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Padmavati controversy: Beneath Rajput anxiety over depiction of Padmini lies a deep-seated complex
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Padmavati controversy: Beneath Rajput anxiety over depiction of Padmini lies a deep-seated complex

The depiction of the legend of Padmini (immortalised in Padmavati) has triggered the anxiety of Rajputs because it can challenge their self-definition in the eyes of others

Padmavati: Makers say CBFC 'looking the other way';  feel compelled to show film at 'other forums' for clearance
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Padmavati: Makers say CBFC 'looking the other way'; feel compelled to show film at 'other forums' for clearance

Ajit Andhare, COO of Viacom18 Motion Pictures called it an irony that the people who are supposed to watch the movie are 'looking the other way'

Padmavati: Mumbai police issues stern warning to 'adventurous' protestors
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Padmavati: Mumbai police issues stern warning to 'adventurous' protestors

As opposition and threats to the upcoming film Padmavati continue, Mumbai Police on 17 November, issued a stern warning to "adventurous" protestors.

Padmavati: Is Bhansali's tryst with 'imagined reality' the reason behind apprehension around film?
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Padmavati: Is Bhansali's tryst with 'imagined reality' the reason behind apprehension around film?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s penchant for crossing the fine line between history and historical fiction is well documented.

Caste politics is behind BJP's decision to name Prem Kumar Dhumal as Himachal Pradesh CM candidate
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Caste politics is behind BJP's decision to name Prem Kumar Dhumal as Himachal Pradesh CM candidate

It is safe to say that caste politics is behind BJP's declaration of Dhumal as chief ministerial candidate.

Dalits thrashed by Rajputs for 'sporting moustache' in Gujarat village; one held
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Dalits thrashed by Rajputs for 'sporting moustache' in Gujarat village; one held

Two Dalit men of a village near Gandhinagar in Gujarat were allegedly thrashed by members of Rajput community for "sporting a moustache" in two separate incidents, the police said on Sunday.

Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale calls for 25% reservation for sections included in other communities
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Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale calls for 25% reservation for sections included in other communities

Union minister Ramdas Athawale Monday favoured giving reservation to economically-backward sections among other communities (OCs) without "touching" the existing quotas for SCs, STs and OBCs

UP Home Secretary: Saharanpur situation tense, but under control
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UP Home Secretary: Saharanpur situation tense, but under control

A day after clashes had broken out in Saharanpur, UP home secretary Mani Prasad Mishra said that the situation was tense but under control.

Caste violence in Saharanpur: Yogi Adityanath should tread carefully to prevent flare ups in volatile Uttar Pradesh
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Caste violence in Saharanpur: Yogi Adityanath should tread carefully to prevent flare ups in volatile Uttar Pradesh

The whole issue now stands heavily politicised and there is an evidently vertical division between the Rajputs and Dalits.

Dalit children killed in Faridabad: Forensic report suggests fire started inside the room
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Dalit children killed in Faridabad: Forensic report suggests fire started inside the room

Ten days after two infants died of burn injuries in an alleged attack by upper caste Rajputs in Faridabad, a forensic investigation into the incident has raised a question mark over the accusations.

No mention of beef in FIR in the Dadri lynching case: Political slugfest continues
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No mention of beef in FIR in the Dadri lynching case: Political slugfest continues

The lynching of a man in Dadri over eating beef earlier this week may have turned into a high decibel game of political point-scoring involving the Samajwadi Party and the BJP, but the police are not yet certain about what exactly led to the brutal killing.

Lessons from Jaswant, Yashwant: Adapt to survive in the new BJP
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Lessons from Jaswant, Yashwant: Adapt to survive in the new BJP

While Sinha has been more combative, assertive and forthcoming, Singh has been more gentlemanly, suave and nuanced. Yet it is Sinha who finds himself expelled for a second time from the party.

Expelling a defiant Jaswant: A prestige issue for Modi, Raje too
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Expelling a defiant Jaswant: A prestige issue for Modi, Raje too

The multiple protests and embarrassing rollbacks in the BJP, in the case of Muthalik and Sabir Ali for example, are also about Modi's leadership, not just about his acceptability as a leader but about the results he produces.

Full text: BJP's letter expelling Jaswant Singh for Barmer rebellion
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Full text: BJP's letter expelling Jaswant Singh for Barmer rebellion

The expulsion came on Staurday, the final date for withdrawing nominations.

Defiant Jaswant digs heels in: Won't withdraw Barmer nomination
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Defiant Jaswant digs heels in: Won't withdraw Barmer nomination

Today is the last date for withdrawal of nomination in the constituency which will go to to polls on 17 April.

Was Jaswant denied Barmer because of wife's rift with Raje?
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Was Jaswant denied Barmer because of wife's rift with Raje?

Apart from the feud between his wife and Raje, Jaswant is also playing his caste card, turning the denial of a ticket to him into a humiliation of the community. The Rajputs are already upset -- Vasundhara has given tickets to seven Jats.

Deepika's narrow escape from rotten eggs, tomatoes
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Deepika's narrow escape from rotten eggs, tomatoes

A PIL has been filed at the Gujarat High Court by the Kutch Kathiawad Garasiya Association and another by a lawyer called Siddhrajsinh Chudasama demanding a ban on Ram Leela.