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Dalit man’s shop set on fire in MP village after his inter-caste marriage

Seven persons arrested under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and prohibitory orders imposed in Bisnur village.
A screengrab of the video by Sakshi Mishra and Ajitesh Kumar | @Benarasiyaa | Twitter

Dalit husband’s family gets security after BJP MLA’s daughter claims threat in viral video

Bareilly MLA Rajesh Kumar Mishra’s daughter married a Dalit man last week. She released videos claiming threat to life from her father.
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She’s my first & last girlfriend: An inter-caste school love story that’s ended up in ICU

B. Sandeep and Madhavi Chari were attacked over caste differences by her father. Even as Madhavi fights for her life, Sandeep says nothing will happen to her.
Honour killing

Telangana father wanted to ‘find his daughter & kill her’ after she married a Dalit

Madhavi, 21, had reportedly been promised in marriage to someone else by her 'drunkard' father.

‘Progressive’ south India is catching up with the north when it comes to honour killings

The caste divide is equally strong in India's 'progressive south', and lovers equally unsafe.

More than husbands, educate moms-in-law if you want to change arranged marriages in India

A study by the Indian Statistical Institute finds that a husband's mother-in-law's education levels can predict inter-caste marriage. 

Jat woman who married Dalit shot dead outside Rohtak court, 4 of family held

The panchayat in Mamta's village had issued a diktat — the mortal remains of the girl won't be brought back home.
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Maharashtra is drafting a special law to protect inter-caste marriages

The move comes in the wake of rising incidents of injustice meted out to inter-caste couples in the form of ostracism, threats and honour killings.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

TalkPoint: Why is New India still rattled by inter-caste/inter-faith marriages?

Experts and lawyers weigh in on inter caste and inter faith marriages in India, in light of the killing of Ankit Saxena in New Delhi.

On Camera

Boring Joe Biden chooses boring Kamala Harris for VP. But it’s a logical choice

California’s Kamala Harris is a nationally known senator from a big state who had run for president and acquitted herself well. That speaks well of Biden.
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Bitcoin run is again giving bulls hope for prices beyond $12,000

The digital-asset community tends toward Bitcoin bullishness at pretty much any time, but there are indications the increase might be more sustainable this time around.

Defence

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No progress made in India-China major general-level talks, all eyes now on diplomatic parleys

Talks were held Sunday over Depsang Plains tensions. Next round of meeting under Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination is being scheduled now.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.