Vigilantism

OPEN TO OPINION

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Vigilantism, Mob violence, Kashmir, Braid chopping

'Braid-chopping' incidents are turning Kashmiris against the 'others'

With each passing day, the fear has increased and so have the mob attacks.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Vigilantism, Madhya Pradesh, Toilet, Swach Bharat

How toilet vigilantes are working over time in Madhya Pradesh

This week, an assistant teacher in MP was suspended when he was found answering the call of nature in the open.

VOICES

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Not In My Name, Vigilantism, Narendra Modi, Armed Forces

An ex-officer explains why PM Modi should listen to armed forces veterans on lynching

An atmosphere of fear, intimidation and suspicion is prevailing which is not conducive to peace and harmony.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Armed Forces, Narendra Modi, Not In My Name, Vigilantism

Armed forces veterans write to Modi against lynching: Are they also anti-national?

The retired officials said the prevalent atmosphere in the country was everything they had fought against.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Lynchings, Vigilantism, Politics, Anti-national

Problem with nationalism is that it’s foreign and imported

It must smell of our soil, our air, our water, our imagination, our spirit. And when I look for things of that sort, it is very little that comes to mind or to hand.

ART & CULTURE

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Sridevi, Vigilantism, Bollywood, MOM

Sridevi's Mom preaches vigilantism at a time when India is trying to fight it

In today's India where the judiciary can be slack or slow, the message 'Mom' conveys may well bode ill for society.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Gau Rakshaks, Narendra Modi, Vigilantism

Why Modi should be afraid of gau rakshaks

Unbridled vigilantism poses the gravest threat to PM’s vision. He must rein them lest it is too late.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Indian Constitution, Education, Vigilantism

It's a pity Modi doesn't see cow vigilantism and lynching of minorities as threat to Constitution

Instances like Dadri, Una and elsewhere are not mere crimes. Blind irrationality is overpowering the scientific temper that the Constitution says ought to prevail.