Tag: India

April: CJP’s hate watch campaign analyses several hate incidents reported across the country in the last week

From Sakshi Maharaj’s circumlocutory jibe at Muslims producing “40 children” to children asking those who do not chant Jai Shree Ram to leave the country, we track and analyse several such instances in this piece for our Hate Watch campaign.

Caste Census Survey Result: 63% OBCs, 19% SCs and 1.68% STs constitute Bihar’s total population

CM Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav called it a “historical moment” while opposition term it as an “eye wash”; demands raised for nation-wide caste census

From Ayodhya to Trivandrum, are Dalits still unsafe in India?

Murder, violence, discrimination and humiliation is what Dalits continue to face today, from the rural lands of UP to the hallowed land of Ayodhya to cities of Kerala even known for more progressive values; the violence against Dalits continues, unabated through the first half of September 2023.

Continued Surge of Violence against Dalits Spans Maharashtra to Tamil Nadu

Dalit boy and grandmother assaulted in Nanguneveli, Karur, Dalit women attacked in Satara, two more Dalits dead in Rajasthan, as violence against Dalits continues.

Violence against Dalits refuses to curb, the families of the victims protest

Unrelenting violence against Dalits continues as justice remains difficult, highlights urgent need for change

ECI’s final de-limitation order seals fears of Muslim marginalisation in Assam

The ECI's has not budged from the re-structuring of constituencies criticised in the draft, June 2023 order, especially because it is an attempt to reduce representation of the state’s Muslim community

SC on Manipur violence: “What stood in the way of police registering the FIR immediately on May 4?”

Bench demands details of the FIRs filed in the state, expressed surprise that the State does not have the facts in its possession; petitioners demand formulation of SIT, vehemently against CBI investigation of cases

Intolerance on the Rise: Unveiling Disturbing Trends in India

Communal forces employ new tactics as hate speech and violence against religious minorities soar

A New Campaign Against Ahmadiyya Community Gains Ground in India

After Andhra Pradesh Wakf Board, Jamiat Ulema Hind Declares Ahmadis Kafirs

INDIA versus Bharat’ or ‘India that is Bharat’?

BJP has been in power for the last nine...

The Aesthetics of Violence and Ideology

Violence is a complex human behaviour that transcends spontaneity and reveals underlying structure. The ideology may be hidden in the language around it; perhaps an enquiry into violence needs us to uncover the myths and rituals surrounding violence.