There are many similarities in the histories of India and Israel. Both are much more ancient civilizations than Christianity and Islam, yet they have been victims at the hands of twin barbaric religions. Both have hostile neighbours who hate their very existence. Both gained their independence in the late 1940s.
A few Indian leftists wrote an open letter, which gathered 1,800 signatures, in which they claimed, “India cuts evolution from school textbooks.” This headline was repeated in the media around the world in what appears to be well-orchestrated propaganda. The headline was a bait that Richard Dawkins couldn’t resist. He
In the just-concluded Karnataka state elections, the Congress party scored a sweeping victory riding on the back of renewed support of its traditional-yet-disgruntled vote bank cultivated over seven decades — Muslims. So what prompted Karnataka Muslims to ditch their favoured regional party Janta Dal (Secular), JD(S), and switch to its
Hindus have faced multiple existential threats over the past millennium. From the ramaging Huns (who destroyed Takshashila) to the murderous hordes of Islamic invaders and Christian colonisers such as the Portuguese and British who destroyed the Indian economy and society, Hindus have faced them all and through sheer grit have
The celebrations of the joyous festival of the birth of Bhagwan Ram revered by Hindus was attacked brazenly by Islamist mobs across six states in India from Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh leaving several Hindu devotees severely injured and two dead. It has now become a regular