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Facebook page makes anti-Dalit memes 'for fun' - The New Indian Express

Facebook page makes anti-Dalit memes 'for fun'
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: According to a Facebook page 'Best Indian Memes for Creamy Teens', if you have Ambedkar's receding hairline, wear his round rimmed glasses, have a 'killer smile' like his and possess toilet-cleaning skills, you are a Dalit and thereby, ...



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I Was A Useless Punjabi Boy. Bihar Saved Me - By Patna Police Chief - NDTV (blog) #sikhlivesmatter

NDTV (blog)
I Was A Useless Punjabi Boy. Bihar Saved Me - By Patna Police Chief
NDTV (blog)
Bihar recently played host to Sikhs from all over India and the world as the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj was celebrated at Patna Sahib, his birthplace. As a Punjabi officer in the Bihar cadre and posted as DIG Patna, I had a ...



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Dalits and OBCs losing out because of limited access to English education - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Dalits and OBCs losing out because of limited access to English education
Hindustan Times
Why are no Other Backward Class (OBC) and Dalit writers from Karnataka known outside their state? A Dalit writer like Devanoor Mahadeva is known only within his state, that too more among Dalit circles. The upper castes of Karnataka do not give him the ...



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Sikh parade flood of colour and culture - New Zealand Herald #sikhlivesmatter

Sikh parade flood of colour and culture
New Zealand Herald
The Avenues were flooded in colour and culture as the fourth annual Sikh parade made its way through the streets. Nearly 4000 people flocked to Tauranga to celebrate the birth of one of India's most revered spiritual leaders on Saturday. Sikhs came ...

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Nitish Kumar announces 'Guru circuit' to tap Sikh tourism potential - India.com #sikhlivesmatter

India.com
Nitish Kumar announces 'Guru circuit' to tap Sikh tourism potential
India.com
Eulogising rich cultural heritage of Bihar, Kumar said that in addition to being birth place of 10th Guru Govind Singh, Guru Nanak, Guru Teg Bahadur and others icons of sikhism had visited the place in the past. “We will connect all important ...

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The Most Unwanted: A gripping account of Rohingya refugees living in India - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
The Most Unwanted: A gripping account of Rohingya refugees living in India
The Indian Express
They are State-less, with Myanmar disowning them; they are dying, with 1,00,000 homeless; and they are forgotten, with the Muslim Rohingyas not an attractive cause for the world. Around 14,000 of them are registered refugees in India, eking out a ...
The story of Rohingya Aylan Kurdi and why the world must pay attention to itinUth.com
Maharashtra-based NGO writes letter to UN Secretary General calling for intervention to save Rohingya MuslimsTwoCircles.net

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Where Is The Brahmin, Seeker Of The Highest Truth, Beacon Of Light And Leadership? - Swarajya

Swarajya
Where Is The Brahmin, Seeker Of The Highest Truth, Beacon Of Light And Leadership?
Swarajya
Often, the main strategy is to ascribe all the evils not only of the caste system but of Hinduism itself to “Brahminism.” Actually, the latter word was invented by Orientalists to refer to the worship of “Brahman” in contra-distinction to the Buddha ...



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Utterly Butterly Delicious: Legend of Amul Girl keeps growing - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Utterly Butterly Delicious: Legend of Amul Girl keeps growing
The Indian Express
From taking a dig at the intolerance debate with “Taalerance se taalerance mila!” to celebrating India winning the T20 World Cup in 2007 under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni with “Anhoni ko Dhoni karde!”, the campaign has catered to the diverse ...

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In pictures: The Wall of Truth, a memorial for victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots - Catch News #sikhlivesmatter

Catch News
In pictures: The Wall of Truth, a memorial for victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Catch News
The premises of the Rakabganj Gurudwara near Parliament House has been the scene of construction for quite some time now. The construction, which will soon be completed, is a memorial to the Sikhs killed in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Once inaugurated ...



