'One can understand this prejudice in the minds of policemen against Muslims, without accepting it. But what tilts the balance disproportionately is the police's blind eye to offences committed in the name of the majority,' says Jyoti Punwani. IMAGE: 'While Muslims are seen always as acting as conspirators, at the behest of shadowy 'masterminds,' every act of violence by Hindu bigots is seen as an isolated one, even though it is clear that such acts are instigated or even organised,' says ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'In the 30 years since the Ayodhya movement began, the RSS has created a generation of Hindus who are the mirror image of those fanatic Muslims who take to the streets at the slightest, even imagined, "insult to Islam," argues Jyoti Punwani. When famous Malayalam literary critic M M Basheer has to stop writing about Valmiki's Ramayana in Kerala's second biggest newspaper, because of abuse from Hindutva goons, what does it mean? The first conclusion is that within a year of Narendra Modi's ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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