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Hundreds in India Protest Government Handling of Fatal Rape Case
October 03, 2020

Hundreds in India Protest Government Handling of Fatal Rape Case

By Associated Press
The demonstrators shouted "Hang the rapists" and "First raped by devils, then by the system.”

Not Free to Choose: Restrictions on the Freedom of Conscience of India’s Dalits
August 20, 2020

Not Free to Choose: Restrictions on the Freedom of Conscience of India’s Dalits

By StoriesAsia
A section of Indian society is being forced to choose between religious beliefs on one hand and protections and special benefits under the law on the other.
Black Lives Matter Should Be a Wake-Up Call for India
June 17, 2020

Black Lives Matter Should Be a Wake-Up Call for India

By StoriesAsia
The Black Lives Matter movement in the United States should remind India that it has much soul-seeking to do on issues of race and identity.

Paint It Saffron: The Colors of Indian Political Parties
September 10, 2018

Paint It Saffron: The Colors of Indian Political Parties

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Just like symbols, colors are a part of a party’s image.

Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
August 22, 2018

Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal

By M. Sudhir Selvaraj
As Hindutva ideology extends its reach, Christians are feeling the pressure.

Dumont, Guha, and the Danger of Stereotyping India
March 12, 2018

Dumont, Guha, and the Danger of Stereotyping India

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The case of Dumont’s book may serve as a warning to all foreigners dealing with Indian society.

Beef, Biryani, and Indian Politics
September 16, 2016

Beef, Biryani, and Indian Politics

By Tej Parikh
India's "cow politics" reveal schisms among religious and caste groups.
Speaking Out: Modi Condemns Cow Vigilantism in India
August 08, 2016

Speaking Out: Modi Condemns Cow Vigilantism in India

By Ankit Panda
The Indian prime minister offered his most explicit condemnation of extremist cow protection brigades in India.

Dalit Protest Over Gujarat Attack
July 30, 2016

Dalit Protest Over Gujarat Attack

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
A recent incident has sparked outrage.

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