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Bajrang Dal leader booked for tweeting threat to another writer after Kalburgi murder
India Today

Bajrang Dal leader booked for tweeting threat to another write...

A case has been filed against a Bajrang Dal leader in Karnataka for threatening writer KS Bhagwan and gloating over the death of rationalist MM Kalburgi. Bajrang Dal co-convener in Bantwal taluka of Dakshina Kannada district, Bhuvith Shetty, ... India Today, 1 month ago

Bail, Lengthy and Often, for Babu Bajrangi, Jailed for Gujarat Riots

Ahmedabad: Convicted for one of the worst massacres in the Gujarat riots, Babu Bajrangi, former leader of the right-wing Bajrang Dal, has returned to prison after a break that ran longer than three months. In 2012, former Gujarat minister Maya ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Asia Times Online

Rationalist thinkers under attack in India

Asia Times News & Features, South Asia Rationalists in India are under fire from Hindu right wing organizations. A little over a month ago, noted litterateur and rationalist, Malleshappa M Kalburgi was shot dead at point-blank range at his house ...
 Asia Times Online1 hour ago

The Dadri incident is a chilling turning point in our politics

'The reason I call Dadri a landmark turning point in our politics is the relatively muted response of the self-styled secular forces.' 'Top leaders of the Congress haven't even taken a padyatra to the village, just a 40 minute drive from Delhi. Lalu, Nitish, Mamata, all claimants to the secular vote, are afraid of messing with an issue involving the cow.' 'Holiness of the cow has now become as multi-partisan an issue as hostility to Pakistan,' says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Relatives mourn ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
International Business Times India

KS Bhagwan Death Threat: Staccato Letter Tells Karnataka Rationalist to Count his Days

Noted Kannada writer KS Bhagwan said he is undeterred by such threats to his life. Twitter/ANI Days after noted Kannada writer MM Kalburgi was murdered, another rationalist and free-thinker, KS Bhagwan, has received a threat letter that asks him ...
 International Business Times India3 weeks ago After scholar MM Kalburgi's murder, another writer in Karnataka receives threat letter  Siasat Daily3 weeks ago Days after MM Kalburgi's murder, another rationalist KS Bhagwan receives threat letter in Karnataka  Siasat Daily3 weeks ago Another rationalist gets threat letter after Kalburgi's murder  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Kalburgi murder: Rationalists are a minority that needs protection

It was the winter of 1993. A sick patient was wrapped up in a dripping wet cloth. In Chhota Jagulia, a village 30 km from Kolkata in West Bengal, a 'holy man' often known as 'Fakir Saheb' was offering miracle cures, and was quite a rage in the state. On the ...
 Economic Times4 weeks ago

Congress: Nothing wrong with Hamid Ansari remark

The Congress on Wednesday agreed with vice-president Hamid Ansari’s plea for an “affirmative action” towards minorities, stating that there was “nothing wrong with the comment”. It also expressed concern over the murder of rationalist M.M. Kalburgi ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Mid Day

A dissenting voice silenced, again

Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi died in 1966. He was both a formidable mathematician and an unparalleled historian. His remarkable scholarship, his reading of ancient Sanskrit texts aside, he also had a very caustic, irreverent style. His Myth and ...
 Mid Day1 month ago
ACQ Magazine

Secular scholar gunned down in India for criticising idol worship

News Desk The Statesman Publication Date : 01-09-2015 A 77-year-old Indian scholar was shot dead in point blank range in a sustained communally-sensitive run of violence targeting groups or individual over voicing religious dissent. ...
 ACQ Magazine1 month ago Secular scholar in India shot to death  News India Times1 month ago Secular scholar in India fatally shot  Washington Post1 month ago

Our deadliest battles are now fought over literature, art and culture

The only thing more dangerous than a killer who thinks he is acting to protect his faith or community is the killer who knows he is acting with the sanction of his faith or community, says Nilanjana S Roy. In Karnataka on Sunday, protestors mourning the murder of M M Kalburgi, scholar, former vice-chancellor and Kannada folkore researcher, raised a familiar cry: "Nyaya beku! (We want justice!)" This demand is highly optimistic. The grief that ran through Karnataka's literary world was genuine, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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