Category Archives: Fascism

The man who killed Gandhi

The mysteries, complexities and surprising ideas behind of one of India’s darkest moments.Jason Overdorf writes:

Hindu Radicals Pose Terrorist Challenge to the Sub-Continent

The charge sheet filed in a Mumbai court on January 20 against 11 members of the radical Hindu group Abhinav Bharat – including a serving Military Intelligence officer, a retired Indian Army Major, and nine other activists – has brought

‘Malegaon’ In Hubli

(A Karnataka dacoit with links to a radical Hindu rightwing group has confessed to having carried out the Hubli district court bombing of May10, 2008. The blast took place as the first phase of polling for the Karnataka Assembly elections

Hindutva’s Uncivil Society In Eastern UP

By Subhashini Ali, 28 February, 2007, Countercurrents.org The Hindu Mahasabha-BJP MP from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath, makes no attempt to mask his intentions with civilities and double-talk. He calls upon the majority community to recognize Muslims as the enemy and to

Himachal CM wants to emulate Modi, make HP first Hindu province in India

By Pervez Bari, IndianMuslims.INFO , 24 Feb 2007 Bhopal, February 23 (IndianMuslims): Competing with the Sangh Parivar on the eve of the Assembly Elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh seemingly wants to make the northern state the first Hindu

Golwalker who struck the Right chord

KHUSHWANT SINGH, The Tribune , 24 Feb 2007 Gowalker used Luxury Cars This year the RSS celebrates the birth centenary of Golwalkar, known to his followers as Guruji. He was the second in line after Hedgewar, who founded the organisation

In India, Showing Sectarian Pain to Eyes That Are Closed

By SOMINI SENGUPTA, NY Times , February 20, 2007 A shot from Parzania MUMBAI — Rahul Dholakia, an Indian filmmaker and a native of the western Indian state of Gujarat, set out five years ago to make a movie about

The fascist nature of Hindu extremism

Extremist organizations have been baffled as to why there should be a hue and cry over the killing of Muslims, who according to them belong to 'Muslim' Pakistan and not 'Hindu' India. By Vishal Arora Hindu extremist organization Bajrang Dal

Contorting Bharat

Sitaram Yechury, Hindustan Times, February 21, 2007                The culmination of the RSS’s countrywide celebrations marking the birth centenary of its longest serving Sarsanghchalak, MS Golwalkar, comes ominously close on the eve of the 5th anniversary of the

Golwalkar Guruji: Superhuman Or Less Than Human?

By Subhash Gatade, 17 February, 2007 , Countercurrents.org Gowalker used Luxury Cars He was known as ‘guruji’ (revered teacher). I find that at least in some vernacular papers he is being referred to as ‘shreeguruji’. The addition of shree to