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 Straits Times29 March 2020 Ms Cathy Akhropele thought she was going to have a regular Friday at work with the weekend to look forward to. The last thing this young Indian woman, with no coronavirus symptoms, foreign travel history or exposure to someone infected with the virus, expected was to be accused of carrying […]
The HinduPublished on 24 January 2020 SC seeks government’s response The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to respond to a petition seeking implementation of Section 176(1A) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which provides for mandatory judicial inquiry in cases of death, disappearance or rape in police and judicial custody. A Bench led […]
‘Govt Committed To Press Freedom, Opposes Those Who Throttle It’, Amit Shah On National Press Day, The Logical Indian
The Logical Indian 16 November 2020 By Navya Singh (Trending News Editor) While the Supreme Court says that it will protect the ‘personal liberty of all citizens’, many journalists are put behind bars, not permitted to meet their lawyers, families and charged under stringent laws without any evidence. India commemorates National Press Day today, November […]