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Meet The 12 Dalit, Bahujan, and Trans Women Braving The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections - Feminism in India

Meet The 12 Dalit, Bahujan, and Trans Women Braving The 2019 Lok Sabha ElectionsFeminism in IndiaAmidst many instances of hate crimes, casteism, and queerphobia, the election season is peppered with representations from Dalit, Bahujan, and trans women.

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Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known Rivers - The Daily Beast

Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known RiversThe Daily BeastFor my parents, going to the Ganges for my grandparents' pujas didn't make sense. My whole family is from Bengaluru, a South Indian state that's nowhere near ...

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Missionary school in Manipur burnt down after disciplinary action against students - Hindustan Times

Missionary school in Manipur burnt down after disciplinary action against studentsHindustan TimesA Christian missionary school in Sugnu of Manipur's Kakching district was burnt down on April 25 night, a few days after school authorities suspended six of its ...

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Modi files nomination papers, hopes to hold onto seat for second time in India's general elections - The Globe and Mail

Modi files nomination papers, hopes to hold onto seat for second time in India's general electionsThe Globe and MailPrime Minister Narendra Modi filed nomination papers Friday in a Hindu holy city, hoping to hold onto the seat for a second time in India's general elections.

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Indian cardinal: Retired priests are 'burning furnaces of prayer' - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Indian cardinal: Retired priests are 'burning furnaces of prayer'Crux: Covering all things CatholicRetired priests are “examples of burning furnaces of prayer” for the Church, says India's leading prelate.

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Separatist links: Amarinder Singh says Canadian PM Trudeau playing with fire - indiablooms #sikhlivesmatter

Separatist links: Amarinder Singh says Canadian PM Trudeau playing with fireindiabloomsChandigarh, Apr 27 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's affinity with separatist ...

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Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Aimed at Christians: Terrorists Described as Religious Extremists - CNSNews.com

Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Aimed at Christians: Terrorists Described as Religious ExtremistsCNSNews.com(Updated). (CNSNews.com) – Sri Lanka police declared an overnight curfew after Easter Sunday's deadly bombing spree targeting churches and five-star hotels ...

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Missionary school in Manipur burnt down after disciplinary action against students - Hindustan Times

Missionary school in Manipur burnt down after disciplinary action against studentsHindustan TimesA Christian missionary school in Sugnu of Manipur's Kakching district was burnt down on April 25 night, a few days after school authorities suspended six of its ...

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Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Aimed at Christians: Terrorists Described as Religious Extremists - CNSNews.com

Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Aimed at Christians: Terrorists Described as Religious ExtremistsCNSNews.com(Updated). (CNSNews.com) – Sri Lanka police declared an overnight curfew after Easter Sunday's deadly bombing spree targeting churches and five-star hotels ...

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Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known Rivers - The Daily Beast

Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known RiversThe Daily BeastFor my parents, going to the Ganges for my grandparents' pujas didn't make sense. My whole family is from Bengaluru, a South Indian state that's nowhere near ...

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Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known Rivers - The Daily Beast

Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known RiversThe Daily BeastFor my parents, going to the Ganges for my grandparents' pujas didn't make sense. My whole family is from Bengaluru, a South Indian state that's nowhere near ...

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Family of Rajwinder Singh, suspect in Toyah Cordingley murder, believes he’s in Sikh temple - Courier Mail #sikhlivesmatter

Family of Rajwinder Singh, suspect in Toyah Cordingley murder, believes he’s in Sikh templeCourier MailFUGITIVE Rajwinder Singh is believed to be hiding out in a Sikh temple, thwarting a global manhunt for the killer of Toyah Cordingley, his family believes.

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Modi files nomination papers, hopes to hold onto seat for second time in India's general elections - The Globe and Mail

Modi files nomination papers, hopes to hold onto seat for second time in India's general electionsThe Globe and MailPrime Minister Narendra Modi filed nomination papers Friday in a Hindu holy city, hoping to hold onto the seat for a second time in India's general elections.

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Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Aimed at Christians: Terrorists Described as Religious Extremists - CNSNews.com

Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Aimed at Christians: Terrorists Described as Religious ExtremistsCNSNews.com(Updated). (CNSNews.com) – Sri Lanka police declared an overnight curfew after Easter Sunday's deadly bombing spree targeting churches and five-star hotels ...

