Advocate Susan Abraham on #BhimaKoregaonArrests, UAPA

Advocate Susan Abraham on #BhimaKoregaonArrests, UAPA

Advocate Susan Abraham was one among the rights activists whose house was raided on the morning of August 28. She talks to The Leaflet about the raids, their connection to the Bhima Koregaon chain of events and the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act which has been used to incarcerate the rights activists. Update: The Supreme Court of India has adjourned the…

Girish Karnad Caught in Web of ‘New Language’ of Hindutva Politics

Girish Karnad Caught in Web of ‘New Language’ of Hindutva Politics

At a literary meet on tolerance, organised by Dakshinayan in Bengaluru, Jnanpith recipient playwright Girish Karnad on September 2, 2018, had said that the ruling government at the Centre keeps discovering new language to further its politics. Speaking in Kannada, the playwright had said, “when we spoke about politics we used to speak of Lanchavatara (corruption’s dance)…