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Hyderabad Encounter: Has India Become A Khap Panchayat Of Bloodthirsty Citizens?

In a country where 90 rapes are reported every day and extrajudicial killings rarely shock people, the gunning down of the Hyderabad rape suspects only hints at a sloppy judicial system Puneet Nicholas Yadav 90 Rapes A Day 32,559 Total number… Continue Reading →

UN human rights official says Citizenship law is fundamentally discriminatory

The US and the UK also issued travel advisories asking their citizens to “exercise caution” while visiting the North-East in the wake of the Citizenship Bill protests in Assam and other places. Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: December 14,… Continue Reading →

Meet the man behind evocative Kashmir posters chronicling protests against abrogation of Article 370

Musthujab Makkolath (27), a native of Kerala, has been creating the posters with help from Pakistan-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) since Day 20 of the lockdown<b></b> Ashlin Mathew Today is Day 118. These are the number of… Continue Reading →

Now 5 acres for Charminar in Hyderabad? ‘Conflict’ around Bhagyalaxmi Temple

Thursday, November 21, 2019 By Mohan Guruswamy* Muhammed Quli Qutb Shah (1580-1611 CE), the fifth sultan of the Qutb Shahi dynasty of Golconda, laid the foundation of its iconic Charminar to symbolise the founding of Hyderabad. Hyderabad was intended as… Continue Reading →

260 personalities, including Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, urge govt to restore Aatish Taseer’s citizenship

In the letter, the personalities have urged the Modi government to restore Aatish Taseer’s Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card while claiming that the Indian government is “likely retaliating” against Taseer for his critical coverage of PM Modi. Aatish Taseer… Continue Reading →

Tribals Subjected to Cultural and Religious Imposition in MP and Chhattisgarh

“Just for political gain, RSS is pushing tribals towards Hinduism and is making them ingest Hindu culture,” said a veteran tribal rights activist, Gulzar Singh Markam.Kashif Kakvi 04 Nov 2019 Photos by Kashif Kakvi. Bhopal: A 22-year-old tribal youth from Chhattisgarh’s Surajpur… Continue Reading →

India- Manipur shows the way – new anti-lynching law

Harsh Mander Its anti-lynching law breaks important ground in attempting to control hate crimes and ensure police action  Six months have passed since the Supreme Court — anguished by what it described as ‘horrific acts of mobocracy’ — issued a slew of… Continue Reading →

Bulandshahr Violence Main Accused Yogesh Raj Sends “Wishes” In Bajrang Dal Posters

Hindutva organisations Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad have put up posters in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district that carry a photograph of local Bajrang Dal leader Yogesh Raj wishing the public on Makar Sankranti and Republic Day. Bulandshahr: Yogesh Raj,… Continue Reading →

Mumbai 1992-93 Riots- The Last Man Standing

1992-93 riots T Farooq Mapkar is the only victim of Hari Masjid firing who is fighting to put a cop on trial for shooting namazis Jyoti Punwanim When Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was convicted last month for his role in… Continue Reading →

Over 30 authors to boycott literary meet over cancellation of invite to Nayantara Sahgal

  Marathi writers stand up for Sahgal ;Raj Thackeray apologises S The rescinding of an invite to noted English language author Nayantara Sahgal to participate in the 92nd Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan has triggered a strong backlash in the… Continue Reading →

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