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India is no communal tinderbox - Amish Tripathi

“According to the US Centers for Disease Control, in 2010 alone, there were over 30,000 gun-related deaths in the United States. That single year’s gun-related death toll in the US is more than twice the total number of deaths in all the religious riots in India cumulatively in the last 50 years.” – Amish Tripathi… 963 more words

India

Dear Anti-Modi Folks

I hope all you English speaking secular intellectuals of India are watching what Modi has been doing, observing keenly how he has been going places where no other Indian Prime Minister has. 458 more words

Indian

Three-eyed cow born in India is worshipped

Excitement grips Hindus across the country as two-week-old calf is hailed as a religious icon.

This is the three-eyed calf that is being hailed as a spiritual icon across India. 112 more words

Science

Mass violence before and after Sayedee verdict last year

From a rally at Motijheel on February 4 last year, the leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir threatened to wage war against the government if its top leaders facing war crimes charges were convicted. 3,562 more words

Public Concern

The Time of Spirits

Well it’s been a while. I’ve been, for the most part, uninspired. I took this time to do some reading and then it all started coming back. 586 more words

Thoughts, Ideas And Discoveries

Hindus no longer tolerant?

NEW DELHI: Hinduism is losing its traditional tolerance because some Hindus have started believing that it is their faith that has brought them political power — and because this belief is not being challenged by “those at the top”, Fali S Nariman, one of India’s most celebrated jurists, said on Friday. 789 more words

India

Communal Differences

Subah – e – Azaadi. Azaadi ki subah. The dawn of Independence.

I would love to work with a piece of poetry like that. I do not know if I will be able to do justice to it. 314 more words

Partition