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Why Jignesh Mevani's comments on Ambedkar don't imply any insult to the Dalit icon - DailyO

DailyO
Why Jignesh Mevani's comments on Ambedkar don't imply any insult to the Dalit icon
DailyO
Mevani's frank rallying call for unity among the oppressed is very much an Ambedkarite strategy of seeking broad-based alliances against caste system. While Ambedkar's ploy was to use the British rule to strike a blow at the heart of caste system that ...

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Suspected Islamist militant arrested near Rohingya camp - The Hindu

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Suspected Islamist militant arrested near Rohingya camp
The Hindu
But after his release, Awal “communicated with various international militant groups through social media in an effort to establish Khilafat (a caliphate) through so-called jihad”, Mr. Amin said. Police allege Awal is a member of a new faction of the ...

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'RSS recognises separate Sikh identity' | Chandigarh News - Times ... - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

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'RSS recognises separate Sikh identity' | Chandigarh News - Times ...
Times of India
SAD leaders argue that this is the right time to demand amendment in Article 25 B of the Constitution as the RSS also went on record saying it recognised the separate religious identity of Sikhs.
RSS wing questions Akali's stance on Sikh identity | india-news ...Hindustan Times
Sikhs in Indian crosshairs againPakistan Today

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Imperialism, extremism threats to national integration, says CM - The Hindu

The Hindu
Imperialism, extremism threats to national integration, says CM
The Hindu
Imperialism and extremism, the two forces that feed into each other, are the major threats to national integration, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was inaugurating a seminar at Jamia Markaz, Karanthoor, near here on Tuesday. The Chief ...

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Are India's 'new-age reformers' prepared to abolish caste system and do manual scavenging? - ThePrint

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Are India's 'new-age reformers' prepared to abolish caste system and do manual scavenging?
ThePrint
Every once in a while, when there is too much talk of caste-based oppression, many well meaning anti-caste crusaders rise from the ashes, and come up with a novel idea — caste must be abolished. Social Reformers mushroom and start urging those ...



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Minnesota teen's book explores injustice of India's caste system - Minnesota Public Radio News

Minnesota teen's book explores injustice of India's caste system
Minnesota Public Radio News
Shreya Konkimalla of Edina is only a ninth grader, but she's already written a book that takes on the heavy topic of India's caste system and its legacy of discrimination that still persists. The self-published book, "Free Birds," takes place in India ...

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Hindu nationalists and Dalits clash in India over 200-year-old battle - The Guardian

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Hindu nationalists and Dalits clash in India over 200-year-old battle
The Guardian
An estimated 300,000 Dalits had gathered in the Maharashtra village of Bhima Koregaon on Monday to celebrate the 1818 victory of the British East India Company over the Peshwas, a faction of the Maratha empire that ruled much of the subcontinent before ...
Dalit protests cause disruptions in India's financial capitalReuters
India Dalit Leader Calls Off Mumbai StrikeVoice of America
'Maharashtra Interrupted': How Indian Media Reported The Dalit Protests In Mumbai And PuneHuffington Post India
Deutsche Welle
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India's Christians, Muslims bear brunt of hate crimes - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency
India's Christians, Muslims bear brunt of hate crimes
Anadolu Agency
2017 was a year that India's Christians and Muslims would not like to remember. This was the period when hate crime and violence against the minority communities saw a steep surge. While radical Hindu extremist outfits unleashed violence against ...
Indian Christians apprehensive as they step into the New Yearucanews

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A Contest Between Allies in Meghalaya - NewsClick

NewsClick
A Contest Between Allies in Meghalaya
NewsClick
The NPP had also written to the Prime Minister on the issue. This eventually prompted the BJP to declare that there would be no beef ban in Meghalaya . This declaration is strange for the BJP whose silence in the face of beef-related lynchings across ...

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India's animal rights activists forced to lie low - BBC News - BBC News

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India's animal rights activists forced to lie low - BBC News
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The failed campaign to ban bull taming in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has dented support for the animal rights movement and forced local activists to lie low out of fear, as Swaminathan Natarajan reports from Madurai. So-called Jallikattu ...

