Hinduism

Letter from America: Hindutva in Chicago

The World Hindu Congress in Chicago and the Hindu right’s plans to rebrand their ideology.

| Oct 26, 2018

On how to be a woman

How the missing sindoor in my hair provoked unwelcome attention from a complete stranger

| Dec 29, 2015

No reform

Hinduism’s rigidity is forcing it to cede ground to Islam, Christianity and Buddhism.

| Apr 01, 2010

Waiting for spring

The emergence of a Dalit identity in Punjab is a recent development, spurred in part by the failure of Sikhism to abandon caste discrimination.

| Apr 01, 2010

Equalisation to annihilation-and beyond

A further fragmentation of caste identities would rule out the possibility of solidarity across oppressed castes.

| Apr 01, 2010

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