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Narendra Modi may gain electorally across India. But does he want to become Hindu Aurangzeb?

By Mohan Guruswamy*
The fortunes of India irrevocably changed on May 29, 1658 when two Indian armies clashed on the dusty fields of Samugarh near Agra. India’s history changed forever. Aurangzeb’s victory over his brother Dara Shikoh marked the beginning of Islamic bigotry in India that not only alienated Hindus but also the much more moderate Sufis and Shias as well.

Excerpt from 'Mediapart' article that quotes ex-French president François Hollande on "dubious" Rafale deal

BJP at its wits end in dealing with political fall-out of 25 year old "intransigent" Hardik Patel's 19 day fast

Manual scavengers' deaths: Reason is "poorly designed" sewage treatment plant in Delhi, proliferating in cities

List released: 56 starvation deaths since 2015 across India, 42 in 2017-18, a large majority, 25, due to Aadhaar

There is a lot of "misunderstanding" on account of Quranic verse "slay them wherever you catch them"

Accused of being RSS plant, Modi man, Hyderabad Urdu varsity chancellor asks President to probe "irregularities"

Climate of "social policing" responsible for attack on Carnatic musicians: India's top writers, artistes, academics

Himachal Dalit RTI activist's murder "reflects" on Congress, BJP indifference in protecting marginalized sections

India, a republic of hope, is turning into republic of fear for thinkers, writers: Prominent writer-critic Shanta Gokhale

Nirmala Sitharaman has accused JNU students of waging war, let her prove it in a court of law

Advani will regret supporting Modi, predicted Vajpayee, who had wanted Modi to step down as Gujarat CM

If Maoist violence is illegitimate, how is Hindutva, state violence justified? Can right-wing wash off its sins?