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Anti-democracy guidelines on Section 124 IPC by Maharashtra government

Undemocratic and unconstitutional advisory on section 124 of IPC

The Maharashtra government advisory to the police on Section 124 of the Indian Penal Code make a mockery of democracy itself. Here is a translation of the five preconditions it has issued. Verbal or written, words, gestures or images or other content that expresses hate or contempt or dislike, insult or discontent or enmity or treachery …

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 …

#याकूब_को_फांसी_दो #SaveTiger trends as SC dismisses #YakubMemon’s plea

Yakub Memon

Short, disappointed post just tickled at the irony. In my post “Who profits from hanging Yakub Memon?” I had pointed out that hanging him basically means yet another dead witness in #India‘s grand tradition of dead witnesses against powerful criminals. Ironically, as the news of the #Supreme Court dismissing his curative petition on the day …

We are with you (Vidarbha Fund raising goal achieved)

and we have done it – together we raised 10 lakhs and in fact more (10,41,443.00) and its still going strong. We had contributions from people belonging to different parts of India, different countries in the world, speaking different languages, having different beliefs and faiths, all coming together to stand in solidarity and give a …