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Targeted killings of karsevaks in Godhra

Targeted killings of karsevaks in Godhra

On February 27, 2002, a train carrying Hindu volunteers, known as karsevaks, was attacked by a mob of Muslim residents in the town of Godhra, Gujarat. The incident led to the deaths of 59 people, most of whom were karsevaks, volunteers who led the movement named Ram Janmabhoomi Andolen in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. The incident is known as the burning alive of karsevaks in Godhra and has had a profound impact on Indian society and its politics.

Treaty of Yandabo: Role of Church in promoting British Colonialism and slavery

Treaty of Yandabo: Role of Church in promoting British Colonialism and slavery

The role of the Church in promoting British Colonialism was complex and multifaceted, and it varied depending on the specific context and location. In general, the Church played a significant role in the colonization process, both as an instrument of power and control, and as a source of cultural and social influence. The Treaty of Yandabo in 1826 is one of the classic examples of how Christian missionaries played a supportive role in establishing British Rule in Burma.

Conversion conspiracy: Hindu conversion in Meenakshipuram in 1981

Conversion conspiracy: Hindu conversion in Meenakshipuram in 1981

A news on February 19, 1981 drew an attention of the whole nation that hundreds of Hindus from lower castes converted to Islam in Meenakshipuram, located in Tirunelveli District in Tamil Nadu. The news was highlighted in all media channels and sparked a debate over freedom of religion and the imposition of law against conversion by force and enticement. Members of Hindu organisations and politicians reacted and raised questions about the incident. However, although most converts reconverted to the Hindu fai

Immigration of Muslims and the rise of communal clashes in Sweden

Immigration of Muslims and the rise of communal clashes in Sweden

Massive protests have been observed after a non-Muslim man burnt the Quran in Sweden. On January 21, 2023, Rasmus Paludan, leader of the Danish political party, burned a copy of the Quran in front of the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden. Since then, unrest has been observed in many countries. Significant protests have been observed. However, the Quran was burnt reportedly in protest against the migration of Muslims in Sweden by Rasmus Paludan.