A recently released report on ‘Caste’ by the Hindu American Foundation, a body of (mostly first generation) American citizens of Indian origin, has unleashed a raging controversy in India and the US Hindu community.
Dr. Sen’s case is a case which sits right in the twilight zone. Even if we accept Dr. Sen's contention that he does not support Naxalites' methods of violence, their goals and his overall philosophy has been congruent.
It was an amazing instance where a particular people are made to serve a sentence of immeasurable suffering as a matter of convenience by an army used to using civilians to try to reach their own ends.
There is a new kid on the block. (S)he is called “Saffron Terror” (aka “Hindu Terror”). Chances are that you have heard the term before. Chances are you have got annoyed, perhaps just a little bit angry and moved on.