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Keeping count of dissenting voices

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Writers Speak Up against the Unmaking of India “A distinguished Kannada writer and Sahitya Akademi Award winner, M.M. Kalburgi, and two Maharashtrians, Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare, both anti-superstition activists, have all been killed by gun-toting motor-cyclists. Other dissenters have been warned they are next in line. Most recently, a village blacksmith, Mohammed Akhlaq, was …

Complaint filed against Bhuvith Shetty, co-convenor of Bajrang Dal’s Bantwal cell

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To, Mr. S.K. Pattanayak IAS Additional Chief Secretary, Home #Government of Karnataka   Room No. 222, II Floor Vidhana Soudha Bangalore – 560001   Dear Mr. Pattanayak,   In view of the killing of Prof. M.M. Kalburgi this morning in Dharwad by unidentified miscreants using firearms, believed to be #Hindutva extremists, it would be pertinent …

Bajrang Dal co-convenor hails anti-Hindu murder and threatens rationalist K S Bhagwan

Bajrangdal co-convenor assumes responsibility for murders and issues threat

As news of Dr. M M Kalburgi being shot dead by suspected #Hindutva activists hit Twitter, Bhuvith Shetty, co-convenor of #Bajrang Dal‘s Bantwal cell has claimed responsibility for anti-Hindu murders while issuing a threat to K S Bhagwan “you are next”. (Note: earlier version of this line made it appear as though *I* was saying U …