UAPA For Maoist Pamphlets : A Shocking Instance Of Thought Policing.
A certain anti-caste handle was accused of "offending Hindus". The beef hashtag in TN was condemned. A certain Muslim handle is being accused of "bashing Hinduism".
In all these cases, false equivalences are being drawn when the oppressed affirms equality to offend. It is important to be cognizant of this faultline before such narratives get normalised.
“I was taken inside a room and tied to a chair. I sensed danger and begged for mercy, but they didn’t listen. Then, one of them came and pierced a needle in my upper lip until blood started dripping down my chin"
98 days of torture.
Finally am reading my TL , the major frenzy is over. Now it’s up to us to use this site for effective communication, entire news media Indian & International are talking about our exodus to Mastodon. We have created history guys, don’t leave the momentum #India
More than a verdict it felt like outside court settlement where muslim parties were made to compromise with another piece of land for majority's sentiments. It wasn't a judgement but a mediation by highest court.
This is a historic day for the Hindu Rashtra, a narrow political vision built on hate, false history, and the use of violence to force adherence to majoritarian norms.
Ayodhya Verdict: Muslim Parties Lawyer Says Fighting For Our Future, Not Just One Mosque.
The verdict will have consequences for minorities, says Zafaryab Jilani, who has litigated the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit for 33 years.
Betwa Sharma's piece on TheHuffPost India.
Partial list of layoffs in 2019:
Deutsche Bank: 1,000
Maruti Suzuki: 3,000
Urban Ladder: 90
Mahindra & Mahindra: 1,500
Telecom sector: 1,00,000
**India-Pakistan corridor set to open for Sikh pilgrims**
"Around 5,000 devotees will be able to use the corridor to visit Sikh shrines dedicated to Guru Nanak in Pakistan."
Former IAS officer and Army veteran M.G. Devasahayam writes on the third anniversary of Demonetisation
Muslim voice against fascists
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