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The 'Special Watch List' - Business Recorder

The 'Special Watch List'
Business Recorder
There is no denying that growing intolerance for the rights of religious minorities in this country is a serious issue. However, the statement accompanying the list notes "today, a number of governments infringe upon individuals' ability to adopt ...



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Will March To Meet PM Modi With These 2 Books For Him, Says Jignesh Mevani - NDTV

Firstpost
Will March To Meet PM Modi With These 2 Books For Him, Says Jignesh Mevani
NDTV
"If Dalits continue to be targeted and my reputation is continued to be tarnished, Mr PM we will teach you a lesson in 2019," Jignesh Mevani said in multiple attacks on PM Modi, also stating, "The Prime Minister is a self-proclaimed Ambedkarite, a ...
Bhima-Koregaon controversy: Jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi if Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally ...Firstpost
Jignesh Mevani asks PM Narendra Modi to break silence on violence against DalitsThe Indian Express
“I have said nothing inflammatory, PM must break his silence on attacks on Dalits,” says Jignesh MewaniThe Hindu
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No beef sale in Goa from Saturday, traders protest against vigilantism - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
No beef sale in Goa from Saturday, traders protest against vigilantism
Hindustan Times
Speaking to IANS, Manna Bepari, president of the Qureshi Meat Traders Association of Goa, said no beef would be available for sale in Goa, until the government steps in and resolves the issue. “We are tired of these raids. They are not allowing our ...

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Putting it straight: In response to 'India: The world's largest hypocrisy' - The Stanford Daily #sikhlivesmatter

Putting it straight: In response to 'India: The world's largest hypocrisy'
The Stanford Daily
“Back in 1984, as the BBC's Delhi correspondent, I had been in Amritsar for the four days leading up to the Indian army's attack. The atmosphere was tense. There had been a spate of murders by Bhindranwale's supporters and now they were threatening to ...



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Two & A Half Front War - Pakistan Today

Pakistan Today
Two & A Half Front War
Pakistan Today
Bipin Rawat has to understand that the real danger for Indian democracy, pluralism and secularism is Hindu extremist organizations. Rashtriya Swayamsavek Sangh (RSS) has faked and faded Ghandi's pacifism. Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Amit Shah made a ...



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The Weekend Fix: A little-known battle Dalits fought in the Madras Presidency and nine other reads - Scroll.in

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The Weekend Fix: A little-known battle Dalits fought in the Madras Presidency and nine other reads
Scroll.in
“We cannot allow ourselves to be caught between a hard place and a hard place,” writes former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram in The Indian Express. “If we do, the losers will be the people of Jammu & Kashmir and India will lose the opportunity to ...



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Web exclusive: Experts welcome Sex Offenders' Registry with a word of caution - Times of India

Times of India
Web exclusive: Experts welcome Sex Offenders' Registry with a word of caution
Times of India
Activist Dr Pravin Patkar while examining the proposal to introduce sexual offenders' registry or notification system says,"The fundamental flaw in the standpoint of the proponents of the SOR and notification is the perception of the problem of sex ...



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2018: All set to sparkle with new voices - The Asian Age

The Asian Age
2018: All set to sparkle with new voices
The Asian Age
Then there is Note by Note: The Great Indian Playlist by Seema Chishti, Sushant Singh and Ankur Bhardwaj that uses one song from each year, accompanied by a brief essay, and tells the story of India since 1947. Two critical books on free speech include ...



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Rally protests 'atrocities' on dalits in Maharashtra - Times of India

Rally protests 'atrocities' on dalits in Maharashtra
Times of India
They alleged the Maharashtra government was instead trying to implicate dalit icon and MLA Jignesh Mewani and young 'pasmanda' Muslim leader Khalid Umar in a false case. They said the BJP was trying to appropriate Ambedkar as a symbol for its use, but ...

