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Protestors attend a protest against what they say is anti-people policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, in New Delhi.

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... Photo: Reuters On the morning of Tuesday 28 August 2018, India’s democracy took one of its worst hits since the ... people’s war against the Indian government for decades. India considers the Maoists – also known as Naxals from the ... have worked tirelessly to protect the rights of some of India’s most poor and marginalized, often clashing with the ...
... anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, more than 150 Adivasis (India’s indigenous population) and their supporters began a 10-day peace march in Chhattisgarh, Central India. They walked nearly 200 kilometers on foot, ... In a village called Naxalbari in West Bengal in eastern India, on 25 May 1967, persistent social and political ...

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... it anti-federal. Fast forward to 2017-2018 Since 2014, India has become a hotbed of communal tension with the BJP ... a growing Islamophobia. According to official statistics, India witnessed more than 700 outbreaks of communal violence ... in the country, akin to protests that had erupted in India and globally when Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old student, ...
An indigenous movement in Jharkhand is reminding the Indian authorities of their constitutional duty to protect tribal lands.

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... the meeting’s agenda, ‘Adivasi versus the State of India’. He opened the laptop to a PowerPoint presentation ... to other tribal districts across central and eastern India, in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, where over ... communities – make up 8.6 per cent of the population in India, but constitute an estimated 40 per cent of those ...

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... the indigenous Gudalur Adivasis of the Nilgiris in South India. Subin and Maya, two of our students, just graduated ... would be starstruck in the presence of Azim Premji, one of India's richest, but also most philanthropic men. Maya is no ...
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... them during an event at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur, India, 7 June 2018. REUTERS/Stringer In our hyper-connected ... and the religious divide are firmly entrenched in India. On 17 July, #TalkToAMuslim trended at #1 on Twitter. ... and unconscious actions. There are 120 million Muslims in India – the largest population outside Pakistan and ...

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... him to faith healers, temples, and astrologists across India. Out of desperation, she even married him off. But ... Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka state in southern India. Ram sits quietly next to her, looking off into the ... decades of withdrawal. Ram was put in contact with with India’s public healthcare system after Nagaveni, a ...

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... Indians were considered a threat to the British Empire in India, and later a threat to British sovereignty in Britain. ... decide to leave, they left a mess. The 1947 partition of India led to one of the worst exoduses in the history of the ...

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... Tamil Nadu and the neighbouring state of Karnataka in India. Their drums were louder than our slogans. When we ... one. They were avowedly against interference from both India and Pakistan but their main slogans were against ... to get in to hear him propound his views on the future of India. I stood in wonder at the visual metaphor for the ...
‘People are intolerant towards Dalits speaking up,’ says Ravali Medari, a student activist at the University of Hyderabad.

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... 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 ...

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga at a camp to mark the International Day of Yoga, in New Delhi, India, June 21, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi On 23 September, India’s populist BJP government introduced the world’s ...

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