Teesta Setalvad

Teesta Setalvad is a writer, activist, and journalist living in India. She is a writing fellow for Globetrotter and the secretary of Citizens for Justice & Peace. She has been a longtime advocate for civil rights for all Indian citizens, especially minorities and women.

India’s Ruling Hindu Right Wing Is Using Doublespeak

The right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that presently leads the coalition government in India and its ideological parent, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), are frequently accused of a politics laced with hypocrisy, deceit and doublespeak.