"We, as Kashmiri Pandits, are distressed about this politics of hate and revenge."
Members of the Dongria Kondh tribe gather on top of the Niyamgiri mountain, which they worship as their living god, to protest against plans by Vedanta Resources to mine bauxite from that mountain, near Lanjigarh in India's Orissa state February 21, 2010. Vedanta has denied allegations that its planned bauxite mine in eastern India would violate the rights of thousands of poor indigenous tribes people, saying that all its projects are conducted within the law and using international best practices.  REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS ENERGY) - RTR2AN9U

India has seen a revolution in tourism, and tribal tours have become extremely popular among tourists from all over India and abroad.

Many senior citizens face problems as their children are too busy with their lives and forget how they ought to treat their ageing parents.
A homeless girl begs for money as it rains in Bombay, August 1, 2005. Heavy rain again flooded Bombay on Monday after a record downpour last week triggered floods and landslides that killed nearly 1,000 people in and around India's financial capital. Floods closed key roads and delayed train services in the sprawling metropolis of more than 15 million people, but there were no reports of new casualties or serious damage. - RTXNOJG
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Maybe if I didn't have to see the inequality and the pathetic condition of so many around me, I could be happier. I try to look away.
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Holding him guilty of voyeurism under section 354C of the Indian Penal Code, the court stressed on the need for zero tolerance towards crime against women.

Indian supermodel Carol Gracias inspiringly promoted body positive fashion during the Lakme India Fashion Week recently, by walking the ramp pregnant.

The 'wadi' system presents ripe opportunities for the majority of Indian farmers with rain-fed, small-holding farms.
Members of the media take cover during a gunbattle in the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 29, 2008. Operations by Indian commandos to dislodge Islamist militants at Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel ended on Saturday, Indian television channels quoted officials as saying. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (INDIA) - RTR222UE

Mafia hit-men first came for Karun after he refused bribes and ignored threats, said the friend.
Amitabh Bachchan-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

While we were busy getting angry about beef and university students, issues like money laundering and tax evasions were being brushed under the carpet.
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A 22-year-old post-graduate student committed suicide in Kurukshetra University due to alleged sexual harassment.
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According to a report in a local publication Rising Kashmir, the agitating students are more miffed with the NIT and the J&K police.
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 Protests have been organised in various districts of Rajasthan and in other parts of the country to demand justice for Delta Meghwal. 

Being born in a foreign country and belonging to Indian roots, I call myself an Indian by choice and not by birth.

The laws in these countries have diminished the quality of the lives of their LGBT+ citizens. 'Coming out' to one's family is often met with oppression.
naxal women

Since Independence, many governments and political leaders have come and gone but nothing has changed in India's infamous 'Red Corridor'.

With 9 farmers committing suicide daily, Maharashtra has lost as many as 3,228 farmers in 2015.

I don't mean to say that patriarchy doesn't really exist, but there is no King Patriarch or the Holy Book of Patriarchy annually reviewed and revised.
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Underwater and out of wheelchairs, these persons with disabilities are free. They can't walk but they can dive, because in the water, we're all the same.

It is criminal to confine intelligence and creativity to only those who can afford it.
An Indian woman makes an offering to the Hindu god Lord Shiva at a
temple on the occasion of "Shivratri" in the central Indian city of
Bhopal March 1, 2003. Shivratri is the better known as the Lord's
marriage anniversary and is celebrated by Indian women across the
country by offering prayers so that their husbands are blessed with a
long life. REUTERS/Raj Patidar


The topic was the controversy on the crossing of the sacred inner threshold of Shani Shingnapur Temple, guarded jealously by the 'protectors' of religion.
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While dating is still an alien concept in rural India, people are exercising greater choice in selecting their spouse even through arranged marriages!

Ambedkar pointed out the inherent violence that is attached to a punishment like the death penalty.

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