Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Topic: Fascism

HC quashes Delhi police order denying permission for seminar on fascism

The Delhi High Court has quashed a city police order denying permission for a seminar titled as ‘Understanding fascism in present India context’ in Delhi on 11 March and 12 March.

Clear parallels between Nazi and Modi regime, says Dr. Jason Stanley, author of “ How Fascism Works”

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under Prime Minister Narendra Modi mimics the Nazi playbook, says Yale University professor and prominent scholar on fascism Dr. Jason Stanley.

Professor suspended for preparing exam question; “any similarities between fascism and Hindutva?”

The University Grants Commission on Monday sought a report from the Sharda University in Greater Noida regarding a question in its examination that asked about the similarities between Hindutva and fascism.

Demonization of dissent

It is another big reminder of the fact that if you are an Indian Muslim, you have to pay a price because your identity acts as an albatross around your neck.

UGC, HRD Ministry seek probe against CUK professor who calls RSS ‘a proto-fascist org’ in class

The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development sent letters to the Vice Chancellor of Central University of Kerala to conduct a probe against Professor Gilbert Sebastian who has been targeted by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) -- the students' wing of the RSS -- for calling the RSS a proto-fascist organisation during his class.

US rights groups demand to designate India a ‘Country of Particular Concern’

Leading American and global human and civil rights activists came together on Monday to reinforce the demand to designate India as a “country of particular concern” to prevent and combat ongoing persecution of its religious minorities.