HINDUS AGAINST HINDUTVA

Posted on 30th December, 2022 In India, it is observed that politically projected Hindutva is often opposed by the Hindus themselves. Factually speaking, Hinduism is not an organized, institutionalized religion per se. There are innumerable diversities, heterogeneities and pluralities under the umbrella designation of “Hindu”. If anyone tries to define Hinduism as a caste-based religion,Continue reading “HINDUS AGAINST HINDUTVA”

THE PSEUDO-SCIENTIFIC POLITICS OF BJP’S HINDUTVA: A COMPILATION

Posted on 26th December, 2022 Updated on 27th December, 2022 “Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.” – Karl Marx, A ContributionContinue reading “THE PSEUDO-SCIENTIFIC POLITICS OF BJP’S HINDUTVA: A COMPILATION”

Home Divided: Reconciling the polemic between Hon. Modi and Amit Shah on Akhand Hindu Bharat’s Plurilingualism and Monolingualism: a letter to the President of India

Posted on 02/12/2022 LICENSE: CC BY 4.0 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.26113.12640 To The Honourable President, The Republic of India “I consider all our languages as national languages. They are equally our national heritage. Hindi is one among them which, by virtue of its countrywide usage, has been adopted as the State Language. It will be wrong toContinue reading “Home Divided: Reconciling the polemic between Hon. Modi and Amit Shah on Akhand Hindu Bharat’s Plurilingualism and Monolingualism: a letter to the President of India”

ENVIRONMENTALISM: THE ROLE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES (ECO-ECONOMICS OR GEO-SOCIOLOGY?)

Posted on 27/11/2022 Abstract The following papers, mainly written in Bangla, concentrate on the roles of social science and humanities in the domain of specialized environmental science. If the disasters caused by climate change are believed to be inevitable fact, as predicted by some of the scientists, what shall be done by the social “engineers”Continue reading “ENVIRONMENTALISM: THE ROLE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES (ECO-ECONOMICS OR GEO-SOCIOLOGY?)”

Requesting for the inclusion of the climate agenda in the Bharat Jodo Yatra: a letter to Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi

Posted on 20/11/2022 To Mr. Rahul Gandhi To Mrs. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sub: Requesting for the inclusion of the climate agenda in the Bharat Jodo Yatra Dear Rahul & Priyanka, We, the inhabitants of the planet earth, are encountering two major problems. We would like to point out those problems in the context of the #Bharat_Jodo_Yatra, withContinue reading “Requesting for the inclusion of the climate agenda in the Bharat Jodo Yatra: a letter to Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi”

Why are Godi Media reluctant to report on the biggest financial scam: DHFL?

Posted on 08/11/2022 I. What do we mean by “Godi Media”? Godi media (Hindi pronunciation: [ɡoːdiː]; lit. ’media sitting on lap’; idiomatic equivalent: ‘lapdog media’;) is a pejorative term coined and popularized by NDTV journalist Ravish Kumar, the face of fourth and fifth pillars of democracy in India at present, for the sensationalist and biased Indian print and TV news media, which supports the ruling NDA governmentContinue reading “Why are Godi Media reluctant to report on the biggest financial scam: DHFL?”