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Khilji the new villain - The News International

Khilji the new villain
The News International
It complements the existing anti-Muslim and Islamophobic public mood and the political narrative that it engenders to enhance the electoral constituency of Hindu extremists. In an interview with Al Jazeera, Professor Aditya Mukherjee of Jawaharlal ...

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Forget Davos rhetoric, 'protectionist' India is nowhere near a global leader - Economic Times

Economic Times
Forget Davos rhetoric, 'protectionist' India is nowhere near a global leader
Economic Times
Absolutely no, I replied. India is still a poor, under-developed country, internally riven over what social and economic vision it should have for itself, with barely a thought about developing a new vision for the world. Regardless of Modi's defence ...

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For a nation surviving on dharnas, Pakistan does not know how, when or what to protest - The Express Tribune (blog)

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For a nation surviving on dharnas, Pakistan does not know how, when or what to protest
The Express Tribune (blog)
Even in neighbouring India, the Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal has organised demonstrations against the involvement of multinational corporations in India. The problems with the Pakistani model of organised political protest are apparent. It sends a ...



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Mangaluru: Christians integral part of India, follow Mahatma's nationalism - Bishop Theodore - Daijiworld.com

Mangaluru: Christians integral part of India, follow Mahatma's nationalism - Bishop Theodore
Daijiworld.com
Mangaluru, Jan 28: "We Christians are an integral part of this country. There is no question of minority or majority. We are not interested in these types of arguments. We want to live as per the Constitution of this country and ensure the rights which ...



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18-Year-Old British Sikh Girl Plotted To Join ISIS In Syria, Arrested - NDTV #sikhlivesmatter

18-Year-Old British Sikh Girl Plotted To Join ISIS In Syria, Arrested
NDTV
Sandeep Samra claims she wanted to help the terrorist group by working as a nurse, Birmingham Crown Court was told this week. World | Press Trust of India | Updated: January 25, 2018 20:57 IST. 272 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. 18-Year-Old British ...

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Indian film industry is still very much sexist, says Mira Nair - DAWN.com

DAWN.com
Indian film industry is still very much sexist, says Mira Nair
DAWN.com
Nair also had a grim opinion about the gorwing intolerance faced by Bollywood. Mira herself faced a backlash for her film Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love that was banned in India for its erotic content and she condemned the protests against Sanjay Leela ...

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Indian film industry is still very much sexist, says Mira Nair - DAWN.com

Indian film industry is still very much sexist, says Mira Nair
DAWN.com
Nair also had a grim opinion about the gorwing intolerance faced by Bollywood. Mira herself faced a backlash for her film Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love that was banned in India for its erotic content and she condemned the protests against Sanjay Leela ...



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U.S. must curb Pak. aid for ultras: Hamid Karzai - The Hindu - The Hindu

The Hindu
U.S. must curb Pak. aid for ultras: Hamid Karzai - The Hindu
The Hindu
Ex-Afghan president hopes Trump will 'walk the talk' on reigning-in Islamabad.

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Know 14 Women Who Won Padma Awards 2018 - NDTV

NDTV
Know 14 Women Who Won Padma Awards 2018
NDTV
Karnataka's social worker Sitavva Joddati champions women development and empowerment, especially 'Devadasis' and Dalits. 9. Nouf Marwaai, the first yoga instructor of Saudi Arabia, played an instrumental role in legalising yoga in her country. She ...
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How former RSS head MS Golwalkar saw India and wanted to treat minorities - ThePrint

ThePrint
How former RSS head MS Golwalkar saw India and wanted to treat minorities
ThePrint
Pillai's phrase is not entirely tongue-in-cheek: Golwakar intends traditional Hindu practices to prevail in his Hindu Rashtra, including caste discrimination. 'We know as a matter of history,' he writes, 'that our north-western and north-eastern areas ...

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Gurpreet Singh: World leaders must know who killed Mahatma Gandhi and why this requires immediate action - Straight.com

Milli Gazette
Gurpreet Singh: World leaders must know who killed Mahatma Gandhi and why this requires immediate action
Straight.com
It is believed that the conspirators belonged to both the Hindu Mahasabha and the RSS, of which the current ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) of India is a political wing. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi himself owes allegiance to the RSS, which ...
UK Indian Diaspora Mark Republic Day by Protesting Against Hindutva Outside the High CommissionMilli Gazette

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Gurpreet Singh: World leaders must know who killed Mahatma Gandhi and why this requires immediate action - Straight.com

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Gurpreet Singh: World leaders must know who killed Mahatma Gandhi and why this requires immediate action
Straight.com
The indications of the country having become an intolerant Hindu nation cannot be ignored. It's a shame that world leaders continue to watch this without taking any swift action against Modi government. Blinded by either Islamophobia or business ...

