BJP deploys its majoritarian tactics against India’s farmers

Four layers of barricades, permanent cemented walls on highways, trenches, concertina wires and roads embedded with spikes – this is how New Delhi, the national capital of India is being fortified on its borders which separate it from the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. Hordes of police and paramilitary personnel are manning these […]

Makers of Amazon Prime show apologise after outcry by India’s BJP

Politicians from governing party call for show to be removed, saying it was ‘deliberately mocking Hindu gods’. The cast and crew of a popular streaming series starring Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan have apologised after politicians from the governing party called the show insensitive to Hindus. The Amazon Prime drama Tandav – loosely compared with […]

Pakistan’s Khan: India’s BJP conducted 2019 air raid to win polls

Pakistan says a 2019 air raid by India was a “false flag” operation conducted by India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)​ for electoral gains and urged the world community to stop its long-time rival’s “reckless, militarist agenda”. In a series of tweets on Monday, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said India’s “fascist” government led by […]

India’s governing BJP says ‘no question’ of repealing farm laws

Modi’s party for the first time makes clear the government’s refusal to back down as farmers continue month-long protests. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party says there is no question of the government repealing the new agriculture laws fiercely opposed by farmers who are worried deregulation will reduce their incomes. “There’s no question of repealing […]