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6 Jun, 2014

PM Modi must condemn Sadique Shaikh’s murder – The Times of India

Modi would like his ministers to be active on social networking websites. But this can only work if the general populace has the same right without being subject to arbitrary arrest and even hate crimes. Moreover, zealots may read the BJP victory as a signal to go ahead with such crimes. This interpretation must be nipped in the bud if Modi’s development and youth-oriented plans are to succeed, particularly given the communal overtones of Shaikh’s murder. Modi, therefore, needs to take a clear stand on the murder.

Read the rest: PM Modi must condemn Sadique Shaikh’s murder — and repeal draconian Section 66A – The Times of India.