The case thoroughly exposes the oppressive right-wing domination of the Indian political and legal institutions, and highlights the looming threats to the constitution and human rights in the country
The arrest of Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde is the latest in a series of steps aimed at cracking down on dissent in India
Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde, both civil rights activists, surrendered to Indian authorities on April 14 in a case which has been widely and severely criticized as being unfounded.
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.