A Question of Writ

Sanjay Hegade

On the streets of India andPakistan,a frightening message is being sent out: that courts must not rush in where politicians fear to tread. In matters of faith, courts must simply

National Law against Superstition

Shubashree Desikan

Atish Dabholkar physicist and head of high energy physics and cosmology division at Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, said a national anti-superstition law is desirable, but

Religion vs Religious Nationalism

The starting point for anti-Hindutva politics must be the distinction between Hinduism and Hindutva. Else, its doomed. Any rigid secular approach, unrestrained by considerations of electoralpolitics,could only lead to disapproval

So much for Hindu Rashtra

Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar

While BJP trumpets Hindu nationalism in its election campaign, the question, Who are we? has been answered brilliantly by Tony Joseph in a new book, Early Indians: The Story of