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Family of Rajwinder Singh, suspect in Toyah Cordingley murder, believes he’s in Sikh temple - Herald Sun #sikhlivesmatter

Family of Rajwinder Singh, suspect in Toyah Cordingley murder, believes he’s in Sikh templeHerald SunFUGITIVE Rajwinder Singh is believed to be hiding out in a Sikh temple, thwarting a global manhunt for the killer of Toyah Cordingley, his family believes.

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Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known Rivers - The Daily Beast

Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known RiversThe Daily BeastFor my parents, going to the Ganges for my grandparents' pujas didn't make sense. My whole family is from Bengaluru, a South Indian state that's nowhere near ...

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Sri Lanka explosion live updates | Troops kill two suspected IS gunmen, 15 killed in the raid - The Hindu

Sri Lanka explosion live updates | Troops kill two suspected IS gunmen, 15 killed in the raidThe HinduColombo - Sri Lankan security forces exchanged fire with suspected Islamic State affiliated militants and killed at least four of them in the east of the country, ...

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Alerts sent to Sri Lanka after probe in Coimbatore ISIS case was completed by NIA - The Hindu

Alerts sent to Sri Lanka after probe in Coimbatore ISIS case was completed by NIAThe HinduThe videos, seized from the accused in the Coimbatore case, showed Hashim asking youths from Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala to establish an Islamic rule ...

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For Indian Muslims, elections bring caste divide among Ashrafs, Pasmandas to the fore - Firstpost

For Indian Muslims, elections bring caste divide among Ashrafs, Pasmandas to the foreFirstpostThe caste system constitutes the reality of Indian Muslims, as it does of Hindus. The Muslims are broadly divided into the elite upper castes, or the Ashrafs, and ...

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‘BJP has finished Dalits’: Delhi MP Udit Raj blames party after being denied ticket - Scroll.in

‘BJP has finished Dalits’: Delhi MP Udit Raj blames party after being denied ticketScroll.inOn April 24, Udit Raj, a Member of Parliament from the Bharatiya Janata Party quit the party and joined the Congress. Raj made his decision after the BJP ...

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Despite scandal, St. Thomas Christians in Kerala are staying with church - National Catholic Reporter

Despite scandal, St. Thomas Christians in Kerala are staying with churchNational Catholic ReporterOn a hot Sunday morning as high Mass let out at St. Thomas Kottakavu Church, Niya Francis, 24, found her shoes among a sea of sandals left outside the ...

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Persecution of Christians in Nepal is increasing, several rights activists say - Pakistan Christian Post

Persecution of Christians in Nepal is increasing, several rights activists sayPakistan Christian PostKATHMANDU, NEPAL: April 26, 2019. (By Stefan J Bos of BosNewsLife)– Four Christians are behind bars in Nepal for allegedly converting people to ...

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Indian archbishop seeks politician's apology for insulting Christians - UCA News

Indian archbishop seeks politician's apology for insulting ChristiansUCA NewsIndian archbishop seeks politician's apology for insulting Christians. BJP senior leader in Karnataka says Christians were not given election tickets because they ...

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Persecution of Christians in Nepal is increasing, several rights activists say - Pakistan Christian Post

Persecution of Christians in Nepal is increasing, several rights activists sayPakistan Christian PostKATHMANDU, NEPAL: April 26, 2019. (By Stefan J Bos of BosNewsLife)– Four Christians are behind bars in Nepal for allegedly converting people to ...

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For Indian Muslims, elections bring caste divide among Ashrafs, Pasmandas to the fore - Firstpost

For Indian Muslims, elections bring caste divide among Ashrafs, Pasmandas to the foreFirstpostThe caste system constitutes the reality of Indian Muslims, as it does of Hindus. The Muslims are broadly divided into the elite upper castes, or the Ashrafs, and ...

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Sri Lanka explosion live updates | Troops kill two suspected IS gunmen, 15 killed in the raid - The Hindu

Sri Lanka explosion live updates | Troops kill two suspected IS gunmen, 15 killed in the raidThe HinduColombo - Sri Lankan security forces exchanged fire with suspected Islamic State affiliated militants and killed at least four of them in the east of the country, ...

