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  • A stylised still from the television series Adipurush featuring muscular actor Prabhas with lightening strikes behind him, flowing hair and holding a bow and arrow

    Ram Rajya 2.0: Nostalgia, cinema and Indian nationalism

    Priya Chacko and Maggie Paul explore how historic and religious popular culture uses nostalgia to further Hindu nationalist agendas – a process known as ‘saffronisation’

  • Protesters at rally against anti-Muslim hate crimes

    Tangled in Terror: Uprooting Islamophobia – review

    Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan’s book does not shy away from vital connections between Islamophobia and the forces of global capitalism, writes Farzana Khan

  • A painting showing witches performing a ritual surrounded by magical items and creatures

    Morality tales

    From cowardly men to wayward wives, pre-modern superstitions transmitted social norms as well as scares, writes Eleanor Janega

  • The cauldron, the sword, victory!

    Langar has always gone hand in hand with Sikh revolution writes Shamsher Singh

  • Muslim women protestors sat together at Shaheen Bagh protest camp in March 2020

    Shaheen Bagh lives on

    The women of a south Delhi neighbourhood have inspired a protest movement which will long outlive their temporary encampment, writes Ananya Wilson-Bhattacharya

  • Two white men in suits shake hands while sitting on yellow chairs

    Four myths about antisemitism

    Antisemitism is a growing threat. Understanding it is a matter of urgency for everybody, writes Barnaby Raine

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