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No government presence in 73 panchayats in Sukma dt. - The Hindu

The Hindu
No government presence in 73 panchayats in Sukma dt.
The Hindu
Sukma, one of the 115 “aspirational districts” selected by the NITI Aayog for transforming the health and social indicators, is among the worst of the Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected areas. Ten districts of Chattisgarh are being covered under the ...



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Four years of claptrap: Tejas - The Telegraph India

The Telegraph India
Four years of claptrap: Tejas
The Telegraph India
He also asked Modi, who was in Cuttack on Saturday, to give details of this several initiatives like Make in India, Startup India, Standup India, Digital India and many more. "In the last four years, he launched several initiatives in the name of India...

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Satna lynching: Police slap case on victims for allegedly killing cattle ... - National Herald

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Satna lynching: Police slap case on victims for allegedly killing cattle ...
National Herald
The Satna police have registered an FIR against two men—one beaten to death and other critically injured for allegedly killing cattle—merely after verbal ...

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Akal Takht Jathedar says Sikh activist framed in terror case - The Indian Express #sikhlivesmatter

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Akal Takht Jathedar says Sikh activist framed in terror case
The Indian Express
Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has alleged that the Punjab Police are falsely accusing Australia-based Sikh activist Gurjant Singh of being a “terror funder” in a case against two Sikh youths arrested earlier this month with weapons and ...



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Indian Supreme Court curbs one of the world's most powerful anti-discrimination laws - Open Democracy

Open Democracy
Indian Supreme Court curbs one of the world's most powerful anti-discrimination laws
Open Democracy
The agitations were a response to an unanticipated judgement by the Indian Supreme Court, which curbed the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act (PoA), one of the most powerful anti-discrimination laws in the world. .... While ...



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4 years of Modi: Shah's claims on atrocities against Dalits are far from the truth - Catch News

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4 years of Modi: Shah's claims on atrocities against Dalits are far from the truth
Catch News
Villages after villages had to be vacated by the Dalits owing to attacks on them,” claimed Shah. In sharp contrast to Shah's claims, a US 2017 report points out that attacks against Muslims and Dalits grew sharply in India under Modi. Titled the ...
No achievements, unprecedented assault on India's social fabric in 4 years of Modi: LeftMoneycontrol.com
No achievements in 4 years of Modi govt: LeftBusiness Line
As NDA govt completes 4 years, Congress poses 40 questions on issues of rural distress, jobsHindustan Times
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Identity becomes a liability. Appeasement fuels intolerance? - Times Now

Times Now
Identity becomes a liability. Appeasement fuels intolerance?
Times Now
Catch India Upfront on weekdays at 8 pm on Times Now. Error loading player: No playable sources found. India Upfront |Photo Credit: Times Now. On Saturday's edition of India Upfront, Times Now's Editor-in-Chief Rahul Shivshankar discussed the topic ...



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Is gluten the villain? - The Telegraph India

The Telegraph India
Is gluten the villain?
The Telegraph India
More and more people worldwide are adopting gluten-free diets not because they have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity but simply because they regard gluten-free diet to be healthy. However, some research has shown that gluten-free products contain ...

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Vatican game seen in Indian archbishop's prayer campaign ... - UCA News

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Vatican game seen in Indian archbishop's prayer campaign ...
UCA News
Archbishop Anil Couto, pictured here with Pope Francis at the Vatican in June 2013, has upset India's government. (Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP) ...
A challenge to India's pluralismThe Daily Star
Was Delhi Archbishop's Letter an Attack on PM? Christians Weigh inThe Quint
Don't think Christians are being attacked: Cardinal Oswald Gracias slams Delhi Archbishop's remarkDaily News & Analysis
ChristianToday -Crux: Covering all things Catholic
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Creative activism: Art reflects socio-political realities with food in Bengaluru - Economic Times

Economic Times
Creative activism: Art reflects socio-political realities with food in Bengaluru
Economic Times
In the present age, while food painting is a dominant genre in the West, in India, and particularly Bengaluru, the combination is still nascent. One of the earliest collaborations in this genre was 'Meals Ready' by artist Umesh Madanahalli in the mid ...



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Hero cop saves Muslim man from mob, video goes viral - Khaleej Times #sikhlivesmatter

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Hero cop saves Muslim man from mob, video goes viral
Khaleej Times
A Sikh police officer in India is winning hearts for his kind gesture towards a Muslim man. Gagandeep Singh saved a Muslim man from being attacked by a mob after he was allegedly seen with a Hindu girlfriend. The video of the incident shows a man being ...



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How students in India are resisting the Hindu-right's attacks on universities - Open Democracy

Open Democracy
How students in India are resisting the Hindu-right's attacks on universities
Open Democracy
At a time when Narendra Modi's Hindu supremacist leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in India is moving towards full-fledged fascism with its rampant attacks on Muslims, Dalits, and critics of the regime, the question of what it ...



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Muslim beaten to death in India for allegedly killing cow - Channel NewsAsia

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Muslim beaten to death in India for allegedly killing cow
Channel NewsAsia
NEW DELHI: A Muslim man accused of killing a cow was beaten to death by a mob in central India, police said on Sunday (May 20), the latest vigilante murder over the animal considered sacred by Hindus. Siraj Khan, a 45-year-old tailor, was attacked in ...
Muslim man lynched in central India for 'slaughtering cow' - RT.comRT
Muslim lynched to death for 'slaughtering cow' in IndiaThe Express Tribune
Muslim beaten to death in India for allegedly killing a cow - Al ArabiyaAl-Arabiya

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Pro-Modi Muslim Forum Wants JNU to Rename 'Islamic Terrorism' Course - The Wire

The Wire
Pro-Modi Muslim Forum Wants JNU to Rename 'Islamic Terrorism' Course
The Wire
Stating that terrorism is still undefined and that “even United Nations has failed to arrive on any consensus on definition of terrorism,” Mohammad reminded the minister that India was a multi-religious country, with Muslims forming the second largest ...

