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Unequal in death Caste segregation in Jaipur cremation ghats

Sep 12, 2014

Unequal in death Caste segregation in Jaipur cremation ghats

In death there is equality, you have been told. So you feel the cremation ground has to be the most egalitarian space of our Republic. In Jaipur, though, caste has been stalking crematoriums of the Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC), invisible most of the time until its simmering destructive passion bubbles over. #ThatsJustWrong #Caste #Cremation #Jaipur #Cremation ghat #untouchability
By picking Vijayawada, Naidu just got a capital advantage in Andhra

Sep 04, 2014

By picking Vijayawada, Naidu just got a capital advantage in Andhra

Chandrababu Naidu's choice of the new capital will aid him in the state's politics that is driven by caste considerations. #India #Andhra Pradesh #Caste #Jaganmohan Reddy #Chandrababu Naidu #Telugu Desam Party #YSR Congress #AP #Rayalaseema #caste politics #Kurnool #Coastal Andhra #Kammas #Kapus
Is Chandrababu Naidu playing the caste card to choose new capital?

Sep 01, 2014

Is Chandrababu Naidu playing the caste card to choose new capital?

As Chandrababu Naidu quietly plans to have the new Andhra Pradesh capital within the Vijayawada-Guntur-Tenali-Mangalagiri Urban Development Authority limit, questions are being raised if prime factors like location and accessibility stand ignored. #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Andhra Pradesh #Jagan Mohan Reddy #Chandrababu Naidu #Vishakapatnam #AP #Tirupati #caste politics #Vijaywada #Andhra Pradesh capital #kamma
Is BJP's grand caste coalition crumbling in Bihar?

Aug 28, 2014

Is BJP's grand caste coalition crumbling in Bihar?

Even though the BJP candidates have been declared elected on four seats out of the 10 that went to the polls, only one is a convincing victory. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Caste #Lalu Prasad Yadav #RJD #JD-U #JItan Ram Manjhi

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What Manmohan Singh won't say on Independence Day

Aug 13, 2012

What Manmohan Singh won't say on Independence Day

The Prime Minister is not known for speaking his mind. But if he decided to break protocol and address the nation on Independence Day, here's what he might be expected to say. #OnOurMind #India #Manmohan Singh #Prime Minister #Caste #Dowry
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 08, 2012

Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

India's democracy functions because of caste. The basis of voting is not issues or ideology - is Pakistan the same? #India #Congress #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #Imran Khan #Caste #Zardari #Identity Politics #Pakistan elections 2013

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Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Sep 14, 2014

San Felipe Journal: A Porpoise Is Ensnared by Criminals and Nets

Fewer than 100 vaquitas are living today, their population nearly wiped out by poachers sweeping up another rare species and shrimp fishermen casting huge nets...
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Sep 14, 2014

Redskins lose RG3, Jackson to injuries

Quarterback carted off with leg in cast while wideout injures shoulder...
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Sep 16, 2014

John Green casts Cara Delevingne as 'Paper Towns' lead

You may know her as a supermodel. Now, you can call her 'Margo....