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Dalit temple ban doesn't figure in Uttarakhand poll battle - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Dalit temple ban doesn't figure in Uttarakhand poll battle
Hindustan Times
More than 350 temples dot the valley of Jaunsar-Bawar in western Uttarakhand. But until two years ago, Keshar Singh, a 28-year-old Dalit accountant from Bijnar, one of the region's 400 villages, had never stepped into one. He is surprised anyone wants ...



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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Catholic News Agency

Catholic News Agency
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Catholic News Agency
Growing intolerance of religions considered to be foreign imports adds to the wounds of both Christian and Muslims of low caste background – known as dalits – who are denied government benefits awarded to low-caste Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhist to ...

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Plaques blaming Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi for 1984 Sikh riots at Delhi memorial - Daily News & Analysis #sikhlivesmatter

Daily News & Analysis
Plaques blaming Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi for 1984 Sikh riots at Delhi memorial
Daily News & Analysis
Two plaques holding former prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi responsible for the 1984 riots will be part of a memorial which has been constructed by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee here as a "reminder of injustice" towards ...

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India: Christians Dangerously Vulnerable - TRUNEWS

India: Christians Dangerously Vulnerable
TRUNEWS
Dalits account for two-thirds of India's Christian population, who number more than 80 million, or 7 per cent of India's total population, by some estimates. A 1950 law listed Hindu Dalits as “Scheduled Caste”, which made them eligible for free ...



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Blindfolded martial arts master slams down a sledgehammer inches from trusting volunteers - Daily Mail #sikhlivesmatter

Daily Mail
Blindfolded martial arts master slams down a sledgehammer inches from trusting volunteers
Daily Mail
Two men lay splayed out on the floor with fruit placed around their limbs and above their heads in the video, reportedly filmed during a Sikh festival in southern India. A man wearing a large orange blindfold and wielding a sledgehammer high above his ...



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Left will play Dalit card to counter BJP in elections - The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Left will play Dalit card to counter BJP in elections
The New Indian Express
Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) president and MP, MB Rajesh says there has been a rise in incidents of Dalit students being harassed in educational institutions. “Rohith Vemula was not the only one. Several Dalit students became victims of ...
Dadri victim Akhlaq's brother to attend Vemula's death anniversary meet in HyderabadHindustan Times

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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Patheos (blog)
Growing intolerance of religions considered to be foreign imports adds to the wounds of both Christian and Muslims of low caste background – known as dalits – who are denied government benefits awarded to low-caste Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhist to ...

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Cong shows intolerance when Modi implements Gandhian concepts: Muraleedharan - Kaumudi Online

Kaumudi Online
Cong shows intolerance when Modi implements Gandhian concepts: Muraleedharan
Kaumudi Online
The party remembered Sardar Vallabhai Patel, who stood for united India, only when the BJP commemorated him. Even then, they made a controversy out of it. Congress which is intoxicated with power has forgotten Gandhi and now they are trying to discard ...

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Brampton man heading to India to be 'part of real change' in Punjab vote - Toronto Star #sikhlivesmatter

Toronto Star
Brampton man heading to India to be 'part of real change' in Punjab vote
Toronto Star
Up for grabs in Punjab are 117 assembly seats in a state where Sikhs make up the majority of its 28 million people. The election will test the AAP's support outside of its base in Dehli, where in 2015 it won all but three of the capital's 70 assembly ...
NRIs to campaign for AAP under the banner of “Chalo PunjabDaily Pioneer

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India: Christians Dangerously Vulnerable - TRUNEWS

India: Christians Dangerously Vulnerable
TRUNEWS
Dalits account for two-thirds of India's Christian population, who number more than 80 million, or 7 per cent of India's total population, by some estimates. A 1950 law listed Hindu Dalits as “Scheduled Caste”, which made them eligible for free ...



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Plaques blaming Indira, Rajiv for 1984 riots at Delhi memorial - The Indian Express #sikhlivesmatter

The Indian Express
Plaques blaming Indira, Rajiv for 1984 riots at Delhi memorial
The Indian Express
Two plaques holding former prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi responsible for the 1984 riots will be part of a memorial which has been constructed by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee in New Delhi as a “reminder of injustice” ...

