How the Historically Intolerant forces are now Preaching India and the Govt On the Virtues of Tolerance

 

When belief is paramount in your sense of being, then imposing it on others and resisting others’ is a natural consequence.  Short of a dishonest act of resisting violence of an uneasy truce, the only way of living i

Why does Republicans’ Outrage on the Pope Reminds One of Henry VIII?

Henry VIII’s love for Catholicism during his early years was undeniable but when in May of 1533, his love life collided with the religious dictum of his time that flowed from the Church in Rome, his opposition to the Pope and the

Republican Conundrum: The Only Benchmark of Belief is Fanaticism

If belief in one and only ideal and ideology is the sine qua non of one’s identity, then how does one evaluate one’s progress or worth versus others?

If you have heard or read anything, you will understand that whatever you

How Delhi’s heart mocks Secular ideals in India

Bodhan was a Hindu Saint.  A renunciate.  He lived in the kingdom of Sikander Lodhi.  In his great Secular moment, the renunciate said – Islam and Hindu Dharma are both equally acceptable to God if followed with sincerity.  Ve

Love Jihad in India and Europe – Its Historical and Empirical context and Denial by vested Interests

In the recent months, Yogi Adityanath has become the target of many in India, who value political correctness over facts.  With his no more than less than half a dozen speeches, he has ruffled the feathers of Indian Secularism so badly

“No Place on Earth”: How a bunch of Jews lived in a Cave for 511 days to escape Holocaust

“No Place on Earth” is the incredible story of a small group of Jews who literally went underground, into caves, to escape the horrors of the Holocaust. It happened in 1942 in the Ukraine. The story began to come out only muc

Three Men Deported from Saudi Arabia for being “Too Handsome”; many women could fall for them!

Some people are born great.  Some achieve greatness.  Some have greatness THRUST upon them.

Three guys stumbled into a Cultural festival in Saudi Arabia from Unites Arab Emirates.  They created morbid fear in the minds of the S

Sex and the Arab World: Intimate Life in the changing Arab World

With the new developments in the Arab world – the Arab spring and the new Islamization of the politics – how are the sexual mores and pressures bearing upon the women?  Not well, avers Shereen El Feki, the author of the book