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The bad…. After the “revolution in Ayodhya”, the communal press shed whatever little inhibition it earlier had With the events in Ayodhya and the orgy of murder and mayhem that followed in many parts of the country, the grey area in Indian politics shrank dramatically. It forced people to quit fence-sitting and to take sides.…

The Good, Bad and Ugly – “The Good”

The good…. While many institutions of Indian democracy wilted under Hindutva’s onslaught, the secular press held its ground Peace-loving, liberal, secular-minded people who lived or ventured inside the Muslim mohallas in Bombay and elsewhere in the country in December, 1992 and in January, 1993 had a tough job on their hands. Because of Ayodhya and…

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