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Why I joined the Sangh, and why I left

By Vikas Pathak | June 10, 2014
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By Vikas Pathak

12 June 2014

In 1997, when I arrived at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University to study history, the Bharatiya Janata Party was on the rise. The party had formed a 13-day government in 1996 and was widely anticipated to be on the cusp of power.

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After techie's killing, fear drives many in Pune to shun skull caps, Pathani suits PDF Print E-mail
Fascism

8 June 2014

PUNE: The 1.30pm namaz at the mosque in Unnati Nagar, Hadapsar, on Saturday had the usual gathering but something was different. Many had changed their attire and a handful their appearance — Pathani suits had made way for trousers and shirts and a few young men had shaved off their beards.

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Pune techie killed, SMS boasts of taking 'first wicket' PDF Print E-mail
Fascism

6 June 2014

Soon after killing a Muslim youth unconnected with uploading indecorous morphed pictures of late Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray and Maratha icon Chhatrapati Shivaji on Facebook, his alleged killers, belonging to a Hindu extremist outfit, exchanged an ominous message on their mobiles. The message said, ‘Pahili wicket padli’, which means: The first wicket has fallen.

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MUSLIM HOMES, MOSQUES, MADRASSAS VANDALIZED BY MOB IN PUNE PDF Print E-mail
Fascism

6 june 2014

PUNE – Muslim homes, shops, mosques and madrassas have been damaged in Pune and elsewhere in Maharashtra in the violence by Hindu radicals across Maharashtra purportedly protesting derogatory images of Chhatrapati Shivaji and the late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Facebook. A 24-year old techie from Sholapur was beaten to death, sparking tensions across the state.

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Ban Ki-moon criticises Mulayam’s ‘boys will be boys’ remark PDF Print E-mail
ThisIndia

5 June 2014

 

The United States and the United Nations have been sharp in their condemnation of the rape and hanging of two girls in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh. While the U.S. State Department said it was “horrified” by the crimes, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon criticised the statements of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh in an oblique reference, saying: “We say no to the dismissive, destructive attitude of ‘boys will be boys.’”

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Techie beaten to death in Pune over 'derogatory Facebook post', 13 people arrested PDF Print E-mail
Fascism

5 June 2014









PUNE/NEW DELHI: A 28-year-old software professional was bludgeoned to death allegedly by people with suspected links to a Hindu outfit near Pune, police said on Wednesday. A total of 13 people have been arrested by police in connection with the murder of Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq in Bankar Colony in Hadapsa area on Monday night with six more people being arrested on Wednesday. The trigger for the attack was apparently uploading of derogatory pictures of warrior king Shivaji and late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on Facebook, which led to a protest bandh on Sunday.

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