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I am a Secular Indian Kashmiri

Aarti Tikoo Singh | Posted 04.12.2016 | Religion
Aarti Tikoo Singh

The idea of secularism that the founding fathers Gandhi, Nehru, Patel, and Ambedkar fought for is something we have slowly come to purge from our public discourse in modern India. "Secular" has now become the new slur; the secular is the new outcast.

How to Think About Modi's Visit to Silicon Valley

Priya Satia | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics
Priya Satia

The Indian community of Silicon Valley is preparing to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with open arms next week, in a route stop that has outshined the PM's ultimate U.S. destination -- his meeting with President Obama.

Nero Sworn in as the Prime Minister of India

Ash Murthy | Posted 07.30.2014 | World
Ash Murthy

This 26th of May, a 21st century Nero -- the man widely believed to be the mastermind of a 2002 pogrom that left thousands dead and many more mutilated -- has become the head of the world's largest democracy.

Why Narendra Modi's Election as India's Prime Minister Brings Hope

Parth Parihar | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
Parth Parihar

The Indian people have voted for hope and credible change for very good reason. It's too early to burst the Modi bubble just yet.

In Modi's Gujarat, Muslims Struggle to be respected by Hindus

Zahir Janmohamed | Posted 12.21.2012 | World
Zahir Janmohamed

Nida had always heard about housing discrimination in India but she had never experienced it, until she became an unwilling spokesperson for the plight of Gujarat's Muslims.