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1857 War of Independence… when Hindu-Muslim separatism, hatred wasn’t an issue

By Shamsul Islam* Large sections of Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs unitedly challenged the greatest imperialist power, Britain, during India’s First War of Independence which began on May 10, 1857; the day being Sunday. This extraordinary unity, naturally, unnerved the firangees and made… Continue Reading →

‘No contradiction’ between Hindutva politics, India’s neoliberal economic policies

By Bhabani Shankar Nayak* Neoliberalism as an ideology emerged in Central Europe during early 20th century in opposition to socialism as an alternative to imperial, colonial and capitalist plunder, war and economic crisis. The Department of Economics at the University… Continue Reading →

Voices From The Margins Karwan- e- Mohabbat -#LockdownIndia

To speak to our collective silences, the Karwan e Mohabbat was crafted as a journey of atonement, solidarity, conscience and justice. In September 2017, it travelled to 8 states, meeting families hit by hate violence. The Karwan found everywhere minorities… Continue Reading →

Tablighi FIR: Police probe indicates Saad audio clip was doctored

The audio clip mentioned in the police FIR against Markaz Nizamuddin head Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, had suggested that he had asked Tablighi Jamaat members not to follow social distancing norms and prohibitory orders. Written by Mahender Singh Manral | New Delhi | … Continue Reading →

Statement Demanding Immediate release of Dr. Kafeel Khan, Pediatrician arrested by the UP government

We, the undersigned, are a group of academicians, activists, researchers, doctors, lawyers who are deeply concerned about growing communalisation in India, which is adversely affecting people’s livelihoods, right to food, right to health and leading to social and economic boycotts,… Continue Reading →

Combating the Toxic #Lockeroom Culture

Toxic masculinity starts young,” Swara Bhasker tweeted on Tuesday, referring to the Instagram group Bois Locker Room, that’s been trending on Twitter since May 3. A proof of just how young toxic masculinity starts, the group consists of mostly teenaged… Continue Reading →

Malegaon mystery: Covid count low but surge in overall deaths

12 due to coronavirus but 580 deaths in April is double the number last year, govt to randomly test next of kin. by ZEESHAN SHAIKH | Malegaon, Mumbai | Updated: May 4, 2020  Nine bodies were brought to Malegaon’s biggest burial ground in… Continue Reading →

Gujarat Activists Take Legal Route to Fight Hate on Social Media

479 FIRs, 938 arrests, Gujarat Muslims take FIR route to counter hate DP.Bhattacharya@timesgroup.com Gandhinagar: A group of Muslim rights activists in Gujarat have taken the legal route to counter hate on social media platforms. Hundreds of FIRs have been lodged… Continue Reading →

Covid 19- Dr Kafeel Khan And The Story Of Another Epidemic

The expertise the imprisoned doctor offered to the fight against COVID-19 comes from a self-driven struggle with encephalitis, which kills thousands every year Mrudula Bhavani May 2020  The Supreme Court directed on March 23 that all prisoners, under trial or… Continue Reading →

Torture of a Kashmiri Engineer, Feroze Ahmed Ghane in Sadar Police Station in Jaipur

RAJASTHAN Jaipur, April 30 Feroze Ahmed Ghane, was picked up on the April 10th evening after sun down from close to the Railway Station and kept along with two other Kashmiris in the Sadar Thana lockups. He was beaten up… Continue Reading →

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