Lynchings

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Violence, Bullying, Lynchings, Delhi schools

Why news of Class 5 student 'beaten' to death by classmates is worrying

Has the spectre of everyday public lynchings percolated to our schools and children's psyche?

VOICES

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POLITICS

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  6-minute read
Lynchings, Islam, Hinduism, Hindutva

Hindutva is beautiful like Islamism

Hindutva 2.0 is much beyond Babri and myriad local inter-faith disputes.

VOICES

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Hindutva, Muslims, Lynchings, Junaid Khan

Junaid Khan lynching: Yes, it is in my name

This is a piece of fiction but I deserve no mercy. We are all guilty by association.

VOICES

 |  Breaking Views  |  4-minute read
Hindutva, BJP, Narendra Modi, Lynchings

Truth behind those killers who lynched Junaid Khan

With every lynching, the echo chamber becomes louder: New excuses are found to justify the violence.

POLITICS

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Hindutva, BJP, RSS, Lynchings

BJP-RSS has taken India on a dangerous path by distorting Hinduism

Establishing Hindu hegemony in a Hindu majority country may seem like a joke, but that has become the core of cultural nationalism.

VOICES

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VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Lynchings, Mohammed Ayub Pandith, Kashmir police, Jammu and Kashmir

A lynching is a lynching is a lynching - India has woken up to it

There's no justification for these despicable crimes against humanity.

POLITICS

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Open Defecation, Lynchings, Zafar Hussein

What a good samaritan lynched in Rajasthan by municipal officials says about us

Zafar Hussein was allegedly thrashed to death for objecting to photography of women defecating in the open.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Lynchings, Indian Muslims, Naseeruddin Shah

An Indian Muslim on why Naseeruddin Shah’s piece filled him with rage

His essay comes out as little more than the rant of a privileged, elite Muslim who, sitting on a pedestal, speaks in a patronising tone about his poor cousins.