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THE brutal lynching of three brothers travelling on a local train in the National Capital Region, leading to the death of 15 year old Junaid, has led to outrage across India. Citizens protests have been held in many cities. In many areas Eid was observed by wearing black bands as a mark of solidarity and sorrow against the lynchings. In K... read more

THE Indian constitution had erected a financial federal structure as a complement to the political federal structure. The constitution had been aware that if the states were reduced to the status of mendicants approaching the centre for resources, then that ipso facto would entail a subversion of the federal polity. Hen... read more

India's Narendra Modi  is back in Washington, DC. In India , the prime minister is known for his travels around the world. He is rarely home. No amount of chaos in the country, not even the epidemic of violence against oppressed castes and Muslims by lynch mobs, could keep Mr Modi home. He has more import... read more

In an open letter on the BJP website, Jaitley makes a strange argument: only those who protested against the Emergency have a right to speak about civil liberties in the country today. At one stroke, entire generations born after the Emergency -- the bulk of our country's population today – has been told to hold its tongue. ..... read more

The Modi government’s record in tacitly supporting the actions of  a bunch of vigilante thugs who have been terrorizing the country, especially the Muslims and the dalits, in the guise of gaurakshaks, or opponents of love jihad, or “nationalists”, has been so outrageous that it has grabbed all the critical attention... read more

Crisis in the farming sector has intensified since the formation of Modi government.  Indian agricultural sector has witnessed large scale farmer mobilisations in Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka during the last year. The major demands of farmers in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, are loan waivers and a... read more

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