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India's Hindu groups to double down on demands as Modi set for big win - Reuters

India's Hindu groups to double down on demands as Modi set for big win    Reuters A Hindu temple on a disputed site, life in jail for killing cows and ending the autonomy of India's only Muslim-majority state are some demands Hindu groups ... from "india beef ban" - Google News https://reut.rs/30Imom9 via IFTTT

In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain - The New York Times

In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain    The New York Times The Indian prime minister's mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News https://nyti.ms/2JAa4z6

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election - The New York Times

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election    The New York Times Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is using a controversy at one of India's holiest shrines to win another ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News https://nyti.ms/2LXEE7S

Swami’s Straight Talk: ‘Low inflation and Hindu nationalism helped PM Narendra Modi win 2019 polls’ - Times Now

Swami’s Straight Talk: ‘Low inflation and Hindu nationalism helped PM Narendra Modi win 2019 polls’    Times Now The Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retained power on May 23 for another five years after registering a huge victory in the Lok ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2Mllvgn

10 development-oriented initiatives that fetched votes for Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha elections 2019 - Times of India

10 development-oriented initiatives that fetched votes for Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha elections 2019    Times of India India News: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed NDA government at the Centre made an impressive return to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JCHrRW

Tampering with history: how India's ruling party is erasing the Muslim heritage of the nation's cities - The Conversation AU

Tampering with history: how India's ruling party is erasing the Muslim heritage of the nation's cities    The Conversation AU India has always been a nation of multiple faiths but the BJP government, which is favoured to be returned this week as winner of the general election, is eroding ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VNKj4K

UK University Establishes Guru Nanak Chair To Be Funded By India - South Asian Link #sikhlivesmatter

UK University Establishes Guru Nanak Chair To Be Funded By India    South Asian Link The Guru Nanak Chair funded by India is to be based in a university in the Midlands region of England, which has a considerable population of Sikh and Indian ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JEiK7E

Muslims succeed in soon making India a Theocratic State, the 'Hindu Rashtra'. By Hem Raj Jain - Pakistan Christian Post

Muslims succeed in soon making India a Theocratic State, the 'Hindu Rashtra'. By Hem Raj Jain    Pakistan Christian Post Fielding of 'Sadhvi' Pragya as its candidate from Bhopal is ample prove BJP is heading towards 'Hindu Rashtra' (ii)- By not filing 6 writ petitions in Courts, Indian ... from "india christian news" - Google News http://bit.ly/2WpPmYA via IFTTT

Vengeance! - Christian Examiner

Vengeance!    Christian Examiner According to FOX News, a Sri Lankan defense minister claims the recent Easter church and hotel bombings in Sri Lanka that killed over 300 Christians and ... from "india christian news" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VQi5l9 via IFTTT

Cow vigilantes beat up two men for carrying beef in MP's Seoni; 7 including victims arrested - DNA India

Cow vigilantes beat up two men for carrying beef in MP's Seoni; 7 including victims arrested    DNA India Suspected cow vigilantes allegedly thrashed two persons in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni with sticks, accusing them of carrying beef, following which five accused ... from "india beef ban" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JGbGHB via IFTTT

Gau Rakshaks attack two people for allegedly carrying beef, police arrests victims, 5 attackers - Free Press Kashmir

Gau Rakshaks attack two people for allegedly carrying beef, police arrests victims, 5 attackers    Free Press Kashmir Two persons were attacked by Cow vigilantes in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni. The attackers accused the victims with sticks, accusing them of carrying beef, ... from "india beef ban" - Google News http://bit.ly/2WjTtWf via IFTTT

10 development-oriented initiatives that fetched votes for Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha elections 2019 - Times of India

10 development-oriented initiatives that fetched votes for Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha elections 2019    Times of India India News: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed NDA government at the Centre made an impressive return to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JCHrRW

10 development-oriented initiatives that fetched votes for Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha elections 2019 - Times of India

10 development-oriented initiatives that fetched votes for Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha elections 2019    Times of India India News: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed NDA government at the Centre made an impressive return to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JCHrRW

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation - Straight.com

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation    Straight.com The reelection of Narendra Modi and his right-wing Hindu nationalist Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) with a huge majority in India has baffled many both inside the ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/30Fismh

Swami’s Straight Talk: ‘Low inflation and Hindu nationalism helped PM Narendra Modi win 2019 polls’ - Times Now

Swami’s Straight Talk: ‘Low inflation and Hindu nationalism helped PM Narendra Modi win 2019 polls’    Times Now The Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retained power on May 23 for another five years after registering a huge victory in the Lok ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2Mllvgn

