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Brahmins And Baniyas Are In My Pockets: BJP Leader Muralidhar Rao

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

P Muralidhar Rao is facing criticism from Congress after he said that the Brahmin and Baniya communities are in his pockets. He later said that his statement was being 'distorted.'

Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Oct 21, 2021 Vikas Pathak

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.


BSP Pitches To 'Awaken' Brahmins Ahead Of UP Assembly Polls

'A campaign, led by BSP general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra, will be started from Ayodhya on July 23 to awaken the Brahmin community once again. The Brahmins will be assured that their interests will remain safe under the BSP regime,' said Mayawati.

'Please Forgive Me, I Made A Mistake,' Says BJP MLA's Daughter After Being Trolled On Social Media

Jul 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In a television interview on Sunday, Sakshi admitted that she was 'extremely upset' at the manner in which she was being trolled on social media.


Twitter India Says Sorry After CEO Jack Dorsey Holds Poster Reading ‘Smash Brahminical Patriarchy’

Some Twitter users accused Dorsey of "bigotry" and "racism" after the poster went viral.

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13 April, 2018

Bishop Demolishes The Biggest Conversion 'Myth' of Kerala

Thufail PT

Bishop of oldest church in Kerala, Geevarghese Mor Coorilos, busts 'myth’ that St. Thomas came to Kerala and converted members of Brahmin families to Christianity, laments brahminic tendencies among Christians.


07 March, 2018

Sacred Threads Of 10 Brahmin Men Cut Off In Chennai After BJP Leader Called To Bring Down Periyar Statues

Outlook Web Bureau

The Chennai Police is out to nab the eight men who were reportedly raising pro-Periyar slogans before cutting off the sacred threads worn by bare-chested men returning from temples.



07 October, 2017

Yedu Krishna- Meet The First Dalit Priest Recruited By Travancore Devaswom Board of Kerala

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Krishna says “I don’t see it as a job. It is a way of upasana (worship) for me


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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