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stone carving silicosis
Human rights

Temple carvers unite against scourge of silicosis

Pindwara, a small town in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, is the main hub for India’s temple-building industry. In the past three years, this sector has been found to spread fatal disease and death through silicosis among men, some as young as 19 years. The Swaminarayan sect’s imposing Akshardham temple, Bihar and Jharkhand’s Jain mandirs, renovations…

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Politics & Political Commentary

Somnath Bharti and the Nigerian drug raid

Somnath Bharti conducted a raid with the help of area residents after Delhi Police refused to act on information about drug peddling, leading to a major scandal.

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