M. M. Kalburgi

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Democracy

Keeping count of dissenting voices

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 […]

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Hindutva
Radicalization

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

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 […]

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Bajrangdal co-convenor assumes responsibility for murders and issues threat
Democracy
Hindutva
Radicalization

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

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 […]

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