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59 to get Rajyotsava award

Noted space scientist K Kasturirangan, former chief justice of India M N Venkatachaliah, writer Shudra Srinivas, singer S Janaki and athlete M V Poovamma are among the 59 personalities selected by the State government for the 2014 Kannada Rajyotsava awards. Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago
Outlook India

The Patel Tales

When I was in school 30 years ago, a friend of mine applying for a visa to the United States changed his last name. He was a Patel and thought that if he applied with that name he stood a good change of being rejected. I do not know if that was ...
 Outlook India5 days ago The rise of Patels in US  Goa Herald5 days ago
Eurasia Review

Social engineering of an ominous kind

The Dalits or low caste Hindus have struggled on the margins of Indian society, suffering in silence, for thousands of years. Being born at the bottom of the caste hierarchy is the ultimate sin in the land of a million deities. This is an issue that ...
 Times of Oman5 days ago Muslims must reach out to Dalits, other communities  Arab News1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle

In America, the illegal Patel is happy

A change in the United States immigration policy made this week by President Barack Obama will help legalise the status of about five lakh Indians, many of whom are from the Patel community of Gujarat When I was in school 30 years ago, a friend ...
 Deccan Chronicle6 days ago
The Express Tribune

Understanding the Patels of America

Even illega­l Patels in US are an asset becaus­e they keep to themse­lves, their commun­ity; is not a nuisan­ce to state The writer is the editor and translator of Why I write: Essays by Saadat Hasan Manto, published ...
 The Express Tribune6 days ago
Millennium Post

At the wrong end of Hindu stick

I am a Chaturvedi Brahmin born in an upper middle class family of western Uttar Pradesh. We originated from Mathura, the venerable land of Hinduism but came and resided in Qamiganj Teshil of Farrukhabad district of UP. We were pre-independence land ...
 Millennium Post1 week ago

Joyce, Homer in '80s London

Ananda's Rangamama is preoccupied with what seems to be the trivial, more specifically, the digestive process, his own, from end to end. He can endlessly discuss what he has for breakfast: coffee with a bit of cream and 11 spoons of sugar, and a ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

Rediscovering Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru (Photo PTI) If Mahatma Gandhi's legacy to India is liberal Hinduism, B.R. Ambedkar's legacy is Navayana Buddhism, what is Nehru's legacy in terms of socio-religious ideas and thought? Atheism and rationalism. In The Discovery ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago

Now, Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi questions women's morality

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is on a rampage. Within days of the top JD(U) leadership talking him down to desist from making controversial statements, Manjhi on Wednesday questioned the "morality" of women whose husbands have been ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Now, Bihar CM Manjhi questions women's morality  Times of India2 weeks ago
Prospect

How does India's caste system work?

dorling kindersley Read Arundhati Roy's cover story on the Caste system India's caste system is a social structure that divides different groups into ranked categories. Members of higher castes have a greater social status than individuals of ...
 Prospect2 weeks ago Origin of caste system in India  New Age Bangladesh3 weeks ago Doctoring History For Political Goals: Origin of Caste System in India  Counter Currents3 weeks ago Hiding the truth about caste  Tehelka3 weeks ago
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