Indian Social Media Is a Brutal Place

From a New York Times guest essay by Debasish Roy Chowdhury headlined “India Is on the Brink”:

Indian social media is a brutal place, a window on the everyday hatred and violence that has come to colonize the country in the nine years since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government came to power. But the images from the northeastern state of Manipur that began circulating in July were shocking even by those low standards.