British rule in India: suffering of the women

 The British occupation of India for nearly two centuries (1757-1947)  is a dark chapter in human history when millions of people perished as a result of colonialism and its inhuman policies. Here is a link that provides a glimpse on suffering of the women:  

A message from Justice for All

Last week was full of RSS-BJP Hindutva attacks. It is now important for American Muslims to consider them a direct threat to all our community. This Saturday they went around harassing Muslims in multiple Masjids in New Jersey with images of Indian terror. A couple of days before they went around harassing Sikhs in Connecticut.  The same last weekend in Houston they were raising funds specifically to demolish Churches in India and to convert Muslims and Christians. Interestingly this organization is tax-exempt. Yes, it gives tax credits to demolish churches.  We have informed IRS. Their Tax Status Must Be Revoked. To Save India From Fascism These are just the most recent of RSS-BJP Hindutva actions. Muslim Americans cannot be bulldozed as they are doing to Muslims in India. But do note that RSS operates 172 branches right here in the USA.   In 2020 FBI raised neo-Nazi threat leve

Silicon Valley's Indian Americans Rally in Support of Modi, Yogi February 18, 2022

 The BJP and its mother organization RSS, which are part of the Sangh Parivar, are boosted and financed greatly by the Indians living overseas. This report below shows their toxic impact in the USA. ============ "We are all with you Modiji and Yogiji", says an Indian American man who tweeted a video clip of a a recent car rally in Silicon Valley, California. Rally participants can be seen carrying pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Some also carried BJP's lotus flags. Hindu Americans enjoy the freedom to practice their faith and culture in the United States while at the same time they support Hindutva fascist rule in their country of origin.  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Left) with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Silicon Valley Hindu Americans: The Silicon Valley Hindu American car rally has come just ahead of the state elections in 5 Indian States, including India's most populous state of Ut

What is Hindu nationalism and how does it relate to trouble in Leicester?

  Hindutva is the predominant form in India and has been associated with rightwing extremism Narendra Modi’s BJP are widely seen as the political wing of rightwing Hindu nationalism.  Photograph: Manish Swarup/AP Hannah Ellis-Petersen  South Asia correspondent Tue 20 Sep 2022 11.57 EDT Hindu nationalism is a political ideology that dates back to the 19th century. It encompassed a broad range of groups but at its core is a belief that Indian national identity and culture are inseparable from the Hindu religion. It began to gain prominence in the early 20th century as part of the independence movement in India, which sought to separate itself from the identity of British colonial rule and the Islamic Mughal dynasty, which had previously governed India from the 16th century. Hindutva – a term coined in the 1920s in the writings of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar meaning “Hindu-ness” – is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India. Hindutva is the belief in the hegemony of  Hinduism  in I