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UK government distances itself from Khalistan issue - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

Times of India
UK government distances itself from Khalistan issue
Times of India
The so-called 'London Declaration on Referendum 2020' rally, organised by Sikhs for Justice on August 12, triggered a diplomatic row as India had warned the UK to take bilateral ties into consideration before allowing groups that "propagate violence, ...



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Real time visitor monitoring system helps identify criminals - The Hindu

The Hindu
Real time visitor monitoring system helps identify criminals
The Hindu
The moment the details match with a person with crime history, the visitor is put under surveillance,” said the SP. This has helped the District Police monitor the movement of criminals involved in extortions, ganja smuggling and left wing extremism...

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Kerala floods: Khalsa Aid volunteers reach Kochi, set up Langar to feed 2000 people - The Indian Express #sikhlivesmatter

The Tribune
Kerala floods: Khalsa Aid volunteers reach Kochi, set up Langar to feed 2000 people
The Indian Express
As Kerala reels under its worst flood in nearly a century, Sikh volunteers from the Khalsa Aid International, the UK based philanthropist group, have reached the state to help the flood victims. Their group's volunteers from their Indian wing reached ...
UK Sikh charity organisation comes to Kerala's rescueThe Tribune
In flood-hit Kerala, Sikh volunteers provide fresh food to 2000 people with langar serviceDaily News & Analysis
Khalsa Aid Joins Relief Operations In Kerala, Serves Food To Stranded And Homeless PeopleIndia Times

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With Ambedkar centre meeting, BJP plans new Dalit outreach - Times of India

With Ambedkar centre meeting, BJP plans new Dalit outreach
Times of India
NEW DELHI: In a bid to make a political statement, BJP will hold its upcoming national executive at the new Ambedkar International Centre in the heart of the New Delhi area, where its political resolution is likely to focus of empowerment issues ...



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'God Punished You for Eating Beef': Ugly Responses to Kerala Floods Prove Bigotry is Alive and Kicking - News18

News18
'God Punished You for Eating Beef': Ugly Responses to Kerala Floods Prove Bigotry is Alive and Kicking
News18
It seems to be true sir Lord Ayyappa is angry with the Kerala Govt, as whole country knows that Communist & Congressi Workers had publicly slaughtered an innocent Calf in protest of Beef ban, cooked it publicly & feasted on its cooked beef openly on ...



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Biometrics: Govt plays down concerns over mass surveillance, private-sector access - Computerworld Australia

Computerworld Australia
Biometrics: Govt plays down concerns over mass surveillance, private-sector access
Computerworld Australia
Rice told the inquiry that the government was “future proofing the bill” by not banning private-sector access. “We said to them [the Victorian government] that we drafted the bill on the question of private-sector access to allow for future use,” he ...



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Will Daughter Lighting Vajpayee's Funeral Pyre Burn Down Patriarchal Bias in Hindu Homes? - News18

News18
Will Daughter Lighting Vajpayee's Funeral Pyre Burn Down Patriarchal Bias in Hindu Homes?
News18
Questioning the age-old tradition that holds back Hindu women from cremating their family members, Preeti Malhotra, convener of Rashtra Sevika Samiti's intellectual cell, said, “What will happen if a woman were to light the pyre of one of her family ...



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The necessity of intellectual virtue - The Hindu

The Hindu
The necessity of intellectual virtue
The Hindu
... built into the system. Such naturalised intellectual frameworks may also be influenced or defined by a particular culture, philosophy, religion or caste. So, Hindus might think about the world with their own very Hindu assumptions and Muslims and ...



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'Our middle class is actually the elite' - The Hindu BusinessLine

The Hindu BusinessLine
'Our middle class is actually the elite'
The Hindu BusinessLine
In an interview to Poornima Joshi, sociologist and former professor in the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Dipankar Gupta says that, as a behavioural and sociological category, India hardly has a middle class. In the absence of universal health ...



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Are Nagas scheduled caste? - Morung Express

Are Nagas scheduled caste?
Morung Express
The phrase “Christians From Scheduled Caste Background' is in capitals in all the beginning letters of the words whether Noun or Conjunction or an Adjectives. This is an elite expression to beautify “Scheduled Caste”. Simply expressed, the whole ...



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Vajpayee released actual number of Sikhs killed in 1984 riots, Congress called him 'anti-national': AAP leader - The Indian Express #sikhlivesmatter

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Vajpayee released actual number of Sikhs killed in 1984 riots, Congress called him 'anti-national': AAP leader
The Indian Express
Speaking to The Indian Express, Phoolka said, “In November 1984, Congress government in Parliament claimed that only 600 Sikhs died during the riots in Delhi. But it was then Delhi MP Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who went on to release the actual number of ...



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India's GDP Can Increase If Country Turns More Secular: Study - The Quint

The Quint
India's GDP Can Increase If Country Turns More Secular: Study
The Quint
If India discards religious beliefs that perpetuate caste and gender inequalities, it could more than double its per capita gross domestic product (GDP) growth of the last 60 years in half the time, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of a new study ...



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'God Punished You for Eating Beef': Ugly Responses to Kerala Floods Prove Bigotry is Alive and Kicking - News18

News18
'God Punished You for Eating Beef': Ugly Responses to Kerala Floods Prove Bigotry is Alive and Kicking
News18
The fact, that even in times of unprecedented calamity, bigotry and intolerance can so easily seep into public conversations is a marker as alarming as the rising levels of water in Kerala. It is a stinging reminder of the hate machinery so firmly in ...

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Jind Dalits embrace Buddhism - Times of India

Times of India
Jind Dalits embrace Buddhism
Times of India
Blaming the ruling BJP in Haryana for being anti-Dalit, he alleged socially oppressed castes had been marginalised in Haryana and made a victim of politics. Dalits also pledged not to vote for the BJP from panchayat to Lok Sabha elections. Human rights ...

