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Feature: “Being a Muslim itself is a crime in present-day India”: Memoir of an NIA raid

Ashfaque EJ On 29 December 2022, through the state highway of Kerala, an NIA vehicle was passing at around 4 am, accompanied by a local police vehicle. A Few metres after the vehicle took a right turn to the gutter road through the rural landscape and stopped in front of …

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Feature: Top investigating officer admits Elgar Parishad event ‘had no role’ in Bhima Koregaon violence

(The Wire) This is perhaps the first time any state representative has accepted that the Elgar Parishad event had no role to play in the violence. While three activists have been released on bail, and one died in custody, 12 continue to be jailed over this claim.

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Feature: With horrendous HRs record, India ride on Hindutva tide to stifle, persecute, dehumanize Muslims, minorities 

International Human Rights Day is being commemorated on December 10 across the globe with a commitment to uphold the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), ensuring basic human rights to all people. But India, despite being on the radar of global human rights bodies, …

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Article: Minorities upset by housing apartheid in Indian cities

Divya Tiwari “I opted to rent a house in Noida, it was a renowned society. The owner had no issues in accepting me as the tenant but the society secretary and body members didn’t allow me, a Muslim to live in their society.” A day after India celebrated its 75th …

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Feature: Why is anti-civilian violence rising in India?

JAYANT PANKAJ     The German military theorist Carl Von Clausewitz said “War is nothing but the continuation of policy by other means” in his famous work “On War” published around 1832. As catchy as it may sound, the continuation of policy in the Indian democracy is dependable upon daily …

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Feature: RSS member cons Hindu farmers by pushing Islamophobia in MP

Saher Hiba Khan Khargone town of Madhya Pradesh which witnessed anti-Muslim violence in April this year once again became headlines after a decades-old scam using Islamophobia gets exposed. Two foundations, namely Prakash Smriti Sewa Sansthan (PSSS,1996) and Tanzeem-E-Zarkhez (2002) are accused of conning Hindu farmers into selling their land for …

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Feature: ‘Saw My Friends Cheering Cops’: Muslim Man Flogged In Gujarat’s Kheda

Himanshi Dahiya “I was whipped in full public view and the people I grew up with watched and seemed to enjoy it as if it was entertainment,” said 48-year-old Mohammad Sarif, seated inside an empty two-bedroom house — 25 km from his home in Undhela village in Gujarat’s Kheda district. …

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