Sandhya Jain

Sandhya Jain


Sandhya Jain is a political analyst and independent researcher. She is the author of ‘Adi Deo Arya Devata- A Panoramic View of Tribal-Hindu Cultural Interface’ (Rupa & Co., 2004) and ‘Evangelical Intrusions. Tripura: A Case Study’ (Rupa & Co., 2009). 

Ascetic extraordinaire

Ascetic extraordinaire

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 | Sandhya Jain

It would be appropriate if the top court reconsiders its decision allowing women of all ages to visit the Sabarimala shrine at the next hearing of the matter The 50-odd day Mandala Puja at the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple, the climax of 41-day long austerities by devotees who piously trek barefoot through...

Kathua: Justice must be delivered

Kathua: Justice must be delivered

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 | Sandhya Jain

If justice is to be done to the victim given the new twists and turns in the Kathua case, the child’s killers must be identified and their motives have to be exposed A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder and alleged rape of a nomad child in Jammu’s...

Pakistan between mufti and mullah

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 | Sandhya Jain

In yet another round of elections, the military-mullah nexus is set to win in Pakistan. Yet again, the Government will be ill-equipped to deal with the country’s challenges As Pakistan goes to polls tomorrow (July 25), it appears that the blurring lines between mufti and mullah will converge further, to...

Afghan minorities need protection

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 | Sandhya Jain

Through the decades of internal conflict, religious minorities in Afghanistan have fallen through the cracks. International organisations often fail to recognise the plight of Afghan Hindus and Sikhs India’s foreign policy has its task cut out — to ensure the safety of the Hindu-Sikh community within Afghanistan or its safe repatriation...

Rifleman Aurangzeb: For love of country

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 | Sandhya Jain

The aftermath of the brave jawan's murder showed that not only do Kashmir's ‘silent Muslims' exist in sizeable numbers but they are willing to take the fight to the enemy camp Two Indians, both Muslims from Jammu & Kashmir, were killed by terrorists on June 15, but only one dominates...

Culture is the root of Indian nationhood

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 | Sandhya Jain

The former President's presence catapulted a routine function to the level of a national event through which the message of the RSS reached all corners of India The reverberations of former President Pranab Mukherjee’s address at the valedictory session of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS) Tritiya Varsh Varg (Third Year Course)...

Rohingya shadow over Myanmar Hindus

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 | Sandhya Jain

Now that it is clear that Myanmar Rohingya militants massacred Hindus, it defies logic on what basis they deserve rehabilitation in India, more so when they have links with various terror outfits The current Rohingya crisis that has seized global eyeballs is a self-invited calamity in which Rohingya militants attacked 30...

Rohingya: A threat to Jammu

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 | Sandhya Jain

While the Government is of the view that Rohingyas are a security threat and not a religious problem, the top court has repeatedly deferred their deportation. A solution to the problem is imperative In an interview with Russia Today on the crisis in Europe, French politician Marine le Pen said, “Immigration...

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