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This article is more than five years old.

... women and children? A great deal of domestic violence in India, and elsewhere, is related to drunkenness. A Kerala ... ruin to our society?’ It is an important question. In India, it is the élite who dismiss prohibition because their ...

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... a pivotal role in both adult and child rape crimes. In India, we are facing a horrendous daily dose of women and ... country. An English friend told me how she loved Air India, because the crew, including male pursers, picked up ... are witnessing an unbelievable surge of sexual violence in India which threatens the very fabric of this society. It’s ...

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.

... Biswarup Ganguly , under a CC License In Aligarh, north India, Gunjan, a 20-year-old college student lies injured in ... seems to have changed now, with West Bengal branded one of India’s worst states. Gang rape has become common and the ...

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... let’s be clear: it is currently a very serious issue in India. Young people, united as never before by social media, ... young people who demanded that moral policing had to stop. India has recently seen a spate of attacks on people found ... memsahib, our Western-clad Indian woman, meets feudal India, our migrant population from the poorest Indian ...

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... most poor, illiterate Muslim women voted to ban polygamy. (India has Hindu, Muslim and Christian Personal law, in ...
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... 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, ...
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This article is almost seven years old.

Could prohibition mean less violence against women in India? Greencolander , under a CC License My very first blogs ... two years ago, talked about the growing alcohol problem in India. While successive governments have patted themselves on ... backs, each claiming credit for our galloping economy, India refuses to talk about the enormous social costs to our ...

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... has apparently caused some concern in Australia. In India, where life is cheap, one more baby born, abandoned or ... the unwanted twin. The Australian High Commission in India confirmed the veracity of the reports, but pleaded ... inadequate laws to protect surrogate mothers and babies in India are using the incident to renew demands to get some ...

This article is more than four years old.

... first step to curbing emissions. Reading the reports from India and abroad, I am reminded of a grand old veteran of ... to pull our planet back from the brink. Anjuman-I-Islam, India’s largest modern Muslim institution, has joined the ... to help the planet. Intolerance has been hotly debated in India, as 2015 saw a Muslim man beaten to death for the crime ...

This article is more than two years old.

... vitriolic Facebook post by Francois Gautier, former India correspondent of French newspaper  Le Figaro and ... ‘Condolences on her death, but she was hard core anti-India, anti-army, anti-Hindu & wiling to go to any immoral ... length to score a(n) ideological point to support breaking India forces. She was given a “state funeral”!’ I doubt ...
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This article is almost seven years old.

... sanctuary, close to my home in the Nilgiris, South India, has been declared drought stricken. As we drove back ... It’s unprecedented for it to be so hot mid-March in India. In the Nilgiris, no-one ever used fans. We didn’t ... luxury. They don’t even know the old frugal ways because India has changed so much in one decade. So will they respond ...

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