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Caste order: the Patel is the new shudra

Caste order: the Patel is the new shudra

A few years ago, the scholar and politician Yogendra Yadav was in a TV studio. It was one of those shows with a large number of people from the audience participating. The subject was reservations and the show was in Hindi. The audience was urban ..., 2 weeks ago

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Hinduism Fast Facts

(CNN) Here's a look at what you need to know about Hinduism, the third largest religion after Christianity and Islam. Hinduism is derived from a Sanskrit word that means dwellers by the Indus River. Statistics:13.8% of the world population is ...
 1070wapi.com2 days ago
India Blooms

'Judge me by my karma'

Author Amish Tripathi made a name for himself with The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the Nagas and The Oath of the Vayuputras, which collectively comprise the Shiva Trilogy. The first was a bestseller within a week of its launch, owing to his ...
 The Statesman1 week ago Judge me by my karma: Amish Tripathi  India Blooms2 weeks ago Don't care about people's opinion while writing: Amish Tripathi  Hindustan Times1 month ago Indians have a complex relationship with rules: Amish Tripathi  Mid Day2 months ago
Indian Express

Another Shivaji Controversy

He needs to be rescued from communal and sectarian interpretations. Babasaheb Purandare is the author of a series of works on Shivaji. Some concerned citizens have reportedly filed a public interest litigation tostop the highest award of the ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
Counter Currents

Out of Their Shadow And Into Our Consciousness Nobody is me, There are many like me. My violators are not the Taliban. They are not from the 19th arrondissement in north-eastern Paris. They are not killers with badges. They are not children of migrating landless laborer ...
 Counter Currents1 week ago
Kathmandu Post

Secularism or religious freedom?

AUG 15 - Over the past week, there has been an intense but uncoordinated discussion about whether Nepal should go secular (Dharma Nirapeksha) or have religious freedom. This discussion could be put in a clearer perspective if the meaning of the ...
 Kathmandu Post1 week ago

Mangaluru: Constitution Alone is Holy Book for Indians Prof K S Bhagavan

Mangaluru: Speaking at a media meet in the Press Club here on Wednesday, noted author Prof K S Bhagavan reiterated his stand on holy books. He said that for Indians the Constitution was the only holy book. The meet was arranged in support of ...
 Mangalorean2 weeks ago
Japan Times

Surai Sasai: a Buddhist monk battling the caste dragon

The room goes silent, and when I look up from my recording equipment, an otherworldly figure has entered the room. Its eyes sit deep in their sockets underneath a wrinkled forehead. A strong jaw completes the image of a figure imbued with an iron ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago

Forget the Raj. Who’ll say sorry for millennia of abuse of dalits?

A large number of dalits still work as manual scavengers in India despite anti-discrimination laws. — AFP With his rousing speech at Oxford Union, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has silenced his detractors. Ironically, his own party seeks his silence.
 Asian Age3 weeks ago

Govt's eureka moment: Beggars on trains to sing paeans to Swachh Bharat, Beti Bachao

NEW DELHI: The vagrant musician, belting out yesteryears Bollywood numbers or screeching a bhajan or qawwali in a strong nasal tone is part and parcel of train travel in India. But soon songs from Raja Hindustani or Tum To Thehre Pardesi may have to make way ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago Government to draft 3,000 beggars for singing paeans to Swachh Bharat, Beti Bachao, other campaigns on local trains  Economic Times3 weeks ago
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