Angshuman Choudhury is a Researcher with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi, where he also coordinates the South East Asia Research Programme (SEARP)


Democracy and Rule of Law

‘Urban Naxals’ and the invention of an enemy

Given the multi-state nature of the raids and the requisite inter-force coordination, it is fair to conclude that the clampdown flowed from the highest echelons of the ruling regime. This campaign of hatred, isolation, and trolling aims at maligning and subverting all dissenters and activists critical of the government (and the BJP) by either false-flagging them as “security threats to India” or labelling them as extended affiliates of militant movements without any solid evidence.

August 31,2018