Pen America reports says, “Censorship and intimidation of dissenting voices is rife in India.”
The Regulatory Regime Debilitating India’s Nonprofit Sector
India’s nonprofit sector has long played a critical role in serving vulnerable populations. And yet, nonprofits have been targeted by the government with onerous requirements at every turn, greatly hampering their work.
UAPA enacts process as punishment
It is time for political parties to eschew their blinkered approach and make a concerted effort to repeal this unlawful … More
India, US and Brazil showed most worrying examples of decline in democratic tenets in 2020: Report
Read original article here. More countries were moving towards authoritarianism in 2020 instead of democracy, International IDEA’s report said. There … More
After a year of struggle by farmers, Indian government forced to withdraw farm laws
Read original statement here. Movements across India celebrated the struggle by the farmers during which they faced great repression and … More
Modi’s party bans non-vegetarian food carts in four Indian cities
Vendors also prohibited from selling within 100m of schools, parks and religious places Read full article here. The BJP banned … More
Police Actions Against Journalists in India Spark Outrage
Read full article here. Indian journalists are denouncing the arrest of two colleagues who were charged with “spreading communal disharmony” … More
33% of Muslims experienced religious discrimination in hospitals, finds Oxfam India survey
The survey also found that 35% of women had to undergo a physical examination by a male doctor without another … More
The Farmers Revolt in India
How agricultural workers organized, protested and faced down Prime Minister Narendra Modi — and scored an unlikely victory. Listen to the … More
The unravelling of a conspiracy: were the 16 charged with plotting to kill India’s prime minister framed?
There is mounting evidence to show that the initial conspiracy in the BK16 case was a fiction – and the accused are victims of an elaborate plot.