Bharatiya Janata Party

Joint Statement condemning arrest of activists and public intellectuals 1

Joint Statement condemning arrest of activists and public intellectuals

We, the undersigned, are shocked by the serial raids across the country on the homes of activists and public intellectuals who are critical of the government and the ruling party at the Centre. The arrests of prominent activists and intellectuals Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Gautam Navlakha, Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Kranthi Tekula and others, are …

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Amit Shah and the mystery of vanishing news stories

It wouldn’t be the first time news stories reporting unfavorably on BJP President Amit Shah vanished from news websites without explanation. At other times, news organizations have been under tremendous pressure to redact stories, transfer editors and otherwise silence inconvenient news from reaching the masses. Here are some notable stories that vanished from several sites …

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Cobrapost Press Release: Operation 136: Part II 2

Cobrapost Press Release: Operation 136: Part II

This post is republished in public interest from the Cobrapost website, which appears to be having trouble. Cobrapost exposes more than two dozen media houses, including some prima donnas of India’s holy Fourth Estate, where they all show their underbelly in its most visceral form. New Delhi: In the second part of Operation 136, Cobrapost …

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Modi travel's in Adani's plane

The end of infatuation with Modi and regrets – aka – rats fleeing sinking ship

We’ve been seeing this phenomenon all through since the 2014 Lok Sabha election that swept the BJP to power in India. Assorted supporters of Modi and BJP backing off warily as individuals or in groups as they realize that the trailer and the film have little in common. And of course there are those like …

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Portrait of Gauri Lankesh by the students of Arts and Crafts College, Patna

Dweshbhakts want you to unsee #GauriLankeshMurder

  Gauri Lankesh was murdered She was a target of Hindutva forces. She had spoken about this before. Yet, supporters of the government would like us to believe anything except the obvious suspects could be responsible. Let us say it loud and clear. Hindu terror units killed Gauri Lankesh. She opposed the RSS, the BJP …

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan and why Haryana is burning #KillingFieldsOfHaryana 4

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan and why Haryana is burning #KillingFieldsOfHaryana

Modi traveling in VVIP Augusta Westland 139 helicopter Ram Rahim eating chocolate in VVIP Augusta Westland 139 helicopter after rape conviction Who is Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan? Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan is the founder of a large spiritual cult called Dera Saccha Sauda and claims to spread the message of love. He has …

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India at 70: democratic accountability is an endangered species 9

India at 70: democratic accountability is an endangered species

Democracies are expected to empower citizens to take genuine control of instruments of the state for their development. At the core of this concept is the idea that citizens will participate in governance at the local level, making decisions for themselves, and vote in representatives to legislatures for higher-level decisions. India is an implausible democracy, …

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