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation - Straight.com

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation    Straight.com The reelection of Narendra Modi and his right-wing Hindu nationalist Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) with a huge majority in India has baffled many both inside the ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/30Fismh

Muslims succeed in soon making India a Theocratic State, the 'Hindu Rashtra'. By Hem Raj Jain - Pakistan Christian Post

Muslims succeed in soon making India a Theocratic State, the 'Hindu Rashtra'. By Hem Raj Jain    Pakistan Christian Post Fielding of 'Sadhvi' Pragya as its candidate from Bhopal is ample prove BJP is heading towards 'Hindu Rashtra' (ii)- By not filing 6 writ petitions in Courts, Indian ... from "india christian news" - Google News http://bit.ly/2WpPmYA via IFTTT

Paswan mocks Congress for failing to secure Leader of Opposition chair - Hindustan Times

Paswan mocks Congress for failing to secure Leader of Opposition chair    Hindustan Times I have been telling it for past three years that there is no vacancy for the post of the Prime Minister in 2019 and hence they (opponents) should vie for leader of ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2Wp3ZLR

Tampering with history: how India's ruling party is erasing the Muslim heritage of the nation's cities - The Conversation AU

Tampering with history: how India's ruling party is erasing the Muslim heritage of the nation's cities    The Conversation AU India has always been a nation of multiple faiths but the BJP government, which is favoured to be returned this week as winner of the general election, is eroding ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VNKj4K

India's Modi will continue to use Kashmir as fodder for Hindu nationalism - TRT World

India's Modi will continue to use Kashmir as fodder for Hindu nationalism    TRT World Although the country's far-right has always derived its strength from dehumanising Kashmir's right to self-determination, the "secular" parties oversaw worse ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VOSh8K

Tampering with history: how India's ruling party is erasing the Muslim heritage of the nation's cities - The Conversation AU

Tampering with history: how India's ruling party is erasing the Muslim heritage of the nation's cities    The Conversation AU India has always been a nation of multiple faiths but the BJP government, which is favoured to be returned this week as winner of the general election, is eroding ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VNKj4K

In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain - The New York Times

In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain    The New York Times The Indian prime minister's mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News https://nyti.ms/2JAa4z6

BRIAN JOSEPH: Tribalism’s troublesome triumph in the world’s largest democracy - TheChronicleHerald.ca

BRIAN JOSEPH: Tribalism’s troublesome triumph in the world’s largest democracy    TheChronicleHerald.ca The election this week of the Hindu nationalist BJP party in the world's largest democracy has raised concerns in some quarters about the future of secularism in ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2HYymiL

Muslims succeed in soon making India a Theocratic State, the 'Hindu Rashtra'. By Hem Raj Jain - Pakistan Christian Post

Muslims succeed in soon making India a Theocratic State, the 'Hindu Rashtra'. By Hem Raj Jain    Pakistan Christian Post Fielding of 'Sadhvi' Pragya as its candidate from Bhopal is ample prove BJP is heading towards 'Hindu Rashtra' (ii)- By not filing 6 writ petitions in Courts, Indian ... from "india christian news" - Google News http://bit.ly/2WpPmYA via IFTTT

A Bleak Picture: “There is Worse in Store for Dalits, Minorities and Progressive Thinkers” - NewsClick

A Bleak Picture: “There is Worse in Store for Dalits, Minorities and Progressive Thinkers”    NewsClick We spoke to writers, academics and activists, who have been fierce representative voices for some of the country's most marginalised, asking them what they ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JGXnT4

Election results 2019: Dalits had no reason to vote for BJP this time, a stunned Mevani says - The Indian Express

Election results 2019: Dalits had no reason to vote for BJP this time, a stunned Mevani says    The Indian Express Admitting to reading the pulse of the people wrong, Mevani said he thought these issues would “create a lot of trouble for Modi”, but “the culture of Hindutva has ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JXfOlK

A Congress helping hand couldn't have rescued the mahagathbandhan in UP either - India Today

A Congress helping hand couldn't have rescued the mahagathbandhan in UP either    India Today The seat-wise analysis of this year's election results show that the combined vote share of SP and BSP declined in 51 of the 78 seats they contested, compared ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VPPkF8

This book is a fascinating walk through the lives of Indian cities told through their trees - Scroll.in

This book is a fascinating walk through the lives of Indian cities told through their trees    Scroll.in Those who see timber in trees (and electricity in rivers) should read a book, just out, that can only be described as beautiful. Harini Nagendra and Seema ... from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2M6lmNx

