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Talibanising Hinduism

Talibanising Hinduism

As you read this, in one of the warehouses of Penguin Publications, all the copies of the book titled ‘Hinduism: An Alternative History’, written by Wendy Doniger, are being destroyed and reduced to pulp. Penguin announced that it is unilaterally withdrawing the sale and distribution of this book with effect from today. Only that the […]

Pseudo and Proud

Pseudo and Proud

This piece emerged as a result of Subramaniam Swamy’s sensational claim that Prof. Amartya Sen lost his ‘Indianness’ because he is married to a foreigner. Thankfully, instead of lingering on the absurd question of Prof. Sen’s lack of ‘Indianness’, the debate shifted to the fight between true-and pseudo-secular. By true-secular, I am referring, sarcastically of […]