State Repression

state-represion

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh named internal conflict the greatest threat to Indian national security. India’s many fractured ethnic groups and growing economic disparity create ripe ground for conflict. The Indian national government generally divides major conflicts into three major geographic arenas: the ongoing conflict over Jammu and Kashmir; Naxalite rebellions in the central corridor and militant movements in the Northeast. While conflict between the country’s Hindu nationalists and Muslim minority has remained relatively dormant in the last few years, tension persists. Small-scale conflicts across India—both old and new—continue and occasionally flare up in violence. Of central concern is the growing disparity between the country’s newly minted haves and the majority have nots. Many believe this increasing gap is of utmost concern for the entire nation. In this section, IndiaUnheard Community Correspondents Report on conflict.

Raigarh of Chattisgarh faces the wrath of Industrialization | Awaz ho Buland EP 12

 
/ June 7, 2022

In this Video, Community Correspondent Rajesh Gupta, from Raigarh, Capital of Chattisgarh, tells  us about the Resource Curse or Paradox of Plenty in his area.

Awaz Ho Buland: Nationwide Home Demolitions During Pandemic Times Is A Violation of Human Rights

 
/ February 3, 2022

Demolitions across 22 states have rendered more than 54,000 people homeless.

Patna Police Forcefully Evicts People To Secure Space for Patna Metro

 
/ February 3, 2022

Hundreds of people lost their homes overnight in Bihar's Patna. Will they ever get justice?

Tribals from Madhya Pradesh Forcefully Evicted

 
/ December 1, 2021

54 families, who have been living in forests for generations, were forcefully removed overnight.

18 Check Posts, 600 Police Personnel to Manage A Public Hearing of 200 People?

 
/ November 11, 2021

An illegal public hearing comprising of handpicked villagers was organised in Rayagada district of Odisha in Oct 2021.

VV Correspondent’s Father Released from Jail After 113 Days; Was Booked For Forwarding a WhatsApp...

 
/ March 5, 2021

A video of the police brutality before the arrest of VV correspondent Zainab Siddiqui's father and brother went viral online.

‘Democracy is Power of the People, Not Of Those Ruling’

 
/ February 19, 2021

Press freedom in Kashmir is increasingly under threat and we get a sense of it in an interview with the executive editor of Kashmir Times.

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Police Conniving With Accused Who Allegedly Burnt His Wife Alive

 
/ December 1, 2020

A woman is brutally killed in West Bengal and police, instead of nabbing the culprits is working with them.