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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today said the Modi-government will bring in a law banning cow slaughter across the country.<
The Goa government has decided to write to the Centre raising certain objections to the recent notification banning the sa
Parents of a bride here cancelled her marriage after rejecting the groom's family's demand that they be served beef at the
Amid the raging debate over cow slaughter and consumption of beef, a sadhvi attending a meet of various Hindu outfits here
Shankaracharya Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati, the pontiff of the Govardhan Peeth shrine at Puri in Odisha, today blamed t
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The Meghalaya Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Centre's notification banning the sale and purch
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Had meant to link it last week, but somehow forgot. The Economist on how the recent intervention by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is proof for many Indians that:
BJP is enslaved to bare-legged zealots obsessed with the idea that Hindu India is under attack: from Muslims, Chinese communists and American capitalists abroad and Muslims, Maoists and industrial developers at home...
It goes on to wonder whether the BJP can become a mellower yellow:
...The problem is the ideology and attendant nuttiness: Islamophobia, callisthenics, shorts and all. To lead its coalition government, the BJP had actually to forswear core Hindutva demands: for a new temple on the site of a demolished mosque at Ayodhya; for a federal ban on cow-slaughter; and for an end to Muslims’ enjoyment of their own family law.
This alienated party activists, who questioned the point of an ideology that has to be abandoned when it wins power. But to rule again, the BJP may have to distance itself even further from the RSS and find a more clubable leader.
Read the full piece: Shorts and all