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Dissent Is ‘Anti-National’ in Modi’s India

Expand Students march to the Parliament House to demand the release of fellow students arrested for sedition, New Delhi, India, March 15, 2016. © 2016 AP Photo The fable of the emperor with no clothes is telling in these times of scared silence. Hans Christian Andersen never did say what happened to the boy that shouted the truth. But in India, today, we know that the boy would have been swiftly hushed.  An entrenched culture of dissent in India is hard to stamp down. So, whether it is the decision to revoke the special constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir, or to bring in the discriminatory…

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