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V for Vigilante, T for Terrorist – Is Vigilantism a form of Terrorism?

V for Vigilante, T for Terrorist – Is Vigilantism a form of Terrorism?

Observations indicate that instances of vigilante groups taking the law into their own hands for various reasons connected with inter-faith matters, are on the increase. At the same time, terrorism is a subject of daily reportage. Both these matters affect everybody directly or indirectly, and bear discussion. ‘V’ for Vigilantism A vigilante is “a member of a self-appointed group of[Read More…]

by 10/11/2021 Comments are Disabled India
An elderly victim of cow vigilante groups

The Political Terror of Cow Vigilantism In J&K

Persecution of weak and minorities is something that hyper nationalist regimes across the world swear by. Oftentimes this begins with the innovation of overt and covert tactics intending to further the other-ing process. Frequent execution of the same results in the establishment of dehumanizing norms, which ultimately becomes the dreaded weapon wielded by the regime’s agents. The increasing incidents of[Read More…]

by 29/06/2021 Comments are Disabled India
A BJP Local Leader Killed By Cow Vigilantes In Karnataka

A BJP Local Leader Killed By Cow Vigilantes In Karnataka

A BJP local leader in Karnataka who was transporting cows in a vehicle died after he was attacked allegedly by right wing Hindutva group called Hindu Jagrana Vedike. Praveen Poojary, 29, was traveling with a friend Akshay Devadiga when they were stopped and thrashed by men. Poojary died of his injuries in hospital four hours after the assault. Devadiga is[Read More…]

by 19/08/2016 2 comments India