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UP chose development, but not sans caste bias

In UP, the BJP focused carefully on the sub-caste divisions within the Dalits and also gave a large number of tickets to SC candidates from sub-castes, asserts Ashok K Lahiri. Decisive......

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......

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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Integrating India's Informal Economy into the Formal One

Posted by Equitymaster India is now a test case for whether a high rate of economic growth is enough to alleviate poverty. With the fastest rate of... ...

http://feeds.equitymaster.com/~r/TodaysMarket/~3/FDRIIcPk_zs/tm.asp
UP chose development, but not sans caste bias

In UP, the BJP focused carefully on the sub-caste divisions within the Dalits and also gave a large number of tickets to SC candidates from... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/up-chose-development-but-not-sans-caste-bias/20170413.htm
Identity Politics

It is a card that was played ad nauseam for roughly six decades in Indian politics before it was run aground by a rampant Narendra Modi in 2014. As... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/views/bfifth-columnistb-identity-politics-980
Funds to PM's maternity prog 1/5th of govt's own estimates

The fund allocated in the 2017-18 Budget to Maternity Benefit Programme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the nation... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/595093/funds-pms-maternity-prog-15th.html
Drugs, despair and decline fuel demand for change in Punjab

Kuch na honda Punjab da, zameen banjar, aulad kanjar. (Nothing can come of Punjab–the lands are barren, the children are jobless.) That extreme... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/drugs-despair-and-decline-fuel-demand-for-change-in-punjab--news-national-rcdqXchjjgagh.html

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