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India’s Secular Hypocrisy

Prime Minister Modi has ensured that India is exposed to the world what it was all along, a Hindu fundamentalist country. In a no holds barred piece The Economist bluntly titled the country "Intolerant India". What Modi fails to realize is that tolerance is important for not only India, but also its considerable power abroad.

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Modi Ushers in a New Intolerant India and Revokes Multicultural Democracy

The Modi government, in ushering a new era of “one nation (read Hindu), one India,” has completely misunderstood the original intent of the special provisions for Jammu and Kashmir. The space for minorities, particularly Muslims and the tribal population in northeast India, has shrunk. Outside Jammu and Kashmir, Article 371, which gives constitutional and legal status and powers to those tribal communities in acknowledgment of their distinct culture and practices, also appears to be in jeopardy.

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