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Sri Lankan ex-defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he will run for president, tackle radical Islam - The Hindu

Sri Lankan ex-defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he will run for president, tackle radical IslamThe HinduGotabaya says he would stop the spread of Islamist extremism by rebuilding the intelligence *service* and surveilling citizens.

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Indian archbishop seeks politician's apology for insulting Christians - UCA News

Indian archbishop seeks politician's apology for insulting ChristiansUCA NewsIndian archbishop seeks politician's apology for insulting Christians. BJP senior leader in Karnataka says Christians were not given election tickets because they ...

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Persecution of Christians in Nepal is increasing, several rights activists say - Pakistan Christian Post

Persecution of Christians in Nepal is increasing, several rights activists sayPakistan Christian PostKATHMANDU, NEPAL: April 26, 2019. (By Stefan J Bos of BosNewsLife)– Four Christians are behind bars in Nepal for allegedly converting people to ...

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Indian cardinal: Retired priests are 'burning furnaces of prayer' - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Indian cardinal: Retired priests are 'burning furnaces of prayer'Crux: Covering all things CatholicRetired priests are “examples of burning furnaces of prayer” for the Church, says India's leading prelate.

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Connecticut recognizes April 14 as 'National Sikh Day' - newsindiatimes.com #sikhlivesmatter

Connecticut recognizes April 14 as 'National Sikh Day'newsindiatimes.comConnecticut state's General assembly has recognized April 14th as “National Sikh Day”, for the Sikh community from India. The General Assembly Citation which ...

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From 'consent football' to 'pin the organ on the body': sex education around the world - The Guardian

From 'consent football' to 'pin the organ on the body': sex education around the worldThe GuardianAs the British debate around how to talk to children about sex intensifies, teachers and students explain how it's done across the globe.

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Meet The 12 Dalit, Bahujan, and Trans Women Braving The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections - Feminism in India

Meet The 12 Dalit, Bahujan, and Trans Women Braving The 2019 Lok Sabha ElectionsFeminism in IndiaAmidst many instances of hate crimes, casteism, and queerphobia, the election season is peppered with representations from Dalit, Bahujan, and trans women.

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Kanhaiya Kumar "represents" Communists' Aryan Jatitva, not Dalits or Muslims - COUNTERVIEW

Kanhaiya Kumar "represents" Communists' Aryan Jatitva, not Dalits or MuslimsCOUNTERVIEWCounterview Desk With just two days to go for polls (April 29), controversial Communist candidate from Begusarai, Kanhaiya Kumar, has come in for virulent ...

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Punished by BJP for speaking up on Dalits, says Udit Raj after joining Congress - Hindustan Times

Punished by BJP for speaking up on Dalits, says Udit Raj after joining CongressHindustan TimesProminent Dalit leader Udit Raj, who was denied a ticket by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha election, joined the Congress party on Wednesday.

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Who kept India safe in 1947, 1965 & 1971 wars? Chidambaram counters BJP - United News of India

Who kept India safe in 1947, 1965 & 1971 wars? Chidambaram counters BJPUnited News of IndiaUniindia: New Delhi, Apr 26 (UNI) Taking a swipe at the Bharatiya Janata Party, senior Congress party leader P Chidambaram on Friday countered Prime ...

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As Trump Angers Allies, Rival Powers Cultivate Diplomatic Ties - The New York Times

As Trump Angers Allies, Rival Powers Cultivate Diplomatic TiesThe New York TimesThe U.S. has strained relations with allies and partners over policy on weaker nations like Iran and Cuba, and that hinders strategy on China and Russia.

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India's government considers a 'Muslim Ban' - AEI - American Enterprise Institute #sikhlivesmatter

India's government considers a 'Muslim Ban' - AEIAmerican Enterprise InstituteSeeking re-election, the ruling party demonizes migrants from Bangladesh. View related *content*: Foreign and Defense Policy, India/Afghanistan/Pakistan.

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‘BJP has finished Dalits’: Delhi MP Udit Raj blames party after being denied ticket - Scroll.in

‘BJP has finished Dalits’: Delhi MP Udit Raj blames party after being denied ticketScroll.inOn April 24, Udit Raj, a Member of Parliament from the Bharatiya Janata Party quit the party and joined the Congress. Raj made his decision after the BJP ...

