This year's union budget is another pointed reflection of the Hindutva regime's delusion of economic progress and human development.
Modern-day economics that is also anti-welfarist in nature is devoid of human concerns. Reactions on social media on the ongoing farmers' protests in India reaffirm this.
The Modi government in India is perfecting a specific variant of neoliberalism that marries an ethno-majoritarian state with a corporate-dominated capitalist order.
The suggestion Trump has been censored is simply wrong. It misleads the public into believing all “free speech” claims have equal merit. They do not.
'Love jihad' is nothing more than an anti-Muslim, anti-secular and anti-love Hindutva movement. The response to that must be even greater emphasis on inter-faith relationships.
The Republic TV chief might not be a credible journalist. But that doesn't justify the twisted nature of his recent arrest and incarceration.
The US remains enmeshed in a deeply capitalist constitutional framework that breeds social inequality and insecurity. Presidential elections won't change that.
Like always, many, including progressives, have demanded the capital punishment and even mob lynching for the Hathras gangrape-and-murder case accused. But harsh punishments don't deter crime.
Hindutva might claim to unite all Hindus, but in reality, it is a chauvinistic project catering to the vested interests of so-called upper castes and corporates.
A liberal Hindu is often believed to be the antithesis of an orthodox Hindu. But when it comes to fighting the caste system and resisting Hinduism, both are the same.