Tag Archives: India

When castes collide PhD student Matt Lowe uses cricket tournaments to explore caste interactions in rural India and whether the popular sport can help bridge class divides.

An hour outside of Varanasi, India, the Ganjari village cricket ground is hot and dusty. Birds pick at a cow carcass beside the road, and a stand further down sells samosas. Players arrive on motorbikes, and the men cluster in teams of ...

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Both India, China should pull back troops for talks, says Sushma Swaraj in Parliament

This redline by New Delhi sets the stage for a possible conversation between National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi when they meet at the meeting of the NSAs from BRICS countries on July 27 and ...

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Limitations to privacy, says SC, petitioner says embedded in life, liberty

Justice Chandrachud sought to know if the right to privacy would extend to one’s choice of family and sexual orientation. “If privacy is right to make choice, choice in what area — family, sexual orientation, gender identity, surveillance… what all?” ...

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‘Ants Among Elephants,’ a Memoir About the Persistence of Caste

ANTS AMONG ELEPHANTS An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India By Sujatha Gidla 306 pages. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. $28. In this unsentimental, deeply poignant book, Sujatha Gidla gives us stories of her family and friends in India ...

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India pacer Mohammed Shami’s Kolkata residence attacked by angry youths; 3 arrested

Kolkata:India pacer Mohammed Shami’s residence was reportedly attacked by local youths here who tried to barge into his apartment. ‘Cool’ MS Dhoni pacifies angry Mohammed Shami The caretaker of the India paceman’s residence was assaulted by angry youths were miffed ...

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