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Views on caste partly explain India’s development paradox.
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India needs to concede and unflinchingly admit that racism and discrimination are in fact a public establishment. With its great economic motivations and campaigns in the rest of the world, India cannot simply reschedule change for the next century, nor can it afford to endlessly debate its history to uncover what is and isn't certified by the Vedas.
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CHENNAI -- The Madras High Court has said that the government should compensate scavengers who die of asphyxiation while cleaning septic tanks and manholes in privately-owned buildings. Also Read: Man...
Himachal Pradesh has become "manual scavenger-free" state, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dhani Ram Shandil said today. Shandil said that due to effective implementation of Manual Scavengers...
Toilets are definitely trending in India. Our mornings either begin with a full-page advertisement for Swachh Bharat in the newspaper or exhortations on radio and television. There is a new-found official and public interest in sanitation. However, many commentators proffer silver bullets that seem commonsensical, but have been tried, tested and discarded. Here we try to dispel five myths that are currently sneaking into policy and practice.