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In Bilkis Bano’s Fate, Lies the Future of Indian Muslims
August 26, 2022

In Bilkis Bano’s Fate, Lies the Future of Indian Muslims

By Tarushi Aswani
She was gang raped in 2002. But her assailants, who were convicted and awarded life imprisonment, now walk free.

Violence Against Indian Muslims Must Be Urgently Investigated
August 12, 2022

Violence Against Indian Muslims Must Be Urgently Investigated

By Stephen Rapp
There is enough evidence that some of these acts amount to crimes against humanity.
School Social Science Textbook Revisions in India Kick Up Controversy
July 27, 2022

School Social Science Textbook Revisions in India Kick Up Controversy

By Kavita Chowdhury
The deletions from history and political science textbooks seem aimed at rewriting history.

New Military Recruitment Scheme Roils India
June 27, 2022

New Military Recruitment Scheme Roils India

By Kavita Chowdhury
Under the scheme, soldiers recruited to non-officer ranks will serve for four years only and be denied pension.

Modi Flaunts India’s Grassroots Democracy on Visit to Jammu and Kashmir
April 26, 2022

Modi Flaunts India’s Grassroots Democracy on Visit to Jammu and Kashmir

By Tarushi Aswani
His lofty claims ring hollow in the restive region as the Union Territory is being ruled directly from New Delhi.

BJP Government Uses a Movie to Incite Anti-Muslim Violence
March 27, 2022

BJP Government Uses a Movie to Incite Anti-Muslim Violence

By Kavita Chowdhury
The film, which pays little heed to facts, claims that Kashmiri Hindus were victims of genocide at the hands of Muslims.

Proposed Electoral Constituencies Evoke Anger in Kashmir Valley
March 17, 2022

Proposed Electoral Constituencies Evoke Anger in Kashmir Valley

By Shadab Farooq and Anzer Ayoob
The Delimitation Commission's redrawing of electoral boundaries in Jammu and Kashmir could benefit India’s Hindu nationalist BJP in this Muslim-dominated Union Territory.
Indian State of Uttar Pradesh Begins Voting in Test for Modi’s Hindutva Politics
February 10, 2022

Indian State of Uttar Pradesh Begins Voting in Test for Modi’s Hindutva Politics

By Krutika Pathi
The polls are a referendum on the state’s saffron-robed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a poster figure for the Hindu right-wing.

Indian Muslim Women Put Up on Auction Again
January 04, 2022

Indian Muslim Women Put Up on Auction Again

By Sheikh Saaliq
Photographs of prominent Muslim women, several of them critics of Indian PM Narendra Modi, were displayed in a fake online auction.

Communal Violence in Bangladesh Echoes in India’s Tripura
November 03, 2021

Communal Violence in Bangladesh Echoes in India’s Tripura

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Violence targeting Muslims is a recent occurrence in this northeast Indian state.

Modi Puts Kashmiri Demands on the Backburner
August 28, 2021

Modi Puts Kashmiri Demands on the Backburner

By Tarushi Aswani
While Kashmiri leaders want J&K’s statehood to be restored first, the BJP government is prioritizing the redrawing of electoral boundaries to facilitate its victory.
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