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Rythmes politiques et engagement artistique

Rythmes politiques et engagement artistique

April 17, 2019

La scène musicale indienne est riche et dynamique et nombreux sont les artistes qui souhaitent faire entendre leur voix au travers leur art. INDES a rencontré 4 groupes musicaux de genres très différents – rap, mélange de musique classique indienne, de rock psychédélique...

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The conundrum of Hanuman’s caste

The conundrum of Hanuman’s caste

December 7, 2018

Lord Hanuman, the revered disciple of Lord Ram is worshipped across Asia and world for his loyalty and dedication to the lord. The mighty Hanuman is now being dissected under saffron storm to find out his caste.

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India’s caste equations

India’s caste equations

August 27, 2018

Over 70 years after independence, there is a strange race amongst India’s multitude of castes and sub-castes to be declared a backward community, in order to gain preference in jobs and education. In the world’s fastest growing economy, this is a troubling sign of the ground ...

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Human Rights Watch World Report 2017 finds India reeling

Human Rights Watch World Report 2017 finds India reeling

May 24, 2017

The Human Rights Watch World Report 2017 finds India to be a nation violating human rights in more than ten issues including women's rights, freedom of speech, gender identity and treatment of minorities, to name a few.

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Low-caste Dalits in India protest against oppression

Low-caste Dalits in India protest against oppression

August 3, 2016

A Dalit youth who consumed poison in protest against thrashing of men from his community in Una, Gujarat, died on Sunday, intensifying the anger of thousands of others who vowed not to take away the carcasses of dead animals till the atrocities by the self-proclaimed cow protecto...

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Castes et quotas en Inde

Castes et quotas en Inde

February 22, 2016

La situation reste tendue dans le Nord de l’Inde après des émeutes au sein de l’influente communauté Jat qui ont fait au moins 19 morts et près de 200 blessés en trois jours et abouti à un rationnement de l’eau et à la fermeture des écoles dans la capitale, Delhi. D...

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Castes and quotas in India

Castes and quotas in India

February 22, 2016

The situation remains tense in northern India after some riots led by the influential Jat community where at least 19 were killed and 200 wounded these last three days and which resulted in water rationing and schools closures in the Indian capital, Delhi. Representatives of the ...

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