Meat sellers go on indefinite strike in Indian state

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Jose Kalathil

Meat sellers and butchers across Uttar Pradesh (UP), an Indian state with the largest population of 204.12 million, earlier this week launched an indefinite strike against an ongoing crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughterhouses in the state.

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Women farmers in northern India battle tradition, self-doubt to own land

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Rina Chandran

Anjali has worked on the land nearly all her life, first with her tenant-farmer parents, and then alongside her husband in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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Hard Truth With Anant Mishra: The Growing Naxals: Internal Security at Risk

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Anant Mishra

The growing Naxal problem is known to every Indian national, the origination of which however is still dimmed in the mist of time.

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