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Partners in crime.. - Daily News & Analysis

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Partners in crime..
Daily News & Analysis
"I am often asked why I begin with gender roles before getting to the 'real' issue (sexual reproduction). The answer is simple: when one understands gender, one understands power," she says. .... Documentary filmmaker Vibha Bakshi, who made the ...



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Pakistan a Graveyard of Muslims - The New Indian Express

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Pakistan a Graveyard of Muslims
The New Indian Express
When Pakistan was formed in 1947 as a state for Muslims, many moderates played a major role in the nation's birth; the first president of the All India Muslim League was Sir Agha Khan III, an Ismaili. The founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was a ...



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Absence on the bench - The Indian Express

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Absence on the bench
The Indian Express
These numbers are revealing of the state of representation of India's largest minority in an important institution. But one cannot derive from it that Muslim defendants would be better or equally well defended if they were better represented in the ...



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Would Imran support the Uighurs' cause? - The New Indian Express

Would Imran support the Uighurs' cause?
The New Indian Express
The estimated one million-strong, predominantly Bengali-speaking Muslim Rohingya population, of Indian origin, has lived in Myanmar's Rakhine State, bordering Bangladesh, for over two centuries. Independent Myanmar denied them citizenship and the ...

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Anjali Gopalan: Getting same-sex marriage legalised our next goal - National Herald

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Anjali Gopalan: Getting same-sex marriage legalised our next goal
National Herald
For Anjali Gopalan, founder of Naz Foundation, one of the original petitioners in the legal challenge to Section 377, the Supreme Court's September 6 verdict decriminalising consensual same sex relations is a major milestone for India's LGBT movement ...



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India: Bishop accused of raping nun summoned by police - Aljazeera.com

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India: Bishop accused of raping nun summoned by police
Aljazeera.com
In India, the allegations have shaken up the Christian community, who form 2.3 percent of India's 1.3 billion population, although this is not the first case of reported sexual abuse. Earlier this year in June, a 34-year-old woman in Kerala said she ...
Nuns, Joint Christian Council to protest again rape accused bishop MulakkalIndia Today
In a first, Catholic nuns protest 'sexploitation'Times of India
Kerala rape case speaks of unequal power equation between bishops, nuns in Catholic Church in IndiaScroll.in
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India's first Dalit cricketer Palwankar Baloo fought against caste barriers on the field and off it - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
India's first Dalit cricketer Palwankar Baloo fought against caste barriers on the field and off it
Hindustan Times
But one of India's first world-class players, and its first Dalit cricketer, has been neatly brushed out of the annals of history, save a handful of textual records and oral histories — an indictment of both India's cricket writing and the erasure of ...



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Eating beef in India - The Express Tribune

Eating beef in India
The Express Tribune
As beef is cheap in India, Muslims and other minority communities are sometimes forced to eat as they cannot afford other kinds of expensive meat. In such a case, if extremists are not willing to allow Indian Muslims and other people to eat beef, they ...



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The centre holds: on the Sweden elections - The Hindu

The centre holds: on the Sweden elections
The Hindu
The history of the European Union-wide elections bears little evidence of popular enthusiasm. Nor have the MEPs been effective in addressing the authoritarian challenge in, say, Hungary and Poland. But the common threat of right-wing extremism could ...

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Europe push on activists - The Telegraph India

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Europe push on activists
The Telegraph India
"We urge for the cancellation of all the agreements with the Indian government until the human rights activists are released and the hunt against the Adivasi peoples, Dalits, religious minorities population and Kashmir, Manipuri people is stopped," it ...



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Areas under Maoists have shrunk by 40% in past three years: CRPF chief - The Hindu

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Areas under Maoists have shrunk by 40% in past three years: CRPF chief
The Hindu
Speaking to The Hindu, he said South Bastar or the Dandakaranya Special Zone Committee (DKSZC), led by commander Hidma, posed the biggest challenge to the forces. “The districts under the influence of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) has shrunk by more ...
Influence of Left Wing Extremism shrunk by more than 40 percent in last three years: CRPF DirectorFree Press Kashmir

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Ahmed Patel in Jaipur to attend Qaumi Ekta conference today - Daily News & Analysis

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Ahmed Patel in Jaipur to attend Qaumi Ekta conference today
Daily News & Analysis
The Congress leaders to be a part of the conference include PCC chief Sachin Pilot, All India Congress Committee general secretary Ashok Gehlot, AICC secretary Vivek Bansal, Congress state in-charge Avinash Pandey and others senior leaders of the party ...



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Indian American Becomes First Turbaned Sikh to be Inducted in Trump's Security Team - Little India #sikhlivesmatter

Little India
Indian American Becomes First Turbaned Sikh to be Inducted in Trump's Security Team
Little India
Bhatia's family was a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India, when they had to move from Kanpur to Ludhiana. He lost an uncle and a close relative in the riots when a frenzied mob attacked their house at KDA colony in Barra area of the Uttar ...

