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Fear of violence not unfounded: SC on BJP’s Rath Yatra Apex court directs party to seek fresh approval from WB government

In a major setback to the BJP, the Supreme Court of India has directed the party to seek fresh approval for a ‘rath yatra’ from the state government of West Bengal saying that the WB government’s concerns weren’t “unfounded”. The court, however asked the state government to allow BJP rallies and meetings in the state. BJP…

Fighting for the Constitution, Karnataka style A unique experiment, ready to be copied in elections everywhere

Since the advent of a majority BJP government to the seat of government at the center, the clouds of Fascism have loomed large on India. The BJP juggernaut, ably aided by the RSS, following a well calculated strategy of speaking in a forked tongue and spreading communal hatred has rolled on. Until there was a…

Private bill to deport ‘intruders’ reveals communal agenda Insidious Private Members' Bill following on the heels of the NRC final draft betrays a communal agenda, curbs court powers

The Illegal Immigrants (Identification and Deportation Bill, 2018 tabled by a BJP MP from Rajasthan seeks to snatch away the power of the lower and higher judiciary while unleashing communal propaganda in the country Guwahati, September 8:There appears to be another sinister game-plan underway. At a time when NRC is  being updated in Assam for…

Hate Watch: Spewing Venom over the Amarnath Yatra Right-wing leader's hate-speech attempts to incite socio-cultural turbulence

The Amarnath Yatra begins every year in the month of Shravan (July-August) and this year it is scheduled from June 28 to August 26. This year, with Governor’s Rule suddenly declared after the BJP pulled out its support from the alliance government in the state, there is an anxiety around this annual event. This anxiety…

Hate Speech Rules the Day Join Our Campaign Against Hate Speech

A report released on April 25, 2018 by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) says that the BJP leads the pack when it comes to members who have police complaints of hate speech filed against them. Join Our Campaign Against Hate Speech Understand what constitutes Hate Speech How Hate Builds  

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