Days after a series of attacks on Africans just an hour’s drive from capital New Delhi and a sharp barb by foreign diplomats, the Indian government rejected that the incidents were racist in nature, pending an investigation. On this edition of We The People, we ask: Are we in denial when we say that India is not racist? Can we hope to resolve an issue without acknowledging it? Are African envoys right in terming these attacks as xenophobic or are such incidents, like the Indian government says, are criminal offences and not racial attacks? Also, how do we respond to the racially-motivated attacks against the North- East Indians?
The Week28 March 2020 Even as China battles global Sinophobia over COVID-19—since the disease was first reported from Wuhan—in India, people of the northeast are facing increasing harassment and violence over their looks. Kiren Rijiju, minister for sports and youth affairs, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh, has asked state governments to sensitise residents against such […]
Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RAAG) Urges SC to Initiate Contempt of Court Proceedings, The Sentinel
The Sentinel Published on August 3, 2019 NEW DELHI: Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RAAG) Suhas Chakma on Friday stated that the release of the district-wise draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) data by the Government of Assam on Thursday before the State Assembly constitutes contempt of court as the Supreme Court had […]
The most critical demand of the NSCN (IM) has been Naga ‘sovereignty’ or at least Greater Nagaland or Nagalim. If Muivah does not develop alternatives to it, it is unlikely that he would ink the Peace Agreement. No Government of India can divide Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur to resolve the Naga issue. Please visit […]