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Indian journalist named on hit list as threats against critical voices escalate

A vigil for rationalist scholar M.M. Kalburgi, who was shot dead earlier this year. Threats against writers and journalists from the rationalist school of thought are rising in India. (AP/Aijaz Rahi)

"These people will kill you," Nikhil Wagle, a prominent journalist in India, told me as we discussed reports of him being named as a target by a member of a hard-line Hindu group who is being questioned by police over the murder of a writer.

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Magazine editor Narendra Dabholkar shot dead in India

New York, August 20, 2013--Indian authorities should thoroughly investigate today's murder of an editor of a magazine and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.

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