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Balladeer Gaddar calls for casteless society - The Hindu

Balladeer Gaddar calls for casteless society
The Hindu
Renowned balladeer Gaddar has emphasised on the need for bringing about a social revolution to eradicate caste system, curb divisive politics and usher in social justice. Mr. Gaddar, well-known for his stirring revolutionary songs, performed at the ...



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Shambhu Lal And The Way Ahead: Dealing With Hindutva Created Cultural Panic - Youth Ki Awaaz

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Shambhu Lal And The Way Ahead: Dealing With Hindutva Created Cultural Panic
Youth Ki Awaaz
Neither do we have a strong Congress which not just openly opposes such hate crimes but also strongly link them back to RSS, a Congress like that of the late 1940s which dared to even ban RSS, a Congress which in itself had an 'ideology' of its own ...



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Uttarakhand: Dalits leave village after 'Upper-caste threat' - The Indian Express

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Uttarakhand: Dalits leave village after 'Upper-caste threat'
The Indian Express
When an elderly woman from the family, which had to host the wedding ceremony, approached Lal, he allegedly pushed her, said Chauhan, adding that the incident resulted in a tiff between Dalits and upper-caste villagers. “Lal is untraceable since the ...



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Christian Prayer Hall Vandalised In Coimbatore, BJP Leader Arrested - Outlook India

Outlook India
Christian Prayer Hall Vandalised In Coimbatore, BJP Leader Arrested
Outlook India
“We didn't do anything wrong, just like everywhere, we wanted to celebrate Christmas and distribute a few things to the poor,” he told The News Minute. According to a report by The Times Of India, a group of people started the prayer house in the name ...
Tamil Nadu: BJP leader arrested after attack on Christian prayer hall in CoimbatoreDaily News & Analysis

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Why Sairat filmmaker Nagraj Manjule's poetry may prove to be his more powerful legacy - Firstpost

Firstpost
Why Sairat filmmaker Nagraj Manjule's poetry may prove to be his more powerful legacy
Firstpost
Editor's note: Under the norms of the caste system, Dalits were denied the pen. Before the advent of Dalit literature in India, much of Dalit history was oral in nature. Their lives were not available to them in written form, and even when available ...



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Tamil Nadu: BJP leader arrested after attack on Christian prayer hall in Coimbatore - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Tamil Nadu: BJP leader arrested after attack on Christian prayer hall in Coimbatore
Daily News & Analysis
What's wrong with Vande Mataram? If not mother, will you salute Afzal Guru, asks Vice President Venkaiah Naidu · EVM. DNA EXCLUSIVE: Guj High Court asks EC to clarify on VVPAT counting by Dec 12. Tamil Nadu police have arrested four people including a ...

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India's undying love for arranged marriages sees everything else as evil - ThePrint

ThePrint
India's undying love for arranged marriages sees everything else as evil
ThePrint
And our institution of arranged marriages ensure just that. Every family that practices and cherishes carefully hand-picked same-religion, same-caste arranged marriages for their children is practising some version of this intolerance. There have been ...



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Desperate to spread terror in India, ISI trying new methods in Punjab - India Today

India Today
Desperate to spread terror in India, ISI trying new methods in Punjab
India Today
The revelations have been made as part of the investigations done by the Punjab Police and intelligence agencies in the murders of important Hindu leaders and one Christian pastor in the state, including RSS leaders, in the last two years as an attempt ...
How a British national is orchestrating the murder of Hindus in PunjabOneindia

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Sambit Patra plans New Year vacation; Republic TV rejects his leave application - Firstpost (satire)

Firstpost (satire)
Sambit Patra plans New Year vacation; Republic TV rejects his leave application
Firstpost (satire)
After recollecting himself, he continued, “I mostly live in Mumbai and Delhi. Since cow is my mother in both Delhi and Mumbai, I had planned to visit northeast and have beef there, as a north-eastern cow won't be my mother. But Arnab is a dear friend ...

