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MODI’S VISIT TO UK- AN EVALUATION

  0 comments   |     by Meena Varma on 29, November 2015

MODI’S VISIT TO UK- AN EVALUATION Meena Varma  It was easy to forget, as streams of early arrivals battled through driving hail and wind to reach the stadium, that the man they were flocking to see was barred from Britain for a decade until 2012, following riots in Gujarat in which 2,000 Muslims died. The Hindu nationalist Modi was chief m

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MODI’S VISIT TO UK- AN EVALUATION

  0 comments   |     by Meena Varma on 29, November 2015

MODI’S VISIT TO UK- AN EVALUATION Meena Varma It was easy to forget, as streams of early arrivals battled through driving hail and wind to reach the stadium, that the man they were flocking to see was barred from Britain for a decade until 2012, following riots in Gujarat in which 2,000 Muslims died. The Hindu nationalist Modi was chief mini

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India's Arundhati Roy returns National Award

  0 comments   |     by Dawn on 05, November 2015

NEW DELHI: Renowned South Asian writer Arundhati Roy on Thursday issued a statement explaining her decision to return the 1989 National Award she received for Best Screenplay, saying, "I want to make it clear that I am not returning this award because I am 'shocked' by what is being called the 'growing intolerance' being fostered by the present government." She goes on to clarify her statement:

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Insurgencies in India

  0 comments   |     by Paul Staniland on 04, November 2015

India is often hailed as a triumph of democracy in a poor, multi ethnic society. This success must be qualified by the armed challenges to the Indian state that have regularly erupted and endured during its modern history. India’s future holds more internal conflict. The Naxalite challenge poses a serious threat to the state’s reach in large areas of the interio

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ModiFail Silicon Valley Protester Assaulted

  0 comments   |     by Pieter Friedrich on 04, November 2015

Passionate crowds of protesters greeted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with loud slogans and a sea of placards upon his arrival at San Jose's SAP Center for a stage-managed Silicon Valley “community reception.” The posters, chants, and surprise banner drop challenged the Modi PR team's attempts to whitewash the controversial politician's record. The protest was the culminat

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ALAN HART: INDIA AT WAR WITH ITSELF

  0 comments   |     by Alan Hart on 25, July 2015

A GLOBAL NUCLEAR TINDERBOX FUELED BY ISRAEL Alan Hart speaks at London Institute  of South Asia  Seminar “Among the questions open and honest dialogue would need to address is the extent to which outside forces are having a significant influence on India’s drift to war with itself. It’s not too much of a secret that for more than

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UNTOUCHIBILITY AND CASTEISM IN INDIA

  0 comments   |     by CEPHEI SAGITTARIi on 09, June 2015

UNTOUCHABILITY & CASTEISM Still EXISTS even Today in India- 2015.. TO ALL THOSE PEOPLE WHO DENY THE EXISTENCE OF UNTOUCHABILITY AND THE CASTEISM IN INDIA................ This Video shows the bitter Truth of INDIA....& nowadays everyone talks against the Reservations - why reservations are required??? But now it's time to show each & every Indian & whole world that Bramhin'

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Rajasthan: The New Killing Field Of Dalits

  0 comments   |     by Samar on 17, May 2015

How many Dalits must be killed till government knows That too many Dalits have been killed? The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind The answer is blowin' in the wind. (With no apologies from lyricists Billy Sherrill, Charlie Rich and singer Bob Dylan) Outraged, angry or dejected, how should one react to the most recent

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No ghar, so no ghar wapsi

  0 comments   |     by Kancha Ilaiah on 31, March 2015

The Sangh Parivar is conducting the so-called “ghar wapsi” programmes all over the country. According to a newspaper report, about 8,000 people have been brought back to “ghar” from Christianity in newly formed Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The reconversion of some dalit Christians in Kerala is also widely reported. Nobody knows when did the dalits leave the Hindu &ldquo

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Did the British Really Divide India to Rule?

  0 comments   |     by Maj Gen Mrinal Suman on 02, August 2014

Maj Gen Mrinal Suman is India’s foremost expert in defence procurement procedures and offsets. He heads Defence Technical Assessment and Advisory Services Group of CII. While studying Indian history in school days, one was repeatedly told that the British resorted to &

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