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Drought-hit Indian farmers seek support in federal budget - Reuters

Reuters
Drought-hit Indian farmers seek support in federal budget
Reuters
"Farmers are feeling short changed by the Modi government," said Satnam Singh Behru, president of the Indian Farmers' Association, adding that more than 15,000 farmers had committed suicide in the last year. "Many farmers have lost faith in the ...

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Muslim woman thrown out of Trump rally; group seeks apology - The Hindu

Muslim woman thrown out of Trump rally; group seeks apology
The Hindu
But he defended his proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the country. He said his call had drawn attention to radical Islamic extremism, which he described as “a very deep-seated problem that we have in this country and throughout the ...

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US flies B-52 over S. Korea after North's nuclear test - The Hindu

The Hindu
US flies B-52 over S. Korea after North's nuclear test
The Hindu
Juche is the North's home-grown state ideology that combines Marxism and extreme nationalism established by the state founder and the current leader's grandfather, Kim Il Sung. KCNA said Mr. Kim made the comments on a visit to the country's Ministry of ...

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Extremism, Fascism And Intolerance In India – OpEd - Eurasia Review

Eurasia Review
Extremism, Fascism And Intolerance In India – OpEd
Eurasia Review
Of course they were very much opinioned personalities in India and dared to speak up against the extreme Hindu fanatics and nationalists, but they were silenced very soon. The audacity of events became more visible when ruling coalition party's MLA in ...



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Sikh man killed in UK arson attack - Chandigarh Tribune #sikhlivesmatter

Sikh man killed in UK arson attack
Chandigarh Tribune
A 60-year-old Indian-origin British Sikh man. was killed after his house was set on fire by an attacker, who has been arrested, in east London on Christmas Day. Harbhajan Singh Rooprai was inside his home when 27-year-old Tyrone Jacobs allegedly set ...

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Bharti Infratel seeks safe space for its towers - The Hindu

Bharti Infratel seeks safe space for its towers
The Hindu
The State government had identified 253 sites in the districts affected by the Left wing extremism those remained to be connected through telecom and telephony network. Telecom towers have been prime targets of extremists as they fear good mobile ...

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State benefits from Mission Bhageeratha - The Hindu

State benefits from Mission Bhageeratha
The Hindu
Left-wing extremism, widely prevalent across Telangana till a decade ago, is helping Mission Bhageeratha, the Telangana State Drinking Water Project, in ways that one could not have fathomed! For one, it is thanks to the concessions allowed by the ...

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Mission Bhageeratha makes the most of concessions - The Hindu

Mission Bhageeratha makes the most of concessions
The Hindu
Left-wing extremism, widely prevalent across Telangana till a decade ago, is helping Mission Bhageeratha, the Telangana State Drinking Water Project, in ways that one could not have fathomed! For one, it is thanks to the concessions allowed by the ...

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Bharti Infratel seeks safe space for its towers - The Hindu

Bharti Infratel seeks safe space for its towers
The Hindu
The State government had identified 253 sites in the districts affected by the Left wing extremism those remained to be connected through telecom and telephony network. Telecom towers have been prime targets of extremists as they fear good mobile ...



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Extremism: Shiv Sena activists ransack Pakistan-India exhibition in Dehradun - The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Extremism: Shiv Sena activists ransack Pakistan-India exhibition in Dehradun
The Express Tribune
In October last, activists of the hard-line Hindu party, angry at the launch of a former Pakistani foreign minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri's book, doused the event organiser with black ink in Mumbai. In the same month, the activists of Shiv Sena ...

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Plot to link attack to Sikh group using Army man: Hawara aide - The Indian Express #sikhlivesmatter

The Indian Express
Plot to link attack to Sikh group using Army man: Hawara aide
The Indian Express
Speaking to The Indian Express, Ahluwalia said that the Army officer, Company Havaldar Major Gurvinder Singh, sent him a WhatsApp message on December 18 saying that the Babbar Khalsa Pakistan had a message for Hawara. “The message said that we ...



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Lessons From Abroad for Mango Farmers - The New Indian Express

Lessons From Abroad for Mango Farmers
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: India is one of the biggest producers of the king of fruits and also a major exporter. But ironically, a group of farmers from Karnataka and some officials are planning to travel abroad in March, including European countries, to study mango ...



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Govt set to launch new crop insurance scheme - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Govt set to launch new crop insurance scheme
The Indian Express
An Indian farmer sprays pesticide on his mustard crop in Mayong village, outskirts of Gauhati The proposal also envisages a cap of 5 per cent on premium a farmer has to pay to get horticulture crops (including fruits, vegetables and commercial crops ...

