Links to recent articles about situation in India

Beef ban killings:

Indian mob kills man over beef eating rumour

Temple announcement about beef triggered the lynching: Police

BJP leader’s son held in Dadri lynching case

Dadri killing premeditated, says National Commission for Minorities

AUDIO: Muslims can live in this country, but will have to give up eating beef, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

‘Cow smuggler’ lynched in Himachal, police yet to make arrest

Jammu and Kashmir trucker dies, CM Mufti Mohammad blames ‘politics of hate’

Indian Muslim, Accused of Stealing a Cow, Is Beaten to Death by a Hindu Mob


Attacks on Dalits:

Caste violence: Two Dalit children burnt alive in Faridabad revenge killing, mother critical

Arrests made after Dalit children burned alive in India

Indian protests after Dalit children burnt alive in caste attack

Dalit boy found dead; two cops booked for murder

Video of Dalit family allegedly stripped by police creates storm on social media


Other incidents:

Rationalist MM Kalburgi’s cold blooded killing shocks Karnataka’s literary capital

Kalburgi murder: Former Rama Sene chief detained in Mangaluru

Shiv Sena attacks Sudheendra Kulkarni over Kasuri book, then brags about it

Shiv Sena attack derails India-Pakistan cricket talks


Commentary and Reactions by civil society:

India’s Attack on Free Speech

Here are the 33 writers who returned their Sahitya Akademi awards

Here is why India’s leading scientists are also speaking up against intolerance

Artists’ Statement on Growing Political and Religious Intolerance

Now Sociologists Join Issue With Modi Over Dadri Lynching, Murder of Scholars

India’s Arundhati Roy returns national award over ‘horrific murders’

The Costs of Hindu Extremism

NYT’s Damning Editorial On Hindu Extremism Doesn’t Help Modi’s American Dream

Narendra Modi: The divisive manipulator who charmed the world

India is being ruled by a Hindu Taliban