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Saudi Arabia hires company with BJP ties for hajj applications

Saudi Arabia’s recent announcement that potential Hajj pilgrims from Australia, Europe, and the US would need to apply for visas via a government portal called Motawif. In place would be automotive lottery system through which pilgrims can book and purchase their trip for Hajj.  A Dubai-based company, Traveazy, that has been contracted to process these applications has ties to Modi …


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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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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 …