Human Rights in South Asia

Kerala’s ‘Whatsapp Hartal’ For Asifa: Troubling Questions That Need Answers

  0 comments   |     by By: A Report on 11, May 2018

The busting of the Hindutva racket who tried to foment communal tension in Kerala in the name of the ‘People’s Hartal’ on 16th of this month has sent shock waves through Kerala society. The hartal was called through Whatsapp groups to protest the gruesome rape and murder of the Kathua minor girl. Since the sponsors remained anonymous, no

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Ten people were killed in Kashmir over the weekend, including a professor-turned-militant

  0 comments   |     by Vidhi Doshi on 07, May 2018

Ten people were killed in Kashmir over the weekend, including a professor-turned-militant by Vidhi Doshi NEW DELHI — Mohammad Rafi Bhat, a sociology professor at the University of Kashmir, left the school at around 3:30 p.m. Friday, telling his students he was starting a new job. By Sund

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Hindutva theory of Aryans as the ‘original Hindus’

  0 comments   |     by Radhika Iyengar on 26, April 2018

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has been in the news lately, again. Nothing unusual about that, considering it is the mother lode of inspiration for the ruling party’s policies in power. This time, though, it see

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India Intensifies Oppression and Killing of Kashmiris

  0 comments   |     by admin on 24, April 2018

The people of Indian occupied Kashmir have seldom experienced a day of peace. The last few days, however, have witnessed intensi

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Resentments Fester as Bangladesh Bears the Brunt of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

  42 comments   |     by Laignee Barron on 23, April 2018

When the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis

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Must Read Comment Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

  0 comments   |     by Sumanta Banerjee on 21, April 2018

Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, on your excellent analysis of the present situation. The problem with the OBC leadership is that the Mandal recommendations for reservation (surely necessary) led to the creation of a sub-elite among the OBC politicians, who replicated the same opportunist and exploitative model of functioning that their up

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Rising Crime Against Dalits And The Dilution Of The SC/ ST Act

  0 comments   |     by Sheshu Babu on 20, April 2018

The recent verdict relating to atrocities on SC/ STs and dalits has sparked much debate and controversy. Scores of dalits and their supporters called for ‘ Bharat ban

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Being The Other: The Muslim in India: A Book of Parallel Story

  0 comments   |     by Mohammad Yousuf Najar on 19, April 2018

Saeed Naqvi is among the top most authorities of hard core journalism who has been a witness, reporter, writer and editor o

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Unnao Rape Case Highlights Important Issues Dr Vivek Kumar Srivastava

  0 comments   |     by Dr Vivek Kumar Srivastava on 18, April 2018

The way the Unnao Case was handled where accusations are on a BJP MLA that a teenage girl was gang raped is show of the poor police and civil administration in the state

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India’s Dalit Spring, The OBCs And The Hindutva Game Plan – Kancha Ilaiah

  0 comments   |     by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd on 16, April 2018

The other day a friend of mine said “What India is witnessing is a rule of radical Hinduism, like radic

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