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Navjot Singh Sidhu hits out at Parkash, Sukhbir Badal, seeks their excommunication - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

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Navjot Singh Sidhu hits out at Parkash, Sukhbir Badal, seeks their excommunication
Times of India
Sidhu, in his personal capacity as a Sikh, went to Akal Takht secretariat on Friday morning and submitted a four-page memorandum written on plain paper with Akal Takht secretariat staff in absence of Gurbachan Singh, Jathedar of Akal Takht Giani.
Navjot Singh Sidhu must follow tenets of Sikhism before speaking on the religion: SADIndia TV
Sikh bodies to protest at Bargari if Badals hold rallyThe Tribune
Akali Chandumajra: Patit Sikh like Sidhu has no right to speak on Sikh religious affairsUnited News of India
Outlook India -The Indian Express
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Ramachandra Guha on Gandhi's views on caste, his difference with Ambedkar and religion - Economic Times

Economic Times
Ramachandra Guha on Gandhi's views on caste, his difference with Ambedkar and religion
Economic Times
In an interview at the India International Centre in Delhi, Guha spoke to Charmy Harikrishnan about Gandhi's changing views on caste, his great differences with BR Ambedkar, his Ram versus BJP's Ram and his romance with Saraladevi Chaudhurani, among ...

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Won't ally with BJP in future: Mehbooba Mufti - Greater Kashmir

Greater Kashmir
Won't ally with BJP in future: Mehbooba Mufti
Greater Kashmir
Led by former chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed the government's first year was full of controversy as BJP challenged state's special position, separate flag to J&K and sought implementation of beef ban in Muslim majority state. After Mehbooba took ...



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Congress in ICU, using other opposition parties as support system to survive, says Modi - The Hindu

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Congress in ICU, using other opposition parties as support system to survive, says Modi
The Hindu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Congress was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and using other parties as support system to survive, observing it is getting desperate to join hands with any party to forge a grand opposition alliance ...

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BJP leaders target minorities, contribute to vigilantism: UN human rights expert - India Today

India Today
BJP leaders target minorities, contribute to vigilantism: UN human rights expert
India Today
A report submitted before the United Nations has accused leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of making "inflammatory remarks" against minority groups and contributing in "vigilantism targeted against Muslims and Dalits". The report has been ...

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Partners in crime.. - Daily News & Analysis

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Partners in crime..
Daily News & Analysis
As a result of these long-standing stereotypes, many men prefer to withdraw from conversations surrounding women issues and feminism. This, believes Anis, is a result of decades, possibly centuries of conditioning. .... Documentary filmmaker Vibha ...



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Indian American Becomes First Turbaned Sikh to be Inducted in Trump's Security Team - Little India #sikhlivesmatter

Little India
Indian American Becomes First Turbaned Sikh to be Inducted in Trump's Security Team
Little India
Bhatia's family was a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India, when they had to move from Kanpur to Ludhiana. He lost an uncle and a close relative in the riots when a frenzied mob attacked their house at KDA colony in Barra area of the Uttar ...

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India's Exports Rise By 19.21% In August, Trade Deficit At $17.4 Billion - News World India

News World India
India's Exports Rise By 19.21% In August, Trade Deficit At $17.4 Billion
News World India
ALSO READ: After Beef Ban In Two States, India Starts Exporting Beef To Russia. It is learnt that merchandise imports too rose by 25.41% in August to $45.24 billion due to the rising crude oil prices, leaving a trade deficit of $17.4 billion. In July ...

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Modi launches cleanliness campaign - The Telegraph India #sikhlivesmatter

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Modi launches cleanliness campaign
The Telegraph India
Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sikh religious leaders at the Takht Sri Harmadir Sahib through video-conferencing during the launch of the "Swachhata Hi Seva" campaign in Delhi on Saturday. Around 500 Sikh religious leaders (congregated ...



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New UN report links India's ruling party with violence - UCA News

UCA News
New UN report links India's ruling party with violence
UCA News
Michael said the ruling party's leaders consider minorities, including Dalits and tribal people, as second-class citizens and want them to stay away from the mainstream. "There were even calls to banish Christians and Muslims to other countries ...

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A Graveyard of Muslims - The New Indian Express

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A Graveyard of Muslims
The New Indian Express
When Pakistan was formed in 1947 as a state for Muslims, many moderates played a major role in the nation's birth; the first president of the All India Muslim League was Sir Agha Khan III, an Ismaili. The founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was a ...



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Congress in ICU, using other opposition parties as support system to survive, says Modi - The Hindu

The Hindu
Congress in ICU, using other opposition parties as support system to survive, says Modi
The Hindu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Congress was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and using other parties as support system to survive, observing it is getting desperate to join hands with any party to forge a grand opposition alliance ...

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Food allergies and ayurveda - The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Food allergies and ayurveda
The New Indian Express
If you are going to a new acquaintance's house in India for dinner, they will probably ask you if you are a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian. In Boston, where I am currently visiting, I was asked if I was allergic to any particular foods. This seems to ...



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Milking health - The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Milking health
The New Indian Express
It is said that 70 percent of the world's population is lactose intolerant and 65 percent of Indians have some level of intolerance to lactose in cow milk. “It creates a market for goat milk which has naturally lower lactose. The shift to A2 milk in ...



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