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Negationism in Indian History: Its Lessons for the Arab Spring Dystopia

Negationism in Indian History: Its Lessons for the Arab Spring Dystopia

Until his death in 2003, Bhishma Sahni was one of India’s most renowned Hindi language authors and playwrites. His 1974 controversial and popular novel ‘Tamas’ (Darkness) won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1975 and in 1987 was made into a television series for the national channel Doordarshan. Sahni wrote about the exodus of Hindus and […]

February 14 2012 | Posted in Hinduism, Insight & Analysis, Sikhism | Read More »

Was There an Islamic “Genocide” of Hindus?

Was There an Islamic “Genocide” of Hindus?

By Koenraad Elst “The Partition Holocaust”: the term is frequently used in Hindu pamphlets concerning Islam and the birth of its modern political embodiment in the Subcontinent, the state of Pakistan. Is such language warranted, or is it a ridicule-inviting exaggeration? To give an idea of the context of this question, we must note that the […]

August 31 2011 | Posted in Hinduism, Insight & Analysis | Read More »