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Freedom of speech protest

The police crackdown on independent media platform NewsClick in India, on October 3, is the latest attempt by the Narendra Modi government to stifle journalists and critics of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime, reports Isaac Nellist.

Jadavpur University students protesting for a safe campus after the death of 18-year-old Swapnadeep

Socialist Alliance condemns the recent brutal attack on students by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad hate mobs — the youth wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the West Bengal police.

Indian students are demanding their University take action against hazing rituals, which they say are linked to growing Islamophobic and casteist attacks, reports Isaac Nellist.

An interfaith gathering with the women of Manipur called on governments to investigate Hindu extremist organisations in Australia which have been accused of fuelling hate crimes in India. Peter Boyle reports.

 

Green Left speaks to Clifton D'Rozario, a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation about the rise of the Narendra Modi government in India.

It is clear that the PM felt comfortable being excruciatingly accommodating to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is one of one of India’s most accomplished sectarians. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Muslims in India are suffering disproportionately from the COVID-19 pandemic, due to communalism and discrimination whipped up by Narendra Modi's right-wing government, writes Kavita Krishnan.

Long-time feminist and socialist Kavita Krishnan speaks on the failure of Narendra Modi’s government to act to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and its unplanned and draconian lockdown, which is compounding the threat to the lives of millions of India’s poorest and most marginalised people.

Mobs of Hindu nationalists targeted protesters opposed to the Narendra Modi government's racist Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) on February 23, writes Gauri Gandbhir.

On a one-kilometre strip of road in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh neighbourhood, hundreds of people, predominantly Muslim women are holding a dharna — a non-violent, sit-in protest against the Narendra Modi BJP government's fascist citizenship laws — which has inspired a new mass pro-democracy movement, writes Gauri Gandbhir.

Students, mostly from leftist unions, at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi were brutally attacked on campus in an ambush led by a mob of right-wing thugs on January 5.

Speakers at a 100-strong solidarity rally in Brisbane on August 17 opposed the Indian government’s crackdown on Kashmir which began on August 5, including sending in the military and blocking all communications.