India: Narratives of division and hate | Islamophobia


From: The Listening Put up

A documentary version of the present appears to be like at rising intolerance and xenophobia in India as poisonous narratives flood the airwaves and the web.

India is at a harmful second.

The voices of Hindutva – Hindu supremacy – are ascending, spreading division and hate speech.

It has labored its method by means of the physique politic like a slow-acting poison.

And the impact on the secular material of the Indian republic and the lives of minorities – particularly Muslims – has confirmed poisonous, at occasions lethal.

Contributors:
Kanchan Gupta – Senior adviser, Ministry of Data & Broadcasting
Manisha Pande – Govt editor, Newslaundry
Arvind Rajagopal – Professor of Media Research, NYU
Shahrukh Alam – Advocate and columnist
Gregory Stanton – President, Genocide Watch

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