Religious persecution, religious bigotry, dehumanization of a particular religious group, blasphemy, hate speech and so on, all have emerged as major concerns for a country to remain tolerant, rational, secular and ultimately modern. Is being religious anti-secular? Or, is being secular anti-religious?
Very recently, the Arunachal Pradesh legislature passed a resolution for the entire state to be included in the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. The idea behind this resolution is to provide considerable autonomy to the tribal communities and to empower the district councils to enact laws for land protection.