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Dangers of Vigilante Politics

July 14, 2017 - 11:11 am in Reforms, Society

The country is experiencing a spate of violence with cases of lynching in different parts of India. The citizen is hapless and government is unresponsive betraying its authoritarian tendencies rooted in its ideology. Over a couple of decades , BJP has grown…

Cow-Beef and Political Scenario

September 5, 2016 - 12:48 pm in Society

Too many incidents of atrocities against Dalits-Muslims have been making headlines during last two years. Some of these like the one of Una (Gujarat,…

Emergency Then and Now

July 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm in Governance

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) often accuses its political opponent, the Congress party of imposing emergency in India in 1975. Recently on the 41st…

Cattle traders in terror

June 2, 2016 - 1:55 pm in Society

Jharkhand, a BJP ruled state in India is acting and behaving against Minority community especially against the particular Muslim community. C both the places at the centre and at the State level (Jharkhand) BJP is ruling Party. AS a political parties BJP…

Two Years of Modi Sarkar- Broken Promises: Sectarian Agenda

June 2, 2016 - 12:10 pm in Governance

The performance of the Modi Government during last two years has to be seen in the light of the promises made in the electoral campaign and on the barometer of values of Indian Constitution of pluralism and diversity. Acche din had become a buzzword, black…

Celebrate Food diversity

December 5, 2015 - 4:58 pm in Culture

It is interesting to see some of the students who organise beef festival terming me as Islamophobe and part of Hindutva game plan since I said food should be celebrated and I wish to say that they could have organised a festival where all kind of people come…

The communal war for secular space

November 2, 2015 - 10:52 pm in Society

There is a spurt in the ‘events’ of ‘blackening’ of faces of ‘dissenters’ of Hindutva thoughts in India. While the Hindutva protagonists are thumping their chest and becoming louder each passing day the Hindu ‘liberals’ have a difficult job…

Dadri Beef Rumour Lynching: Observations after a visit to Bisara village

October 5, 2015 - 6:23 pm in Rights

Dadri Beef Rumour Lynching: Observations after a visit to Bisara village on 3rd October, 2015 New Delhi, 05/10/2015 Team members: Bonojit Hussain (New Socialist Initiative), Deepti Sharma (Saheli), Kiran Shaheen (writer and activist), Naveen Chander (New Socialist…

Protest lynching of people based on rumour Dadar E, Oct 6, 5 p.m

October 5, 2015 - 4:57 pm in Society

Protest lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq! Protest attacks on rights of citizens ! Uphold Constitutional values of justice, equality, liberty and fraternity! Hum Aazaadiyon ke Haq Mein condemns the horrendous planned lynching of 50 year old Mohammed Akhlaq and…

Political Economy Of Beef Ban

June 16, 2015 - 7:30 pm in Culture

The ‘gautmata’ brigade had started its march to Parliament Street once the new government took over in May 2014. JantarMantar saw large number of Babas and Sadhus with their cows and carts until one fine day the NDMC officials had to act and forcibly evict…