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Article: With such dark realities, there’s no Spring time!

Humra Quraishi Two pogroms in the recent history of the country – the Gujarat pogrom of 2002 and the North East Delhi pogrom of 2020 – took place around this time of the year, the supposed Spring time. Leaving back hundreds perished in every sense of the term. And what …

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Article-The Karnataka hijab ban is the latest result of India’s Hindutva laboratory

Ruben Banerjee    The far-right Bharatiya Janata Party and its Hindutva ideology are becoming more deeply entrenched in the country’s south, with sinister consequences for Muslims and other minorities. Gauri Lankesh was a feisty journalist who wrote acerbic pieces against religious hatred, bigotry and social inequalities. Her words stung those at …

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Article: What we need in India is freedom from religion

(The Wire) Current figures on social and development issues have landed India at the bottom of the livable index scale. But as long as the temple continues to function as the state and the state as the temple, little is likely to change.

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Article: For the BJP, the Muslim is not just the message, it is the only message

Siddharth Varadarajan The Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat which first gave us Narendra Modi and Amit Shah has now delivered a cartoon of such depravity and venom that it simultaneously reminds us of Nazi propaganda against the Jews and the celebratory visuals of lynchings that racists in the southern United …

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