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UNDP: CHT Peace Accord execution sluggish

Seventeen years into its signing, 70% indigenous people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region are dissatisfied with the current status of the implementation of the 1997 Peace Accord. 27 more words


Quote on Violence By Arundhati Roy

Some writers like to boil down headlines of liberal newspaper into fiction, so they say there shouldn’t be communal riots, everybody should love each other, there shouldn’t be boundaries or fundamentalism.

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Definition: The Indian law defines communal violence as, “any act or series of acts, whether spontaneous or planned, resulting in injury or harm to the person and or property, knowingly directed against any person by virtue of his or her membership of any religious or linguistic minority, in any State in the Union of India, or Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes within the meaning of clauses (24) and (25) of Article 366 of the Constitution of India” 60 more words



The first time I killed a man, my hands refused to shiver
Consumed by the riot I was, by all of its gory splendor

I wielded my father’s dagger and joined the frenzied mob… 100 more words

Is this the Achhe Din India voted for?

“Behind India‚Äôs unity, there is an enormous and magnificent variety,” said India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1952. Unity in diversity has been the foundation of the Indian Constitution – celebrating the bond of togetherness while respective the diverse traditions and unique culture of each and every province, community or creed. 271 more words


Modi's Lakshman Rekha Warning Grossly Inadequate


16 December 2014

Modi’s Lakshman Rekha Warning Grossly Inadequate

Siddharth Varadarajan

For a man who makes dozens of televised speeches, takes to the radio once a month, tweets at will and is never at a loss for words, Narendra Modi’s silence in the face of the communal statements his party colleagues have been making recently is something of a mystery. 847 more words

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