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Anushka gets legal notice over casteist slurs in Paatal Lok

Anushka will next produce two projects for Netflix: a period drama film entitled Bulbul, and a drama series named Mai about a middle-aged housewife fighting crime

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India

Infant mortality, caste blot on India: Jagan

Continuing infant mortality, maternal mortality, injustice in the name of caste and religion and the inability of scores of children to enroll themselves in schools remain a blot on the country

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Communists in Kerala can revive again

People punish arrogance, whatever be the State. Tripura and Kerala tell the same human story. However, given the poor show of the Congress at the Centre, the UDF wins in Kerala would be insignificant and then the CPI(M)-led LDF will spring back

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Elections

Not only Gautam Gambhir but also Shazia Ilmi finds Atishi’s pamphlet incredible

Retweeting one of the tweets of Gambhir, Shazia wrote that Atishi first changed her name to play the caste the card; then, along with Amanatullah, she played the religion card

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Elections

मोदी के निशाने पर महागठबंधन — ‘जात-पात जपना, जनता का माल अपना’

कन्नौज में जन सैलाब देखकर प्रधानमंत्री ने दावा किया, ‘इतनी संख्या में आपके यहां आने से एक बार फिर से निश्चित हो गया है कि 2014 का रिकॉर्ड इस बार टूट जाएगा।’

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Elections India

This is why Narendra Modi did not work for Hindus or Muslims

When the Sachar Committee reached Gujarat, the retired judge asked Narendra Modi what he had done for Muslims. The then CM of the State said, ‘Nothing!’ ‘I did not do anything for Hindus either,’ Modi added.

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15 issues on which Lok Sabha election will be fought

Different issues favour different parties and alliances, but the side that has an edge may be figured out from the total

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India

Chandrababu Naidu govt reserves half of 10% EWS quota for Kapus

In the post-Kakatiya period, Kapus branched off to separate communities: Velamas, Panta Kapus, Pakanati Kapus; Kapus of Kammanadu were called Kamma. Kamma, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu’s caste

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India

2-day BJP national executive meet to strategise for State polls, address caste fault lines

New Delhi: The two-day BJP national executive meeting beginning on Saturday will be dedicated to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The meeting will focus on strategies for the Assembly elections to Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana as well as the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The meeting will be attended by its key leaders from […]

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India

President Kovind’s caste didn’t keep him away from Jagannath

To have an informed view of caste in today’s political climate is to walk on a razor’s edge. On one side, you have the devil of shameless caste supremacy and on the other, the deep sea of manufactured victimisation. While the former is cloaked in some kind of retarded rationalisation, the latter is a billion […]