Tag: Right wing

Gauri Lankesh murder: CCTV shows how the killing takes place

After journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot three times, she tried to run into her house in Bengaluru but failed. She collapsed outside, where neighbours who heard the gunshots found her lying in a pool of blood. The killing, which has outraged journalists, activists, and citizens, was reportedly recorded by security[Read More…]

Humans of Hindutva: Where humour unmasks religious propaganda

Following the trails of side-splitting parody, ‘Humans of Hindutva’, a Facebook page, also a burlesque of Indian right-wing ideology is flooding everyone’s newsfeeds. ‘Humans of Hindutva’ exclusively targeting the liberals, describe themselves as a ‘religious organization’. Their page description which reeks of political satire reads– ‘Laughter, empathy, fun and friendship[Read More…]

Abhinav Prakash: The right-wing Ambedkarite

Coming from a middle-class Dalit family in Uttar Pradesh, Abhinav Prakash saw the interplay of caste and class from a vantage point early in life. During his days in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, he got dismayed by the appropriation of the Dalit discourse by non-Dalits. With the belief that he[Read More…]

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