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Remembering Fatima Sheikh – A Woman Lost In History

Fatima Sheikh, like many other Indian women reformers has remained unknown and uncited in history. The little that is known about her comes from her association with Savitribai Phule and Mahatma Jotiba Phule. When the Phule couple had started teaching ...

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The fidelity factor

18th April 2017, 01:30 PM IST This is the thread that connected Ahalya and Sita with Rama Ahalya’s story appears in a number of places in myth and epic, twice in the Valmiki Ramayana alone. Its familiar contours are that ...

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Iconography: An ancient sacred art resurrected in Bethlehem 2000 years later

18th April 2017, 12:40 PM IST Iconographers work in both silence and in prayer, with their art a far cry from the cheap mass-produced icons sold in souvenir shops to tourists and pilgrims. Down a Bethlehem alleyway, sunlight illuminates a ...

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SC seeks response on plea for reining in cow vigilantes

APRIL 08, 2017 09:44 AM IST PIL petition wants them declared ‘extortionists’ and an end to their atrocities The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central government and six States to respond on a public interest litigation (PIL) plea to ...

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Jupudi: 2,000 acres will be distributed to Dalits

APRIL 08, 2017 09:18 IST ‘State earmarked ₹1,600 crore for land purchase scheme’ The State government has earmarked ₹1,600 crore for land purchase scheme for the benefit of Dalits and will distribute nearly 2,000 acres to them on the 125th ...

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