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Trio held guilty in Kopardi rape and murder case

PUNE: A fast track court in neighbouring Ahmednagar district on Saturday held all the three accused guilty in the sensational rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl at Kopardi on July 13, 2016.Special judge Suvarna Keole is likely to pronounce ...

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Police record arrests in Friday assault at Sedapalayam

Police in Karumathampatti have arrested a few persons in connection with the assault on one Ramesh Kumar after a rally in memory of a person murdered in 2000. According to police, Ramesh had a quarrel with a few others after ...

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Debate: Rejecting Commonalities Between Ambedkar and Periyar Is Equivalent to Denying Facts

Ambedkar’s position on Brahmins and on post-independent India was quite similar to Periyar’s. I am puzzled by P.A. Krishnan’s response to my piece in The Wire. To reiterate, I wrote that piece to essentially show that both anti-caste crusaders Babasaheb Ambedkar and Periyar had a ...

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Caste in a mould

The village of Khilawar, near Una in Gujarat, has internalised caste identities and dynamics in such a manner that it is the only way of life “Tum kaunse jaat ke ho (which caste do you belong to)?” Her voice boomed ...

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‘Fake promises and money can’t buy our votes’: Dalits

MYAGDI, Nov 11: Candidates of various political parties have time and again reached to the Dalit community of Beni Municipality-5, Purunne and assured them of various rights and privileges which were hardly fulfilled. There were days when these fake promises offered ...

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