communalism communalism

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the practice of communal living and common ownership
  2. (n) loyalty and commitment to the interests of your own minority or ethnic group rather than to society as a whole

News

  • ‘Cong, other anti-BJP parties afflicted with secularitis’

    PATNA: Slamming its adversaries for trying to create a divide on lines of secularism and communalism in the country, the BJP today charged the Congress and its allies with suffering from “secularitis” disease.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: INDOlink

Quotes

  1. "The politics of the CPM and its stand against communalism is well-known. The role played by the CPM and the Left in countering the communal politics represented by the BJP and defending secularism is consistent. It does not suffer from the...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Prakash Karat Source: Indian Express

  2. "Those parties who fan communalism are insulting Mahatma Gandhi and Gujarat. During the NDA regime, due to few people, whatever happened in 2002 was against the historic tradition of your state," Singh said.
    on Apr 26, 2009 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Press Trust of India

  3. "Country is alert to parties based on communalism, casteism and regionalism. People do not want such parties which create riots, whose leaders make speeches that lead to hatred and which sends terrorists to Afghanistan like guests," Gandhi said.
    on Apr 10, 2009 By: Sonia Gandhi Source: Livemint

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