When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government embraced communal and anti-Muslim rhetoric that fostered violence against minorities, many Indians refused to lay any responsibility at its doorstep.
When it passed legislation that would effectively discriminate against Muslim immigrants seeking citizenship – as millions of primarily Muslim ethnic Bengalis living in Assam faced the prospect of exclusion and deportation – many looked the other way.…
But now, as the Modi government places political leaders under house arrest, risks violence along the Pakistan border and reneges on a constitution promise without debate or deliberation, Indians can no longer afford to stay silent. The administration is making India less democratic and stable, one authoritarian step at a time.…
- Rising Intolerance in ‘New India’ Can Not Last Long – By Masood Peshimam (Aug 15, 2019, The Caravan)
- Modi ushers in a new intolerant India and revokes multicultural democracy – By Reeta Tremblay (Aug 13, 2019, Sabrang India)
- Where Do Muslims of India Go After The Hindutva Wave of Modi and Shah – By J.S.Bandukwala (Aug 17, 2019, India Tomorrow)
- Dear Irfan bhai… – By Ruchir Joshi (Aug 10, 2019, The Hindu)