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The Adivasis of India - A History of Discrimination, Conflict, and Resistance

  0 comments   |     by C.R. Bijoy on 27, March 2018

- By C.R. Bijoy, Core Committee of the All India Coordinating Forum of Adivasis/Indigenous Peoples The 67.7 million people belonging to "Scheduled Tribes" in India are generally considered to be 

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Bangladesh between Sino-Indian Friction in South Asia

  0 comments   |     by Ahmed Rajeev on 26, March 2018

  Bangladesh's trade and commerce ministry should focus on the trade deficit. Specifically, it must change its submissive attitudes towards India and China. Right

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Stop The Increasing Violence Against Dalits

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat on 22, March 2018

Minister does not leave an opportunity to quote Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar. RSS has been calling him ‘pratahsmarniya’

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Do Not Forget The Anti-Sikh Pogrom of 1984! Peoples Union for Democratic Rights

  0 comments   |     by Cijo Joy and Anushka Singh on 20, March 2018

31 October 2017 – thirty three years have passed since the anti-Sikh pogrom carried out in Delhi between 31st October and 4

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Insurgencies in Manipur: politics & ideology

  0 comments   |     by M. S. Prabhakara on 17, March 2018

Among all the North Eastern states of India, Manipur is the worst affected in terms of militancy and insurgency. Today, there are at least 12 insurgent outfits active in the state and even today the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, imposed by the Government of India remains in force in the state. The reign of terror has continued in other forms like attackin

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Raigarh authorities should protect Adivasis’ right to peaceful protest

  0 comments   |     by By Amnesty International India on 13, March 2018

Local authorities in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, should respect and protect the right of Adivasi villagers opposing the activities of private companies to conduct peaceful protests on 15 and 16 January. Residents of six villages in Gharghoda block, Raigarh are planning a protest against the unlawful construction of an ash pond by TRN Energy Limited in Nawapara Tenda village and the establishment of

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Netanyahu in India: Shared Ideologies, Shared Enemies

  0 comments   |     by Peter Speetjens on 10, March 2018

When Narendra Modi became the first Indian prime minister ever to set foot in Israel in July 2017, he made a quick stop at the grave of Theodor Herzl, the founder of the World Zionist Organization and spiritual father of modern Israel. The 67-year-old placed a small rock on the black marble tomb at Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl. On 14 January, Benjamin Netanyahu will become the second I

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The Horrible Truth About Winston Churchill

  0 comments   |     by Peter Frost on 06, March 2018

A recent film and media reviews are busy singing the praises of Winston Churchill. Peter Frost begs to differ George W. Bush insta

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How does one please Golwalkar? The writer is Dawn’s correspondent in Delhi.

  0 comments   |     by Jawed Naqvi on 01, March 2018

The writer is Dawn’s correspondent in Delhi. IF Hindu rashtra becomes inevitable, how should India’s Muslims and Christians go about taking evasive action, and will they be the only ones that need to? We are not talking about the reasons why such an eventuality could descend on us sooner or later. It’s not about Sitaram Yechury losing the cruci

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Modi Govt Has Proved ‘Unwilling’ to Protect Rights of Minority Groups: Human Rights Watch Report

  0 comments   |     by By Mehr Gill on 26, February 2018

No prosecution or ‘serious effort’ seen to prevent attacks by vigilante groups claiming to be BJP supporters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has publicly criticised cow vigilantism, but his calls have

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