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The worrying case of India's child brides and grooms

According to Census 2011, India had 5 mn child brides (women marrying under 18 years of age), against 380,000 in 2001 -- an increase of 4.56 mn in 10 years. Akshat Kaushal reports. The number of......

Sikh killings in US and the sense of white supremacy

The attack on Sikhs in a US gurdwara is not a mistaken attack. Sikhs are not mistaken for Muslims, but seen as part of the community ofoutsiders, says Vijay Prashad Yesterday morning the orgies of......

The mayhem after the assassination

Part I: That horror 21 years agoVengeanceIn the aftermath of Mrs Gandhi's assassination there was mayhem; Sikh homes were systematically singled out for brutal destruction. Sikhs were hounded,......

The Quiet Revolution

India's elite educational institutions have been producing first-rate scientists, engineers, and managers who helped India's information technology sector take off during the 1990s. Far less......

Census '01: 31% Muslims have economic role

A little less than a third of Muslims in India are engaged in economic activity, as against 40 per cent of the Hindu population, according to Census 2001 figures released by the government on......

UP's free-housing mess a national warning

With nearly a million identified slums, UP urgently requires housing for the poor Residents of a free-housing colony are forced to buy water from a commercial tanker because of shoddy supply......

Despite glitches, Maharashtra fares well economically

While Maharashtra's performance in recent years might appear uninspiring, given the slowing growth in its gross state domestic product, a large part of this can be attributed to the overall......

Build toilets in the mind first

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s exhortation to end open defecation has resulted in two large donations for the cause: Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion) each from the Bharti Foundation, the......

USIBC calls for US-India investment pact

Ron Somers, president of the US-India Business Council, has said that the top priority on his organisation's wish list for the Obama Administration is that "we are intent on seeing a bilateral......
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Not a day too soon

Data worldwide, by its sheer nature, conceals more than it reveals. Census figures for 2011, Population by Religious Communities, report released... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/opinion/bfifth-columnistb-not-day-too-soon-004
BJP ...

The drop in the Hindu share of India's population below the psychologically significant 80 percent level to 79 percent could easily have been... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/political-implications-of-2011-religious-census-bjp-could-gain-from-growth-in-muslim-population-2408374.html
Progress with Nitish Kumar, but Bihar still on lowest rungs

New Delhi, Aug 18: Bihar has the lowest enrollment in secondary schools among poor states. Bihar's crime rate is second highest among poor states.... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/india/progress-with-nitish-but-bihar-still-on-lowest-rungs-1842492.html
Rural-urban continuum and the lessons for India

Our conservative estimates suggest that 45% of the Indian population would be living in cities by 2050; the increase could account for a fifth of... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/rural-urban-continuum-and-the-lessons-for-india/117761/
India's central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged

Dipa Karmakar wins Asian Gymnastics bronze | Protesting FTII students meet government officials | Mamata blames dam water for worsening flood |... ...

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