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Why 9 Manipuri mothers refuse to bury their sons

IMAGE: Manipur students during a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Photo Nine young men killed in police firing last August have become symbols of oppression of the tribals of......

Why renaming Mewat has raised hackles in Haryana

What's in a name? Quite a lot apparently. For although the Haryana govt claims the rechristening of Mewat was done for administrative purposes, the Opposition alleges a more insidious agenda at......

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,......

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......

Tamil Nadu, Kerala have most women entrepreneurs, and high female literacy

India was ranked 70th of 77 countries in the Female Entrepreneurship Index 2015 released by London-based Global Entrepreneurship Institute An artisan paints the idols of Gods and Goddesses at a......

Miles to go for Dalit entrepreneurs

  On Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary on Tuesday, political parties across the spectrum tried to stake claim on his legacy. Since Independence, governments have introduced......

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......
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Celebrating a Hyderabad that has long disappeared

The writer’s father (standing third from left) who joined the Hyderabad Civil Service in the early 1930s, had to perforce wear a sherwani and fez... ...
Gender issues and women empowerment

The UN Millennium Project Task Force on Education and Gender Equality report mentions that in order to be empowered women should have equal... ...
Randstad Technologies, CIO Executive Council host women IT leaders at Seattle networking night

SEATTLE, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Randstad Technologies, a leading technology talent and solutions provider in Seattle and across the U.S., and... ...
Vice President

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that the biggest concern for our water-based resources in the future is the... ...
Tamil Nadu, Kerala have most women entrepreneurs

In Image: An artisan paints the idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses at a workshop in Mumbai. The five states with the largest proportion of literate... ...

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