As a counterpoint to my studies on the British oppression of India (e.g. 1 and 2), I'm starting a series on Indian oppression of India. The data I produce will be sporadic and not systematic. But the broad truth will surely emerge.
I can begin by documenting the ongoing oppression of Indians in Gujarat by Modi's government.
The journalist Verghese noted that 21 people were killed in Gujarat in "encounters" which could be violations of Indian law.
These “encounter killings span a range of persons that includes workmen who have come in from outside the state to suspected terrorists. The ages of those killed are in the range between 22 and 37. It is not clear if the families of those killed are even aware of the fate of these young persons.”“There is a need to investigate this pattern and there must be a system in place to ensure that armed personnel do not easily do away with lives of citizens,
“There is a need to investigate this pattern and there must be a system in place to ensure that armed personnel do not easily do away with lives of citizens." [Source]
Quick estimate of oppressive incidents
Excluding famines for which there are many explanations, it appears to me that the DIRECT oppression (i.e. killing by government) of Indians in independent India FAR EXCEEDS by an order of magnitude the direct oppression of Indians by the British.