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Muslims may move to BSP in UP

Mayawati According to SP insiders, the senior leadership of the party has been instructed to assuage the anger of the community. Analysts of poll trends in the run-up to the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections see Muslims shifting from the ... Sunday Guardian Live, 4 weeks ago
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'It does not matter to Chhath devotees that we are Muslims'

These Muslim women are poor and illiterate, but with the devotion they display as they create handmade earthen stoves for Chhath, they strengthen the social fabric, reports M I Khan. For Kauser, Rukhsana, Sajmun, Mushtaqeema, Mairoon, Saheena and her daughter Naseema -- poor Muslim women who struggle to make ends meet -- Chhath is a god-sent occasion. During this Hindu festival -- which is very popular in Bihar -- they earn extra money by making handmade mitti ka chulhas or earthen stoves in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The personal and the political

There is a debate on Muslim Personal Law that is raging in English, Urdu and Hindi media, but not so much the media in other languages whose speakers constitute a majority of the Muslims in the Indian Union. The debate started around the case of ...
 The Friday Times1 month ago Who speaks for Muslims? Self-appointed elites on wrong side of social divide shouldn't  Firstpost.com1 month ago
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Why Mayawati's Dalit-Muslim Formula can be a Jumbo Stride for her Party

Lucknow: Kanshiram, a champion of the Dalit struggle and founder of the Bahujan Samaj Party, had often stressed on the social and political solidarity of Dalits and Muslims. The late leader had often said: Dalits have been cheated for the past 4,000 ...
 News18.com1 month ago

Battles they wage in the Samajwadi Party

Ironically, the Samajwadi Party had grown out of the anti-dynastic politics propounded by Ram Manohar Lohia and Charan Singh. However, Mulayam Singh Yadav, popularly known as Netaji, has generously promoted his kith and kin in politics over the ...
 Chandigarh Tribune4 weeks ago

Elephant's Slow March

Those with ears to the ground can hear the buzz of a movement that is under way in rural Uttar Pradesh. Mayawati's footsoldiers and those who identify with her party's ideology are moving around in villages, holding secret meetings with Dalits and ...
 Outlook India4 weeks ago

Uttar Pradesh polls: Parties dwell on complex caste math as voter loyalties remain fluid

Like a game of chess, political parties in Uttar Pradesh are busy in fragmenting and defragmenting the diverse social constituencies at macro and micro level to form a winning 'social coalition' in the upcoming 2017 Assembly election. To accomplish ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
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Nakul Sawhneys latest reveals all are fleeing Kairana, not just Hindus

Nakul Singh SawhneyAANS Nakul Singh Sawhney is back with his latest - a short documentary titled, rather tellingly Kairana, Surkhiyon Ke Baad... (Kariana, After the Headlines), on the alleged exodus of Hindu families that took place in Kairana, Uttar Pradesh ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Why Bihar will not see a Dalit upsurge like Gujarat

'In Bihar, the Dalits are not a consolidated socio-political constituency,' says Mohammad Sajjad. In July, when the national media was gazing at the Dalit upsurge in Gujarat's Una, another episode occurred in a north Bihar village, Babu tola-Matthiya, in Muzaffarpur district's Paroo area. Two Dalit youth allegedly attempted to steal a Bhumihar's motorcycle. The Dalits were thrashed and urinated upon. The Paroo police arrested two of the 11 accused and an inquiry established the thrashing, but ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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