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In the Name of Holy Cow: Lynching,Lynching’s and more Lynching’s

July 11, 2017 - 9:39 am in Faiths

The lynching of Junaid (June 2017) in the outskirts of Delhi, in a train, did come as a saturation point in the conscience of large sections of society. To express their anguish people came to streets in great number in a largely spontaneous protest, ‘Not…

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,…

Dalits in Gujarat- A picture of inequality and violence

August 1, 2016 - 12:10 pm in Rights

On 11th July, seven members of a Dalit family were beaten up by manav bhakshaks­-cum-extortionists representing themselves as gau rakshaks in Una town…

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…

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…