Tag: Hindutva

All you need to know about Bhima Koregaon violence?

Bhima Koregaon violence: All you need to know

Bhima Koregaon violence that shook the country in January 2018 is again making headlines after Pune police arrested five rights activists and raided homes in several cities. The houses of seven prominent activists including Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bhardwaj, Stan Swamy, Varavara Rao, Kranti, and Naseem were searched by[Read More…]

BJP MP Hari Om claims “rising Muslim population responsible for mob lynching”

BJP MP Hari Om claims “rising Muslim population responsible for mob lynching”

Hari Om Pandey, Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Uttar Pradesh has made a discriminatory statement, blaming the Muslim community responsible for increasing cases on mob lynching in India. BJP leader Pandey said that it’s of grave concern that the Muslim population is increasing because “that’s the reason for growing incidents[Read More…]

Freedom of Speech and Expression is essential to the Indian democracy

Political Circus: Twisted interpretation of history; challenging time for artists, filmmakers

At the root of the controversy over the release of the Hindi feature film “Padmavati” is, first, the saffron brotherhood’s interpretation of history with a pronounced anti-Muslim bias and, secondly, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s overt and covert attempts to whittle down institutional autonomy. Even if the BJP’s seemingly political use[Read More…]

Religious minorities feel insecure in India: US reports

Religious minorities feel insecure in India: US reports

The United State Department said in its annual International Religious Freedom Report that India in 2016 has become more religiously intolerant and the state of freedom continues to deteriorate. The report which was released on Tuesday accused Hindu nationalist groups, such as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Vishwa Hindu[Read More…]

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