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…

'Gujarat Muslims being marginalised'

India E News, Friday, December 15, 2006Minorities, especially Gujarati Muslims, were forced into ghettoes and marginalised in a planned way by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi, says a…

India has killed 10 mln girls in 20…

Dec 14, 2006 ,   By Palash Kumar7,000 girls a dayNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Ten million girls have been killed by their parents in India in the past 20 years, either before they were born or…