Human Rights Violations

Since 2014, when BJP came to power in India.

Hate Crimes


Framed and hanged: How the Indian state persecutes dissent

Apoorvanand Over the past few months, I have increasingly felt as if I am becoming a character in a Kafkaesque drama. It all started in...

Detention of Anti-CAA Activists: Rights Defenders Reject India’s Reply to UN Experts

Shahzeen Nazar NEW DELHI – The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on Human Rights had raised with the government of India the continued detention of eleven human...

Christians in India say police officer who burned down their church is threatening to kill them

By Anugrah Kumar /  Christian Post Christians in India’s central state of Chhattisgarh are accusing authorities of not taking action against a police officer who burned...

Christian shrines attacked in India, Myanmar

This week we start with a few attacks on Marian shrines. First to southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh where statues of Mother Mary,...

Delhi: Dalit singer killed, called on pretext of making music video, family protests outside Jaffarpur police station

A 26-year-old Dalit singer went missing on May 11 and now her body was found buried near a highway in the state’s Rohtak district...

MLC Udaya Bhaskar sent to prison on 14-day remand in Dalit youth murder case

By T. Appala Naidu / The Hindu YSRCP MLC Ananta Satya Udaya Bhaskar was sent to Rajamundry Central Prison late night of May 23 on...

Institutionalising Hindutva

Hindutva in Legislative


By Keeping Article 370 Matter Pending Indefinitely, the Supreme Court Is Embarrassing Itself

By Saaket Jain / The Wire While issuing notice last week to the Union government on a petition challenging the Delimitation Commission’s recommendations for Jammu...

‘Attempt to Erase History’: Sheikh Abdullah’s Image Removed From Police Awards in J&K

By Anees Zargar / News Click Srinagar: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday announced that the police medal for gallantry and meritorious service will...

Activists, traders fret as India turns Kashmir into ‘surveillance state’

New Delhi is creating a surveillance state in India-administered Kashmir and outsourcing the cost by ordering shop owners to spend hundreds of dollars each...

India redrawing Kashmir assembly seats to ‘disempower Muslims’?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has released a list of redrawn electoral constituencies in Indian-administered Kashmir, giving greater representation to the Muslim-majority region’s Hindu...

A Short Film and Protest Song to Bring Out the Everyday Violence in Kashmir

By Jahnavi Sen / The Wire New Delhi: There is no point in happy endings just for the sake of them, documentary filmmaker Sandeep Ravindranath believes....


Govt not serious about mob lynching: BSP MP Danish Ali

New Delhi, May 21 (PTI) The Centre intends to carry out a comprehensive review of existing criminal laws of the country to align them...

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Reported Victims of Lynchings Since 2014


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Delhi Pogrom

Delhi riots: Case against Umar Khalid intentionally fabricated, argues lawyer

New Delhi : The case against student activist Umar Khalid, who was arrested and charged under the Unlawful Activities Activities (Prevention) Act in connection...

Sangh Pariwar

VHP chief indirectly refers Indian Muslims as ‘cancer’ and wants ‘chemotherapy”

New Delhi: RSS’ front Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) obliquely referred more than 200 million Indian Muslims as “cancer” which reached the “fourth stage”, and...

Partition cancer still here, needs chemo: VHP chief

COMPARING THE Partition of India leading to the creation of Pakistan to a surgery for removal of “cancer”, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Ravindra...

Who runs Bajrang Dal? Here are the men who power ‘moral policing & vigilante’ Hindutva group

By SHANKER ARNIMESH New Delhi: Last week, Munawar Faruqui’s show in Bengaluru was cancelled with police citing law and order as the reason, prompting the stand-up...





Weaponizing Citizenship