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LUCKNOW, India, Sept 29 (Reuters): A woman from the lowest rung of India's caste system died in hospital on Tuesday weeks after authorities said she was raped by a group of men, triggering protests and opposition criticism over what it said was a failure to protect women.
This former government employee runs an organisation that rescues injured and sick cows, providing necessary treatment and even shelter for the vulnerable ones.
From DR CHANDRA MUZAFFAR, President, International Movement of a Just World.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - About 2,000 academics from top institutions in India and abroad have signed petitions demanding federal authorities stop targeting people critical of the government as part of a widening investigation into caste clashes two years ago.
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 (Bloomberg): They helped eradicate polio in India and reduced the number of women dying during child birth. But the country’s catastrophic coronavirus outbreak, now the third-largest in the world, has pushed its all-female army of contact-tracing health workers to breaking point.
CHENNAI (Reuters) - It took a while for Indians to learn how a father and son died in hospital with blood pouring from their rectum, days after police in small southern town locked them up for violating a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
The show 'makes very clear how regressive Indian communities can be', says a netizen.
HUMAN history is replete with instances of places of worship being repurposed by rival faiths in the wake of conquests or other cataclysms. It’s no longer a common phenomenon, yet it’s hard not to see the recent reversion of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia from museum to mosque as a throwback to that trend.
The narrative is that if you are dark-skinned, you cannot achieve anything in life.