Ayodhya

Nepal’s Ramayanas

The study of myths and histories in Southasia needs to transcend modern political boundaries.

| Aug 10, 2020

The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid imbroglio

Dispute, legal journey and the Supreme Court judgement.

| Nov 25, 2019

Believers’ Dilemma – II

Never before has the RSS been more confident of its role in shaping India’s future. (This is part two of a two-part essay)

| Jun 03, 2016

Modernity’s magnetism and the rage of rejects

A review of Pankaj Mishra's 'Temptations of the West: How to be modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet and beyond'.

| Nov 24, 2006

Ayodhya’s anniversary: Donations for barbarism

A US-based scholar concludes that overseas Hindutva is using pretence to raise the cash that funds mayhem at home.

| Dec 01, 2002

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