Indian muslims

India’s 200 million ‘aliens’: Shekhar Gupta

(Shekhar Gupta is an Indian journalist and author. This column first appeared in Business Standard on September 4, 2021)

  • Three diverse but serious voices have emerged over this week to bring the focus back on India’s approximately 20 crore Muslims, and how their presence plays out in national politics. We give precedence among the three to the Supreme Court of India, because an institution would outrank any individuals. The bench of Chief Justice of India N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and A S Bopanna complained that a section of the media was so communally loading its coverage of some issues that it might give India a bad name…

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