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Gurpreet Singh: World leaders must know who killed Mahatma Gandhi and why this requires immediate action - Straight.com #sikhlivesmatter

Gurpreet Singh: World leaders must know who killed Mahatma Gandhi and why this requires immediate action
Straight.com
The division of India and Pakistan resulted in the massacre of Muslims by Hindu and Sikh fanatics on the Indian side of the border, whereas Hindus and Sikhs were slaughtered by Muslim extremists on the other side. There was a huge transfer of ...



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Dalit: A tortuous journey over 200 yrs - Times of India

Dalit: A tortuous journey over 200 yrs
Times of India
In 1935, the greatest of emancipators B R Ambedkar used the term in a pamphlet he brought out to organise a congregation of "untouchables" who by then had begun to try to throw away the yoke of upper caste subjugation. However, Ambedkar himself ...



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Indian authorities rattled by London Kashmiri, Sikh protest - Geo News, Pakistan #sikhlivesmatter

Geo News, Pakistan
Indian authorities rattled by London Kashmiri, Sikh protest
Geo News, Pakistan
But they had to eventually retreat once it was clear that they were getting a more than robust response from a spirited gathering of Sikh and Kashmiri self-determination supporters. India has been incensed at its diplomats being recently banned from ...
Pro-India protestors attack Kashmiris, Sikhs in LondonPakistan Today
Clashes erupt as British Lord Nazir calls for Azad Kashmir on R-DayThe Tribune
Republic Day parade 2018: ASEAN marching contingents add colour at RajpathThe Indian Express
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Why Pinoys call Indians 'Bumbay'—and other Indian stereotypes - ABS-CBN News #sikhlivesmatter

ABS-CBN News
Why Pinoys call Indians 'Bumbay'—and other Indian stereotypes
ABS-CBN News
"I personally believe that the early Sikhs did not totally use 'Bombay' based on place of departure but of its etymological link to the term which commands respect from a fellow Sikh who hails from the same place in India. Bhum bhai (brothers of the ...



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Mevani calls on Dalits to defeat BJP | Bengaluru News - Times of India - Times of India

Times of India
Mevani calls on Dalits to defeat BJP | Bengaluru News - Times of India
Times of India
BENGALURU: Lending voice and giving it a clear political dimension, new Dalit leader and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Monday called upon Dalits to de.

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As violence erupts over the film 'Padmaavat,' where are India's liberal politicians? - Washington Post

Washington Post
As violence erupts over the film 'Padmaavat,' where are India's liberal politicians?
Washington Post
So, whether it was forcing acclaimed artist M.F. Husain into exile or putting a ban on books (Salman Rushdie's “Satanic Verses,” Taslima Nasrin's memoirs, BJP leader Jaswant Singh's book on Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, or James Laine's book on ...

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U.S. must curb Pak. aid for ultras: Hamid Karzai - The Hindu - The Hindu

The Hindu
U.S. must curb Pak. aid for ultras: Hamid Karzai - The Hindu
The Hindu
Ex-Afghan president hopes Trump will 'walk the talk' on reigning-in Islamabad.

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Low-caste Indians are better off than ever—but that's not saying much - The Economist

The Economist
Low-caste Indians are better off than ever—but that's not saying much
The Economist
Dalits, who in the past feared crossing certain streets, now have their own millionaire-filled chamber of commerce, scores of energetic NGOs to promote their rights and some 84 of the 545 MPs in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament. In October ...



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National Commission of Minorities calls for Christian univ on lines of BHU, AMU - Times of India

National Commission of Minorities calls for Christian univ on lines of BHU, AMU
Times of India
These groups wants to break india and they are all doing what they canNarayanan nambiar. The NCM chairman assured community leaders that the commission will take up issues raised by them and urged them to engage with the current government. Outlining ...



