India: Demolition Squad

The rampaging bulldozer is the state thumbing its nose at the court — and the rule…

When Jawaharlal Nehru Read ‘Lolita’ to Decide Whether an ‘Obscene’ Book Should Be Allowed in India

After a consignment of Vladimir Nabokov’s famed book landed on Indian shores, a debate over its…

The Invisible Citizen: Why the Absence of Muslim MPs and MLAs in India’s BJP Party is Disturbing

Mahua Moitra writes in The Indian Express: In about a month’s time, the BJP, the self-proclaimed…

ISLAMOPHOBIA: ‘India’s Ruling Party Crossed the Red Line’

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his party BJP, and government face global censure over offensive comments…

Muslim Nations Condemn Modi Govt. Over Anti-Islam Remarks

BJP-led Indian government is attempting “damage control”. But critics say the actions are “too little, too…

Global Warming Will Make Record-Breaking Temperatures in India and Pakistan Much More Frequent

Jude Coleman in Nature: Human-induced climate change made the deadly heatwave that gripped India and Pakistan in…

Qawwali Has Changed (Video)

Qawwali is a form of Sufi Islamic devotional singing, originating from the subcontinent, and notably popular…

‘Don’t Feel Guilty’ and the ‘Quit’ Narrative Over Rising Inflation

“Don’t Feel Guilty”, India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh told a gathering of BJP workers in Pune.…

In Europe, Modi Overcomes Ukraine Challenge

From Foreign Policy South Asia Brief: From the moment Russia invaded Ukraine in February, the war…