Much has been written, discussed, and delineated on the orgy of violence perpetrated by law enforcement in the wake of anti-CAA protests. By the time this piece finds space, it is estimated that 25 people were killed in police brutalities, mainly in UP, as the Hindu chauvinist CM Yogi Adityanath vowed revenge against the protesters. Aligarh Muslim… Read More Beyond the Protests
The past few months have been troubling for those who follow the Indian socio-political situation closely. Mob lynching in the name of cow-protection has morphed into a Frankenstein’s monster. The state of Jharkhand in Eastern India is now turning out to be the epicenter of mob-justice & utter lawlessness. The ruling party including the incumbent… Read More Daily Takes: The Spectre of Mob Lynching In India
That the marginalized in India are increasingly feeling restless. This isn’t a hyperbole it’s the stark reality of the times we live in.… Read More Feeling The Heat Of Majoritarianism: The Marginalized On The Edges
We live in an age where the media loves to toe the government line & serves as an extended propaganda tool for the ruling dispensation.… Read More Welcome To Propaganda Hour On Primetime
Come 15th August, India would mark its 71st Independence Day. That we as a nation have come a long way is an indisputable fact; a robust economy, a burgeoning middle- class & an aspirational youth that craves more opportunity are only a few among the long list of achievements of the world’s largest democracy.
As it appears; the premise of the question is pretty flawed. To begin with; you’ve assumed that it’s incumbent on the Muslims of India to reach out to PM Modi, when in reality it’s the responsibility of the leaders to be all- inclusive & do away with suspicions (if any that may exist among people).