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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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This article is almost seven years old.

... note of the fact of caste discrimination in Britain and India and to be proactive in combating it. Gerard Oonk, Director of the India Committee of the Netherlands, writes: ‘this spring, ... Dalit Solidarity Network, along with Dalit leaders from India, have lobbied consistently and effectively in Britain, ...

This article is more than three years old.

... slogans as they attend a protest rally against attacks on India's low-caste Dalit community in Ahmedabad, India, 31 July, 2016. © REUTERS/Amit Dave - RTSKFKL There ... strength, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports. While most of India was busy celebrating its 70 th Independence Day, many ...
‘People are intolerant towards Dalits speaking up,’ says Ravali Medari, a student activist at the University of Hyderabad.

This article is more than two years old.

... came here three years ago,’ she says. University in India is hard work, with levels of studying, competition and ... 2016. Rohith’s suicide provoked a backlash all over India, opening raw wounds concerning freedom of expression, ... of the Marxist group Students’ Federation of India at the university, but the underlying caste aspect of ...
A Jain Temple in the old part of Fort Cochin. Since they are feeding doves regularly here, tons of birds are flying around the temple, usually.

This article is more than two years old.

... economic catastrophes, overshadowed a historic decision in India. A millennia-old blot on the history of Hinduism was ... against untouchability is something to shout about for India’s Dalits, who have, for several thousand years, faced ... guru and philosopher observed when he visited the south of India towards the end of the 19th century. In 1936 however, ...
The Supreme Court of India

This article is more than two years old.

Two brutal murders have taken place in India. Neither of them will stay in the news for very long. ... that’s normal treatment for the poor and marginalized in India. The rich and powerful criminals and politicians get ... time to be a Muslim, a dalit or a minority of any sort in India. The political climate protects perpetrators of hate ...
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This article is more than 16 years old.

... and again turns to complain bitterly. The 'untouchables of India' are getting above themselves, he insists. They should ... They are by far the largest group amongst the fifth of India's population who live in extreme poverty and ... at meetings of self-help groups in villages throughout India, they learn that they are not to blame for their ...

This article is more than ten years old.

... the genuinely astonished refrain in many villages. Feudal India Feudal India has not changed in spite of Independence, an ... 50 years? This article was originally published in Outlook India . Reprinted with permission. Mari Marcel Thekaekara ...

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