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Rise of Hindutva forces, upper caste antagonism catalyse drive by educated Dalits to assert their identity
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Rise of Hindutva forces, upper caste antagonism catalyse drive by educated Dalits to assert their identity

Christophe Jaffrelot talks about what's exceptional about current resurgence of Dalit assertiveness, and why right-wing politics will always have limited appeal for backward castes

Rampur officials back down, cancel demolition of 800 Valmikis' homes after conversion row
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Rampur officials back down, cancel demolition of 800 Valmikis' homes after conversion row

In a new twist to the ongoing fracas over alleged conversion to Islam by a group of people in Rampur, the district administration on Thursday promised not to forcibly evict them or demolish their shanties.

Converting to save homes: 800 Valmikis turn to Islam in Rampur, spark outrage
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Converting to save homes: 800 Valmikis turn to Islam in Rampur, spark outrage

800 Valmikis converted to Islam to save their homes in Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's Rampur.

Who started the fire in Trilokpuri? It was pre-planned, say locals
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Who started the fire in Trilokpuri? It was pre-planned, say locals

Who started the trouble in East Delhi’s Trilokpuri? Highly-placed sources said the entire flare-up was not “accidental” but “pre-planned”.