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Rise of Modi and the End of Brahmin Supremacy

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.30.2014 | World
Sunil Adam

Does the decline and the impending collapse of the Congress Party fortunes, which coincide with Narendra Modi's gate-crashing on to the national stage...

Teenage War Survivor Gives Me Hope

Search for Common Ground | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Search for Common Ground

I'll never forget the story of two girls in particular, no more than 15 years old. Pushpa was a Dalit, an untouchable, and Susheela was a Brahmin, the priest and artisan caste. In their communities, this meant absolutely no mixing together. Their friendship challenged long-held traditions.

PHOTOS: Blogger Claims Her Face Got Photoshopped

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"I mean, did they think I wasn't going to notice?"

The Caste System Of Hindu Society

Pankaj Jain, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.

The system of varna insisted that the law of social life should not be cold and cruel competition, but harmony and co-operation. Society should not be a field of rivalry among individuals.

Why Sarah Palin (Probably) Won't Run for President in 2012

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

In another promotional spot for her TLC show, Palin says of the wilderness: "I'd rather be out here than in some dumpy old political office." Maybe this is one time when we should take her at her word.