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Defeat the BJP Strengthen the Working Class, Left and All Progressive Movements - International Viewpoint

Defeat the BJP Strengthen the Working Class, Left and All Progressive MovementsInternational ViewpointThe 2019 Indian general election is currently being held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes ...

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Religious Minorities Across Asia Suffer Amid Surge in Sectarian Politics - The New York Times

Religious Minorities Across Asia Suffer Amid Surge in Sectarian PoliticsThe New York TimesThe bombings of three churches in Sri Lanka highlighted the growing vulnerability of religious minorities across Asia, from Christians in Hindu-majority India to ...

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Sri Lankan Sunday School Was 'Willing to Die for Christ' on Easter. Half Did. - ChristianityToday.com

Sri Lankan Sunday School Was 'Willing to Die for Christ' on Easter. Half Did.ChristianityToday.comAmid funerals and fears after ISIS-linked attacks, Christian leaders across the island explain how they are guiding the faithful on mourning and Muslims.

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Finally, dignity of trade: Why Akhilesh Yadav’s 'doodhwala' vs Modi’s 'chaiwala' rhetoric offers hope in a post-Hindu caste world - DailyO

Finally, dignity of trade: Why Akhilesh Yadav’s 'doodhwala' vs Modi’s 'chaiwala' rhetoric offers hope in a post-Hindu caste worldDailyOTejaswi Yadav calling Modi 'nakli OBC' and Akhilesh calling himself a real 'doodhwala' shows India is finally shaking off the shame associated with caste and ...

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CBI quizzes accused-turn-approver Rajiv Saxena in AgustaWestland case - India Today

CBI quizzes accused-turn-approver Rajiv Saxena in AgustaWestland caseIndia TodayIn a crucial development in the AgustaWestland case, the Central Bureau of Investigation has quizzed the accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena. An officer ...

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Four Christians, Including US Woman, Detained in Nepal on Allegations of 'Conversion by Allurement' - Christian News Network

Four Christians, Including US Woman, Detained in Nepal on Allegations of 'Conversion by Allurement'Christian News Network(Morning Star News) – Police in Nepal seized four Christians at a hotel, including a woman from the United States, early Tuesday morning (April 23) on false ...

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Finally, dignity of trade: Why Akhilesh Yadav’s 'doodhwala' vs Modi’s 'chaiwala' rhetoric offers hope in a post-Hindu caste world - DailyO

Finally, dignity of trade: Why Akhilesh Yadav’s 'doodhwala' vs Modi’s 'chaiwala' rhetoric offers hope in a post-Hindu caste worldDailyOTejaswi Yadav calling Modi 'nakli OBC' and Akhilesh calling himself a real 'doodhwala' shows India is finally shaking off the shame associated with caste and ...

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Sri Lankan Sunday School Was 'Willing to Die for Christ' on Easter. Half Did. - ChristianityToday.com

Sri Lankan Sunday School Was 'Willing to Die for Christ' on Easter. Half Did.ChristianityToday.comAmid funerals and fears after ISIS-linked attacks, Christian leaders across the island explain how they are guiding the faithful on mourning and Muslims.

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CBI quizzes accused-turn-approver Rajiv Saxena in AgustaWestland case - India Today

CBI quizzes accused-turn-approver Rajiv Saxena in AgustaWestland caseIndia TodayIn a crucial development in the AgustaWestland case, the Central Bureau of Investigation has quizzed the accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena. An officer ...

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Four Christians, Including US Woman, Detained in Nepal on Allegations of 'Conversion by Allurement' - Christian News Network

Four Christians, Including US Woman, Detained in Nepal on Allegations of 'Conversion by Allurement'Christian News Network(Morning Star News) – Police in Nepal seized four Christians at a hotel, including a woman from the United States, early Tuesday morning (April 23) on false ...

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Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known Rivers - The Daily Beast

Beyond the Ganges: Why My Family Said Goodbye at One of India's Lesser Known RiversThe Daily BeastFor my parents, going to the Ganges for my grandparents' pujas didn't make sense. My whole family is from Bengaluru, a South Indian state that's nowhere near ...

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