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Amir Rizvi

Timeline: Ghosts of Demonetisation still hover RBI Annual report highlights 99.3 percent notes back to Banking System

It’s been two years since Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and announced that Rs 1000/- and Rs 500/- currency notes had been demonetised and were no longer valid currency. While new notes of different denominations were subsequently introduced, one cannot deny the chaos that ensued as people scrambled to exchange currency and long…

The Rise of Ravan A Timeline depicting how Chandrashekhar Azad became a force to reckon with

On September 14, 2018, after spending over 15 months behind bars, Dalit leader Chandrashekar Azad ‘Ravan’ was finally released from prison shortly after 2 in the morning. Azad who had been accused of instigating the violence during the Dalit-Thakur caste clashes that took place in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh in May 2017, had been booked…

Lynched in India A Timeline of Lynching Cases in India since 2014

The recent lynching Akbar Khan (alias Rakbar) in Alwar, shows how instances of lynching have not abated in 2018. In fact there has been an increase in the spate of violence against minorities and oppressed sections of society over the last three years. ‘Lynching’ has become common and most victims and survivors are either Muslim…

Ayodhya

Once Upon a Time in Ayodhya A Timeline of Events in the Ram Janm Bhoomi - Babri Masjid Dispute

While the Ram Janm Bhoomi – Babri Masjid dispute sounds as old as the hills, it is actually quite recent. Here’s a timeline of how the story unfolded in Ayodhya.   [TIMELINE-25546]   Interestingly there are 300 temples devoted to Lord Ram and his wife Sita in Ayodhya. CJP and and several prominent Indians, from different…

Bombay Riots Timeline Bit by bit, torn apart, we never win, but the battle wages on... for toy soldiers

The violence during the Bombay Riots of 1992-93 occurred in two phases, escalating to its peak between Jan 5 and Jan 9, 1993. This timeline documents key instances of rioting and violence that took place on each day of both those phases. [TIMELINE-24496]   Help CJP Act on the Ground: Citizens Tribunals, Public Hearings within…

Plight of the Stateless Rohingya People A Timeline of their history and exodus

The Rohingya people have been living a ‘stateless’ existence for several years now. Originally residents of the Arakan region in Rakhine province of Myanmar, many have been forced to flee their homes and seek refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh and even India due to persecution at the hands of the Buddhist majority government. Many Rohingya have…

Gujarat Riots
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