Thursday, July 7, 2022

Tag: COMMUNAL

Communal disharmony is a deeply entrenched part of the Indian reality, what can we do to fix it?/ Image:Pixabay

Part 1/When the Denial Hurts more than the Destruction

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Irked by continuous vilification of Hindu-dharma and denial of historical atrocities, a significant section of Hindus refuse to submit to the strictly controlled intellectual and academic order that the politically, economically and intellectually powerful elite has created in the form of control on education and the media. The piece discusses this issue.
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The Spirit of Shaheen Bagh Shouldn’t Be Dampened  by Violence  and Divisive Politics 

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The Anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh have been portrayed in various lights, the challenge is to keep it peaceful and in resonance with the constitutional spirit.

From Streets to Courts, Bengali Muslims Come Together to Fight Against Citizenship (Amendment)Bill

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Keeping up with Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s secular credentials, Muslim groups to launch “peaceful protests” against the Citizenship Bill.
It is tragic that in such volatile moments our politicians also choose to only aggravate the situation instead of working towards communal harmony. | Image Credit - Vishnu Prasad/ Twitter

Parking Scuffle, Vandalised Temple and an Attack on India’s Secular Fabric

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A parking fight in Old Delhi led to temple vandalism and resultant communal conflict- but will the political leaders successfully end the dispute and defuse the tension?

Parking Fight Escalates to Communal Tension in Old Delhi

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A fight over parking a scooter escalated into communal tension at Lal Kuan near Chawri Bazar in Old Delhi. Will it disrupt communal harmony forever?

‘Official’ Gandhi, ‘Condemned’ Gandhi and Intimate Gandhi

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We love to kill Gandhi -always, and at every occasion.

How Not to Get Carried Away by Mr.Modi’s ‘Oratory’

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Is it possible to unlearn the lessons of communalism that the ruling regime propagates through the toxic speeches and messages? As the elections approach, the author raises a series of critical questions.

My Dear India, Let’s Not Forget the Heritage of Communal Harmony

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How long will we let the nation burn in the fire of communal hatred, the need of the hour is to build a nation that is proud of its diversity and sensitive to its differences.

‘Official’ Gandhi, ‘Condemned’ Gandhi and Intimate Gandhi

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we love to kill Gandhi -always, and at every occasion. We kill him when we promote mob lynching and cow vigilantism. We kill him when in lavish malls-the magical space of global capitalism, we engage in the never-ending process of conspicuous consumption. We kill him when we celebrate the militarization of the consciousness, and cherish the cult of violence. We kill him when the aggression implicit in the mega projects of 'development' destroys rivers and forests, and displaces the adivasis and farmers.

Walking on the Gandhian Dream and the Aspiration of a Collective Nation

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EDITORIAL/ We live in times where growing intolerance and limited notions of nationhood cloud our vision, remembering the important lessons that Mahatma Gandhi taught us will enable us to walk on the path of tolerance and mutual brotherhood.

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