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Parental support needed for children accessing the internet, say experts - The Hindu

Parental support needed for children accessing the internet, say experts
The Hindu
... Sonia Sarkar, communications officer, UNICEF, pointed out that cyber crime in India was under-reported and also listed out the common forms of online abuse, which included cyberbullying, online sexual abuse, online sexual exploitation, cyber ...

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UP riots rendered many Muslims roofless - The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
UP riots rendered many Muslims roofless
The New Indian Express
About 90 people died and over 50,000 families displaced, all belonging to the Muslim community, in the clashes which started in September 2013. “For two years (post riots), I met the tahsildar and other officials. They promised I would get my ...

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New documentary explores Christian responses to persecution - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Crux: Covering all things Catholic
New documentary explores Christian responses to persecution
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
A piercing 26-minute documentary film titled "Under Caesar's Sword" is produced by Academy Award-nominated director Jason Cohen. The film was shot in Turkey and India and contains riveting testimony from Christians who have suffered persecution first ...



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Terror outfit traps non-Muslims - The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Terror outfit traps non-Muslims
The New Indian Express
Top intelligence sources said the outfit has not registered itself as a voluntary organisation in India so far but has started functioning from these cities. According to the Street Daawah concept, only non-Muslims are targeted and subsequently ...



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Indian Muslim cricketer under fire for showing off yoga moves on Twitter - The Straits Times

Indian Muslim cricketer under fire for showing off yoga moves on Twitter
The Straits Times
Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif has come under fire for showing off his yoga moves on Twitter, just because he is a Muslim. The 36-year-old posted pictures of himself on the social media site on Dec 31 practising the Suryanamaskar, or sun salutation, a ...



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Nitish Kumar announces 'Guru circuit' to tap Sikh tourism potential - India.com #sikhlivesmatter

India.com
Nitish Kumar announces 'Guru circuit' to tap Sikh tourism potential
India.com
Kumar announced this during concluding function of 350th Prakash Parva of 10th Sikh Guru Govind Singh which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal at Gandhi Maidan. A replica of Golden temple of ...

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Who Will Champion Human Rights Campaigns for Hindu-Americans If Not Our Own Celebrities - ChakraNews.com

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Who Will Champion Human Rights Campaigns for Hindu-Americans If Not Our Own Celebrities
ChakraNews.com
But there is one other group of people suffering from the enormities of religious intolerance and extremism that the media not only pays scant attention to, but entirely ignores. So, perhaps, could Penn be so ignorant as to not know that his ...



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US-based Sikh body gifts diamond-studded sabre at Patna gurdwara - India New England #sikhlivesmatter

India New England
US-based Sikh body gifts diamond-studded sabre at Patna gurdwara
India New England
Patna–A US-based Sikh body gifted a diamond-studded sabre with a silver hilt at Takht Sri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh, during the celebrations of the 350th 'Prakash Utsav' or birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh master ...

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Sikhs showerful some praise on CM Nitish Kumar - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

Hindustan Times
Sikhs showerful some praise on CM Nitish Kumar
Times of India
PATNA: Sikh devotees from across the country and abroad, who are here to participate in the 350th birth anniversary celebrations of tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, on Thursday said they would return home with sweet memories from the state. The devotees ...
Trip to Pakistan motivated Nitish to organize large scale celebration in Patna SahibAvenue Mail
JD(U) eyeing Punjab through Prakash ParvHindustan Times
Nitish Kumar's 200-Crore Showcasing Of Brand Bihar Is A HitNDTV
Daily News & Analysis -The Indian Express -Calcutta Telegraph
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India's ruling BJP's social media strategy is abusive - Asia Times

Asia Times
India's ruling BJP's social media strategy is abusive
Asia Times
In 2015, 'Snapdeal' was compelled by the BJP's social media group to dump the film star Aamir Khan as a brand ambassadors because of his criticism of emerging religious intolerance in India. His contract was terminated in January 2016. A new Hindu ...



