Indian Prime Minister Flexes His Authoritarian Muscle

When my dear friend Gauri Lankesh , a journalist who doggedly championed the cause of India’s increasingly persecuted Muslim and dalit (lower caste) minorities, was shot at point blank range in her driveway last year, it seemed that Indians had finally woken up to the fact that their 70-year-old liberal democracy was in trouble.

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