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India now only ‘partly free’, being ‘propelled towards authoritarianism’: Freedom in the World index

‘Country’s Hindu nationalist govt has pursued a crackdown on expressions of dissent by the media, academics, civil society groups, and protesters,’ the report released by Freedom House says This article… Read more »

The mass radicalisation that India does not acknowledge

Samar Halarnkar This article was first Published on Jan 24, 2021 at – : https://scroll.in/article/984915/the-mass-radicalisation-that-india-does-not-acknowledge The persecution of Muslims is rooted in growing bigotry within Hindu society and its normalisation… Read more »

Scapegoating moderate Muslim is a bid to discredit attempts within community to reclaim Islam from extremists

If the “moderate Muslim” can be accused of being an apologist for Islam, the “agnostic Muslim” too sounds like an apologist for the Islamophobes. Written by A. Faizur Rahman https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/paris-attack-muslims-islam-reform-secularism-human-rights-scapegoating-the-moderate-7048314/ Javed Anand… Read more »

In an Agartala slum, Hindus and Muslims come together to celebrate Durga Puja, brotherhood

This year, the Mollapara Durga Puja committee has cancelled cultural programmes, and is instead organising food distribution drives in their neighbourhood. Setting an example of unity and brotherhood, Hindus and… Read more »