India's Christians See Danger in Hindu Nationalist Party's Victory - CBN News

India's Christians See Danger in Hindu Nationalist Party's Victory    CBN News Christians have suffered intense levels of persecution under Modi's first five years in office and they fear the next five years could bring even more hardships. from "india christian news" - Google News http://bit.ly/2M91Q37 via IFTTT

India Turns West but Away From Western Values - The Wall Street Journal

India Turns West but Away From Western Values    The Wall Street Journal Aparadox is playing out in India. The country is abandoning Western values at a time when it is closer strategically to the West, and to the U.S. in particular, than ... from "india christian news" - Google News https://on.wsj.com/2JALmhU via IFTTT

Why Christians in Iraq are 'close to extinction.' Here's what the U.S. is doing - Deseret News

Why Christians in Iraq are 'close to extinction.' Here's what the U.S. is doing    Deseret News The Most Rev. Bashar Warda, the archbishop of Erbil in Iraq, accused Christian leaders in Britain of not doing enough to stop Christian persecution. from "india christian news" - Google News http://bit.ly/2M5RWz2 via IFTTT

Results of India's election climate for journalist safety are in - CPJ Press Freedom Online

Results of India's election climate for journalist safety are in    CPJ Press Freedom Online Journalists across India are at risk of physical and digital attack in retaliation for their reporting. And during election campaigns, these dangers can increase. from "india christian news" - Google News http://bit.ly/2M6ULjw via IFTTT

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation - Straight.com

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation    Straight.com How Hindu Nationalism Is Distorting India's Election    The Atlantic Modi's Message Was Simple: Hindus First    Foreign Policy Congress Created The Platform on Which the BJP Is Now Standing With a Flourish    The Citizen How Modi's populist message won the Indian PM a second term    CBC News View full coverage on Google News from - http://bit.ly/30Fismh

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation - Straight.com #sikhlivesmatter

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation    Straight.com The reelection of Narendra Modi and his right-wing Hindu nationalist Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) with a huge majority in India has baffled many both inside the ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/30Fismh

Why Punjab's Sikh Majority Shunned Modi’s Hindutva to Give Congress Eight Seats - The Wire #sikhlivesmatter

Why Punjab's Sikh Majority Shunned Modi’s Hindutva to Give Congress Eight Seats    The Wire In Punjab, the Congress should actually give credit to the BJP's overt Hindutva agenda which motivated Sikh voters to shun the Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2WmqocO

The Indian elections: the most gorgeous, colourful victory for far-right nationalism - Fairplanet #sikhlivesmatter

The Indian elections: the most gorgeous, colourful victory for far-right nationalism    Fairplanet The world's largest democracy conducted the world's largest ever democratic exercise over the last few weeks. And guess what happened? A far-right nationalist ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2WwsMxL

UK gets new weapons act, secures Sikh right to carry kirpans - Times of India #sikhlivesmatter

UK gets new weapons act, secures Sikh right to carry kirpans    Times of India UK News: A new Offensive Weapons Bill aimed at tackling rising knife crime in the UK completed its journey through Parliament to become an act of law after ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JtVt8i

No talks with Pakistan till it stops supporting terrorism, says Indian envoy to United States - Scroll.in #sikhlivesmatter

No talks with Pakistan till it stops supporting terrorism, says Indian envoy to United States    Scroll.in An India envoy on Thursday said the country will not hold talks with Pakistan until it gives up its state policy of supporting terrorism, PTI reported. The statement ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2M8zFkK

Masood for a strategy to deal with India after BJP political ascendency - The Nation

Masood for a strategy to deal with India after BJP political ascendency    The Nation MIRPUR (AJK)-Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan Friday urged national security experts and policy-makers to come up with a strategy ... from "india beef ban" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JFxAe2 via IFTTT

Analysis: Economy, Hindu-first impact are Modi's challenges - San Francisco Chronicle

Analysis: Economy, Hindu-first impact are Modi's challenges    San Francisco Chronicle NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi described his first term as "filling in potholes" — shorthand for addressing the country's basic needs. from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VHZ8B7

Swami’s Straight Talk: ‘Low inflation and Hindu nationalism helped PM Narendra Modi win 2019 polls’ - Times Now

Swami’s Straight Talk: ‘Low inflation and Hindu nationalism helped PM Narendra Modi win 2019 polls’    Times Now The Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retained power on May 23 for another five years after registering a huge victory in the Lok ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2Mllvgn

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election - The New York Times

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election    The New York Times Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is using a controversy at one of India's holiest shrines to win another ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News https://nyti.ms/2LXEE7S

Dalits In Gujarat Village Allege Social Boycott For Refusing To Dispose Animal Carcasses - The Logical Indian

