Human Rights Violations

Since 2014, when BJP came to power in India.

Hate Crimes

Source: Doto Database


Demolitions Not Only Continue to Wreck Livelihoods, Now Used as ‘Punitive Measure’: Report (The Wire)

New Delhi: The latest report of the Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN) on forced evictions in India has pointed to the new disturbing trend...

Meet The Lawyers Helping Poor, Bengali-Speaking Muslims Accused Of Being Foreigners Prove Citizenship (Article14)

Mangaldai & Barpeta (Assam): On a humid September day, dressed in a loose, white shirt and worn trousers, 48-year-old Asmat Ali waited for the 3 ...

Another Indian state passes anti-conversion bill targeting Christians (Christian Post)

By Anugrah Kumar / Christian Post While India’s Christian minority continues to fear for its safety amid rising attacks, another state, Karnataka, has passed a controversial...

‘Over 300 Attacks Against Christians Till July 2022’: NGO Data Based on Distress Calls (The Wire)

By Sumedha Pal / The Wire New Delhi: Last week, the Union government told the Supreme Court that a public interest litigation urging action against attacks...

Dalit girl, who was gangraped and set on fire in UP’s Pilibhit, dies in Lucknow (Hindustan Times)

A Dalit girl, who was allegedly gangraped and set on fire by two men in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit district, succumbed to her injuries at a hospital...

Lakhimpur: India family shattered by rape and murder of Dalit sisters (BBC)

Watch: The family is mourning the loss of their daughters Days after two sisters were found hanging from a tree in the northern Indian state...

Institutionalising Hindutva

Hindutva in Legislative


Weaponizing Citizenship


Article 370 Is One Of The Issues Before The Electorate In Jammu And Kashmir (News Click)

By Gulzar Bhat / News Click SHAHID Ahamd, an unemployed youth from Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, has been beavering away to get a government job for...

On J&K Waqf Board Banning ‘Dastar Bandi’, Mufti Says BJP ‘Dismantling’ Religious, Sufi Traditions (The Wire)

Srinagar: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday, September 20 accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of dismantling all religious and Sufi...

Months after being reinstated in IAS, Shah Faesal withdraws SC plea challenging Article 370 revocation (Indian Express)

IAS officer Shah Faesal has withdrawn his petition from the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential order to scrap Article 370, that granted special status to Jammu and...

Bhajan in Kashmir Schools Fuels Outrage After Arrest of Muslim Preachers (News Click)

By Anees Zargar / News Click Srinagar: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday lashed out at the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) led government...

Making students sing Hindu hymns exposes govt’s real Hindutva agenda: Mehbooba (Siasat)

By  Shreya Srikonda  / Siasat Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said authorities in Kashmir were directing students in some schools to sing Hindu hymns,...



The Wire: How a Jharkhand Land Dispute Led to Heightened Communal Tensions – With ‘Help’ From BJP-RSS

By Abhik Bhattacharya and Arshad Raza Khan / The Wire Ranchi: A land ownership dispute between members of the Dalit Mushahar community and members of the...

Brahmastra, beef, ‘love jihad’ — how BJP’s ramping up Hindutva rhetoric in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh (The Print)

By NEELAM PANDEY / The Print  New Delhi: With Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and BJP leaders upset at the police action against Bajrang Dal workers...

hate speech

HW Social Media


Delhi Pogrom

Delhi riots panel has settled only 7 percent compensation claims so far (News Laundry)

By Pratyush Deep / News Laundry Nearly a month after 40 more assessors were appointed to fast track compensation claims of the Delhi violence victims,...

Sangh Parivar

The deceptive dialogue between RSS chief and five Muslims to legitimize the Hindutva violence ? (Muslim Mirror)

By Dr Aslam Abdullah The news is that five Muslims had a spontaneous meeting with the head of the Rashtriya Swayam Sangh (RSS) in August...

Fury is past, nothing but fear: Reflections on Moinul Haque’s killing in Assam, one year later (Scroll)

By Suraj Gogoi / Scroll It was perhaps with legitimate fury that daily wage labourer Moinul Haque was gunned down seconds after he proceeded with...

RSS chief Bhagwat’s Muslim outreach: Meets imam, visits madrasa (The News Minute)

In what is clearly an attempt to extend the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS)  outreach to the Muslim community, the organisation’s chief Mohan Bhagwat has...