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Dalits for loan without interest - Chandigarh Tribune

Dalits for loan without interest
Chandigarh Tribune
“The community is being subjected to various kinds of atrocities and insults due to lack of land reform in the state,” he added. While accusing the administration, Kaul alleged, “The administration in the state has not been working as per the ...

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Dalits for loan without interest - Chandigarh Tribune

Dalits for loan without interest
Chandigarh Tribune
“The community is being subjected to various kinds of atrocities and insults due to lack of land reform in the state,” he added. While accusing the administration, Kaul alleged, “The administration in the state has not been working as per the ...



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8 Signs You Are Living Under A Fascist Regime - CounterCurrents.org

8 Signs You Are Living Under A Fascist Regime
CounterCurrents.org
The right-wing extremists may still be socially excluded and marginal to public opinion, but they are ideologically aligned with centres of power that use “dogwhistle” tactics to validate fascist politics without openly declaring themselves as Fascists ...



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8 Signs You Are Living Under A Fascist Regime - CounterCurrents.org

8 Signs You Are Living Under A Fascist Regime
CounterCurrents.org
This has long been a serious problem, but now violent Hindu nationalism has, to a degree, been endorsed by the state. The English language Indian website Countercurrents.org features many stories about Indian fascism. This is a large and complex issue ...



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Dropping Aamir Khan makes Modi sarkar a sore loser - DailyO

Dropping Aamir Khan makes Modi sarkar a sore loser
DailyO
It also threatens to reignite the for-now-seemingly-settled but ugly debate on "secularism" that has been burning since this government came to power, where government as well as rightwing elements have targeted Muslims for their food, flag, patriotism ...

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First Pakistani Sikh Ranger shines at Wagah Border ceremony - Zee News #sikhlivesmatter

First Pakistani Sikh Ranger shines at Wagah Border ceremony
Zee News
The surroundings filled with the sound of claps when he shook hands with the soldiers of Indian Border Security Force. Amarjeet is a resident of Nankana Sahib, the holy city of Sikhs situated close to Lahore. He is said to be the first person ever from ...

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Vicky Kaushal To Beef Up - Box Office India

Box Office India
Vicky Kaushal To Beef Up
Box Office India
The film is set in Punjab and Kaushal plays a Punjabi boy, which requires him to beef up to look like a Punjabi gabru jawaan. The actor is therefore eating and working out so that when he starts shooting, he looks the part. The film starts rolling in ...



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HC reserves verdict on beef ban PILs - Times of India

HC reserves verdict on beef ban PILs
Times of India
Even the possession of meat of a cow, bull or bullock, even if slaughtered outside the state, is also an offence which can be punished with one-year imprisonment and a fine of Rs 2,000. Many of the petitions have focussed their challenge on section 5D.

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Plot to link attack to Sikh group using Army man: Hawara aide - The Indian Express #sikhlivesmatter

The Indian Express
Plot to link attack to Sikh group using Army man: Hawara aide
The Indian Express
Speaking to The Indian Express, Ahluwalia said that the Army officer, Company Havaldar Major Gurvinder Singh, sent him a WhatsApp message on December 18 saying that the Babbar Khalsa Pakistan had a message for Hawara. “The message said that we ...



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Bail for Sikh leaders held after Sarbat Khalsa - Chandigarh Tribune #sikhlivesmatter

Bail for Sikh leaders held after Sarbat Khalsa
Chandigarh Tribune
It denoted no people and no land. Except a FRINGE, Skihs do not have any association with the word Khalistan. Majority of the land touted as Khalistan is is Pakistan not India. Since you seem to know so much, how many Sikhs had a Wazir rank in the ...

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When Tamil Nationalism Turned Against Telugu Speakers Of Tamil Nadu - Swarajya

Swarajya
When Tamil Nationalism Turned Against Telugu Speakers Of Tamil Nadu
Swarajya
Justice Party mostly funded by Telugu landlords and Malayali TM Nair and later Periyar EV Ramasamy Naickar, of Kannada speaking caste propagated the idea of Dravidian 'race' against a Hindu, Brahminical, Sanskritic Aryan 'race' from North India as part ...

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It is High Time to Discard the Pernicious Myth of India's Medieval Muslim ... - The Wire

The Wire
It is High Time to Discard the Pernicious Myth of India's Medieval Muslim ...
The Wire
Going back more than a millennium earlier, Hindu rulers were the first to come up with the idea of sacking one another's temples, before Muslims even entered the Indian subcontinent. But one hears little about these “historical wrongs”. In the case of ...



