The rise in religious ultra-nationalistic pretense democracies has kick-started a global trend. This article explores Erdogan’s decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque from the larger lens of religious revivalism sweeping across populist ‘Pretense Democracies.’
Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s acceptance of a nominated seat in the Rajya Sabha sparked massive controversy and resentment. Analysing the popular opinions on the matter in the media reveals various fallacies with the arguments. Aman Khullar provides an outlook on the matter by pointing out the problems with existing opinions.
The state that aspires to achieve the objectives as noble as mentioned in our Constitution cannot proceed towards that end if a scope of blanket gag exists that can be issued at the whims of the masters within the political parties backed by the amendment to the Constitution.
This article builds a case for a post-pandemic world order which is under transition today. It builds on theories of peace and security to analyse the critical U-turn countries are taking from liberal internationalism in political and socio-cultural nuances of world politics.
While the phenomenon is widely analysed through the lens of macroeconomic trends and political institutions, it is also important to view it through the lens of an individual and the emotional response that he/she produces.In this article, I will try to focus on the phenomenon of narcissism.
The article touches upon how Islam is increasingly considered to be a barbaric, irrational, primitive, sexist and violent religion. The unconscious internalization of a reductionist and monolithic image of “us” and of “them” leads to the exclusion of Muslims from mainstream society and making anti-Muslim hostility seem natural and normal.