Ayodhya

Know what is “secular” to avoid Hindu-haters trap

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Know "secularism" and how it's used

India seemingly has armies of self-appointed guardians of secularism, such as those who petitioned the Supreme Court to turn Ayodhya’s disputed site to a pub

Indian Express begins 2019 with Mrinal Pande’s bigotry

Lucknow, Shivani, Mrinal Pande, Gulistan Colony, Prasar Bharti, Reliance Group, National Herald Group, Rafale lies, Congress, Indian Express, Yogi Adityanath,  Ayodhya, Lord Ram Statue, Azaan, UPPCB, Allahabad High Court, Namaz, bhagwat katha, State of Gujarat vs Moti Qureshi Kassab, Sampurnanand, UP Cow Slaughter Prohibition Act, Govardhan Puja, Pongal, Gajjatra, Gorakhnath, Pashupatinath, God Krishna, Govnida, Triple Talaq Bill, Rajya Sabha, Pt. Nehru, Shah Bano

Mrinal Pande and her bigotry

I grew up in Lucknow, aware of a Hindi literary icon Shivani who lived in Gulistan Colony, a pristine part of the city which housed bureaucrats and judges am

We can’t leave India to our politicians or professors

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India is stretching itself thin

The smugness on Navjot Singh Sidhu’s face as if Messiah of peace between India and Pakistan, as he made way for Kartarpur across Wagah border, really got my

Lutyens' Media fire salvo on Ayodhya; Bhagwat is opening gambit

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First salvo is fired at Mohan Bhagwat

Before the Supreme Court begins the final hearings on the Ram Janmabhoomi case from December 5, India’s mainstream English media has begun pressing its foot

MSM Fake News Monitor: Times of India on Taj Mahal

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Indian temples are no less magnificent than a mausoleum, Taj Mahal

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Ram “Janmabhoomi” through history’s prism

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Ram Janmabhoomi and its essence for Hindus

(The destruction of Babri Structure this week 24 years ago was a seminal moment in India's history.