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“We Are Stronger than Their Injustice”: Indian Farmers Strengthen Protest Amid COVID-19 Surge
July 22, 2021

“We Are Stronger than Their Injustice”: Indian Farmers Strengthen Protest Amid COVID-19 Surge

By Tarushi Aswani
Despite a severe COVID-19 outbreak and waning international attention, India's farmers are keeping up the fight.

Has the Long Arm of the BJP’s Identity Politics Reached Australia?
March 10, 2021

Has the Long Arm of the BJP’s Identity Politics Reached Australia?

By Grant Wyeth
A group of Sikh men were attacked in a Sydney suburb by other Indian Australians. Police believe the attack is linked to the Sikh-led farmers' protests in India.
Pakistani Farmers Are Gearing Up for India-Like Protests
February 25, 2021

Pakistani Farmers Are Gearing Up for India-Like Protests

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Farmers in Pakistani Punjab plan to take to the streets next month, hoping to generate some of the noise that their Indian counterparts have created.

Past Imperfect: The Future of India’s Farmer Protests
February 19, 2021

Past Imperfect: The Future of India’s Farmer Protests

By Monika Mondal
After the violence on January 26, many had claimed the months-long protest would die out. That seems unlikely.

How India is Trying to Police the Internet
February 17, 2021

How India is Trying to Police the Internet

By Mohamed Zeeshan
As the Indian government’s actions during the farmers’ protest demonstrate, it is keen on curbing unfavorable opinion online. And existing laws may be enabling it.

Dispatches From the India Farmers’ Tractor Rally
February 09, 2021

Dispatches From the India Farmers’ Tractor Rally

By Alina Tiphagne
Photos taken from the Ghazipur Border, New Delhi on a historic day of protests gone awry.

India’s Modi Government and Twitter Jostle Over Account Bans
February 06, 2021

India’s Modi Government and Twitter Jostle Over Account Bans

By Abhijnan Rej
How long can an uneasy peace between the two, forced through narrow self-interest, persist?
Amid Farmer Protests, India’s Sedition Law Is Back in the Headlines
February 05, 2021

Amid Farmer Protests, India’s Sedition Law Is Back in the Headlines

By Sudha Ramachandran
The colonial-era law has long been used to quash dissent. It’s happening again in the wake of a violent episode in the farmer protests.

Greta Truths: Delhi Police Files Complaint Against ‘Toolkit’ Shared by Teenage Icon
February 05, 2021

Greta Truths: Delhi Police Files Complaint Against ‘Toolkit’ Shared by Teenage Icon

By Abhijnan Rej
The FIR followed a day of intense social media campaigning by pro-government voices in India, while a February 3 MEA statement continues to raise questions.

Rude Girl? Rihanna’s Tweet Draws Indian Foreign Ministry Response
February 03, 2021

Rude Girl? Rihanna’s Tweet Draws Indian Foreign Ministry Response

By Abhijnan Rej
Other celebrities also spoke out against the Modi government’s handling of the farmers’ agitation, unleashing a social media war – and a government overreaction.

India’s Opposition Shuns Parliament, Backs Farmers’ Demands
January 30, 2021

India’s Opposition Shuns Parliament, Backs Farmers’ Demands

By Associated Press
Sixteen opposition parties boycotted the president’s address to Parliament, expressing “full solidarity with the agitating farmers.”
Grapes of Wrath: Farmers’ Protests Spin Out of Control in Indian Capital
January 27, 2021

Grapes of Wrath: Farmers’ Protests Spin Out of Control in Indian Capital

By Abhijnan Rej
The events of January 26 – India’s Republic Day – demonstrate two key weaknesses that plague the Modi government.

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