Hindutva


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Hindutva

(hɪnˈdʊtvə)
n
1. (Hinduism) (in India) a political movement advocating Hindu nationalism and the establishment of a Hindu state
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in India) a political movement advocating Hindu nationalism and the establishment of a Hindu state
[C21: Hindi, literally: Hinduness]
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Hindutva on the other hand has an opposite impulse, financed and shored up as it is by India's big mercantile capitalists, as a tool to keep democracy off balance.
India, March 12 -- The reprehensible acts in Tripura by the Hindutva goons of razing statues of Lenin (1870-1924) who led the greatest October Socialist Revolution in 1917 and was the only head of a state (USSR) who supported the Indian freedom struggle, should not surprise anybody.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena follow the same religious and political ideologies based on the superiority of Hindutva as the theoretical base for running India, a country with a significant presence of other religious groups.
Its pronounced tilt towards Hindutva means that the budget would have 80 per cent of benefits for Hindus.
IANS Jaipur The third day of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival witnessed several hard-hitting sessions that addressed the burning issues of nationalism and Hindutva in the present background .
Known for his vibrant diction in English, Congress MP and writer Shashi Tharoor has often sent twitteratis reaching for their dictionaries but the writer of the just-released Why I Am A Hindu, reinforced his sustained attack on the Hindutva ideology by making a direct attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and maintained that "this is going to be the last Budget" of the Modi government - all of this, bilingually, in Hindi and English.
Jaipur: The third day of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival witnessed several hard-hitting sessions that addressed the burning issues of nationalism and Hindutva in the contemporary scenario.
23 (ANI): Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday targeted the Centre on a slew of issues, including foreign visits, cow vigilantism, Hindutva and much more.
What is the role played by Hindutva ideology and how RSS is exerting its pressure and influence in Indian politics?
The Kandla Port (KP), one of the top 12 major ports in the country, has been rechristened as Deendayal Port from Monday in the name of Hindutva icon panditDeendayalUpadhyay.
LONDON -- Amid the alarming rise of a chauvinistic and belligerent Hindutva agenda in India, Sikhs and Kashmiris through a memorandum urged the United Kingdom to change its policy towards India.
Interestingly, Not only BJP and its Hindutva allies but even so-called secular parties like Congress party with its hidden nexus with Hindutva RSS also do not stress the importance of secularism for the unity of Indian nation.