Narendra Modi

Why Muslim countries are quick at condemning defamation – but often ignore rights violations against Muslim minorities

by Ahmet T. Kuru   The Indian government finds itself in a diplomatic crisis following offensive remarks by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson, Nupur Sharma, on national television about the Prophet Muhammad and his wife, Aisha. The BJP…

Hindu nationalists are transforming India into an Israel-style ethnostate

Inspired by Zionism, Narendra Modi’s party makes religion a condition of Indian citizenship while excluding indigenous groups and Muslims. By Abdulla Moaswes In recent weeks, police in India have been cracking down on thousands of protesters across the country. In…

Dismay as India joins the ‘Star Wars’ club

Pressenza publishes here the press release from the Indian Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace on the recent testing of the country’s anti-satellite weapon system. The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP) takes serious note of the dramatic declaration…

Economic boost in NE India after PM inaugurates country’s longest river bridge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday 26th of May inaugurated the country’s longest river bridge in eastern Assam over the Lohit River, a major tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra. PM Modi, who arrived in the morning hours from New…

Jammu & Kashmir: words better than bullets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley are in Jammu, where they are taking part in the centenary celebrations of the celebrated Jammu and Kashmir leader Girdhari Lal Dogra but the PM’s visit comes as India has warned…

A few words about the “F” word

“ Fascism” is a particular political response to a perceived national crisis. To fascist practitioners, the root cause of the crisis is identified as contamination of a pure, virtuous national polity by alien elements, maybe ethnic, maybe religious, maybe cultural,…