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India's Scavengers Seek Recognition As Sanitation Workers

As India votes in national elections, manual scavengers are trying to overcome caste stigma and p...

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Narendra Modi's Mass Appeal, And Risks For India's Democracy

NEW DELHI — The great Indian electoral war of 2019 ended with Narendra Modi securing a historic mandate to rule India for another five years. The divided opposition should not have expected ...

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Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Modi

With his untruths, bad choice of friends and unwillingness to apologize, India's prime minister i...

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Tracing A Link Between Science And Xenophobia

The self/other theory of immunology rests on the xenophobic assumption that 'others' are always d...

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In India's Job Crisis, Dignity In Employment Must Come First

India's politicians have to understand that people are earning something to survive, but a surviv...

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In India, A Domestic Servant Rises To National Politics

Married at the age of five and speaking neither English nor Hindi, 68-year-old Pramila Bisoi has ...

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Hate Speech In India, And Why Reporting It Is Risky

A growing number of Indians — including some lawmakers — have taken to social media to in...

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In India, A Fight Over Cricket With Fascist Undertones

A recent attack on a Muslim family in Gurgaon shows how cricket has become yet another — and ...