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Indian authorities rattled by Kashmiri and Sikh protest in London - The News International #sikhlivesmatter

Pakistan Today
Indian authorities rattled by Kashmiri and Sikh protest in London
The News International
LONDON: Two groups of protesters clashed outside Indian High Commission as Kashmiris and Sikhs jointly protested against Indian government actions while a group organised by the Indian officials attacked the protesters. Sikhs and Kashmiris who ...
Pro-India protestors attack Kashmiris, Sikhs in LondonPakistan Today
Clashes erupt as British Lord Nazir calls for Azad Kashmir on R-DayThe Tribune
Republic Day parade 2018: ASEAN marching contingents add colour at RajpathThe Indian Express
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South India Is the Final Frontier in the Contest Between Hinduism and Hindutva - The Wire

The Wire
South India Is the Final Frontier in the Contest Between Hinduism and Hindutva
The Wire
Acclaimed actor Prakash Raj asserted that those who condone violence, including Narendra Modi, could not be considered Hindus. Filmmaker Sanal Sasidharan equated intolerance with ignorance of Hinduism. They are not seen as anti-national or out-of-touch ...



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Forget Davos rhetoric, 'protectionist' India is nowhere near a global leader - Times of India (blog)

Forget Davos rhetoric, 'protectionist' India is nowhere near a global leader
Times of India (blog)
But it is nowhere near global leadership or setting standards for the world. The problem is not just protection for electronics or solar panels, but protection for cows. Do Modi and his colleagues have any idea what a global laughing stock India is for ...



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Movie violence threatens India's freedom of expression - ucanews

ucanews
Movie violence threatens India's freedom of expression
ucanews
23, unruly mobs have rampaged on the streets of several cities, particularly in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh states, after India's Supreme Court rejected an appeal by these states to help them ban the movie. The state governments, run by the pro-Hindu ...

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How the British took control of Punjab - The Asian Age #sikhlivesmatter

How the British took control of Punjab
The Asian Age
The book, The Second Anglo-Sikh War, by Amarpal Singh is a fascinating account of attempted indirect British control of Punjab after defeating the Sikh Army in the First War in 1846. The vanquished Sikh Army had been enfeebled by a decade of in ...



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Diplomacy in America: Indian Hindu expats and Pakistani-American Muslim, over scotch - The Nation

Diplomacy in America: Indian Hindu expats and Pakistani-American Muslim, over scotch
The Nation
Recently, I met with a group of Indian Hindu expatriates, non-resident Indians, and discussed with them my brief thesis on the Indian culture in a nutshell: cow worship, monkey worship, elephant worship, money worship, devil worship, idol worship, cow ...



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Diplomacy in America: Indian Hindu expats and Pakistani-American Muslim, over scotch - The Nation

Diplomacy in America: Indian Hindu expats and Pakistani-American Muslim, over scotch
The Nation
Recently, I met with a group of Indian Hindu expatriates, non-resident Indians, and discussed with them my brief thesis on the Indian culture in a nutshell: cow worship, monkey worship, elephant worship, money worship, devil worship, idol worship, cow ...



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Tasteless pomp & show on Republic-Day in sinking & poor India in presence of 10 ASEAN. By Hem Raj Jain - Pakistan Christian Post

Pakistan Christian Post
Tasteless pomp & show on Republic-Day in sinking & poor India in presence of 10 ASEAN. By Hem Raj Jain
Pakistan Christian Post
Poor people also have right to celebrate their festivals but only when they endeavor to come-out of their poverty and demoralizing condition, otherwise such so-called celebrations are nothing but cruel vulgarity (as it is cruel to suffering members of ...



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Tasteless pomp & show on Republic-Day in sinking & poor India in presence of 10 ASEAN. By Hem Raj Jain - Pakistan Christian Post

Pakistan Christian Post
Tasteless pomp & show on Republic-Day in sinking & poor India in presence of 10 ASEAN. By Hem Raj Jain
Pakistan Christian Post
(1)- The history of last 70 years of independent Hindu majority India is ample proof that Hinduism is simply incapable of transferring it into pro-democracy egalitarian, prosperous society. The hierarchal & discriminatory caste system of Hinduism has ...



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The new Dalit challenge - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
The new Dalit challenge
The Indian Express
In part, this politics is a consequence of significant changes in the lives of many Dalits produced by the economic forces of the last two decades. But these changes have themselves exposed the limitations of current Dalit politics in a number of ...

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