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Taran N Khan

Religion

Mumbai's beef ban: A swipe at cultural diversity

Some Hindus celebrate beef ban in Maharashtra state, but minorities, the poor, and the animals themselves could suffer.

Features

Uneasy Christmas for India's Christians

Threat of 'mass conversions' by Hindu far right groups causes fear among religious minorities in India.

Features

From bar dancer to Bollywood scriptwriter

Shagufta Rafique faced abuse and poverty, including a brush with prostitution, before she could carve out her own niche.

India

Mumbai slum entrepreneurs mean business

Dharavi, India's biggest slum, is dotted with enterprises run by feisty women who are the primary breadwinners.