Saurav Datta

Saurav Datta

Human Rights

Is India practising discriminatory justice?

Religions of perpetrators and victims of attacks were not a deciding factor in sentencing, but where's the proof?

Is India practising discriminatory justice?

Human Rights

India's crackdown on 'anti-national' activism

In India, dissent and pursuit of justice are anti-national activities.

India's crackdown on 'anti-national' activism

Politics

Censoring 'India's Daughter' is unconscionable

The government's banning overdrive has caused India more embarrassment than the film.

Censoring 'India's Daughter' is unconscionable

India

India's mass conversion problem

Besides being overtly anti-Christian, the proposed anti-conversion law would negate the constitution's secular values.

India's mass conversion problem

Opinion

India: Communal violence in times of social media

Section 66A of cyber law is said to be crux of problem as it has been (mis)used to trigger off communal violence.

India: Communal violence in times of social media

Opinion

India's courts 'condone' Dalit atrocities

Caste-blind judiciary fails Dalit victims as number of sex attacks are reported against former untouchables.

India's courts 'condone' Dalit atrocities

Politics

Political hate speech flourishes in India

Religious hardliners are having a field day as loopholes in law threaten India's secular democracy.

Political hate speech flourishes in India

India

India book recall and the Law of Hurt Sentiments

Unencumbered freedom of expression remains a utopian dream with religious electioneering a sad reality in the country.

India book recall and the Law of Hurt Sentiments