At an All-India convention on Right to Employment, the Democratic Youth Federation of India, has given a call for militant agitations in February 2020
According to Amnesty International’s Halt the Hate website, 181 hate crimes were recorded in the first six months of the year. In 121 of these instances, Dalits (the formerly untouchable castes) were targets
49 renowned public figures, including artists, intellectuals and activists, had been charged with sedition for writing an open letter to the prime minister, calling for an end to the mob lynching of Dalits, Muslims and other minorities
There has been a drastic rise in the number of attacks by cow vigilante groups ever since the Narendra Modi-led far-right Hindu nationalist government came into power in 2014.
Police raided the home of Preethy Shekhar supposedly over her participation in an unemployment protest in 2013
S. Raghunandana has refused to accept the Sangeet Natak Akademi award, citing rampant mob lynchings and the hounding of dissenters, intellectuals and activists