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Tarushi Aswani


Tarushi Aswani is a writer based in India

India's status as a nation that celebrates tolerance is being battered by Modi's BJP. Religious minorities face constant attack, with India's Christian community the latest to feel the wrath of increasingly belligerent Hindu nationalists.

17 February, 2023

Once again, India has become a powder keg, with sectarian violence threatening to erupt further. Modi's BJP party remain complicit in allowing anti-Muslim hate to thrive, with the most recent event symptomatic of wider state-sponsored Islamophobia.

13 June, 2022

Young Muslim girls in India are protesting for their right to an education as well as their right to the expression of their Islamic identity following a ban on headscarves at their schools and colleges.

09 February, 2022