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This article is more than two years old.

India has a long record of Hindu-Muslim hostility, linked to ... invasions by Muslim rulers centuries ago. The partition of India did not help matters. However, apart from sporadic ... ‘gau rakshas’, (cow protectors), roam across India, killing with impunity anyone they feel has violated ...

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... most poor, illiterate Muslim women voted to ban polygamy. (India has Hindu, Muslim and Christian Personal law, in ...

This article is almost six years old.

Images painted on a wall represent three of India's major faiths. Girish Gopi under a ... felt discriminated against because of being a Christian in India. All of us minorities feel Indian. In a simple, ... family, and they still are.’ The communalizing of India has been a slow and deliberate process, starting from ...

This article is more than four years old.

Youth against fundamentalism: members of the All India Students’ Association rally against rightwing Hindu ... and should not be eaten. Other rightwing-ruled states in India are considering following suit. Haryana, in the north, ... kept in abeyance by the government, and for good reason. India is a secular country, constitutionally committed to the ...
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This article is more than 15 years old.

... photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson and Chandralekha, India’s most provocative contemporary choreographer. He, ... together on the streets of Madras (now Chennai), South India, in the middle of an intense crowd waiting for the ... religion is a relatively new and inherited definition in India. However, the history of the subcontinent is replete ...
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This article is more than 26 years old.

... your own ambitions. Rehan Ansari analyzes the success of India’s Hindu extremists in blotting out a more tolerant ... The ideologues of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of India, and the Jamaat-e-Islami of Pakistan for that matter, ... age-old enmity between the two groups. After all, British India broke up amid great slaughter into independent Hindu ...

This article is almost 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 ...
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This article is more than 24 years old.

... at their ecstatic faces in disbelief. A floating disco on India’s most sacred river, and in the holy city of Benares ... magicians and musicians have always played a part in India’s religious festivals, but my doubts intensified that ... festivals. Sara Chamberlain has spent half her life in India. She is currently working on a forest-friendly paper ...
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, ...

This article is almost four years old.

... Commons Licence Good news, says a section of the Times of India . Good news indeed. A 1,000-year-old Kerala mosque has ... vote-banks. The mullahs, predictably, are livid. All India Muslim Personal Law Board’s Kamal Farooqi objects: ... that needs asking is why Arab men are allowed to come to India, marry teenage Muslim girls for a short while (and a ...
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This article is more than 17 years old.

... as terrorist' has reached its long arm out to us in India as well. To the point that our Prime Minister, ... find answers. When you walk down any street in any part of India you will likely as not meet a Hindu, a Christian, a ...
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This article is almost 27 years old.

... OLD Kerala had the most cruel and rigid caste system in India. From 800 AD onwards the elite Hindu caste - the ... towards low-caste people - commonplace in other parts of India - is rare. LAND THE OLD Land has always been the main ... structure of land ownership was the third most unequal in India. THE NEW In 1921 Muslim peasants and farmers rose up ...

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