Manira Chaudhary is an independent multimedia journalist based in New Delhi, India.
The ruling BJP has been accused of toppling elected state governments led by the opposition parties either by buying or intimidating the lawmakers in order to pass controversial bills in the absence of a strong opposition in the parliament.
A former employee who accused the Chief Justice of India of sexual harassment has been left feeling dejected and scared after her allegations were summarily dismissed.
Senior figures from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party are using alarming election campaign rhetoric that alienates and endangers Muslims.
Most residents of the ancient Hindu city of Varanasi, also Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency, say modernity has taken its toll on their livelihoods and sense of identity.
The country's political opposition say they are losing faith in federal institutions, especially the investigating agency CBI, and accuse Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP of using them for political vendetta.
The Narendra Modi-led BJP is accused of hiding data on monumental job losses to avoid a political backlash in the upcoming polls.
Some of the accused told TRT World that the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scapegoating them for electoral benefits as parliamentary elections are just a few months away.
Experts say the anger and frustration among millions of Indian workers is likely to hurt the electoral prospects of the ruling BJP, as the countdown to the 2019 national election in April begins.
In 1987, close to fifty Muslim men were rounded up by police and killed while in custody. Three decades later, the families of the victims and the survivors, have finally found some form of closure.
India is now seeing the unleashed cry to bring sexual harassment to justice. Will it be enough to bring change?
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