The law was passed after the Indian Medical Association gave a call for protests against the rising attacks on and harassment of doctors who are treating COVID-19 patients.
In this ground report, we spoke to families that were displaced due to the mob violence during the anti-Muslim riots in Delhi, India.
The sectarian violence has been primarily targeted against Muslims who have been peacefully protesting against the discriminatory Citizenship (Amendment) Act since the past two months.
Armed right-wing mobs are roaming around the city, beating up people, shouting inflammatory slogans and burning vehicles and property. The police have been accused of inaction and in many cases, collusion with the rioters
Millions of Indians hit the streets today in support of the general strike and as part of nationwide coalition-building efforts to resist the policies of the right-wing Modi government
A recent report says that of the 198 attacks on journalists since 2014 when the far-right Bharatiya Janata Party came to power, 36 have taken place in 2019 alone. There have been a number of attacks during the recent anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests
The hundreds of thousands of people who are on the streets of India every day are not only angry about the divisive citizenship law but also the arrogance of the government and the disastrous way in which it has managed the economy
India’s Personal Data Protection bill provides some protection against big digital companies, but none against big government. The objective is a surveillance state where any criticism of the government would be considered sedition
This display of hubris shows how far the ruling far-right wing Bharatiya Janata Party and its leadership has become disconnected from the people
The brutal assault on those protesting the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Law takes place even as India is going through an unprecedented economic crisis
We discuss the real intention of the far-right BJP government in pushing this bill and the resistance that is building up against it.
The recent discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by the Indian parliament and the National Register of Citizens associated with it are part of the Hindu nationalist agenda whose proponents have always admired Nazi Germany for its racist policies