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NDIA’S CRACKDOWN ON FOREIGN RELIEF CAUSES CONCERN, FORCES COMPASSION OUT

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April 27, 2017
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About seven years ago David Platt — then pastor of The Church at Brook Hills, Birmingham — challenged his congregation to do something big. He challenged them to “take India” — to pay for the child survival programs run by Compassion International in India for a whole year, a $525,000 price tag.

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Hinduism vs Hindutva: The search for an ideology in times of cow politics

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INDIA Updated: Apr 09, 2017
Poulomi Banerjee
Ananya Chatterjee (name changed on request), a techie working in Gurgaon, was browsing through a news website recently when she read that Lucknow’s iconic kebab outlet, Tunday Kababi, had been forced to stop selling its signature buffalo meat kebabs. The reason was the shortage of meat following raids at abattoirs across Uttar Pradesh. Ananya was reminded of her own favourite street food in Kolkata. She sent a message to fellow-foodie Malini (name changed on request).

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INOC seeks action against Hindutva groups active in US

February 15, 2017
From Lalit K Jha
Washington, Feb 15 (PTI) The US chapter of Indian National Overseas Congress (INOC) has sought action against Hindutva groups that raise funds in the United States, days after an independent bipartisan American body asked the Trump administration to ban such groups in the country.

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Atrocities against Dalits in Gujrat-7 youths attempt suicide

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Ahmedabad/Rajkot, Jul 20 - The ongoing protests over the brutal assault on some dalits at Una town in Gujarat worsened today as seven more youths attempted suicide with violence and arson spreading to various places in the state.The incidents of suicide bid were reported from districts of Rajkot, Porbandar, Botad and Gir-Somnath.
With fresh incidents, the number of dalits who have attempted to kill themselves in the wake of the thrashing of seven youths by a Hindutva vigilante group for allegedly slaughtering a cow on July 11 has gone up to 17.Dalits had denied killing the animal, contending that they only skinned a dead cow.

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