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Video of 'love jihad' killing raises tensions in India - Financial Times

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Video of 'love jihad' killing raises tensions in India
Financial Times
A video of a Hindu man murdering a Muslim labourer — and warning other Muslims of a similar fate if they have relationships with Hindu women — has raised tensions in India's northern state of Rajastan, leading to police calls for calm. Rightwing ...
As Filmed Murder of Muslim Man in Rajasthan Goes Viral, Official Culture of Impunity Towards Hate Crimes BlamedThe Wire
Rajasthan attack: India arrest over 'love jihad' killing videoBBC News
Muslim Labourer's Murder In Rajasthan Was Recorded By Minor Nephew Of The KillerOutlook India
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India expands payment scheme for Hindus to marry person of Dalit ... - The Guardian

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India expands payment scheme for Hindus to marry person of Dalit ...
The Guardian
Government is to scrap income ceiling for cash incentive but critics say slow uptake is due to millennia-old prejudice not economics.

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I Was Banned From The WTO For Defending People's Rights - Common Dreams

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I Was Banned From The WTO For Defending People's Rights
Common Dreams
This blocks food sovereignty for the world's poorest, and livelihoods for peasant, indigenous and small-scale farmers, yet allows the EU and USA to provide massive global market distorting subsidies that beef up agribusiness interests while ruining ...



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11 Controversial Books That Were Pulled From Indian Shelves - Indiatimes.com

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11 Controversial Books That Were Pulled From Indian Shelves
Indiatimes.com
From offending society to hurting religious sentiments, several books, by acclaimed authors were banned in India after their release. While freedom of speech is hotly debated in this country, authors have courted controversy simply because they had a ...



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Green earth; Disturbing trend; Parting shot - The Telegraph

Green earth; Disturbing trend; Parting shot
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... • Sir - Trees are key to maintaining the ecological balance of the earth. They absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen without which life on earth would be impossible. Forests form carbon sinks that help in reducing global warming. That is not all ...



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Balladeer Gaddar calls for casteless society - The Hindu

Balladeer Gaddar calls for casteless society
The Hindu
Renowned balladeer Gaddar has emphasised on the need for bringing about a social revolution to eradicate caste system, curb divisive politics and usher in social justice. Mr. Gaddar, well-known for his stirring revolutionary songs, performed at the ...



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Brits would have lost to Sikhs, 'but for treachery by 2 Gens' - The Tribune #sikhlivesmatter

The Tribune
Brits would have lost to Sikhs, 'but for treachery by 2 Gens'
The Tribune
TheTribune: CHANDIGARH:Adept in Indo-British history, two leading historians today differed on what could have been the British Empire's future after the First Anglo-Sikh War in 1846, but both agreed that the East India Company-led army had almost lost ...
'Had generals not betrayed Sikh army, British would have left in ...Hindustan Times

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Ambedkar: The man behind India's constitution - BBC News

BBC News
Ambedkar: The man behind India's constitution
BBC News
Wednesday marks the 61st anniversary of the death of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar who, after Mahatma Gandhi, is India's most revered leader. He was the architect of what is probably the world's longest constitution, a legal scholar and a spiritual leader ...
Dr BR Ambedkar Death Anniversary: Leaders, Twitterati Pay Tributes To 'Baba Saheb'NDTV
Some now put Bhole Baba over Babasaheb, says Modi | India News ...Times of India
BR Ambedkar death anniversary: The day we lost Father of Indian ConstitutionIndia Today
Deccan Herald -News18
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Death penalty for child rapists in Madhya Pradesh: Govt should ... - Firstpost

Firstpost
Death penalty for child rapists in Madhya Pradesh: Govt should ...
Firstpost
Madhya Pradesh Assembly unanimously passed a bill that states that perpetrators who are found guilty of raping 12-year-old girls or younger will be receive death penalty.

