Opinion

Why India's BJP wants to rekindle the Babri mosque dispute

The BJP fears loss of popularity so much that it feels the need to ignite another communal conflict to stay in power.

Apoorvanand

by Apoorvanand

Apoorvanand

Asia

Opposition protests in India over 'corrupt' French jets deal

Week-long protests planned against what opposition alleges is a 'corrupt' deal favouring a business tycoon.

Opposition protests in India over 'corrupt' French jets deal

India

BJP chief terms Bangladeshi migrants 'termites'

Amit Shah's 'disturbing' and 'unwanted remark' criticised by Bangladesh as well as human rights groups.

BJP chief slammed for calling Bangladeshi migrants 'termites'

Opinion

Modi's Hindu nationalism is stumbling

Hindu nationalism as an electoral strategy can only go that far in India.

Uday Chandra

by Uday Chandra

Uday Chandra

India

Discontent brews in India over Modi's rule

People in India's political heartland say they have been let down by Modi's government despite high economic growth.

Discontent brews in India over Modi rule ahead of 2019 elections

In the Field

Voices From Assam: India's Four Million Unwanted

Al Jazeera travels to Assam to speak to those facing an uncertain future and challenge the NRC on its citizenship list.

India

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

The 93-year-old, who led India three times, had been hospitalised since June with a kidney infection and chest problems.

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

Asia

India's beef ban: 'They want to make Muslims jobless'

Muslim meat traders say they are being targeted as the Hindu nationalist BJP closes slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh.

India's battle over buffalo meat

Asia

India crackdown on slaughterhouses stirs Muslim unease

More states follow Uttar Pradesh's lead in closing down unlicensed abattoirs as critics say move is based on religion.

India crackdown on slaughterhouses stirs Muslim unease

Bharatiya Janata Party

India's ruling BJP 'targeted' Aamir Khan for remarks

Party's ex-volunteer says IT Cell ran campaign to drop Aamir Khan as brand ambassador of e-commerce firm Snapdeal.

BJP 'targeted' Bollywood star Khan for critical remarks

Opinion

Modi's new India emerges

The prime minister's links to a conservative order are at odds with his vision.

Chandrahas Choudhury

by Chandrahas Choudhury

Chandrahas Choudhury

India

'Love jihad': War on romance in India

Hindu right-wing groups run campaign against what they say is Muslim conspiracy to convert Hindu girls into Islam.

'Love jihad': War on romance in India

Asia

India's 'balancing act' on Gaza crisis

India's policy of equidistance between Israel and Palestine faces criticism amid mounting death toll in Gaza.

India's 'balancing act' on Gaza crisis