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Why India is terrified of the prostitute and the presstitute

Shift the vowels slightly and the Sanskrit word for a trader ( vaishya ) becomes the Sanskrit word for a prostitute ( veshya ). The one sold goods and the other sold pleasure, to the highest bidder. Neither was loyal. Naturally, feudal authorities ... Quartz, 1 week ago

A creative oasis at the Museum of Goa

A designated industrial area is one of the last places you expect to be the home of a modern art gallery. As you pass pharmaceutical laboratories, steel-fabrication and marble-making units, following directions to the Museum of Goa (MOG), your ...
 Economic Times5 days ago A creative oasis: The Museum of Goa is so much more than just a gallery  Economic Times4 days ago

Preserving India's democracy is not Hindus' job alone

'The fabric of democracy is fraying,' says T V R Shenoy.'It is being attacked not just by terrorists in Kashmir or by zealots in the North-East, but is being ripped apart even in Allahabad, in the Hindi heartland.'   About a quarter of a century ago I played host to Girilal Jain, some time after he stepped down as editor-in-chief of one of India's largest newspaper groups. The Berlin Wall had fallen, German reunification was underway, and a nervous France was converting the European ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Anglican Communion News Service

Equality demanded for Dalit Christians and Muslims

This website is best viewed with CSS and JavaScript enabled, alternatively you can use the low bandwidth version. [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] Churches in India held a black day of protest last week against the continuing discrimination faced by ...
 Anglican Communion News Service1 week ago

Caste the Actual Cost of Empowerment? Dalit Women & NREGA- A Study of the Poverty, Social Exclusion & Shame Nexus

This book The Actual Cost of Caste: MGNREGA On The Ground seeks to examine the lives of rural Dalit women in private as well as public spheres. A theoretical framework of poverty, shame and social exclusion has been used to explore the objectives.
 Counter Currents1 week ago
The Freepress Journal

Venkaiah rakes up Maya slogan to hit back at her

Venkaiah rakes up Maya slogan to hit back at her — By | Aug 09, 2016 04:50 am FOLLOW US: New Delhi : Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday raked up an old BSP slogan, which targeted upper castes, to hit back at its chief Mayawati over her ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Mayawati over criticism of PM Modi on Dalit issue  catchnews.com2 weeks ago Naidu rakes up Mayawati's slogan to hit back at her  Press Trust of India2 weeks ago Venkaiah rakes up Mayawati's slogan to hit back at her  Siasat Daily2 weeks ago

Intolerance for the wretched

These incidents also draw attention to certain inherent contradictions and discrimination in the caste system in the structural arrangement of Hindu society. While Hindu philosophy propounds the values of an inclusive, all-encompassing universalism, ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago

With Narendra Modi govt under fire, is BJP afflicted with a 'Dalit problem'?

The phenomenon of violence against the Dalits has now attracted international attention, thanks to the gruesome episode involving the militant cow-protectors and some Dalit boys over the skinning of a dead cow at Una, Gujarat. Predictably, the ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

Whose Women's Day is it anyway!

Bhavin Jankharia Last Saturday was 'Women's Day' and you couldn't miss it on WA. There was a surge of women-men jokes and posts, some saccharine sweet, extolling the virtues of mothers, wives, daughters, etc., others taking pot shots at all those ...
 Mumbai Mirror3 weeks ago

After 10-day 'slurfest', parties to take stock

Lucknow: After the arrest of expelled vice-president of UP BJP, it's time for all major political parties to take stock. The 10-day drama that involved an over-stretched slanging match between BJP and BSP, has stirred the caste cauldron of the ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
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