Human rights and encounter killings
‘They asked me to choose: Godhra, Pandya or Akshardham’ (Indian Express, 21 May 2014).
The importance of being Amit Shah (Rana Ayyub, DNA, 12 May 2014).
Why the Law may still Catch Up with Amit Shah (Warisha Farasat, Kafila, 8 May 2014).
Amnesty report (2007) on extrajudicial killings in Gujarat.
An analysis by Shuddhabrata Sengupta of the media and Sangh Parivar discourse around the Ishrat Jahan case.
An analysis of the role of the media in the Ishrat Jahan case. Another piece on the reporting of encounter killings more generally, and why official versions are often reported without scepticism or questioning.
The full text of the resignation letter of D. G. Vanzara, a Modi-supporting senior police officer in jail since 2007 for involvement in several fake encounters, with some commentaries from The Hindu, The Indian Express, and DNA.