reason Babri Masjid judgement came out like it did. The collegium system must not see itself as being above the safeguards and measures for transparency, accountability and demographic representation that apply to India’s pillars...

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