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Hinduphobia in the US is real

Despite the members of Indian-American community occupying high-profile political posts, the diaspora has failed to produce leadership that champions Indian-American...

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The Kashmir Files: Because truth must be told

Knowledge production has been the hallmark of the Indic civilisation. Kashmir has held the pre-eminent position within that knowledge tradition....

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Khan, Iqbal and Jinnah, the men who sowed the seeds of Partition

Many consider Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as the ‘intellectual pioneer’ of Muslim nationalism, the foundational ideology that gave the ‘two...

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The Orientalist Discourse

The Orientalist project primitivized the Hindus, even if they did not appear primitive in some respects. The need to portray...

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Biden wakes up to India’s crisis, finally

The delay in response to India’s request for Covid vaccine raw material was seen as the result of lobbying by...

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No safe place for Hindu students

Hinduphobia in academia is a legacy of orientalism, colonialism, Indology, and Marxism, and it is systemic and widespread.   CHICAGO:...

Celebrity opinion is virtue signalling

Celebrity opinion is virtue signalling

Rihanna, Mia Khalifa, Susan Sarandon, Meena Harris, etc., are not known to have a nuanced understanding of either economics or...

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America needs a Healer-in-Chief

Some of the President’s colleagues in his party have been anything but reconciliatory. They have continued to demonize their opponents...

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An American cliff hanger and a landslide that never was

Andrew Yang, a Democrat and a former presidential candidate, suggested that his party is perceived as a party of out-of-touch...

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The debate that wasn’t

Few and far between the cacophony of verbal spats and snide remarks, there were moments of bright spots when they...

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Kamala’s focus will be on boosting Biden’s campaign

The recent hard-left turn of the Democratic Party has not gone unnoticed within the Indian diaspora. The government watchdog website...

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Republican or Democrat? Indian-American politics at crossroads

Democrats, most notably those belonging to the far left ‘progressive’ wing of the Party, have taken anti-India and anti-Hindu stands...

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‘Colour terms’ should be familiar to the masses

Last time I was in India, there was a lot of buzz and excitement about this new Noida Metro line...