While the state’s approach in dealing with Dalit protests may not change, the changed context in which Dalits are successful in bringing their issues centre stage has the potential to bring out new possibilities.
The court is also considering a joint trial of cases arising out of the two FIRs lodged in the wake of the demolition of the disputed structure.
More than a colossal waste of public money, the proposed statue represents the contempt India’s rulers have for the people in whose name they govern.
Thousands of lives were destroyed forever, but barely anyone has been held accountable.
To ensure its growth, the Shiv Sena must ask itself some big questions.
Lawrence Liang, lawyer and legal researcher, discusses the history of free speech, sedition and hate speech laws in India and the United States.
The Maharashtra government’s plan to hand over prime property for the memorial could run afoul of a Supreme Court ruling and public opposition
The Shiv Sena too plays the Hindutva game, but pours scorn on the RSS and the BJP for their brahmin leadership and cultural agenda.