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Al-Qaeda in Kashmir Releases New Audio, Calls Indian Muslims to ... - News18

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Al-Qaeda in Kashmir Releases New Audio, Calls Indian Muslims to ...
News18
In an audio clip that was released on Wednesday on one of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind's groups on a messaging application, it said that the Babri Masjid demolition was an “unforgettable crime of Hindu extremists.”
Al Qaeda-Linked Terror Group In Kashmir Calls On Indian Muslims To Join Jihad Against HindusSwarajya
On Babri anniversary, message from al-Qaeda in Kashmir calls on ...The Indian Express

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Jagtar Singh Jaggi Case: After 'Outrageous' Reporting by Indian Media and 'Leak of Custodial Video', Campaigners ... - Sikh Siyasat News (press release) (blog) #sikhlivesmatter

Sikh Siyasat News (press release) (blog)
Jagtar Singh Jaggi Case: After 'Outrageous' Reporting by Indian Media and 'Leak of Custodial Video', Campaigners ...
Sikh Siyasat News (press release) (blog)
London: The campaigners of #FreeJaggiNow, an awareness campaign in support of arrested scottish citizen Jagtar Singh Jaggi, have maintained that the British consular staff were prevented again on Dec 7 from meeting in private with Jagtar Singh Johal ...

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Sunday View: The Best Weekend Opinion Reads, Curated Just For You - The Quint

The Quint
Sunday View: The Best Weekend Opinion Reads, Curated Just For You
The Quint
Drawing a comparison between the most controversial Padmavati to Kannagi, based on one of the oldest Tamil folklore, Vasanthi talks in her column in The Indian Express on how just like Padmavati was brought to life from a myth and equated to the honour ...



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'Sikh generals' betrayal opened door for British' | Chandigarh News ... - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

The Tribune
'Sikh generals' betrayal opened door for British' | Chandigarh News ...
Times of India
Chandigarh: The Anglo-Sikh Wars of 1845 and 1848 are the only two instances where the generals betrayed their own army.
Brits would have lost to Sikhs, 'but for treachery by 2 Gens'The Tribune
'Had generals not betrayed Sikh army, British would have left in ...Hindustan Times

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Final bow for 'Mind Your Language' star - The Hindu #sikhlivesmatter

The Hindu
Final bow for 'Mind Your Language' star
The Hindu
He spent some time in India and acted in a few films, before migrating to Africa. Later, he moved to London to study theatre and drama, and launched his career as a television actor. At that time, he spotted an advertisement in a newspaper calling for ...

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'Holy Cow, Unholy Politics': Cattle Owners Weigh In on Gau Raksha ... - The Quint

The Quint
'Holy Cow, Unholy Politics': Cattle Owners Weigh In on Gau Raksha ...
The Quint
In times of cow related violence, The Quint travels to 4 states to hear our cattle owners' perspective on Gau Raksha.

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ET 500: The wealth creators - Economic Times

Economic Times
ET 500: The wealth creators
Economic Times
Beef ban and a crackdown on illegal meat shops helped the company, which specialises in poultry products (including broiler chicken, day-old broiler chicks and eggs), chicken feed and animal health products. Venky's operates in the northern and western ...



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Words that are emptied of meaning - The Hindu

The Hindu
Words that are emptied of meaning
The Hindu
The two most common sets of words that I hear these days come from Hindus and Muslims, all of them well meaning. Hindus in India keep telling me that “Hinduism is an inclusive, tolerant religion” and Muslims all over the world keep telling me that ...

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Kazhcha Indie Film Fest gives a platform for indie movies - The Hindu

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Kazhcha Indie Film Fest gives a platform for indie movies
The Hindu
It's a double bonanza for cineastes. Even as the curtain goes up for the 22nd edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) today, the city is hosting another film fĂȘte as well — Kazhcha Indie Film Fest (KIFF). Organised by Kazhcha Film ...

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