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Marginalized Dalit Communities - Journey Fraught with Struggle

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In the late 1840s, Savitribai Phule embarked upon a mission previously unheard of in the cultural and customary landscape of some peoples of the yet-to-become Indian Union. Having been educated on an equal footing with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, the Dalit couple used education as a fulcrum for social change. Savitribai became the first headmistress of the first girls’ school in Pune. In

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Kashmir solution - Kashmir continuing to suffer

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ON this Kashmir Solidarity Day, with the people of India-held Kashmir continuing to suffer from the latest bout of violence and repression by the Indian state, some long-standing realities need to be reiterated. First, India will never be able to bury the Kashmir dispute — not inside IHK and not in its relationship with Pakistan. To the proud, defiant and infinitely courag

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China Will Not Sit Still if India Goes Too Far': State-Run Daily Responds to Indian Missile Test

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China's state-run daily Global Times in an editorial titled 'India needs to cool its missile fever' admonished New Delhi on Monday for 'breaking' United Nations "limits on its development of nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missile" following a missile test by India. The successful test of the Agni-IV intercontinental nuclear-capable ballistic missile, which

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Violence Spreads from Rally Organised To Condemn Derogatory Statement of Hindu Outfit Leader

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More than a dozen policemen, including an inspector in-charge of a police station, were injured in mob fury in West Bengal’s Malda district on Sunday. Gopal Tiwari, 22, sustained a gunshot while about 30 vehicles were torched. An eyewitness said violence spread from a rally of an organisation, Anjuman Ahle Sunnatul Jamat (ASJ). However, an ASJ official claimed that “outsider

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Truth about Adivasis caught in the crossfire

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Truth about Adivasis caught in the crossfire Special Report “Physical beating is a very common thing.” Social activist and researcher Bela Bhatia’s face was pinched with pain as she spoke about the violence that is a reality in the lives of people in Bastar, Chhattisgarh. She spoke about how people can readily show you their bruises a

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Kashmiris Have Lost Their Fear of India: Report

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AS India turns its focus to a clutch of make-or-break state polls starting next month and while the world lives in suspense over the arriving Trump presidency in the United States, the trauma of the people in Jammu and Kashmir festers on. A report from October and December visits to Jammu and Kashmir made available to Dawn on Saturday involves important individuals from different instit

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FACT SHEET: India Government - Nepal Government Relations

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India tried to stop the Nepalese government from constructing a road (Kodari Highway) that linked Nepal and Tibet. Even now Nepal cannot make big decisions without taking prior approval from the BIG BROTHER. India has so far imposed three unofficial blockades to force its will on Nepal. Read Unofficial blockade India has hindered development of big hydro-electric proj

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Nepal: Why are Nepalese pro-Chinese but anti-Indian?

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India & China: Let us first understand the difference in their psychology through their popular board games, and see how it has shaped their cognitive and planning vis-a-vis international strategies. 1. Chess: Probably the most popular strategic board game in the world, and thought to be originated in India some time before the seventh century. Here, the

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