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Fears Increase After Attack on Indian Dairy Farmer - Voice of America

Voice of America
Fears Increase After Attack on Indian Dairy Farmer
Voice of America
Critics say the party is using cow protection laws to attack Muslims, Dalits and Christians. The victim's family says Khan took a loan to buy the cows. The father of seven children planned to sell cow milk. The families in Kolgaon village have raised ...

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'God Punished You For Eating Beef': Responses to Kerala Floods Prove How Bigotry is Alive and Kicking in India - News18

News18
'God Punished You For Eating Beef': Responses to Kerala Floods Prove How Bigotry is Alive and Kicking in India
News18
It seems to be true sir Lord Ayyappa is angry with the Kerala Govt, as whole country knows that Communist & Congressi Workers had publicly slaughtered an innocent Calf in protest of Beef ban, cooked it publicly & feasted on its cooked beef openly on ...

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Did a Muslim woman design Indian National Flag? - India Today

India Today
Did a Muslim woman design Indian National Flag?
India Today
It is 71 years since Independence and one controversy that refuses to die down and comes back every year to haunt us - who designed the national flag? The answer to this question according to Wikipedia is Pinagali Venkayya. But netizens, like many ...



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India star Priyanka Chopra to become 'Mrs Jonas' - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia
India star Priyanka Chopra to become 'Mrs Jonas'
Channel NewsAsia
MUMBAI: American singer Nick Jonas on Saturday (Aug 18) announced Indian superstar Priyanka Chopra will be "Mrs Jonas" after the couple performed a traditional ceremony in Mumbai, the home of Bollywood cinema. Jonas, 25, posted a photo with Chopra on ...
India star Chopra to become 'Mrs Jonas'The News International

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Maldivian activist warns about radical Islamic groups - The Hindu

Maldivian activist warns about radical Islamic groups
The Hindu
Extremists from the country are known to have fought in recent years in the Syrian civil war and even in the Af-Pak theatre. The visiting delegation members pointed out that the Islamist extremism is adding to the political repression existing in the ...

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Dalit families ostracised in Barmer village - Times of India

Times of India
Dalit families ostracised in Barmer village
Times of India
Dinesh aka Dana Ram Meghwal, a resident of Kaludi, lodged a complaint with the Balotra police station on August 16, saying that the village's Rajpurohit community has ordered the boycott of 70 Dalit families of the village. According to the FIR, few ...



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Jind Dalits embrace Buddhism - Times of India

Times of India
Jind Dalits embrace Buddhism
Times of India
Blaming the ruling BJP in Haryana for being anti-Dalit, he alleged socially oppressed castes had been marginalised in Haryana and made a victim of politics. Dalits also pledged not to vote for the BJP from panchayat to Lok Sabha elections. Human rights ...

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Kerala flood news: 167 dead in India tragedy as warning MORE RAIN to hit region - Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk
Kerala flood news: 167 dead in India tragedy as warning MORE RAIN to hit region
Express.co.uk
THE BIGGEST monsoon to hit the Indian region of Kerala in nearly a century has claimed 167 lives so far, as forecasters predict more extreme weather and rain will hit the region, prompting further fears from the state minister of more fatalities with ...
Church of South India appeals for help as flood waters “wreak havoc” in KeralaAnglicannews
Church of South India appeals for help in responding to devastating floodsEpiscopal News Service (press release)
Hundreds Dead, Thousands Homeless in FloodingVision Christian Media

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Kohli to India's rescue again after Woakes treble - SBS

SBS
Kohli to India's rescue again after Woakes treble
SBS
LONDON (Reuters) - Virat Kohli, ably assisted by fellow half-century maker Ajinkya Rahane, produced another captain's knock for India in the third test after England's Chris Woakes had rocked the visitors with three pre-lunch wickets at Trent Bridge on ...

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15-member Cabinet in Pak. - The Hindu

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15-member Cabinet in Pak.
The Hindu
Mr. Khan and his Cabinet face a myriad of challenges, including militant extremism, water shortages, and a rapidly growing population negating growth in the developing country, among others. A massive power outage that plunged over 60% of the port city ...

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First 'Hindu court' set up on lines of Sharia system - Moneycontrol.com

Moneycontrol.com
First 'Hindu court' set up on lines of Sharia system
Moneycontrol.com
Taking a dig at BJP, she said that when the party came to power, the Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Mahasabha had high hopes but since they have started "playing divide and rule among Hindus on the basis of caste, the Hindu court is a way to bring them together".
Nation's 1st 'Hindu court' set up on lines of Sharia systemTimes of India
Special I-day initiative; nation's first 'Hindu Court' set up on lines of Sharia systemInternational Business Times, India Edition

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PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech: Highlights - Times of India

Times of India
PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech: Highlights
Times of India
“We have to free our society and country from this disgusting mentality of rape. Recently in Madhya Pradesh a rapist was hanged by fast track court. We should spread this news and make people aware. Rule of law is supreme, no one can take law in their ...
Independence Day 2018 Highlights: India now land of reform, perform and transform, says PMEconomic Times (blog)
Full text of PM Modi's Independence Day speechThe Indian Express
Independence Day 2018 Highlights: From Panchayat To Parliament, Women Are Contributing To Nation-Building, Says ...NDTV
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Follow Mahatma Gandhi to tackle intolerance: Dokka Manikya Varaprasad - Times of India

Times of India
Follow Mahatma Gandhi to tackle intolerance: Dokka Manikya Varaprasad
Times of India
Addressing the meeting, Dokka said that India has crossed several milestones in health, education and technology sectors in the last seven decades since Independence. He said that the successive governments have worked hard to improve the basic ...



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