Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on as he attends a signing ceremony during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Qingdao, China. His ruling government has come under fire for a crackdown on dissent following the arrest of key rights activists. Photo: AFP
Harsh Mander
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Asian Angle by Harsh Mander

‘Urban Maoists’: In Modi’s India, if you are in the right you must be on the left

Nationwide police raids on rights advocates come at a time of rising discontent and anger against the ruling BJP government

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on as he attends a signing ceremony during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Qingdao, China. His ruling government has come under fire for a crackdown on dissent following the arrest of key rights activists. Photo: AFP
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