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Christians in Asia and India at risk amid rising religious nationalism, Open Doors warns - Church Times

Church Times
Christians in Asia and India at risk amid rising religious nationalism, Open Doors warns
Church Times
“There is a clear pattern of rising religious intolerance across the Indian sub-continent which affects many millions of Christians,” the CEO of Open Doors, Lisa Pearce, said. The estimate of the number of Christians killed for their faith during the ...
Christians in India See Spike in Persecution; Watchdog Says 'They're Easy Target'ChristianToday
India sees dramatic rise in Christian persecution –Open DoorsChristian Daily
North Korea tops Christian persecution list for 16th yearPremier
Open Doors USA
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Concern over rising intolerance - The Hindu

The Hindu
Concern over rising intolerance
The Hindu
Former diplomat T.P. Sreenivasan, who opened the event 'Thamasoma Jyothirgamaya', said he was afraid to speak about the issues in the State and in India. “I had a bitter experience once. I was slapped for airing the need to reform the education sector ...

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Slogans against Maluka at Takht Damdama Sahib - Times of India - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

Times of India
Slogans against Maluka at Takht Damdama Sahib - Times of India
Times of India
Facing the heat over distortion of the Ardas (prayer) at the opening of his election office, Punjab minister and Shiromani Akali Dal candidate from Rampura Phool ...

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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Patheos (blog)
ACN: Does the Church see genuine opportunities for dialogue with moderate Hindus as a tool to combat Hindu extremism? Archbishop John Barwa of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar: We are all children of God and one day we will all understand that. Hate campaigns ...



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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Patheos (blog)
To address the needs of dalits within the Church – where low-caste faithful have also suffered various forms of discrimination, despite the fact that 12 million of India's Catholics are dalits – the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has released a ...



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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Patheos (blog)
Bhubaneswar, India, Jan 14, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- India is a country of more than 1.2 billion people, with Christians accounting for only some three percent of the population, including close to 19 million Catholics. Despite its relatively ...



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Top 50 list of Christian persecutors - WND.com

WND.com
Top 50 list of Christian persecutors
WND.com
“People are saying, 'You're not Indian if you're not an extremist Hindu.' Lots of people in India are Christian, millions and millions, and there is a rising tide of violence against them. There are groups that publicize they want to rid India of ...



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Top 50 list of Christian persecutors - WND.com

WND.com
Top 50 list of Christian persecutors
WND.com
“People are saying, 'You're not Indian if you're not an extremist Hindu.' Lots of people in India are Christian, millions and millions, and there is a rising tide of violence against them. There are groups that publicize they want to rid India of ...



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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Catholic World Report

Catholic World Report
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Catholic World Report
To address the needs of dalits within the Church – where low-caste faithful have also suffered various forms of discrimination, despite the fact that 12 million of India's Catholics are dalits – the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has released a ...

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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Catholic World Report

Catholic World Report
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Catholic World Report
Bhubaneswar, India, Jan 14, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- India is a country of more than 1.2 billion people, with Christians accounting for only some three percent of the population, including close to 19 million Catholics. Despite its relatively ...



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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Catholic News Agency

Catholic News Agency
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Catholic News Agency
ACN: Does the Church see genuine opportunities for dialogue with moderate Hindus as a tool to combat Hindu extremism? Archbishop John Barwa of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar: We are all children of God and one day we will all understand that. Hate campaigns ...



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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Catholic News Agency

Catholic News Agency
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Catholic News Agency
To address the needs of dalits within the Church – where low-caste faithful have also suffered various forms of discrimination, despite the fact that 12 million of India's Catholics are dalits – the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has released a ...



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The Church in India – a shining light for all to see - Catholic News Agency

Catholic News Agency
The Church in India – a shining light for all to see
Catholic News Agency
India is a country of more than 1.2 billion people, with Christians accounting for only some three percent of the population, including close to 19 million Catholics. Despite its relatively small size, the Indian Church has a disproportionate impact on ...



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Indian Muslims and forthcoming elections: “Hindustan ka Mussalman kisi kay baap ya daada ki jaaidaad nahin hai” - Milli Gazette

Milli Gazette
Indian Muslims and forthcoming elections: “Hindustan ka Mussalman kisi kay baap ya daada ki jaaidaad nahin hai”
Milli Gazette
Even as the lower caste Hindu OBC and Dalit communities formed successful parties and ruled in north India, Muslims with a sizeable population in several states remained the vote bank of other parties who promised them only protection from gory ...



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India: Christians Dangerously Vulnerable - TRUNEWS

India: Christians Dangerously Vulnerable
TRUNEWS
Dalits account for two-thirds of India's Christian population, who number more than 80 million, or 7 per cent of India's total population, by some estimates. A 1950 law listed Hindu Dalits as “Scheduled Caste”, which made them eligible for free ...



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Concern over rising intolerance - The Hindu

The Hindu
Concern over rising intolerance
The Hindu
Former diplomat T.P. Sreenivasan, who opened the event 'Thamasoma Jyothirgamaya', said he was afraid to speak about the issues in the State and in India. “I had a bitter experience once. I was slapped for airing the need to reform the education sector ...

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