March 2, 2020
In his March 2, 2020 Indian Express column, How we define and categorize the Delhi violence matters, Varshney compares the recent rioting in Delhi to the database he and Steven Wilkinson created for all recorded Hindu-Muslim riots between 1950-1995. Based on this data, he found that the recent riots are Delhi’s biggest Hindu-Muslim riots since 1950. Varshney discusses the larger political significance of these riots. Read the full article.