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Why Did Bhima Koregaon Riots Occur? Ambedkar's Life Tells Us Why - The Quint

The Quint
Why Did Bhima Koregaon Riots Occur? Ambedkar's Life Tells Us Why
The Quint
He also knew that Gandhi had been a supporter of the caste system. But in spite of it all, Ambedkar did not hesitate to say that when everyone had abandoned their movement, Gandhi's compassion remained unbridled. Ambedkar believed that the sole reason ...
RSS used to target Muslims. Now it's attacking Dalits and OBCs: Prakash AmbedkarNational Herald

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Indian Christians suffer 23 attacks over Christmas period - ChristianToday

ChristianToday
Indian Christians suffer 23 attacks over Christmas period
ChristianToday
Indian Christians suffered at least 23 religiously motivated attacks over the Christmas period, according to research by a persecution lobby group. The Washington-based International Christian Concern said the incidents sparked mass fear and left ...

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Middle Eastern Christians in dire straits – but the West doesn't want to know - RT

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Middle Eastern Christians in dire straits – but the West doesn't want to know
RT
A future OCC should not only welcome all majority Christian countries but others where Christians are numerically or socially significant. For example, while South Korea is only about one-third Christian, Christians form a solid majority of that ...

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An Outpouring of Dalit Angst - Daily News & Analysis

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An Outpouring of Dalit Angst
Daily News & Analysis
But events in the subaltern sphere in the state have much more political resonance than its 14 per cent Dalit population. There are over 200 million Dalits in India, almost a fifth of the population. Activists and political analysts admit that ...
Jignesh Mevani not responsible for Bhima Koregaon violence: Ramdas AthawaleHindustan Times
Angry New Year: The buildup to Bhima-Koregaon violenceThe Indian Express
Devendra Fadnavis requests Bombay HC acting Chief Justice to name judge to probe Pune unrestFinancial Express
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Modi to address police officers - The Hindu

Modi to address police officers
The Hindu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address top police officers of the country at a three-day annual conference organised by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh from Saturday. Counter-radicalisation, Left-wing extremism, issues ...

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India dismisses Sikh group's threat - The Hindu #sikhlivesmatter

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India dismisses Sikh group's threat
The Hindu
India has dismissed a warning from a U.K. Sikh group, that it would encourage diaspora gurdwaras to ban Indian officials from visiting them. Terming the statement a 'knee jerk reaction', officials said it reflected the group's fears of the ...
Indian diplomats in UK defy gurdwara visit ban by radicalsThe Tribune

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Bhima-Koregaon controversy: Jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi if Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally ... - Firstpost

Firstpost
Bhima-Koregaon controversy: Jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi if Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally ...
Firstpost
Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence over atrocities committed against Dalits in the country. Addressing a press conference in the national capital, Mevani also asked the prime minister to clarify ...
Jignesh Mevani asks PM Narendra Modi to break silence on violence against DalitsThe Indian Express
“I have said nothing inflammatory, PM must break his silence on attacks on Dalits,” says Jignesh MewaniThe Hindu
Bhima Koregaon violence: Jignesh Mevani-Umar Khalid event denied permission; 16 FIRs lodgedEconomic Times
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Setback To India's Efforts To Pacify Canada's Pro-Khalistani ... - Outlook India #sikhlivesmatter

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Setback To India's Efforts To Pacify Canada's Pro-Khalistani ...
Outlook India
In Canada's Ontario province, 14 gurdwara management committees have banned the entry of Indian officials to gurdwaras controlled by the former. The ban was officially imposed using a local trespassing law on December 20. However, there will be no ban ...
14 gurdwaras in Canada ban entry of Indian officials | The Indian ...The Indian Express

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India's Aadhaar Is Bound To Be Abused, Says Edward Snowden - Sikh Siyasat News #sikhlivesmatter

Sikh Siyasat News
India's Aadhaar Is Bound To Be Abused, Says Edward Snowden
Sikh Siyasat News
India has an ID database with the private information of nearly 1.2 billion nationals. It's reportedly been breached. Admin accounts can be made and access can be sold to the database, reports BuzzFeed.” The UIDAI on Thursday claimed that the Aadhaar ...
Rs 500, 10 minutes, and you have access to billion Aadhaar details - Tribune IndiaThe Tribune
Aadhaar Card: How To Update Address, Registered Mobile NumberNDTV
UIDAI: Latest News, Videos and Photos | Times of IndiaTimes of India
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