Dalits In Gujarat Village Allege Social Boycott For Refusing To Dispose Animal Carcasses    The Logical Indian Dalits in Lhor village decided not to dispose of animal carcasses as part of their “customary” *service*, claiming it was a “filthy and unpaid for” job. from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2Jw1Jwk

India’s TsuNaMo: Modi’s Triumph Signals Departure of Secularism and Diversity - The Globe Post

India’s TsuNaMo: Modi’s Triumph Signals Departure of Secularism and Diversity    The Globe Post Modi's re-election is an endorsement of the alternative 'idea of India' which departs from secularism, social justice, and cultural diversity. from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2HOYL2G

Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka : Terror and the Rise of Violent Extremism - Economic and Political Weekly

Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka : Terror and the Rise of Violent Extremism    Economic and Political Weekly The terror attacks in Sri Lanka point to the fact that violent extremism has been spreading its tentacles, and has been breeding on existing sectarian fault lines ... from "hindu extremism" - Google News http://bit.ly/30rPF4r

"Jai Shri Ram" Row Was Mamata Banerjee's Big Mistake: BJP's Himanta Sarma - NDTV News

"Jai Shri Ram" Row Was Mamata Banerjee's Big Mistake: BJP's Himanta Sarma    NDTV News The BJP will focus its energy on conquering Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the next five years after its almost complete takeover of the northeast in the national ... from "india christian news" - Google News http://bit.ly/2K0d4nS via IFTTT

Swami’s Straight Talk: ‘Low inflation and Hindu nationalism helped PM Narendra Modi win 2019 polls’ - Times Now

Swami’s Straight Talk: ‘Low inflation and Hindu nationalism helped PM Narendra Modi win 2019 polls’    Times Now The Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retained power on May 23 for another five years after registering a huge victory in the Lok ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2Mllvgn

BJP Experimented With Its Brand of Caste and Religion-based Politics in 2014 and Cemented it in 2019 - The Wire

BJP Experimented With Its Brand of Caste and Religion-based Politics in 2014 and Cemented it in 2019    The Wire The saffron party projected the election as a referendum on Narendra Modi, and the prime minister indeed emerged vindicated. from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2WkOjcC

Modi 2019 beats Modi 2014 - Times of India

Modi 2019 beats Modi 2014    Times of India India News: BJP added 6.4% to its 2014 vote share, taking it to 37.4% — almost twice the Congress vote share of 19.5% which was 0.2% higher than 2014. from "india beef ban" - Google News http://bit.ly/2HyPRqZ via IFTTT

Rahul Gandhi Amethi result proves he's unfit for Indian politics - Quartz #sikhlivesmatter

Rahul Gandhi Amethi result proves he's unfit for Indian politics    Quartz This post has been updated. It would be surprising if the results of India's national elections, declared today (May 23), surprised Rahul Gandhi. After all, this is ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2JBewOa

Magnificent temple was built in 1926 by Sikh railway workers - Daily Nation #sikhlivesmatter

Magnificent temple was built in 1926 by Sikh railway workers    Daily Nation Shiny imposing domes against the Makindu township skyline greet travellers on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway. They are installations on three temples that form ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2MgVGxA

A brush with history: Unique exhibition on Sikhs by Western artists in Chandigarh - The Indian Express #sikhlivesmatter

A brush with history: Unique exhibition on Sikhs by Western artists in Chandigarh    The Indian Express The painstaking effort of the Hubris Foundation, on showcase as part of the exhibition are 80 museum archival replicas by as many as 23 renowned painters ... from "sikh in india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2HtaIMn

Dalits In Gujarat Village Allege Social Boycott For Refusing To Dispose Animal Carcasses - The Logical Indian

Dalits In Gujarat Village Allege Social Boycott For Refusing To Dispose Animal Carcasses    The Logical Indian Dalits in Lhor village decided not to dispose of animal carcasses as part of their “customary” *service*, claiming it was a “filthy and unpaid for” job. from "dalits of india" - Google News http://bit.ly/2Jw1Jwk

Hindu nationalism has won the day; other issues are number 2 to 10: Aiyar - Economic Times

Hindu nationalism has won the day; other issues are number 2 to 10: Aiyar    Economic Times I would not expect any dramatic reforms if Modi has managed to get this far and done so well on the basis of incremental reform plus welfarism. I would expect ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VJgZHN

What makes Modi's brand of nationalism work like a charm - Forbes India

What makes Modi's brand of nationalism work like a charm    Forbes India Here's how this version is different from the 'us vs them' climate in other parts of the world—and why even a dubious jobs scenario and muted business ... from "hindu nationalism" - Google News http://bit.ly/2VLvGtU