In the Name of Rama

Amita Shah

From behind the scenes as well as the frontline, they provided the intellectual, political and spiritual ballast to a movement that culminated on Demolition Day

LK Advani: Man of the Movement

LK Advani was the original apostle of hardcore Hindutva and the man who mobilised India for the sake of Rama

Dateline History

The operative emotion here is one of longing—for better work, opportunities, some development, and, of course, for the grand temple. The contrast with intellectual India could not be more different

Magic Realism

Arshia Sattar’s retelling of the Ramayana is a rare triumph

BJP and the Post-Ayodhya God

On a closer read, the BJP’s manifesto ‘One India, Greater India’ is the party’s most definitive documentation of life after Ayodhya.

Ayodhya Shining

Political agents seem hellbent on stirring UP’s communal cauldron: a ground report

Land Grab in Ayodhya

In Ayodhya, which is one of the most lawless towns in India, disciples are killing their gurus to usurp precious temple land

The Villain Nobody Knows

The Indian Civil Service officer who helped the Hindu Mahasabha lay claim to the Babri Masjid.

Let Justice, Not Populism, Prevail

The Allahabad High Court’s verdict was a classic case of exceeding the brief

The Supreme Court Spoiler

Modi’s plan to preside over an out-of-court settlement flops


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