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... Hiding behind women to safeguard against being named in India’s second #MeToo moment, which has seen women, ... against rich, powerful and influential male figures. In India, which topped a global survey in June for being the ...
... indigenous resistance movement against bauxite mining in India’s Orissa state. Darryl D’Monte’s commitment galvanised his position as one of India’s most prominent environmental reporters. He helped transform the Times of India from ‘a stuffy institution to a liberal, non-statist ...
... Credit: Midhanesh The latest crackdown on dissent in India is a sobering one. Public intellectual and anti-caste ... is facing imminent arrest under charges of attacking India’s ‘integrity and sovereignty’ under the Unlawful ... and the ‘fabricated case filed by the Pune police in India under which ten other eminent persons, including human ...
... Narendra Modi took the oath for his second term as India’s prime minister. On 23 May, the Indian electorate ... In the run-up to the elections, in various villages across India, villagers were more or less unanimous that Modi was ... group Jaish-e-Mohammed, had led to a stand-off between India and Pakistan. This all went to strengthen Modi’s ...
... of indigenous, aboriginal or tribal people lives in India. Here, they are dubbed Adivasi or ‘original ... or, according to Article 342 of the Constitution of India, o ve r 70 0 scheduled tribes in India. This adds up to a whopping 104 million indigenous ...
Deepika Singh learnt to sign her name during one of India’s frenetic mass literacy campaigns in the early ... name is the extent of her literacy. But she counts among India’s 64.6 per cent ‘functionally literate’ women, ... a rotting, tick-the-box system. It has been a decade since India enacted the Right to Education Act, which made ...
... territory disputed by the three nuclear-capable states of India, Pakistan and China, is in the ninth week of a ... and human rights groups. The lockdown happened soon after India’s Home Affairs Minister unilaterally revoked the ... and claimed the lives of more than 120 people in anti-India protests. Of Occupation and Resistance , edited by ...
... Payal’s tragic suicide has made headlines all over India and students have protested passionately. She will live ... days, we have to cling to crumbs. In the last five years, India has seen a virulent campaign of hate spread poisonously ... success of a party who openly favours changing India’s secular constitution has left minorities and ...
... third phase of general election on the outskirts of Pune, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas   We, in India, are, facing the most important election since independence in 1947. The very idea of India is under threat. Journalists have been murdered and ...
... What Is Time? states: ‘It is not unusual for trains in India to be several hours, or even a full day, late, without ...
... his village, Kanhachatti, in eastern Jharkhand, one of India’s poorest states. He moved to the state’s capital, ... unlimited promise at that time. He had made it to one of India’s best colleges for technical education based in the ... the subject guaranteed to bring success in today’s India: software engineering. Then he began looking for a job ...
... (UP) last December is an important time-stamp. UP is India’s most populous state with over 200 million ... where levels of cow worship are higher than the rest of India. Madhya Pradesh has a cow protection board and has been ...

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