Hindutva
Hindutva (translation: Hinduness), coined by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in 1923, is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India. The Bharatiya Janata Party adopted it as its official ideology in ...
Indigenous Aryans
Indigenous Aryans refers to the idea that the speakers of Indo-Aryan languages are "indigenous" to the Indian subcontinent. It is a politicised theory, which includes arguments against the Indo-Aryan ...
Aryan Invasion Theory (history and controversies)
The term Aryan invasion theory may refer to
Sangh Parivar
The Sangh Parivar (translation: Family of Sangh) refers to the family of Hindu nationalist organisations which have been started by members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) or are inspired by...
Saffron terror
Saffron terror is a neologism used to describe acts of violence motivated by Hindu nationalism. The acts are allegedly perpetrated by members, or alleged members of Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayams...
Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar
Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar (N. C. Kelkar) popularly known as Sahityasamrat Tatyasaheb Kelkar (24 August 1872 – 14 October 1947) was a lawyer from Satara as well as a dramatist, novelist, short story w...
Ayodhya debate
The Ayodhya dispute (Hindi: अयोध्या विवाद 'Ayōdhyā Vivād' , Urdu: مسئلۂ ایودھیا‎ 'Masʾala-ē Ayōdhyā' ) is a political, historical and socio-religious debate in India, centred on a plot...
Gandhian socialism
Gandhian socialism is the branch of socialism based upon nationalist interpretation of the theories of the founding father of the Republic of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Gandhian socialism gene...
Praveen Togadia
Pravin Togadia is an Indian doctor and advocate for Hindu nationalism. He is the International Working President of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and a cancer surgeon by qualification.
Pravin T...
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Saffronization
Saffronization or saffronisation is an Indian political neologism (named after the saffron robes worn by Hindu sannyasis) used by critics and others to refer to the policies of right-wing Hindu nation...
Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar
Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar (19 February 1906 – 5 June 1973), also known as Shri Guruji, was the second Sarsanghchalak (Supreme Leader) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
Golwalkar was born on...
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Hindutva: Who Is a Hindu?
Hindutva: Who is a Hindu? is an ideological pamphlet by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Originally published under the title Essentials Of Hindutva in 1923 it was retitled Hindutva: Who Is a Hindu? when re...
Swayamsevak
Swayamsevak is a Sanskrit term for volunteer.It is also a term used for volunteers of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
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Ajmer Dargah attack
The Ajmer Dargah attack (also called the Ajmer Sharif blast) occurred on 11 October 2007, outside the Dargah (shrine) of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India, after the Iftar period...
Dalitstan.org
Dalitstan.org was a Dalit advocacy website active until mid-2006. The website claimed to be run by Dalitstan, a "Human Rights Organization working for the Upliftment of Dalits, the Untouchables of Ind...
Dalitstan.org - Wikipedia
Substratum in Vedic Sanskrit
Vedic Sanskrit has a number of linguistic features which are alien to most other Indo-European languages. Prominent examples include: phonologically, the introduction of retroflexes, which alternate w...
Integral humanism
Integral Humanism may refer to:
Pramod Muthalik
Pramod Muthalik (born 1963) is the chief of the Rashtriya Hindu Sena, the parent organisation of the Sri Ram Sena.A Bajrang Dal member in his early life, he formed the Karnataka unit of the Shiv Sena ...
Pramod Muthalik - Wikipedia
Hindu nationalism
Hindu nationalism has been collectively referred to as the expressions of social and political thought, based on the native spiritual and cultural traditions of historical India. Some scholars have ar...
Hindu nationalism - Wikipedia
Hindu Yuva Vahini
The Hindu Yuva Vahini (हिंदू युवा वाहिनी) is a Hindu youth group, founded by Yogi Adityanath, intended successor of the Gorakhpur Mutt temple in Gorakhpur, India.The group has a high penetration among...
Suryanarayana (Bajrang Dal)
Suryanarayana was the state convener of the Karnataka branch of the Bajrang Dal, a Indian Hindu nationalist youth organisation. He is the successor to Mahendra Kumar, Bajrang dal was blamed for involv...
Hindu Munnani
Hindu Munnani is a religious and cultural organization based in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu which was formed to defend the Hinduism and protect Hindu religious monuments.
Hindu Munnani was foun...
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Sangh Prarthana
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh abbreviated as RSS (IPA:Rāṣṭrīya Svayansēvaka Saṅgha) (pronunciation: [rɑːʂˈʈriːj(ə) swəjəmˈseːvək ˈsəŋɡʱ], lit. "National Volunteer Organisation" or National Patriotic Org...
Ramchandra Das Paramhans
Mahant Sri Ramchandra Das Paramhans (1913-2003) was head of the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas in Ayodhya. He was born as Chandreshwar Tiwari into a prosperous Brahmin family in the Indian state of Bihar. After...
Swami Aseemanand
Swami Aseemanand is a former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist from India who is accused of planning terror attacks on Ajmer Sharif and Mecca Masjid as well as the 2006 Malegaon blasts and th...