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Indian Journalists Report Rising Threats Under Modi

A newscast on whether India had become intolerant of dissent quickly spiraled into something darker after a guest on the program referred to a pamphlet that called the Hindu goddess Durga a sex worker. Though the host did not make the remarks, she was accused of disparaging the deity and was bombarded with more than 2,500 threatening calls. “Some called and said they would douse me with acid,'' Kerala journalist Sindhu Sooryakumar said. Six members of a militant group linked with...

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