U.N. expert to visit India to assess abuse of women
The United Nations is sending its special envoy to India to investigate the rising cases of violence against women, four months after the fatal gang rape...
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Same Sex Marriages & LGBT Issues ~ Part II of II
We all have our share of guns and avguns - merits & demerits - the latter mostly hidden from public view but not from us only if we are willing to look within.
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Protest, March and Lobby MPs – Save an Innocent Professor from Death in India
Upon hearing of the verdict by the Supreme Court on Friday Sikhs have been holding a constant vigil from midday outside 10 Downing Street. This has been an around the clock vigil where numbers at times have swelled to over a thousand.
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Same Sex Marriages & LGBT Issues ~ Part I of II
May be the times were different in addition to the pervasive influence of traditional Indian hesitation to talk of sexual matters that tended to mask a lot of what may have been happening around us by innuendos, exchange of furtive glances or just switching conversation.
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AP SIKHS CELEBRATE VAISAKHI
Khalsa Panth Foundation Day (Baisakhi) celebrated with gaiety and devotion by sikhs of Andhra Pradesh
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Future of Sikh museum uncertain
Propagating Sikh history through sculptures for the past 12 years, the Sikh museum here now faces threat of demolition.
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The Sadda Huq Controversy
Indian society needs to learn that banning books and movies is not the way to build a democratic nation. Bad ideas are best handled not by the heavy hand of law but in the free marketplace of ideas.
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SGPC chief promises free education to J&K Sikh girls
SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar said all Sikh girls in Jammu and Kashmir, willing to study after their senior secondary in any type of course, will be provided with free education, free hostel accommodation and free food by the SGPC.
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Indian Students Develop ‘Rape-Prevention’ Underwear
Three engineering students in India have developed lingerie that they claim has “anti-rape” features that will help women protect themselves against possible attacks.
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Sikh Farmers Turn Madurai's Barren Tracts Green in South India
No rain. No water. No electricity. No money. And the list of woes goes on. Big, small or marginal farmer in any district is no exception to the situation. Yet, there is always hope amidst loss.
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