Peoples Dispatch takes a look at how the incident unfolded on Sunday evening.
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
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
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
New research has debunked purist far-right wing arguments about the settling of the Indian subcontinent and proved the role of migration and cross-cultural exchange in the growth of civilization
Jammu and Kashmir’s status as an autonomous state in the Indian union changed overnight as its citizens were kept under a complete lock down with all means of communication shut.
Following heavy military deployment, the arrest of political leaders and a communications crackdown, the far-right Indian government introduced provisions in parliament to destroy the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir and break up the State
The workers have been protesting low wages, illegal termination of union leaders, and the withdrawal of union recognition by the AB InBev management
Mariam Dhawale, general secretary of All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA), talked to PeoplesDispatch about the legislation pending in India’s parliament that will guarantee women’s representation in higher government bodies.