Malayali mindset still feudal: Paris Viswanathan

The Hindu, Dec 16, 2006KOCHI: Remnants of feudalism refuse to leave the Malayali's mind. According to well-known Kerala painter Paris Viswanathan, the Malayali mindset is still feudal, though outwardly he might look modern and urbane.Kochi…

Muslim in India: community on the margins

Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, The Frontline , Dec 02-15 2006ISSUES relating to the social, economic and political status of India's Muslim minority community have been a matter of debate for several decades; quite a few governments have…

Hindutva's ban on Campus Love, Bajrang Dal bailed…

Bajrang Dal leader held, bailed outExpress News Service A Bajrang Dal Terrorist Ahmedabad, December 12: Bajrang Dal city president Babubhai Patel alias Babu Bajrangi was arrested and bailed out on Tuesday, three days after he…

Holy cow! Rhino row bogs down Nepal peace…

15 Dec 2006 Source: ReutersHoly cows in unholy streetsKATHMANDU, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Nepal's peace process has been disrupted by a row over whether the country should retain the cow as its national animal or…

A Watershed In the Annals of Hinduism

Indian Dalits win right to enter 300-year-old temple despite upper caste oppositionPrakash Chand Dubey , 15 Dec 2006, OhMyNews.COM Caste Tower Indian Dalits, despite being part of the Hindu caste hierarchy, though preposterously relegated to…