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India : Nathuram Godse, murderer of Gandhi

Nathuram Godse, the murderer of the Mahatma Gandhi, was a sensitive man. Born in 1910 in a small town in south India, he was a “chitpawan” brahman ( an high caste in the hindu hierarchical system), a devot hindu educated in a … Continue reading

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Among the Bonda, one of the most primitive tribe in India

The “Bonda” are one of the many tribes living in the jungles of Orissa ( an eastern Indian state), one of the most primitive undoubtedly. Though few in numbers ( something like 6.000), they have successfully retained the distinctive features of … Continue reading

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About homosexuality in India

Seeing young men and boys holding hands in the streets is a common thing in India. It doesn’t mean they are homosexuals, it means they are friends. However, homosexuality ( most of the time male) is not a rare thing. Because sexual … Continue reading

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Punishments and torture in ancient India

Ancient India was not a safe place to live. Many groups of thieves existed already at the time of the Buddha( 6°century BC). They were bandits from generation to generation, robbing and killing their victims like the Thugs did later. These … Continue reading

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India : the place where there are no ( few) thieves

In Maharashtra ( one of the indian states), there is a hindu temple where the chief deity, Cheroba, has the power to teach a lesson to thieves. Local people say that every stolen good will come back to you if the god is … Continue reading

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India : Where women used to burn themselves alive…

In the medieval times, “jauhar” was a collective suicide, women belonging to the Rajput clans did ( Rajput are the princes and warriors class in the Indian state of Rajasthan) to protect their code of honour, of duty and of … Continue reading

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India : the penis preference

India’s shortage of women is giving rise to an entire generation of young men with no prospects of finding a mate. Biology, sociology and history suggest the imbalance will lead to crime and social disorder. And ultimately, the sexual frustration of the … Continue reading

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Witch-hunt in tribal India

Within the country where women are worshipped as goddesses, there is another India where women are branded witches and slaughtered. In 2005, a woman from a village in the state of Jharkhand was hacked to death by villagers for being a cause of illness. … Continue reading

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India : burnt alive by the mob

In a village in the state of West Bengal, a 13 year old boy was returning from school on a bicycle when a coal-laden truck rammed him. He died on the spot. The truck sped on for a hundred metres before … Continue reading

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India : when children deserve to be killed by their own family…

Fear has descended on Alinagar, a village in Muzaffarnagar district ( in the state of Uttar pradesh, northern India). Most of its adult residents have gone, they are hiding for fear of being arrested because of an incident in which two … Continue reading

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