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India’s culture ministry pays respects to previously disavowed Nazi admirer M. S. Golwalkar

As India regresses on democratic markers, previously disavowed Hindutva leaders are finding new legitimacy. M. S. Golwalkar, the second Sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is one such person. Madhavrao Sadashivrao Golwalkar, a Hindu nationalist, believed that India should be a Hindu country and minorities should have the rights of second class citizens as …

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Stubble burning, farm laws and dehumanization of farmers

Mohinder Gulati, former COO of Sustainable Energy for All, which works with the UN to ensure clean energy by 2030 wrote an open letter to Greta Thunberg sandwiching criticism of her support to the Farmers Protest and highlighting the damage from stubble burning in particular in between appreciation for her work. He would hardly be …

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Digital forensics reveal evidence tampering to implicate activists: Bhima Koregaon case 2

Digital forensics reveal evidence tampering to implicate activists: Bhima Koregaon case

The Washington Post has published an explosive story about the forensic analysis of Rona Wilson’s laptop that has found that the laptop had been compromised and key evidence in the form of 10 letters implicating the activists was planed in a hidden folder on it a week before the arrests. The letters, widely publicised at …

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Farmers Protest: Is the opposition favoring middlemen?

In September 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed that the opposition favored middlemen and hence opposed the farm laws that would benefit the farmers. This claim, as with anything Modi says has been accepted as gospel by his supporters, who in spite of all evidence to the contrary continue to claim that the farmers protests …

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The internal matter of the unstoppable #FarmersProtest

The government insists everything on which the citizens are in protest is an internal matter. The bigger the protest, the louder the claim. The scrapping of Article 370 with Kashmir having no say in its own status, no representation in the Rajya Sabha was an internal matter. The highly controversial Citizenship Amendment Act that ostensibly …

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Anhad strongly condemns PM Modi’s statement in the Rajya Sabha denigrating protestors and activists. 3

Anhad strongly condemns PM Modi’s statement in the Rajya Sabha denigrating protestors and activists.

Anhad strongly condemns PM Modi’s statement in the Rajya Sabha today denigrating protestors and activists. As expected the troll army has gone all out trending #andolanjivi and attacking social activists. PM Modi habitually instead of dealing with serious issues, presently the three farm laws, coins new adjectives to malign all dissent in this country. It …

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Questions raised by the ABVP attack on JNU students and staff 4

Questions raised by the ABVP attack on JNU students and staff

Well, not really questions, because the answers are an open secret, but while the BJP ministers pretend to be shocked and the Delhi Police pretend to be doing their jobs, we must pretend to ask, I suppose. How did the attackers get on the campus with weapons? Multiple people confirm, that entry into JNU, like …

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I knew about Modi & Shah’s hatred for Muslims. Throughout yesterday I saw Delhi Police’s hatred for Muslims.

The brutality with which Delhi Police handled the protest at Delhi Gate, is highly vindictive and clearly fueled by hate. At the Delhi Gate Protest yesterday, we were present from 2:30pm. The protestors were rattling the barricades, pushing, defying a line of people who were calming the protestors and telling the police “Sir lathi mat …

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