India is a “conservative society in a democratic framework”.
Offices of prominent Hindi media houses raided by tax authorities for critical coverage of the Modi government.
Indian prime minister under fire after phone numbers of political rivals appear in data leak
The phone numbers used by the Bhima Koregaon activists were added to the list that included surveillance targets before their arrests.
How Pegasus malware has been used by the Indian govt. to spy on human rights defenders, journalists, opposition leaders, and critics of the Modi regime.
Rights activists and other critics of the Indian govt. call Father Swamy’s death as devastating and inhuman.
Priest and human rights activist was denied bail despite being weakened by Parkinson’s and Covid.
In the Opinion video above, Kunal Kamra, an enormously popular stand-up comedian in India, puts all jokes aside and takes a serious look at his government’s handling of the pandemic.
Democracy’s fate there may determine its fate throughout the world. At the moment, the signs aren’t looking good.
In January 2020, The Economist released its annual Democracy Index that provides a snapshot of the state of democracy across the globe.