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How the Sangh Parivar systematically attacks the very idea of India - Anand Patwardhan

The Editors' Guild has honoured me by asking me to deliver the Rajendra Mathur Memorial lecture this year. But as you know, I am a filmmaker rather than a speaker, and would like to intersperse my talk with a few clips from my films.

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Only Constitution can be secular, not people in India: RSS

NEW DELHI: Aug 18, 2014, DHNS:
A day after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment that India is a country of Hindus drew sharp reactions, the Sangh Parivar added to the controversy by saying that the Constitution and administration can be secular but not the people who follow different religions. PTI file photo
A day after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s comment that India is a country of Hindus drew sharp reactions, the Sangh Parivar added to the controversy by saying that the Constitution and administration can be secular but not the people who follow different religions.

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Intolerance, violence, betrayal of democracy: President Pranab

In his india Independence Day-eve address to the nation, he said an increasingly turbulent international environment has sparked off rising dangers "in our region and beyond."President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said intolerance and violence is a betrayal of the letter and spirit of democracy and slammed those who believe in the “poison drip of inflammatory provocation“.

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Country’s secular fabric should not be disturbed, observes Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Friday cautioned non governmental organisations from making allegations which would disturb the country’s secular fabric.
A three-judge bench of Chief Justice R.M. Lodha and Justices Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Nariman, hearing a writ petition filed by NGO Jayati Bharatam, seeking a SIT probe into incidents of conversion of Hindu girls into Muslims, said making averments without any supporting material would disturb the secular fabric.

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