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Category Archive: India

Jul 06 2014

Grave of the Fireflies

TW – Starvation and Spoilers. I once starved.

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Jun 26 2014

Love – Ishq Ki Ijazaat

To Not Be Able to Love the One You Love is to have your life wrenched away.

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Apr 15 2014

A Voice for Me – It’s not Racism if you don’t know the Context

Racism against Asians gets a free ride. Oh come now, we know this. For the most part the face of Asians is either Chinese or Indians (if we ever do get considered as being in Asia.), and we are generally considered an acceptable target for two very simple reasons.

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Apr 01 2014

Sometimes you see Something Different

There are Jews in India. There are a tiny number of them but they do exist. And this is one of their stories.

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Dec 31 2013

The Untouchables

Unlike Eliot Ness’s squad of prohibition cops, the untouchables of India are a far far more fearsome proposition. The dalits or harijans are people who were part of the castes who were associated with the traditionally unclean work. Leather work (hindus still wear leather despite not consuming cows), slaughter house work (the crime is in …

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Dec 17 2013

Age of Kali – A Year On

I got this mail last year. It effectively asked me why I wasn’t willing to stand up and say something about the Indian rape. Why my blog was filled with the stories of women and indeed men who fought against the rape. Why not my story of the Indian Rape Riots and Protests? I had …

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Nov 25 2013

Progress Report

Sustainable progress is the name of the game. When I first started out in India one of my projects was a tiny fishing village. Owing to sustained and interactive charity development we not only created economic growth, a lower environmental impact and progress through education but also improved their overall health.

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Nov 22 2013

My Day

Medication is a powerful thing. The medicines we prescribe and take can change the lives of people. So when they stop using the medicine the change is phenomenal. On the train back home, I watched an old lady suddenly turn her head and fall to the floor while convulsing. I responded and identified myself and …

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Oct 23 2013

Trans Progress

The hijra are “untouchable”.

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Oct 14 2013

How To Panhandle and Beg – Cyclone Phailin

No blog post for tonight. I am dead tired. I woke up yesterday at 6:00 AM and worked until 6:00 PM tonight. Had a big nap and really don’t feel like blogging. However? I thought that there is one more thing I can do before I vanish to watch Youtube videos of cats.

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