In 1947, the British Raj was partitioned into two independent states, India and Pakistan. Partition led to the migration of an estimated 15 million people and left up to two million dead.
In a ceremony in Ayodhya, a past flash point for sectarian violence, India’s prime minister offers his Hindu nationalist base a clear symbol of ascendancy.
Years of inhumane lockdowns, military presence, and gross human rights violations continue to impact women in the state, making them an unequal target of the region's instability.
The violent onslaught that began at midday of 12 May was the pinnacle of the worst outbreak of religious violence in India since the riots that ripped through north-east Delhi in February and killed over 50 people.
Two newborn babies died in Jharkhand and Rajasthan after hospitals refused to treat their Muslim mothers
Across cable television and India’s ubiquitous WhatsApp groups, the country’s 200 million Muslims have become a useful scapegoat for the spread of the virus.
A refuge for victims of the recent pogroms in Delhi was just shut down because of coronavirus. Now, many are essentially homeless.
How can someone who’s lived for years as a citizen of India suddenly be declared illegal? Whistle-blowers told us how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is making Muslims stateless.
“Islamophobia has been transposed onto the coronavirus issue,” says Amir Ali, an assistant professor of political science at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi.
Coronavirus Cases Can Be Traced Back To A Single Mosque And Now 200 Million Muslims Are Being Vilified
Six COVID-19 deaths have been linked to a religious gathering in March. It’s led to a huge spike in anti-Muslim narratives and misinformation.
More evidence has emerged that the Indian police took part in violence against Muslims or stood aside during fighting in the capital last month.
The Citizenship Amendment Act fast-tracks citizenship for migrants from three neighboring countries, specifically if they are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, or Christians. It conspicuously leaves out Muslims.
There are some 200 homes and shops in riot-hit lanes of Khajuri Khas, a fifth of them owned by Muslims. The mob targeted houses and shops with chilling ease.
Officers have reason to believe that looking away or abetting the rioters will be rewarded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.
Violence in India’s capital has left more than 40 dead and hundreds injured after a Hindu nationalist rampage, stoked by the rhetoric of Narendra Modi’s populist government.
Donald Trump praise India's leader, Narendra Modi, and ignored the violence against Muslims unfolding on the streets of the Indian capital.
As President Trump tours India’s capital, at least seven people have been killed after sectarian riots raged through a poor neighborhood.
Narendra Modi’s BJP is remaking India into one where some people count as more Indian than others.
Inside the Kashmir That India Doesn’t Want the World to See
It has been more than two weeks since India issued a decree that stripped Kashmir of its semi-autonomous status, and the region remains under lockdown.
The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir is one of the longest running conflicts
12Page 1 of 2