Why police arrested journalist Arnab Goswami?

Arnab Goswami, a prominent Indian anchorperson, has been arrested by the Mumbai Police on Wednesday. Republic TV ran live footage of the police entering the journalist’s residence to take him into custody. He was later put inside a police van, reported scroll.in. The case pertains to the death of Anvay Naik, managing director of Concorde… Continue reading Why police arrested journalist Arnab Goswami?

How is majoritarian regime in India targeting rights organizations?

After facing a “continuing crackdown” and “harassment” by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization focused on human rights and has more than eight million members and supporters around the world, has stopped working in India. Analysts argue that the Indian democracy under PM Modi has lost its democratic sheen… Continue reading How is majoritarian regime in India targeting rights organizations?

Facebook bans BJP politician in India for spreading hate speech about Muslims

Facebook has banned an outspoken right-wing Indian politician for spreading hate speech about Muslims as the social media giant battles accusations of bias over its handling of rival parties in the key market. Raja Singh, a regional lawmaker for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party, was blocked “for violating our policy prohibiting those that promote… Continue reading Facebook bans BJP politician in India for spreading hate speech about Muslims