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Understanding the link between 1992-93 riots and the 1993 Mumbai blasts

Aug 06, 2015

Understanding the link between 1992-93 riots and the 1993 Mumbai blasts

The hanging of Yakub Memon immediately raised the question: but what about justice for the Mumbai riot victims, which triggered the revenge blasts? The answer is, the 1992-93 riots had more causes than one. #ConnectTheDots #1993 Mumbai blasts #Yakub Memon #1992-93 Mumbai Riots
Why Modi is a test case for the Indian media's objectivity

Jun 14, 2013

Why Modi is a test case for the Indian media's objectivity

The mainstream media has always had a more uneven relationship with the Gujarat chief minister. #Media #Gujarat #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #2002 riots #1992 Mumbai riots #English media
Mumbai blasts to riots Selective nature of public cry for justice

Apr 05, 2013

Mumbai blasts to riots Selective nature of public cry for justice

Is it any wonder that when a criminal justice system is seen to be so transparently unequal that we remain trapped in a vicious cycle of communalism and terrorism? #ConnectTheDots #1992 Mumbai riots #1993 serial blasts in Mumbai
Remembering 1992 Six films explore the riots of Mumbai and its aftermath

Dec 18, 2012

Remembering 1992 Six films explore the riots of Mumbai and its aftermath

The films, produced by the School of Media and Cultural Studies (SCMS) in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) are based on the aftermath of the Mumbai riots. #WhyNow #Mumbai #Shiv Sena #1993 Mumbai riots
Army in Bal Thackeray's hands? Perish the thought...

Sep 09, 2012

Army in Bal Thackeray's hands? Perish the thought...

The "cure" that Thackeray prescribes is just as dangerous as the "disease" of Muslim findamentalism. It's a classic instance of how exteremism at one end feeds off hate-mongering at the other end. #Bal Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Srikrishna Commission #1993 Mumbai riots
How we have created a mess with our police force

Aug 28, 2012

How we have created a mess with our police force

The shifting of Mumbai's Police Commissioner recently sends all the wrong signals- to the people, the politicians and the police force. #Raj Thackeray #Arup Patnaik #Police Reforms #Mumbai riot #PoliceReforms
Mumbai violence points to a widening communal divide

Aug 24, 2012

Mumbai violence points to a widening communal divide

The state has for too long played a dangerous game of running with the secular hare while hunting with the communal hound. Only a policy of zero tolerance towards violence can save Mumbai. #Mumbai #Shiv Sena #Azad Maidan #communalism #Muslims #Mumbai rioting
Mumbai riot 23 people charged with murder

Aug 13, 2012

Mumbai riot 23 people charged with murder

The Mumbai Crime Branch which has taken over the investigation into Saturday's rioting that killed 2 people and injured over 60, have arrested 23 suspects and slapped them with murder charges. #NewsTracker #Azad Maidan #Raza Academy #Mumbai rioting #Madina Tul Ilm Foundation
Twenty three arrested for Mumbai violence

Aug 12, 2012

Twenty three arrested for Mumbai violence

he Mumbai Crime branch has arrested 23 people in connection with rioting that took place at Azad Maidan yesterday. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Prithviraj Chavan #Azad Maidan #Mumbai rioting