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Eight-Year Old Raped, Tortured and Murdered to Terrorize Community - A Dysfunctional Democracy?

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Thus noted Hinduism scholar and University of Chicago divinity professor Wendy Doniger's book, "The Hindus: An Alternative History," which presented a 'new way of understanding' Hinduism according to the publisher, was banned as vulgar following a Hindutva campaign. Much worse can happen. Gauri Lankesh, a prominent woman journalist and critic of Hindu nationalist policies, was shot dead outside her home in Bangalore last September. A list of Indian journalists killed is on Wikipedia. By the way, no reason has been given by The National Interest as to why the original title of the Ganguly/Menon article has been altered on their website. Of course the published magazine carries the original title.

It was an RSS man -- they claimed he was no longer a member -- who assassinated Gandhi for his defense of minorities. Mr. Modi joined the RSS in 1971 rising to become its National General Secretary.

Such is India today.




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