For DW's #NewNationalism series, Fanny Facsar visits India to find out what "India First" means to supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP party. For some young people, Modi's Hindu nationalism holds a special appeal.
The ascent of populism is a problem not just in the West, but also in Asian nations like India, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been whipping up populist sentiment for electoral gains.
Indian politics took a radical turn 25 years ago when Hindu extremists demolished the Babri mosque in Uttar Pradesh. DW examines why the watershed event continues to divide India. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Following her trip to the US, DW's Fanny Facsar headed to India to find out what's driving nationalism in one of Asia's most populous countries. She discovered that religion there can run deeper than democratic values.
Producers of "Padmavati" delayed the film's release after a ruling party official offered a large bounty to anyone who "beheaded" its lead star and the director. Hindu nationalists claim the film falsifies history.
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