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Past is used by communal politics for their present political agenda. In India on one hand we have the use of medieval history where the Muslim Kings are presented asaggressors due to whom Hindu society had to suffer', on the other now we are witnessing the distortion of ancient history being marshaled to undermine Buddhism vis a vis...

Just before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections Muzaffarnagar erupted in violence in which nearly 80 Muslims died, and thousands fled their villages. Now with the 2017 Assembly elections due in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP seems to have activated its machinery yet again.

BJP MP Hukum Singh from Kairana claimed that hundreds of Hindu families...

The performance of the Modi Government during last two years has to be seen in the light of the promises made in the electoral campaign and on the barometer of values of Indian Constitution of pluralism and diversity. Acche din had become a buzzword, black money being retrieved and being deposited in everybody's bank account was looked forward...

The appointment of new chiefs in certain states by the Bharatiya Janata Party is widely seen as a serious step towards assembly poll preparations. Turning a blind eye towards corruption charges against many of the party leaders, the BJP gave top priority to caste and Sangh affiliations while finalising new state chiefs.

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In fresh escalation of political violence in poll-bound Kerala, a 28-year-old Youth Congress worker was hacked to death allegedly by DYFI workers at Evoor in Alapuzha early today even as BJP and CPI(M) workers clashed in Thiruvananthapuram district leaving at least 30 injured.

Police sources said Youth Congress worker Sunil Kumar was woken up from...

Dear Mr Hegde!

Your derogatory and hate-mongering remarks against Islam compelled me to write this letter. I can also use similarly provocative language with a different tone in this letter to denounce you. But, I prefer to follow the teachings of Islam and use the language of a Muslim and try my best to convince you that you have...

Mangaluru/Udupi: As another year goes by, leaving with us many fond as well as disturbing memories, we take a look at some of the important events and incidents of the year 2015 in twin districts of coastal Karnataka.

January

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Filing the report in the office as quickly as possible I went to the hotel where a Delhi based environmentalist was put up. Mangaluru that evening saw unexpected rains and hence I was drenched slightly. As I entered the room of the environmentalist I saw Vidya Dinker seated there discussing environmental struggles and the issue of Mangalore Special Economic Zone....

Mangaluru is suffering under an incurable disease. The saffron experiment that started in 1980s has continued unabated. The experiment of saffronisation and communalism. Mangaluru, in the coastal Karnataka region, was their little laboratory along with Gujarat. And they have reaped the harvest in saffron and the resultant red.

Apparently, there is nothing one can do...

As we see Manglauru creep towards modernization and technology, it looks like this historic city is leaving behind its culture and authenticity. The city is rich in historic values. There are many places which are considered to be treasures of the city. There are beautiful churches, temples, mosques, monuments and museums… but none seem to care about it anymore. These...