The writer is professor of sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
The violence must not be divorced from the larger context of that time.
HSGPC is a response to perceptions of SAD dominance over the SGPC.
The question of representation should not be reduced to one religious minority.
Khaps are a cover for the crisis of patriarchal authority in northwest India
Through two broad chapters on the investigation and the trial, Avirook Sen presents how the Talwars were hit with a double whammy: a shoddy and insensitive investigation by the UP Police and the CBI and what Sen believed was a premeditated judgment.