Journal abstract The past few years in India have seen an increase in coordinated vigilante violence by right wing groups on issues such as gaukashi (cow slaughter). This has led[…]
The Role of Civil Liberties Groups in Andhra Pradesh Publisher’s description Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rights unfolds a mosaic of social issues, especially of the weaker and marginalized section, closely[…]
Publishers description This volume of case studies examines the rise in violent extremism, terrorism and insurgency in South and South East Asia, and subsequent state responses. The South and South[…]
Journal abstract The adivasi insurgency, an offshoot of the colonial period, continued in independent India. Post-independence, government assurances to redress the forest and land rights remained mostly unimplemented. As an[…]
Journal abstract India’s threat landscape is dotted with various groups fighting for multiple causes. This article attempts to provide an overview of the most prominent groups that operate all over[…]
In November 2015 the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the UK. According to Indian media, during this visit he presented a dossier on ‘Sikh radicalisation in Britain’ to his[…]
Publisher’s description Politicizing Islam is a comparative ethnographic study of Islamic revival movements in France and India, home to the largest Muslim minority populations in Europe and Asia respectively. Both[…]
In early February, a video claiming to show an “anti-India” rally being held at the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi went viral. Police entered the campus, arresting the[…]
Reviews and critiques Western colonial accounts of Muslim suicide attacks in India, Indonesia and the Philippines.
This book explores the historical development of a tradition of holy war and martyrdom among Muslims in Kerala, India.