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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 winReutersA 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 ...

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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 VillainThe New York TimesThe Indian prime minister's mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix ...

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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 ElectionThe New York TimesJeffrey 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 ...

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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 NowThe 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 ...

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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 2019Times of IndiaIndia News: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed NDA government at the Centre made an impressive return to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha ...

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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 citiesThe Conversation AUIndia 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 ...

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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 IndiaSouth Asian LinkThe 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 ...

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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 JainPakistan Christian PostFielding 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 ...

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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 arrestedDNA IndiaSuspected cow vigilantes allegedly thrashed two persons in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni with sticks, accusing them of carrying beef, following which five accused ...

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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 attackersFree Press KashmirTwo persons were attacked by Cow vigilantes in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni. The attackers accused the victims with sticks, accusing them of carrying beef, ...

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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 2019Times of IndiaIndia News: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed NDA government at the Centre made an impressive return to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha ...

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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 2019Times of IndiaIndia News: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed NDA government at the Centre made an impressive return to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha ...

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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 nationStraight.comThe 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 ...

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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 NowThe 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 ...

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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 nationStraight.comThe 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 ...

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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 JainPakistan Christian PostFielding 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 ...

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

Paswan mocks Congress for failing to secure Leader of Opposition chairHindustan TimesI 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 ...

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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 citiesThe Conversation AUIndia 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 ...

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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 nationalismTRT WorldAlthough the country's far-right has always derived its strength from dehumanising Kashmir's right to self-determination, the "secular" parties oversaw worse ...

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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 citiesThe Conversation AUIndia 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 ...

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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 VillainThe New York TimesThe Indian prime minister's mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix ...

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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 democracyTheChronicleHerald.caThe 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 ...

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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 JainPakistan Christian PostFielding 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 ...

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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”NewsClickWe spoke to writers, academics and activists, who have been fierce representative voices for some of the country's most marginalised, asking them what they ...

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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 saysThe Indian ExpressAdmitting 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 ...

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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 eitherIndia TodayThe 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 ...

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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 treesScroll.inThose 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 ...

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

India Turns West but Away From Western ValuesThe Wall Street JournalAparadox 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 ...

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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 doingDeseret NewsThe Most Rev. Bashar Warda, the archbishop of Erbil in Iraq, accused Christian leaders in Britain of not doing enough to stop Christian persecution.

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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 inCPJ Press Freedom OnlineJournalists across India are at risk of physical and digital attack in retaliation for their reporting. And during election campaigns, these dangers can increase.

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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 #sikhlivesmatter

Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi's landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nationStraight.comThe 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 ...

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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 SeatsThe WireIn 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 ...

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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 nationalismFairplanetThe 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 ...

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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 StatesScroll.inAn 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 ...

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

Analysis: Economy, Hindu-first impact are Modi's challengesSan Francisco ChronicleNEW DELHI (AP) — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi described his first term as "filling in potholes" — shorthand for addressing the country's basic needs.

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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 NowThe 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 ...

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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 ElectionThe New York TimesJeffrey 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 ...

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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 CarcassesThe Logical IndianDalits 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.

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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 DiversityThe Globe PostModi's re-election is an endorsement of the alternative 'idea of India' which departs from secularism, social justice, and cultural diversity.

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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 ExtremismEconomic and Political WeeklyThe 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 ...

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"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 SarmaNDTV NewsThe 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 ...

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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 NowThe 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 ...

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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 2019The WireThe saffron party projected the election as a referendum on Narendra Modi, and the prime minister indeed emerged vindicated.

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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 ChandigarhThe Indian ExpressThe 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 ...

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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 CarcassesThe Logical IndianDalits 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.

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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: AiyarEconomic TimesI 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 ...

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