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  • The Shepherd’s Son Stirring Lower-Caste Unrest in Modi’s India0

    By Aayush Soni • AUG 10 2018 Why you should care He’s a leading — and uncomfortable — voice on behalf of his country’s lower-born.Telangana view map 35,286,757Population Telugu, UrduSpoken Languages $8903GDP Per Capita HyderabadCapital City Geo facts & figures Kancha Ilaiah was in middle school when he was first made aware of his caste. When

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  • Bangladesh’s Ruling Party Signs MoU with China’s Communist Party0

    Pulack Ghatack Dhaka 2019-03-21 Officials from the Chinese Communist Party and Bangladesh’s Awami League exchange copies of a memorandum of understanding on boosting cooperation between the leading political parties of the two countries, in Dhaka, March 21, 2019. Representatives of Bangladesh’s Awami League (AL) and the Communist Party of China (CPC) signed the first-ever memorandum

  • BJP perverting Hinduism for electoral victory0

    By Bhim BhurtelMarch 21, 2019 The Hindutva policy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s right-wing Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has been debauching the Hindu religion to attract votes from the Hindu population as the world’s largest functioning democracy is set to hold a general election for the Lok Sabha (lower house of Parliament) in seven phases from April

  • Myanmar military’s massacre denial complex0

    By Phelim KineMarch 21, 2019 “Trust us.” That’s the implicit message in the Myanmar military’s announcement this week of the creation of an “investigation court” to probe the state-backed mass violence targeted at the country’s Muslim Rohingya population in August 2017. The announcement on the website of the Office of the Commander in Chief of Defense

  • Kashmir: Death of school principal in police custody sparks protests in Awantipora0

    The family of Rizwan Pandit, who was picked up from his home by the police on Sunday, say they heard of his death via social media. by Safwat Zargar 19 March 2019 Asadullah Pandit’s family was spending just another Sunday evening at their home in Awantipora in South Kashmir on March 17, when they heard a

  • Indian Court Acquits Four Men Accused in Deadly 2007 Train Bombing0

    By Kai SchultzMarch 20, 2019 NEW DELHI — An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four men accused of involvement in a 2007 train bombing that killed 68 people, most of them Pakistanis, saying there was insufficient evidence to prove a conspiracy. The defendants included an Indian monk charged but acquitted in earlier attacks targeting Muslim

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  • Bollywood Celebrities of Hindutva

    by Bhabani Shankar Nayak  20 November 2021 The Hindi film industry in Bombay has contributed immensely to the growth of peace, solidarity and secular nationalism, and progressive popular culture in India. The actors, directors, singers, artists, producers, and writers of Bollywood have challenged the power and stood behind people and their citizenship rights by upholding

  • Violence against Hindus in Bangladesh and Muslims in India: a case of state failure in one and state inspired, in another?

    by M Adil Khan — 15/11/2021 Image of the recent destruction of Hindu Temple in Comilla, Bangladesh. Source: The Free Press Journal Image of destruction of Muslim properties during the 2020 anti-Muslim riot in Delhi, India. Source: Al Jazeera   In India, the sectarian violence against the Muslims, a minority (213 million or 15.5% of the population), are

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