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How Hate Builds An account of speeches inciting hate in light of FIRs on Umar Khalid and Jignesh Mevani

On the first day of 2018, Saffron flag bearers attacked the Bhima Koregaon Battle Memorial in large numbers. Dalits who come to Bhima Koregaon every year on January 1 to pay respects to the martyrs of the battle were caught off-guard and resisted the attacks spontaneously. The next few days saw an immaculate and organic upsurge of the resistance…

Gita as India’s National Book?: Bizarre Judgment Backs Hindutva’s Assault on Indian Constitution.

The Gita as India’s National Book?: Bizarre Judgment Backs Hindutva’s Assault on Indian Constitution. By Gautam Kumar Justice S.N.Srivastava of the Allahabad High Court, who retired earlier this month, is no stranger to controversy. Some months ago, he stirred a hornet’s nest by ruling that Muslims in Uttar Pradesh were not a minority, although they form only around a fifth of the population of…

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