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Apr 14, 2019
Ambedkar Jayanti: Current politics of polarisation, hero worship could have disappointed Constitution's architectFor Ambedkar, the constitutional pillars of liberty, equality and fraternity could operate only in a trinity and could not be divorced from each other.
Apr 13, 2019
Impunity for cow vigilantes in BJP's India threatens the foundational idea of the country's pluralismFrom large-scale Hindu-Muslim riots and pogroms that were the hallmark of earlier phases of Hindutva politics, the violence has now tapered down into small-scale and localised incidents of attacks on individuals - mostly carried out in mobs against Muslims and Dalits, largely over beef consumption, transportation or storage.
Apr 09, 2019
Muslim man thrashed, forced to eat pork for 'selling beef' in Assam's Biswanath; local top cop says 'not matter of communal tension'The incident, which took place on Sunday, came to light after two videos shared on Twitter showed the man sitting in knee-deep mud, begging to be let go, while men around him spoke to him in threatening tones.
Feb 14, 2019
Twitter vs Indian parliamentary panel: No one comes out looking good in this drama; it distracts us from real issuesReal issues with social media that urgently need addressing, as well as the threat of increased government surveillance that needs fighting, will now get lost in all the posturing.
Jan 09, 2019
'What have politicians who speak of cow protection really done for the bovines,' says industrialist Rahul BajajIn a jibe at the ruling dispensation, veteran industrialist Rahul Bajaj on Tuesday alleged that none of the politicians who support cow protection and mob lynching in the name of it have done anything worthy for the animal. He also said everyone should ask these politicians what their fathers or forefathers had done to protect cows.
Dec 25, 2018
Govt to seek public consultation on draft IT rules to track unlawful content, before 15 Jan 2019The IT ministry is seeking feedback from the public on the draft amendments by 15 January before taking a final decision.
Dec 20, 2018
'You can't see death of 21 cows': BJP MLA Sanjay Sharma tells ex-bureaucrats demanding Yogi Adityanath's resignationBJP MLA Sanjay Sharma criticised former bureaucrats who have sought Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's resignation over the Bulandshahr mob violence, saying they were concerned only with the death there of two men and not of "21 cows"
Dec 19, 2018
Bulandshahr violence: Governance takes backseat in UP as Yogi Adityanath govt makes mockery of law and orderThis open display of hostility towards one community and undermining of the process of justice are not only creating deep fissures in society but also demoralising honest police officers and jeopardising professionalism in the force.
Dec 06, 2018
Vasundhara Raje must understand lynching isn't murder, even Supreme Court said so: Anti-lynching law is a mustLynching is not merely an ordinary murder. Mob lynching, unlike murder, are done not to just attack the victim but to also send a broader social message that certain actions will be met with violent retribution.
Sep 24, 2018
Supreme Court asks states, UTs to comply with its order on cow vigilantism, mob lynching and publicise its directionThe Supreme Court on Monday asked all states and Union Territories to comply with its directions on curbing cow vigilantism and mob lynching, and said that people should realise that such incidents would invite the "wrath of law".