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Violence in the Name of Cow Protection in India

Violence in the Name of Cow Protection in India

With the assumption of power by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in May 2014, Hindutva-linked cow protection groups have resurged back in the spotlight by either killing or beating cattle traders, beef-eaters and daily farmers, mostly Muslims and Dalits. The majority of India’s Hindus consider cows as sacred. The cow is […]

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Dented Legacy of India’s Minority Rights

Dented Legacy of India’s Minority Rights

India professes its distinct cultural plurality in terms of “unity in diversity” while being home to multiple ethnic and religious groups. It has time and again used the precursor of secularism to celebrate this diversity. The multiculturalism in Indian society is reflected by its variety of cultural, linguistic and religious […]

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US Elections: The Presidency of Donald Trump

US Elections: The Presidency of Donald Trump

Briefs, Geopolitics, North America, Research Brief November 10, 2016 at 2:54 pm 1 comment

The election of Donald J Trump as President Elect of the United States in the 2016 elections has come as a shock for many. The controversial nature of Trump’s presidential campaign has raised many apprehensions inside the USA and around the world. CSCR has formulated a research Brief highlighting his […]

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Militant Hindutva and Pakistan

Militant Hindutva and Pakistan

On Friday, Swami Aseemanand a main accused in the Samjhauta Express bombings was granted bail despite the fact that he had confessed to the terror attack.The Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) recently decided to drop all terror related charges against the 2008 Malegaon blast accused, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur. The NIA […]

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Israel’s Impunity

Israel’s Impunity

Human Rights, International May 15, 2016 at 12:20 pm 1 comment

Marcus Tullius Cicero rightly quoted “Silent enim leges inter arma” – In the times of war, the law falls silent. The Israel-Palestine conflict is one such perfect embodiment of this maxim. The grim humanitarian situation of the Palestinians in the occupied territories of West Bank and Gaza Strip and those […]

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