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Sikh diaspora group plans unofficial vote in 2020 as..

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Sikh diaspora group plans unofficial vote in 2020 as first step towards Punjab independence Sikhs for Justice says poll to be organized in Punjab and 20 countries abroad to press UN, India for legally binding referendum · India rejects demand, says Pakistan supports pro-independence movement..

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‘Disproportionately high death sentences against Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims’

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In their joint submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee to meet for the listing of adoption of list of issues at its 126th session, July 1-26, 2019, top Dalit rights organizations have taken strong exception to, among other things, “disproportional application of death sentencing by the judiciary of minorities, such as Muslims, Dalits and Adi

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Naxals trying to establish new bases in India’s Assam

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At a time when the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is being updated under direct supervision of the Supreme Court to identify illegal immigrants in Assam, Naxals are trying to establish new bases in the state taking full advantage of the situation. According to media reports, top Naxal leaders are making efforts to establish bases among militant outfit United Li

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Are the Maoists rising again in Nepal?

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March 14, 2019 On February 22, one person died and two others were seriously injured when a bomb exploded at the entrance of Ncell’s office, located in Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu. On the same day, bombs were planted targeting more than a dozen towers of Ncell, a multinational telecommunications company. Two day

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Republic of Caste supremacists - Vidya Bhushan Rawat

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‘Democracy day’ was being celebrated yesterday on social media where political leaders ‘greeted’ their ‘bhakts’ and hailing India as one of the ‘biggest’ democracies of the world. Things are moving so fast these days that it has become too difficult to focus. The power of information sharing has reduced the power of ‘thinking’. Visual world is so attractive that we are unable

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Assam’s National Register of Citizens: A Fact Based Analysis

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The draft has some flaws, but talk of bloodbath, deportation does not measure up to the facts of the exercise.

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A Brief Discourse on Naga’s Struggle for Self-Respect and Freedom

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Mr. T. Sakhrie, one of the first Naga intellectuals, a philosopher and a great Naga-nationalist leader of his era who sacrificed his life for the freedom and rights of Nagas stood true till his last breath to his ideologies and convictions which reflect in his quote that further produced verbatim. He said,     

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Witch-hunting with Impunity We are perhaps familiar of people being branded as

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A street play against witch-hunting in a village in West Midnapore- Photo Credit/ Telegraph India “Witch-hunting  is

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Adivasi Women join hands to fight against Alcoholism

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Childrens holding placards on the awareness programme at Beluguri village in Orang of Udalguri of Assam on Sunday. UDALGURI,Assam ,May 21: The Adivasi community of state whose fate remains locked decades after the Britshers left them in tea gardens of state are plagued with innumerous socio-economic hardships. In the ‘labou

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

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- 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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