Prime Narendra Modi paying tributes to Veer Savarkar on his Punya Tithi in 2015
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Notions of a Nation: Hindutva and Christians in India

The rise of political Hinduism in the 1990s which led to an increase in anti-Christian violence owed much to the writings of two of the ideological founders of the Hindu Nationalist Movement, VD Sarvarkar and MS Golwarkar. Of particular significance is what they  In particular, what  espoused about the Indian […]

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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India’s minorities fear the imposition of a discriminatory ‘uniform civil code’

Church leaders have called for a wide debate on a civil code which has always been a contentious issue politically. India has common civil law for all citizens except personal laws of various communities. Personal laws govern marriage, succession, divorce, and maintenance etc. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is […]