Tag: Violence

Rohith’s death: We are all to blame

First published on January 19, 2016Supply Sodium Cynanide and a Rope to every Dalit student-Rohit to the VC a month before he took his lifeThis letter, dated December 18,...

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

No evidence of religious violence in Manipur’: US-based right-wing think tank

Dismissive of any “evidence of religion-based violence in Manipur”, a US-based India-centric, clearly right-wing think tank has said in a report, listing historical baggage, inter-tribes distrust, fear of economic impacts, drugs and insurgency among the factors responsible. Taking this denial further, the report has not ruled out “foreign interference” behind the conflict

Bail not Jail for Bajrang Dal man, Bittu who posted a provocative video on day of Nuh clash

GURGAON: The Bajrang Dal member Raj Kumar alias Bittu...

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

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.

Bombs or guns, violence mars Bengal’s rural polls, now a 17-year-old boy dies in crude bomb explosion, 5 arrested

In a familiar pattern that has continued over decades, a staggering 16 people have been killed in various incidents of political violence since the announcement of the rural poll schedule on June 8, barely a month ago. The panchayat elections are scheduled for Saturday July 8 with the counting on July 11.

Despite efforts, three delegations from violence-struck Manipur failed to meet PM Modi

Two sets of BJP MLAs from Manipur have been camping in New Delhi for the past five days, since June 15 to meet the PM, who has now left for the US today.

Bishops of India must protest & speak out for peace, against injustices in Manipur & India: Jesuit priest

In an open letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), senior Jesuit priest from Gujarat, Fr Cedric Prakash urges that they hold a press conference and voice the anguish felt by Christians and Tribals in Manipur and the rest of India

Kolhapur Citizens meet Collector Rekhawar question impunity of Hindutvawaadi organisations

Eminent and active citizens and senior activists from social organisations met Kolhapur Collector, Rahul Rekhawar on June 9 and urged prompt action against mobs and leaders who instigated hate speech and violence on June 6 and 7