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Harsh Mander, India caravan of peace

This article is more than two years old.

October 2nd is a holiday in India. It’s the day Gandhi was born, in 1869. In India, we'd say, ‘it was written on his forehead’, that ... government institutions, for sure. But in many parts of India, Gandhi’s real legacy is forgotten or even ...
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... terms. Racism, prejudice and xenophobia are rampant in India . It’s a strange mixture of prejudice, ignorance and ... their communities. Photo by judepics under a CC licence. India is always a mystery, a country which is so huge that ... a huge North-South divide too. Yet, in pre-colonial times, India was a haven for persecuted people. We gave refuge to ...

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... Commons Licence Here in India, we are in the middle of election mania. The entire ... is different. It has been described, quite rightly, as India’s most historic election ever. There are claims from ... rallied to the anti-corruption movement that recently took India by storm. Opinion polls suggest they can’t really ...
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... were taken over long ago. And it’s happening now in India in larger cities. The big news here is that the ... government is allowing foreign direct investment to enter India. Which means Wal-Mart and Tescos will be all over ... and Kolkata like a rash. Supermarkets began hitting India roughly ten years ago. But they are still inefficient, ...

This article is almost six years old.

... a wonderful new year. Apologies for my long silence. For India, 2014 starts on a note of optimism. A fledgling new ... values not commonly associated with politics, inspired India’s middle classes to come out on the streets to ... our two mammoth political power centres. The Congress (India’s oldest and for four decades only strong party) and ...
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Delhi is sometimes referred to as the rape city of India. I hate being there. Many women do. My female friends ... fearless exposés, just did a sting operation , telling India how the majority of the Delhi police force views rape ... danced in bars, pubs and parties. So it seems that most of India, including many police, lives in the 18th century in ...

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... All this in the middle of the festive season when most of India was celebrating Dussehra , ironically, the triumph of ... recently scientists, protesting the road being charted for India by the Hindutva brigade . Prominent writer Nayantara ... to the state, Ribeiro's words had a powerful impact on India's reading public. Equally admired are the 50 eminent ...

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First stamp issued by India after independence. by India Post Stories of altruism and protest are reasons for ... women and children to new heights. Elsewhere, all over India, people are vociferously protesting the new wave of ...

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India has been ravaged by floods since time immemorial.  We ... grim south Asian scenario: over 1,200 people have died in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, as rains ravaged the ... Orleans have screamed about it from the rooftops. But in India, the voices of the wretchedly poor are given a cursory ...
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... to see Kerala become multi cultural, or indeed any part of India, but there's a great deal of tension beneath the ...
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... election results were pouring in from different parts of India. Our state of Tamil Nadu has delivered a deathly poll ... giving away their land to a huge industrial project. India is the world’s largest democracy. Our one billion ...

This article is more than four years old.

... brutish week. On the heels of 2 little girls being raped, India awoke to another horror story: just outside Delhi, 2 ... brutish. We can preen ourselves on the wonders of ancient India. But any thinking Indian knows that, in reality, with ...

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