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Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday accused the Indian government of adopting laws and policies that “systematically discriminate against Muslims and stigmatize critics of the government.” HRW’s report came days ahead 23rd of February, which marks the first anniversary of the violence in New Delhi, where 53 people were killed, 40 of them were Muslims. “Instead of conducting a credible and impartial investigation, including into allegations that [ruling Bharatiya Janata Party] BJP leaders incited violence…

New Delhi: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Monday made a fervent appeal to protesters to end their agitation against the new farm laws even as he questioned opposition parties for their sudden “U-turn” on the agriculture reforms. The Prime Minister also hit out at those behind the protests, saying a new “breed” of agitators has emerged in the country who cannot live without an agitation and the country should be beware of them.…

New Delhi: Amid protests by lakhs of farmers in outskirts of Delhi demanding the repeal of the recent contentious farm laws passed by the BJP led government of India, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s meeting with a delegation of farmers in Kutch Gujarat dominated the headlines last week. However, reports published by Delhi-based news organisations said that the Modi met farmers (of his own choice) to dispel their worries and address their grievances regarding…