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Kashmiri people have Dravidian genes, says writer French


January 13th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Noted British non-fiction writer Patrick French says his research into the genetics of the Indian caste system showed "there were traces of Dravidian genes" in Kashmiris ... Read more...

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Malaysia to review textbook depicting Indian caste system


January 1st, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 1 (IANS)A textbook for school students that talks about caste system among the ethnic Indians is being reviewed following concerns expressed by the community, a senior Malaysian official has ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian objects to caste system section in school book


December 29th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 29 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian leader Wednesday took exception to teaching school students about the Indian caste system and asked that the book be withdrawn.At least the section touching ... Read more...

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Mayawati unveils two statues of B. R. Ambedkar on his 54th death anniversary


December 6th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna MathurLucknow, Dec.6 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati unveiled two statues of the Father of Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 54th death anniversary here ... Read more...

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Nation pays homage to Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 55th death anniversary


December 6th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): The nation today paid homage to the Father of Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, on his 55th death anniversary today.President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Nation pays homage to Ambedkar on his 119th birth anniversary


April 14th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): The nation on Wednesday paid rich tribute to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, architect of India constitution, on his 119th birth anniversary.President Pratibha Patil, Vice President ... Read more...

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Six get life for massacring Dalits


December 5th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court has sentenced six upper caste men from Uttar Pradesh to life terms for killing seven Dalits 30 years ago. Sentencing the six men after reversing ... Read more...

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Nation pays tribute to Ambedkar on his 118th birth anniversary


April 14th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): The nation on Tuesday paid rich tribute to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 118th birth anniversary.Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Nation pays tribute to Ambedkar on his 117th birth anniversary


April 14th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Indian leaders paid rich tribute to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 117th birth anniversary on Monday. Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. ... Read more...

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Icon of quota politics forgotten in moment of triumph


April 13th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The man who scripted the roadmap for quota politics in India is a forgotten man today. Even those who thrive on quota-centric social justice ... Read more...

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US documentarist explores Indian caste system


April 8th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
By Prabhat Sharan Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) In India, the caste system exists at the "subterranean level" of society, and while nobody wants to talk about it everybody believes in it "at some ... Read more...

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Indian caste system created by British: Hindu group


February 15th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 15 (IANS) An umbrella group of Hindus says prominent British members of parliament who want legislation in Britain to protect against caste discrimination are being "misled by ... Read more...

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Nation pays tribute to B R Ambedkar on his 52nd death anniversary


December 6th, 2007 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 6 (ANI): Indian leaders paid rich tribute to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 52nd death anniversary on Monday. Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee ... Read more...

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