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How one man is lifting Bihar's neglected community

Rahul Bedi tells the story of Bihar's 'untouchable' Musahar community, which is slowly, but steadily rising to its feet, with the help of J K Sinha, a former intelligence officer and a Good......

Why Bihar will not see a Dalit upsurge like Gujarat

'In Bihar, the Dalits are not a consolidated socio-political constituency,' says Mohammad Sajjad. In July, when the national media was gazing at the Dalit upsurge in Gujarat's Una, another episode......

Is the BJP losing the Bihar elections?

'The BJP has replaced huge portraits of the two BJP leaders from Gujarat with very small portraits of many leaders from Bihar. Much is being read into this changed tactic of hoardings and banners,'......

I Am Bihar: 'Education gives me confidence to survive in an unequal world'

Sarmesh Kumar is the first in his family, that comes from the community of rat eaters, to go to college. That is why when he passes his degree in business economics, it will not just be an academic......

In the race for Bihar, caste and governance matters

Factors such as industrial backwardness, crime, poor infrastructure, erratic power supply and poor educational infrastructure will take a backseat to identity, reports Aditi Phadnis. Election war......

How 2 young engineers transformed a Bihar village

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. Manu A......

Of pride and poverty

My hired car driver was contemptuous of the two white Ambassadors that wove in an out of the congestion of Ring Road, red lights swirling, banshee horns screaming.Sometimes, one overtook us,......

Review: Gangs Of Wasseypur is a brilliant soundtrack

The soundtrack of Anurag Kashyap's Gangs Of Wasseypur is a strikingly flavourful and headily authentic collection of quirky music, writes Raja Sen.The music review for Anurag Kashyap's magnum opus......
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This Woman Helped Hundreds Of Poor Indians And Yet, You've Probably Never Heard Of Her

At the age of 16, Varghese moved to a convent to work with the poor. "I have lived a thousand lives and died and a hundred deaths in these 50... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2017/01/12/this-woman-helped-hundreds-of-poor-indians-and-yet-youve-proba/?utm_hp_ref=in-news
Dalits solidly behind BSP in Uttar Pradesh

Dalits constitute 20.7 per cent of UP's population and their vote is intensely sought after group by political parties each with its own strategy.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2017/jan/11/dalits-solidly-behind-bsp-in-uttar-pradesh-1558335.html
Dhurmus, Suntali begin construction of 3rd earthquake-resistant settlement

The Dhurmus Suntali Foundation on Monday laid a foundation stone for its third model earthquake-resistant settlement for a Musahar community in... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/dhurmus-suntali-begin-construction-of-3rd-earthquake-resistant-settlement/
How India's caste politics is mostly scramble for privilege or catalyst for communalism

Petitions by caste associations for special treatment are not a new phenomenon. In July last year, the Patels of Gujarat launched their... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/caste-reservation-minority-backward-class/1/849649.html
From mothers to daughters

Kunti Devi is a mother of eight. Her brood includes three girls. Her daily drill begins at 4 a.m. and seldom varies: Get up, wash utensils, clean... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article16871897.ece

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