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India : about sex whitening, kamasutra and domestic violences

Since long, Indians are obsessed with purity and whiteness. But recently, a TV ad has raised a scandal. It’s about a soap whose use enable the women to whiten their genital areas… in order to be more sexy, to be desired by their … 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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India : the Godhra carnage

Gujarat is a state in western India, once famous for its cotton fields and its salines. Gujarat is also the native land of Mahatma Gandhi. Like him, Gujarati are an audacious and traditional minded people. But despite being devot hindus, these efficient businessmen … Continue reading

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India : the “Don’t touch me” theory

According to the hindus, every creature ( including the plants) has an aura, an invisible emanation surrounding him. This aura is the result of the past thoughts, actions and karma. Touching someone who has depressive thoughts can badly affect your own aura. … Continue reading

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India : the slow death of the minstrels

Minstrels are the custodians of a dying art. Formerly, Kasturi ( the woman above) accompanied her husband when he was visiting the villages of Rajasthan ( a state in western India) to perform. She used to sing and dance while he … Continue reading

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India : the invisible woman

How many Indians on earth ? Tough question because there is no accurate data on births and deaths. Indeed, census figures are flawed : a majority of households, especially in the rural areas, do not reveal how many daughters they have. … Continue reading

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India : on crimes, rapes and violence

Who said India was the country of the wise, Indians were peaceful people ? Every hour, 25 violent crimes take place in the whole country while 59 housewives commit suicide every day. And two accidental deaths occur every two minutes … Continue reading

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