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India Must Focus on Quality Education as a Solution to Sexual Violence - The Wire

The Wire
India Must Focus on Quality Education as a Solution to Sexual Violence
The Wire
India Must Focus on Quality Education as a Solution to Sexual Violence ... Interestingly, India's National Policy on Education (NPE), 1968 does clearly assign to education the role of social transformation. ... the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009 ...



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Indian Supreme Court curbs one of the world's most powerful anti-discrimination laws - Open Democracy

Open Democracy
Indian Supreme Court curbs one of the world's most powerful anti-discrimination laws
Open Democracy
First introduced in 1989, the PoA declared verbal, physical or ritual violence against India's former untouchable community (Dalits / Scheduled Castes) and tribal population (Adivasis / Scheduled Tribes) criminal acts. The law outlined strict ...



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THANK YOU, FATHER - India Legal (satire)

India Legal (satire)
THANK YOU, FATHER
India Legal (satire)
An avowedly Hindu-oriented party determined to create a millennial Hindu Rashtra through politico-religious polarisation, expressing righteous indignation over a religious minority (Christians are about three percent of India's population) attempting ...



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Pak Sikh struggles for transgenders' rights - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

Pak Sikh struggles for transgenders' rights
Times of India
AMRITSAR: A Sikh man has earned the respect and affection of the 'disgraced' transgenders' community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province of Pakistan by working hard to secure their citizenship rights. He takes them on excursion trips, conducts sports ...



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German far-right party to stage anti-govt. protests - The Hindu

The Hindu
German far-right party to stage anti-govt. protests
The Hindu
AfD has threatened lawsuits against journalists, rival politicians and officials who have criticised it, even as it accuses opponents of using “Nazi methods”. On Wednesday, party officials warned that far-left extremists could try to violently stop its ...

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4 years of Modi: This 'vikas' has no vision for future - National Herald

National Herald
4 years of Modi: This 'vikas' has no vision for future
National Herald
Each day, a video surfaces with an atrocity against Dalits or Muslims or someone else who has a fleeting hold of power in today's India. The most recent video was brought to light by Gujarat's new member of the Legislative Assembly, Jignesh Mevani ...



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Celebrate Khalsa Day with thousands of Sikhs. Free food and turbans included - The News Tribune #sikhlivesmatter

Celebrate Khalsa Day with thousands of Sikhs. Free food and turbans included
The News Tribune
You might think a non-Indian showing up at a Sikh event wearing a turban would be the ultimate act of cultural appropriation, mockery or just plain politically incorrectness. Not so at Saturday's Khalsa Day celebration and parade. In fact, they'll put ...



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No government presence in 73 panchayats in Sukma dt. - The Hindu

No government presence in 73 panchayats in Sukma dt.
The Hindu
Sukma, one of the 115 “aspirational districts” selected by the NITI Aayog for transforming the health and social indicators, is among the worst of the Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected areas. Ten districts of Chattisgarh are being covered under the ...



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The ban on recorded music in Delhi pubs is as shortsighted as it is useless - THE WEEK

THE WEEK
The ban on recorded music in Delhi pubs is as shortsighted as it is useless
THE WEEK
Recently, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia emphasised that there would be no ban on playing recorded music for L-17 license holders, mainly pubs. This comes after the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) representatives met with ...

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Development Vs Communalism: We need to set our priorities - The Siasat Daily

The Siasat Daily
Development Vs Communalism: We need to set our priorities
The Siasat Daily
More than 100 people died following the note ban that was announced by PM Modi on 8 November 2016. It resulted in the closing down of thousands of small-scale businesses that India thrives upon. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) were worst hit that ...
India Mulls GST On Trading Of Virtual CurrenciesBloombergQuint

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Muslim killed over suspicion of cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Muslim killed over suspicion of cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh
Hindustan Times
Police registered a first information report on the basis of Pawan Singh Gond's complaint against Riyaz and Shakeel under sections of the Madhya Pradesh Cow Slaughter Ban Act, 2004, and the Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Cattle Preservation Act, 1959.
Muslim man beaten to death in India for allegedly slaughtering cowsDAWN.com

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BJP turns towards Muslims, Dalits and Jats for 2019 elections - India Today

India Today
BJP turns towards Muslims, Dalits and Jats for 2019 elections
India Today
Talking to India Today, he said that there will be a national coalition formed before the 2019 elections, with all the regional parties coming together under the leadership of the Congress to defeat the BJP and Modi. He said that the businessmen and ...



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Delhi archbishop warns of threat to India's secular fabric, triggering BJP rebuke - Reuters

Reuters
Delhi archbishop warns of threat to India's secular fabric, triggering BJP rebuke
Reuters
The Evangelical Fellowship Of India, an alliance of evangelical Christians in India, said in a report in February that 2017 was one of the most traumatic years for the Christian community in India since Hindu-Christian clashes here killed more than 90 ...
Delhi Archbishop Asks Christians To Pray Ahead Of 2019 Polls, RSS Says It's A Direct Attack On Indian SecularismOutlook India
Why I disagree with Delhi Archbishop and his 'pray for 2019' letterDailyO
Let's Pray for India Before 2019 Polls: Delhi Archbishop's LetterThe Quint
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