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Umbrella politics of Hindutva - Hindu Nationalism is Dominating

  4 comments   |     by Apoorvanand

Apoorvanand teaches Hindi at the University of Delhi. Writes literary and cultural criticism. India is changing in significant ways. Marginalisation of Muslims, the largest minority in the country, has often been discussed in this context. This marginalisation is getting more and more pronounced with success

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13 Suspected Indian IS Fighters killed as MOAB Hit Afghanistan: Reports

  0 comments   |     by Rajesh Ahuja and Rezaul H Laskar

Thirteen suspected Islamic State fighters from India were among the 96 militants killed when the US military dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on IS positions in eastern Afghanistan, according to an Afghan media report on Tuesday. Kabul-based Pajhwok Afghan News agency quoted an unnamed security official as saying that “13 Indian Daesh militants were also among those kill

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How active are Indian jihadists in Afghanistan? Mother of All Bombs

  0 comments   |     by Asia

Afghan officials claim the US' "mother of all bombs" killed 13 Indian militants in Nangarhar. In a DW (Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster)   interview, expert Michael Kugelman says Indian nationals are joining both "Islamic State" and al Qaeda in Afghanistan. There are other analysts who are saying something more dangerous and sinister tha

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Caste System Remains the Biggest Threat To Democracy

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat

Despite a great threat to their own existence inside the JNU campuses which is being ‘cleaned’ to maintain Brahmanical purity and hegemony ( it was always there but in a better ‘coordinated’ and sophisticated way) the young Ambedkarites of Birsa Ambedkar Student Association ( BAPSA) today protested against the killing of a young Dalit boy in Telangana a few days back. Th

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WSS Condemns Threats By Bajrang Dal On WSS Activist In Assam

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Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) strongly condemns the manner in which our member Ms Bondita Acharya, a well known women’s activist from Jorhat, Assam, is being criminally intimidated, abused in sexual language, defamed and trolled on her Facebook account only because she expressed her personal opinion regarding eating of beef, a common practice in her state of Ass

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A Criminal Indian Army

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A Criminal Indian Army Comment The videos and news stories from Kashmir had been revealing an unusually cruel occupation that had exceeded even the strongest prohibitions in the laws of warfare – before the internet was blocked from the valley and all access denied. However, it was always assumed that those actions – from the using of a Kashm

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Mahishasur: A People’s Hero - Construction of Communalism in Colonial

  0 comments   |     by Ish N Mishra

Alternative Readings of the Durga-Mahishasur Myth. A Revolt Against Brahmanical Epistemology: The beginning of a new cultural renaissance in India The alternative readings of myths from Brahmanical mythological reservoir mark the beginning of a new cultural consciousness among the Dalits, Adivasis and other deprived sections of the Ind

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The Army as the Politicians Human Shield? Video Clip of a Civilian

  0 comments   |     by S G Vombatkere

Army using ‘ human shields ‘ is not just a problem of ‘ inhuman ‘ approach but it is a political failure. Army is an instrument in the hands of political bosses. By using such tactics, it is trying to escape death but the main problem lies with the rulers who are utterly insensitive to Kashmiris demands. There is almost no sign of unconditional talks with all p

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China Reinforces Border Claims within Days of Dalai Lama’s Visit

  0 comments   |     by Abdus Sattar Ghazali

Visit of dalai lama to arunachal Pradesh is being viewed by China as a politically provocative move. India should have restricted his visit to non- disputed areas as he has been more of political dissenter rather than a religious head. On his part, dalai lama should have explicitly stated that his visit was connected with religious purpose. The visit has complicated relations politica

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Kashmir erupts after Hizbul Mujahideen chief shot dead

  0 comments   |     by J Ali

Kashmir erupts after Hizbul Mujahideen chief shot dead Jehangir Ali   SRINAGAR: Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in India-held Kashmir after a top commander from the largest group in the disputed region was killed in a gun battle with government forces on Saturda

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