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5 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Muslim disquiet in eastern UP

People watch Narendra Modi's roadshow through the window of a mosque in Varanasi on Thursday.

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5 hrs ago | The Indian Express

The Juhapura model

A ghetto takes shape when members of an ascriptive group gather together in one place irrespective of class and other social factors.

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22 hrs ago | AlertNet

FACTBOX-Key pending reforms facing India's next government

The biggest challenge for India's next government, due to take charge after election results in May, will be to pull the economy out of its deepest slump in decades.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Telegraph

Third eye blind

While granting legal and social recognition to the transgender community, an apex court bench made the following observation: 'Historically, Hijras/ transgender persons had played a prominent role, with the onset of colonial rule... the situation had changed drastically.'

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Stranger in Paradise

The Majapahit Empire strikes back

Last month the Balinese descendents of this great exodus returned to Candi Penataran in Blitar, East Java, for a mighty re-unification with their distant relatives - the Javanese Hindus who have been hiding in the hills of Java for a very long time.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Indian Muslim Statements

Hate speeches in India expose Hindu nationalism's violent and fascist agenda

Indian American coalition calls on India's Election Commission to take decisive action; urges Hindu American Foundation to condemn hate speeches Maryland, USA : The Coalition Against Genocide today condemned statements by senior leaders of Hindu nationalist organizations, collectively known as the Sangh Parivar, openly inciting people to violence ... (more)

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Hindustan Times

Mayawati tries to bring Dalits Muslims together for votes

In most of her public rallies, BSP's national president Mayawati has been exhorting Dalits and Muslims to unitedly support her party to make a 'Dalit ki Beti' the prime minister of the country.

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Rediff.com

Why Jayalalithaa is attacking Modi now

The Hindu quoted Tamil Nadu chief minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief Jayalalithaa asking her campaign audience, ahead of the April 24 polling in her state for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

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Al Jazeera

'Rampant discrimination' in India's schools

During a conversation about her life in the ninth grade, Nazmeen, a slender 14-year-old with tightly braided hair, began to sob.

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Nerve News

'Partition was not best solution, only led to India-Pakistan confrontation'

This was among the views expressed at a day-long India-Pakistan youth dialogue here.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Scoop

Hindus laud Obama for including a oeHindusa in Easter greetings

Hindus world over have applauded American President Barack Obama for including "Hindus" in his "Easter and Passover Greetings" address on April 19. Obama said in this address, "The common thread of humanity that connects us all - not just Christians and Jews, but Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs - is our shared commitment to love our neighbors as we ... (more)

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Stranger in Paradise

Mengwi's Merry Widow

Once upon a time there were eight happy princedoms in Mengwi, the regency to the north-west of Denpasar.

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India Talkies

Varanasi basks in its importance, ignores 'waves' (Election Special) - Indiatalkies.com

Varanasi, April 20: This teeming city, considered holy by Hindus, but home to a large proportion of Muslims, is slowly warming up to the political Star War as partymen and supporters of the three main contenders - Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal and Ajai Rai - have begun canvassing for votes for the May 12 Lok Sabha election.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

The hijra legacy

Unlike gay and lesbians who have long stayed invisible, the hijras have a reputation of making themselves visible.

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The Telegraph

In Taj backyard, Modi wave ebbs

Music of all kinds played: the qawwali hamd in praise of Allah, paeans to Babasaheb Ambedkar set to Bollywood tunes, and bhajans to Sherawali Mata in the small temples dotting the 10km road running through Agra.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Tea and diversity

Last week The Hindu newspaper allegedly issued a circular stating that employees could not carry non-vegetarian food into the common canteen, because it made the majority vegetarians feel uncomfortable.

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Stranger in Paradise

The Majapahit Empire strikes back

Last month the Balinese descendents of this great exodus returned to Candi Penataran in Blitar, East Java, for a mighty re-unification with their distant relatives - the Javanese Hindus who have been hiding in the hills of Java for a very long time.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Newkerala.com

Prepare calender of dharmic events: TTD Eo

Tirupati, Apr 16 : To enhance the Hindu Dharmic activities taken up by Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams , there is need to bring out an annual calendar of dharmic events, TTD Executive Officer M G Gopal said here today.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newkerala.com

Capt Singh gets overwhelming response during Youth Cong road show

Amritsar, Apr 16 : Thousands of youth today greeted former Chief Minister and Congress candidate from Amritsar Capt Amarinder Singh during his roadshow organised by the Punjab Youth Congress under the leadership of its general secretary Ashwani Sunny.

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Examiner.com

Reaper Bones review #113: Vandorendra, Demon

Everybody loves to sculpt the Marilith , AKA the Type V demon, and sculptor Julie Guthrie is no exception.

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