Ram Puniyani

The former Professor, IIT Mumbai is a social activist and commentator

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Silence of PM on violence call against minorities hints provocators may get promoted

After Suraj Pal Amu made derogatory and hate speech, he was made the spokesman for the BJP state unit. After the murder of Akhlaq in the beef-cow issue, one of the murder accused died, one...

Akhilesh Yadav on Jinnah: Communal Signaling in Contemporary Politics

As the intensity of communalism is on the rise the use of communal symbols, icons for present political goals are on the rise. Icons are also projected and highlighted to give the messages of the...

क्या भारत में प्रजातंत्र बचाया जा सकेगा?

पश्चिम बंगाल में विधानसभा चुनाव चल रहे हैं. सत्ताधारी तृणमूल कांग्रेस और भाजपा के बीच कड़ा मुकाबला है. भाजपा ने इन चुनावों में अपना सब कुछ दांव पर लगा दिया है. उसके अनुषांगिक संगठन तो...

Freedom Of Religion and Christian Minorities in India

In the recently released report, Freedom House downgraded India from free to partly free due to the atmosphere of intolerance, treatment of journalists, protestors and religious minorities. The events of 19th March at Jhansi station more...

Is Secularism a threat to Traditions of India?

India got independence from British colonial rule on 15th August 1947 after a long struggle which was inclusive and had plural dimensions. Foundation of Indian Constitution is Liberty, Equality, Fraternity and Justice. The values of...

रबीन्द्रनाथ टैगोर: मानवतावाद और राष्ट्रवाद

पश्चिम बंगाल में चुनाव नजदीक हैं. भाजपा ने बंगाल के नायकों को अपना बताने की कवायद शुरू कर दी है. जहां तक भाजपा की विचारधारा का प्रश्न है, बंगाल के केवल एक नेता, श्यामाप्रसाद मुकर्जी,...

Love jihad is a campaign to curb inter-faith marriages

Allahabad High Court in its recent judgment opposed the conversion to get married to the person of another faith. The logic is that in the Special Marriages act, interfaith marriages are totally acceptable. One Muslim...

Diversity in Nation Building: Contributes or Hinders?

There is news that in UK, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled (17/10/2020) 50 Pence 'Diversity coin’ to celebrate Britain’s diverse history and recognise the profound contribution minority communities have made to the shared history of...

Conversions and Anti Christian Violence in India

Mr. Satyapal Singh, the BJP MP, while speaking in Lok Sabha on amendments to FCRA went on to support the forthcoming restrictions to the foreign contributions. While making his arguments, to buttress his point, he...

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