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The rise of Hindutva in India

Hindu nationalism has a long and entrenched history in South Asia. The ideology of Hindutva, Hindu nationalism, is a political movement that embraces Hindu nationalism, fundamentalism, and identity. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is a party that centers its existence on Hindu nationalism. From 1947, when India became independent from British colonization to 2000, the Indian National Congress held the …


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USCMO 7th Annual National Muslim Advocacy Day

USCMO is inviting members of the American Muslim community to register for its 7th annual National Muslim Congressional Advocacy Week – this year resuming in-person – taking place Monday, June 13th and Tuesday, June 14th at the nation’s capital in Washington, D.C. All representatives for national, state, and local Muslim organizations and communities are encouraged to register for this two-day …


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Statement On Islamophobic Remarks Uttered By 2 BJP Spokespersons

06/06/2022-Washington, DC-  Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal, BJP National Spokesperson and BJP Delhi Media Operation Head respectively, have both been dismissed from their positions after the former made inflammatory remarks about the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) In the past several months, India’s ruling party, the BJP has passed discriminatory policies against Indian Muslims and other religious minorities. These policies and …