Ganeshwar, a PhD scholar with the Hyderabad University, tells us why Hindu nationalists will find it difficult to construct Shiva as the face of their aspirations in southern states
Eleven men sentenced to life for gangraping Bilkis Bano and murdering seven of her family members were released on Monday.
UP Election: As the polls in Uttar Pradesh head east, the question of unemployment lingers for BJP, while the party builds on security, peace and free food grains.
Shiva resonates at various levels among underprivileged communities in God’s Own Country, writes Keli Ramachandran
'This was the game we used to play when in school. We used to memorize difficult (and mostly awkward) words of English to test each other’s vocabulary to beat the other person in the game. And with that objective in my...
P Muralidhar Rao is facing criticism from Congress after he said that the Brahmin and Baniya communities are in his pockets. He later said that his statement was being 'distorted.'
JNU VC Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit also said that no God is 'anthropologically' a brahmin. She added that the highest is a Kshatriya.
Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.
'A campaign, led by BSP general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra, will be started from Ayodhya on July 23 to awaken the Brahmin community once again. The...
In a television interview on Sunday, Sakshi admitted that she was 'extremely upset' at the manner in which she was being trolled on social media.
Sabarimala was the perfect trigger for savarna and masculine trauma, festering under its social skin, to erupt in Kerala
Some Twitter users accused Dorsey of "bigotry" and "racism" after the poster went viral.
The Congress, with its shrinking but small and loyal voter base, could play a significant role to soar up the collective fortunes of the anti-BJP camp as well...
Bishop of oldest church in Kerala, Geevarghese Mor Coorilos, busts 'myth’ that St. Thomas came to Kerala and converted members of Brahmin families to...
The Chennai Police is out to nab the eight men who were reportedly raising pro-Periyar slogans before cutting off the sacred threads worn by bare-chested men...
When the Congress, which still doesn’t know how far to use Hindutva, swears by the ‘sacred’ janeu, the theatre turns absurd and the humour dark
A blunder or a cynical attempt to recast Rahul Gandhi as a Brahmin, it has only revealed the Congress’s casteist underbelly
In the land of ancient architectural wonders, craftsmen also wear janeu, something ritualistic radicals don’t get
Not just a believer, but one from the top three varnas—the ‘janeu-dhaari’ remark evokes in an inverted way how Hindu religious places treat others
The sacred thread is rich in history and many-faceted in its meanings
The story of the sacred thread takes a twist in Karnataka, as Lingayat men and women sport it with a small Shivalinga
Krishna says “I don’t see it as a job. It is a way of upasana (worship) for me
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