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Sep 18, 2019
How Rakesh Sharma ensured his documentary on Gujarat riots reached Indian audiencesRakesh Sharma explains how his critically lauded film, Final Solution, bore witness to the aftermath of the Gujarat riots and became among the most widely circulated documentaries in India
May 31, 2019
Muslim man in MP abused, beaten, paraded for asking for box of mobile phone, claims religion-based hate; police term it 'scuffle'A 20-year-old Muslim youth was beaten up, verbally abused and paraded by the owner of a mobile shop in Madhya Pradesh's Kurawar for asking for the original box of a mobile phone
May 07, 2019
Mamata Banerjee should learn from Naveen Patnaik on how to fulfil constitutional duties, avoid pettiness in political rivalryOdisha CM Naveen Patnaik's work and gesture are a reminder to Mamata Banerjee that one doesn’t need to be petty and irresponsible in executing one’s duties as the CM and meeting the challenge posed by a rival political party
Apr 22, 2019
Muslim voters in Amethi's Jais rue lack of development, but baulk at idea of voting for BJP; blame party's polarised campaignThe BJP offers development to Muslim voters in Amethi, but the saffron party's Hindutva politics is likely to force them to vote for Congress as for them survival and honour trump development
Apr 19, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: BJP's choice of Sadhvi Pragya to contest from Bhopal indicates party's polarising strategy in crucial seatThe BJP's decision to field Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the Malegaon blast case, from the Bhopal parliamentary seat against Digvijaya Singh, a senior Congress leader in the state and two-time chief minister can be read as an explicit attempt to polarise the electorate.
Apr 13, 2019
Talk of 'porn jihad' on Twitter shows how fear of the 'sexy other' is still being used to polarise the countryWhile Twitter user Poornima Nayak Deb started her thread by acknowledging the truth of the 'sexy other', she and those who agree with the premise of 'porn jihad' mostly wallow in the fear of the 'sexy other'.
Apr 12, 2019
Forced to choose between communalists and criminals as their netas, Bihar voters get played by cunning secularistsThe choice of Bihar Mahagathbandhan candidates for Darbhanga, Madhubani and Siwan Lok Sabha seats raises questions about the ‘secularism’ practised by non-BJP parties and the responses to it by Muslim voters
Feb 13, 2019
Catholic body to gauge community's view on issues faced by Christians, growing communalism ahead of LS pollsA Delhi-based Christian organisation has asked Catholic bodies across the country to organise seminars and discussions in order to gauge the community's views on growing communalism, minority rights, etc, ahead of the Lok Sabha Election
Feb 06, 2019
Congress betrays political heritage by invoking NSA for cow slaughter, risks compromising opposition to BJPThe politics of majoritarian mobilisation is central to the BJP’s political philosophy, the Congress, on the other hand, has historically been a broad church. It will never be able to compete on this terrain with conviction
Jan 31, 2019
Politics gives clash in Madhya Pradesh's Khujner communal tone as villagers demand ban on entry of MuslimsKhujner, which already has a bloody history and has seen several riots, finds itself in the middle of a ‘communal’ controversy.