While a lighthearted dating show, can Indian matchmaking get away with not exploring the turbulent politics of caste oppression and violence against Muslims in India?
Non-Kashmiris can now apply for domicile in the region, giving them access to jobs and property that were previoulsy reserved for Kashmiris.
National emergencies allow for the purest expressions of sovereign power, testing the government’s commitment to human rights. Some leaders are failing the coronavirus test, experts say.
India’s leader has appealed for ‘peace and brotherhood’ after last week’s violence left 43 dead in Delhi. In Modi’s India, however, brotherhood requires religious minorities to know their place.
A shared commitment to democracy was always key to the India-US relationship – until Trump. A foreign policy expert explains what’s on the agenda for Trump’s trip to India and what’s missing.
A round-the-clock strike of Muslim women in a working-class neighborhood of Delhi is India’s most enduring pocket of resistance to religious discrimination, inequality and gender violence.
Violence against religious minorities around the world prompted the United Nations to mark a day for the victims in 2019. Here is a roundup of some key events around the world.
Many women, Muslims and members of oppressed castes in India lack government-issued ID. Yet these documents may soon be required to prove their citizenship.
India’s Supreme Court has allowed a Hindu temple to be built on the disputed site of a 16th-century mosque. The verdict could have long-term ramifications for India’s tradition of religious diversity.
Modi and the political party he represents are adherents of Hindutva, an ideology. It is fundamentally different from the faith, Hinduism.
A panel of academic experts assess Narendra Modi's victory in the final episode of our India Tomorrow series.
The Bharatiya Janata Party of Narendra Modi has claimed victory in the world’s biggest democratic exercise.
Modi has been given an overwhelming mandate to continue his reform agenda in India, but he faces many challenges in his second term as prime minister.
India has always been a nation of multiple faiths but the BJP government, which is favoured to be returned this week as winner of the general election, is eroding the country’s Muslim heritage.
Text books are being rewritten and the history of caste in India questioned as ‘decolonisation’ has become the rhetoric of militant nationalism.
This is a transcript of part two of The Anthill’s podcast series, India Tomorrow, on the politics of Hindu natonalism.
The second part of this series from The Anthill podcast looks at the trajectories of Hindu nationalism in India.
A panel of mediators has been asked by the Indian Supreme Court to suggest a way forward for a site claimed by both Hindus and Muslims.
Colossal public monuments to Hinduism are going up across India, sending an ominous message to the country’s 260 million religious minorities.
India heads to the polls in April and May for the world’s biggest democratic exercise. Why the world should be watching this election.