Indian poet and activist Varara Rao is escorted after his arrest in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Indian poet and activist Varara Rao is escorted after his arrest in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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Arrest of critics in India shows Modi wants to ‘jail all activists’: India’s opposition

Lawyers and left-wing activists detained for alleged links to Maoist militants but opposition leader Rahul Gandhi says the government just wants to crack down on dissent

Indian poet and activist Varara Rao is escorted after his arrest in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Indian poet and activist Varara Rao is escorted after his arrest in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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