The latest cover of the London-based magazine The Economist has sparked a controversy in India. Titled “Intolerant India”, the cover criticises the BJP-led Modi government over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

“How India’s prime minister and his party are endangering the world’s biggest democracy. Our cover this week,” The Economist tweeted on Thursday.

How India’s prime minister and his party are endangering the world’s biggest democracy. Our cover this week https://t.co/hEpK93Al11 pic.twitter.com/4GsdtTGnKe

— The Economist (@TheEconomist) January 23, 2020

The article titled “Narendra Modi stokes divisions in the world’s biggest democracy”, says India’s 200m Muslims fear the prime minister is building a Hindu state.

“By undermining the secular principles of the constitution, Mr Modi’s latest initiatives threaten to do

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