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Mathura priests 'unhappy' with Yogi Adityanath's crackdown on touts and fake 'Pandas'
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Mathura priests 'unhappy' with Yogi Adityanath's crackdown on ...

A group of Hindu priests here are not pleased with UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's latest order to take action against touts and fake "Pandas", saying that this will bring misery to the whole community. The community has stressed that following this ... DNA, 2 months ago

Now textbooks in Rajasthan schools to have a chapter on Hindu 'Deity'

Public libraries in Rajasthan will now have books on Lord Parshuram and a chapter on the Hindu Deity will be included in the moral science text books in government schools. Education Minister Vasudev Devnani announced it after a delegation from Vipra ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Move to split Lingayats from Hinduism: Is Siddaramaiah eying Karnataka polls?

After stoking ‘Kannadiga pride’ through the promotion of Kannada language in schools and supporting a separate flag for the state, is the Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah preparing the ground to play the ‘caste card’ ahead of the coming ...
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Thakur-Dalit clash in Saharanpur: big blow to BJP's Hindu consolidation dream

The situation in Saharanpur's Shabbirpur village remained tense following Friday's clashes between Thakurs and Dalits, in which one person was killed and 16 injured. Sulkhan Singh, the Director-General of Police, is scheduled to visit the area on Sunday to ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago Ruminations: Banking on insecurity  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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Ground Zero Saharanpur: We were Hindus only till polling, Dalits complain

“When the elections come around, we are seen as Hindus. But as soon as they end, we again become chamars, jhimars, valmikis,” Lokesh Kumar, a Dalit, says, as we chat under a tree in the courtyard of the Ravidas Hostel in Saharanpur. Lokesh, one of ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Shadow Armies review: A timely book that explains the meteoric rise of Hindutva in India

Cliches apart, there could not have been a more timely book than Shadow Armies: Fringe Organizations and Foot Soldiers of Hindutva. It puts all the things happening in Indian politics in to perspective. Bit by bit, it explains the reasons behind the rise and ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Ram Nath Kovind as President: Not a tectonic shift

Only the naive will believe that the elevation of a Dalit, Ram Nath Kovind, as the President is of seminal importance either for the community or for the party which chose him. For one, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) nominee is not the first Dalit to ...
 Sify3 days ago

Cultural Exorcism

THAT THE BRITISH in India, once their motivations graduated from commerce to empire, went out of their way to denigrate the country is well known. This, after all, was integral to the construction and projection of their power; to convince themselves (and ...
 Open Magazine5 days ago
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Gopalkrishna Gandhi: The 'citizen candidate' who is more than just the Mahatma's grandson

With the Presidential elections approaching , the opposition has filled its ticket, with Meira Kumar earlier announced as the Presidential candidate, yesterday it was announced that Gopalkrishna Gandhi will be the Vice Presidential nominee.
 Sify1 week ago Gopal Gandhi: The man who outgrew the Mahatma's shadow  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Is it social engineering or caste politics by Siddaramaiah?

If one asks Chief Minister Siddaramaiah whether caste or poverty should be the base for designing the government's welfare schemes, probably he would settle for the former. He has been vehemently arguing that poverty among the Dalits and the backward class is ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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