In South Asia, regimes are destroying democratic institutions to push illiberal ideologies.
The systematic attack on academia reflects the anti-intellectualism of the saffron right wing.
The toxic politics and coarse discourse of the Modi regime has held up a mirror to Indians.
Power at any cost has been the driving force of the Modi regime, leaving the nation volatile and fearful.
The BJP was trounced in a key parliamentary stronghold — a rejection of everyday communalism.
The Modi regime’s intolerance of political opposition and its cavalier attitude is killing Indian democracy.
The falsification of history is not the only danger the young and the old are going through.
India is beginning to reset a brash foreign policy that has damaged ties with China and others.
While the Modi regime flounders, the RSS is succeeding in its agenda of creating a Hindu India.
Without a strategic framework foreign policy has floundered because of Modi’s personalised diplomacy.
Violent conflicts fanned by the BJP’s regressive agenda put development on the back-burner.
Muslims are on notice that their life, livelihood and religious freedom are not secure.
The controversies over India’s military are mounting as it begins to encroach on civilian space.
BJP governments, at the centre and in states, have been chipping away at the democratic laws and values of the Republic.
As growth rates dip and industries fold up, unemployment remains a terrifying prospect for young India.
The Modi government is chipping away at the institutions and traditions that define the republic.
The Doklam stand-off has reset the South Asian strategic board with India’s smaller neighbours moving closer to Beijing.
Now as in 1930s Germany, there is in India ultra-nationalism and a cult-like worship of the supreme leader.
The new normal is scary. Attacks on cow traders and dairy farmers have grown bolder by the day and become routine.
For Modi it’s all about keeping the pot stirred — be it a strike across the border, terrorism or demonetisation.