The CPM denies it, but out in the wilderness there is evidence that the party is raising a militia armed to the teeth. “No guns in photos,” were the handlers’ orders to us
The crumbling Metro Rail of Kolkata is hurting Mamata Banerjee’s image in the state
Since his college days, Krishnendu Singha has maintained a record of deaths in his district
The story of land reforms and their fate is enough to explain the rise and fall of the Left in West Bengal
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The Catholic church in India is out on a limb to indigenise. Images such as Jesus seated on a lotus in padmasana and the Virgin Mary clad in a sari are now commonplace.
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In what could be the largest family in the world, men live with dozens of wives and scores of children, and all survive in enviable peace.
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MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam
Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation
Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.
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