Thus noted Hinduism
scholar and University of Chicago divinity professor Wendy Doniger's
book, "The Hindus: An Alternative History," which presented a 'new way
of understanding' Hinduism according to the publisher, was banned as vulgar following a Hindutva campaign. Much worse can happen. Gauri Lankesh, a prominent woman journalist and critic of Hindu nationalist policies, was shot dead outside her home in Bangalore last September. A list of Indian journalists killed is on Wikipedia.
By the way, no reason has been given by The National Interest as
to why the original title of the Ganguly/Menon article has been altered
on their website. Of course the published magazine carries the
It was an RSS man -- they claimed he was no longer a member -- who assassinated Gandhi for his defense of minorities. Mr. Modi joined the RSS in 1971 rising to become its National General Secretary.
Such is India today.