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Farmers Ask Andhra Government to Fix Cane Purchase Price - The New Indian Express

Farmers Ask Andhra Government to Fix Cane Purchase Price
The New Indian Express
VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Sugarcane Farmers' Association has demanded that the government announce sugarcane purchase price immediately as the sugar companies have already begun the crushing operations. Voicing the demand at an ...



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When Tamil Nationalism Turned Against Telugu Speakers Of Tamil Nadu - Swarajya

Swarajya
When Tamil Nationalism Turned Against Telugu Speakers Of Tamil Nadu
Swarajya
Justice Party mostly funded by Telugu landlords and Malayali TM Nair and later Periyar EV Ramasamy Naickar, of Kannada speaking caste propagated the idea of Dravidian 'race' against a Hindu, Brahminical, Sanskritic Aryan 'race' from North India as part ...

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Hate crime: Elderly Sikh stabbed to death in US - Chandigarh Tribune #sikhlivesmatter

Times of India
Hate crime: Elderly Sikh stabbed to death in US
Chandigarh Tribune
A 68-year-old Sikh man has been stabbed to death in California's Fresno city on January 1, prompting the police to launch a hate crime probe into the city's first homicide. ... What about the killings of Sikhs across Northern India in Hindu dominated ...
$10000 reward to nab culprit in Sikh man's murder in USTimes of India
$10000 reward to nab culprit who murdered 68-year old Sikh in USHindustan Times
Elderly Sikh stabbed to death in USIndia.com
The American Bazaar -India West
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US meets with tech leaders on anti-terror efforts - The Hindu

US meets with tech leaders on anti-terror efforts
The Hindu
The government also announced initiatives against violent extremism, including an overhaul of its efforts to counter extremist messages around the globe. In Silicon Valley, top administration officials held a closed—door meeting with Apple CEO Tim ...

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Maoist influence worrisome, says Naveen Patnaik - The Hindu

Maoist influence worrisome, says Naveen Patnaik
The Hindu
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday expressed concern over inroads made by the Left wing extremists in four central Odisha districts and asked senior police officers to pay special attention to curb their influence. Addressing the valedictory ...

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COW IS YAHOO'S 'Personality of The Year for India' - The Indian Panorama

The Indian Panorama
COW IS YAHOO'S 'Personality of The Year for India'
The Indian Panorama
It all started with a ban on beef. The anti-cow slaughter movement had begun to intensify and spiral out of control. While cow-slaughter is banned in most parts of India, some states insisted on strict implementation of the ban and also imposed 10-year ...



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Maoist influence worrisome, says Naveen Patnaik - The Hindu

Maoist influence worrisome, says Naveen Patnaik
The Hindu
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday expressed concern over inroads made by the Left wing extremists in four central Odisha districts and asked senior police officers to pay special attention to curb their influence. Addressing the valedictory ...

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Term Hindu doesn't belong to Indian culture: Dr Kumar Vishwas speaks on Farzi ... - Reporter Times

Term Hindu doesn't belong to Indian culture: Dr Kumar Vishwas speaks on Farzi ...
Reporter Times
He said, “A true Hindu or Muslim can never be fanatic. It was the Rigveda, where the word nation was first mentioned. The word Hindu doesn't belong to our culture. Nationalism for BJP is proving to be another election jumla.” The recent debate over ...

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Cuddalore minor rape case: 2 court orders against her, woman 'forced' to marry ... - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Cuddalore minor rape case: 2 court orders against her, woman 'forced' to marry ...
The Indian Express
Cuddalore minor rape case: 2 court orders against her, woman 'forced' to marry her 'rapist'. In July 2015, a big controversy erupted in the state when another judge D Devadass of the Madras HC referred her case for mediation with the accused citing ...
Judge Asked Her to Settle and Now She's Married to Her RapistThe Quint

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Aga Syed invited to Pakistan - Rising Kashmir Daily English Newspaper

Aga Syed invited to Pakistan
Rising Kashmir Daily English Newspaper
He said the topics to be discussed in the conference are; 'The Kashmir Conflict, its ramifications for Pak-India Relations and Peace and security of south Asia; The Kashmir Dispute, Hindutva and emergence of Hindu Extremism in India; Proposed ...



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Syed Babar Ali: A non-confrontational winner - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Syed Babar Ali: A non-confrontational winner
The Indian Express
Babar Ali, a supporter of Jinnah, didn't see any contradiction in these divided loyalties and has never accepted the Indo-Pak conflict as a permanent feature of life: “From the very beginning, Harcharan was an Indian nationalist, and he knew that I was ...



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