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Entry of non-Sikh visitors toGandhi Maidan restricted - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

Entry of non-Sikh visitors toGandhi Maidan restricted
Times of India
The district administration's move to close gates for non-Sikh people, however, irked the commoners. One Sharbendu Kumar, a schoolteacher, said despite coming here all the way from Ara with three of his friends, he could not enter Gandhi Maidan to ...

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UP assembly polls: BSP nominates 97 Muslim candidates, its highest ever - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
UP assembly polls: BSP nominates 97 Muslim candidates, its highest ever
The Indian Express
BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday announced that her party will field 97 Muslims (a dozen more than in 2012 and the highest ever in its history) along with 113 candidates from upper castes, 106 candidates from backward castes and 87 Dalits in the upcoming ...
BSP eyes UP Maya with 35 per cent Muslim candidates in its first listThe New Indian Express

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Hindu Rashtra against Constitution: Sachin Mali - Mumbai Mirror

Mumbai Mirror
Hindu Rashtra against Constitution: Sachin Mali
Mumbai Mirror
Ihave full faith in the Indian Constitution and the judicial system. Also, Angela Sontakke ... The naxal movement in this country is based on the borrowed thoughts from China and Russia, but the caste and class realities are different here. Now, while ...



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Pakistan Hands Over Dossier On 'India's Interference' to UN: Media Reports - SikhSiyasat.Net #sikhlivesmatter

SikhSiyasat.Net
Pakistan Hands Over Dossier On 'India's Interference' to UN: Media Reports
SikhSiyasat.Net
Chandigarh: As per the media reports Pakistan on Friday (Jan. 06) handed over a dossier on India's alleged “interference” in the country to new UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and asked the world body to play a role in “restraining” New Delhi ...

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Nitish Kumar announces 'Guru circuit' to tap Sikh tourism potential - India.com #sikhlivesmatter

India.com
Nitish Kumar announces 'Guru circuit' to tap Sikh tourism potential
India.com
Kumar announced this during concluding function of 350th Prakash Parva of 10th Sikh Guru Govind Singh which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal at Gandhi Maidan. A replica of Golden temple of ...

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Parental support needed for children accessing the internet, say ... - The Hindu

Parental support needed for children accessing the internet, say ...
The Hindu
Child rights experts pointed out that with the rapid rise in the number of smartphone and internet users, there has also been increasing concern over the welfare ...

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In pictures: The Wall of Truth, a memorial for victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots - Catch News #sikhlivesmatter

Catch News
In pictures: The Wall of Truth, a memorial for victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Catch News
The premises of the Rakabganj Gurudwara near Parliament House has been the scene of construction for quite some time now. The construction, which will soon be completed, is a memorial to the Sikhs killed in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Once inaugurated ...



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Bihar government to develop Sikh circuit: CM Nitish Kumar - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

Times of India
Bihar government to develop Sikh circuit: CM Nitish Kumar
Times of India
Speaking at the 350th Prakashotsava of Guru Gobind Singh at Gandhi Maidan, Nitish said, "Considering the fact that Bihar is a significant place for Sikhs as it was visited by Guru Nanak Dev and Guru Teg Bahadur as well, we want to develop all major ...
What Motivated Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to celebrate 350th Birth Anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in such large scale!!!State Times
JD(U) eyeing Punjab through Prakash ParvHindustan Times
Modi-Nitish bonhomie: PM praises prohibition, Bihar CM lauds demonetizationDaily News & Analysis
NDTV -Calcutta Telegraph -The Indian Express
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Where Is The Brahmin, Seeker Of The Highest Truth, Beacon Of Light And Leadership? - Swarajya

Swarajya
Where Is The Brahmin, Seeker Of The Highest Truth, Beacon Of Light And Leadership?
Swarajya
Often, the main strategy is to ascribe all the evils not only of the caste system but of Hinduism itself to “Brahminism.” Actually, the latter word was invented by Orientalists to refer to the worship of “Brahman” in contra-distinction to the Buddha ...



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