When actions such as these go unpunished, it emboldens others and helps them achieve certain notoriety and improved status in their extremist social media circles.
In 2015, a German man asked me if I was a Hindu. In 2022, we are obsessed with who isn't a Hindu.
The aim of these meetings is to throw down a gauntlet as a form of 'harmless' play, to see if the shock quotient can be met or escalated.
In 2021, as hate crimes against minorities rose, the media stood silent. This year started with more hate, but it sparked national outrage. As a target of the misogynist …