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Questions raised by the ABVP attack on JNU students and staff 1

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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Yet another rationalist murdered. Yet another step closer to losing fear  #GauriLankesh #RationalistMurders 6

Yet another rationalist murdered. Yet another step closer to losing fear #GauriLankesh #RationalistMurders

Senior journalist and rationalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at home today. Her killers knocked on her door and when she opened it, they gunned her down. Yet another vocal critic of fundamentalist Hindutva is shot down by masked gunmen as they go about their routine. Yet another season of shock, protest and promises of …

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Some thoughts on rising intolerance, paranoia and plain irrationality

I tend to have very strong opinions, so my contempt for the increasing “stupidification” of India is hardly a secret. This is a cause for alarm, because it is indeed contagious. Political views, gender, caste, class, religion are not barriers to this epidemic. The reason for it is the natural human tendency to reply in …

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5 things that tell you “Legion” hackers are yet another BJP front

So a few days ago,anonymous hackers calling themselves “Legion” hacked Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account and made profane tweets from it. Anonymous legion hackers then compromised the official Congress handle and other accounts, all of them with official inc.in email IDs. Yesterday, the anonymous hackers calling themselves “Legion” hacked Barkha Dutt’s Twitter account followed by Ravish Kumar’s. The …

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