Research Articles

Ganesh Festival: A Major 10-Day Festival Celebrated By Indians and Indian Expats

31 August 2022

Indian people are fond of festivals.  Nearly every other day, something gets celebrated in India as a part of tradition, especially during the stretch of the year that starts in May and ends in January.  Most of the major festivals occur during a 6 month long interval from May through November, which includes the 4 …

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A factual response to the article in TIME about horrific killings in India

7 July 2022

Date: July 7, 2022 The recent article [1] of Sanya Mansoor, published by TIME on July 1, 2022, contains many statements that qualify as disinformation and misinformation. Below, we reproduce those statements with our fact-based rebuttals. Statement: The killing of a Hindu tailor by two Muslim men in Rajasthan, India has sparked chilling calls for …

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Western media – why silence over Islamic terrorism?

30 June 2022

Date: June 30, 2022 (Revised on July 5, 2022) The lack of condemnation from the international community and western media concerning the gruesome killing and decapitation of Kanhaiya Lal (a Hindu) in Udaipur, India on June 28, 2022, by two Islamic terrorists is yet another example of bigotry when the victims are Hindus. By distancing …

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Continued Distortions of Hindutva: Clubbing Hindutva with Nazism, Fascism, and Phobia

29 May 2022

Date: 29 May 2022 What is Hindutva? What is Hindu Rashtra? Several recent books, articles, and podcasts qualify as an ill-informed hate speech against Hindutva. Some of these detractors view VD Savarkar’s “Essentials of Hindutva”, published in 1923, as the foundation of Hindutva; some others view the texts of MS Golwalkar and others as the …

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