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Why the Patels Want to Be Known as ‘Backward’

blogs.wsj.com — India deployed thousands of security forces on Wednesday after clashes between police and affirmative-action protesters from a caste group traditionally known as diamond traders and merchants turned violent, leaving three dead. In a somber statement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for calm in a nationally televised speech after activists in the western state of Gujarat clashed with police and set fire to buses.
Aug 27, 2015

The back to front thinking behind why Patels in India want to be known as 'backward.' on.wsj.com/1U7C6B4

Aug 27, 2015

RT @WSJIndia: Patel is the most-common Indian surname in the U.S. but in India, the community wants to become a a 'backward class'. on.wsj.com/1hgDRdw

India Deploys Security Forces in Gujarat After Caste Protests Turned Violent

wsj.com — Patels in western India want government benefits given to some minorities NEW DELHI-India deployed thousands of security forces on Wednesday after clashes between police and affirmative-action protesters from a caste group traditionally known as diamond traders and merchants turned violent, leaving three dead.
Aug 26, 2015

India deploys security forces in Gujarat after caste protests turned violent on.wsj.com/1IgqSOv via @WSJ

Aug 27, 2015

In India, the Patel caste want to be given 'backward class' status to receive benefits. Really interesting read. wsj.com/articles/india…

Census of Religion: Three Charts That Show the Changing Face of Faith in India

blogs.wsj.com — The proportion of Hindus in India dropped for the first time since independence as the percentage of Muslims in the population rose, newly-released census data on religion show. In the 2011 census, the most-recently conducted, 79.79% of India's 1.2 billion people identified themselves Hindu, down from 80.46% in 2001.
Aug 26, 2015

Terrific WSJ interactive charts on the ebb and flow of religious groups in India. Small changes, big politics. on.wsj.com/1EVANJn

Aug 26, 2015

RT @EllenBarryNYT: Terrific WSJ interactive charts on the ebb and flow of religious groups in India. Small changes, big politics. on.wsj.com/1EVANJn

Aug 26, 2015

RT @EllenBarryNYT: Terrific WSJ interactive charts on the ebb and flow of religious groups in India. Small changes, big politics. on.wsj.com/1EVANJn

Aug 26, 2015

RT @conradhackett: New census data on India's religious landscape Hindu 79.8% Muslim 14.2% Christian 2.3% Sikh 1.7% blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/…

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Uber to Offer Free Wi-Fi With Rides in India

blogs.wsj.com — Uber Technologies Inc. will give riders in India access to free Wi-Fi in cars booked through their app as the arms race to dominate the ride-hailing market, where local rivals currently have the edge, heats up.
Aug 21, 2015

RT @WSJIndia: Uber riders to get free Wi-Fi as the transport app arms race in India hots up. on.wsj.com/1J9NjXq pic.twitter.com/8A3GbnfPLh

Why Modi’s Digital India Remains a Pipe Dream

blogs.wsj.com — India's Communications Ministry has big plans to connect hundreds of millions of villagers to the Internet. But for now, it is struggling to conquer email. In a cramped government office, a secretary tells a visitor that it will take 15 minutes for an email she sent to arrive in his inbox.

Uber to Offer India Passengers Free Wi-Fi

wsj.com — NEW DELHI-Uber Technologies Inc. will give riders in India access to free Wi-Fi in cars booked through their app as the arms race to dominate the ride-hailing market, where local rivals currently have the edge, heats up. Starting Friday in Mumbai, Uber, in partnership with telecom operator Bharti Airtel Ltd., will give all its India drivers...
Aug 24, 2015

Uber to offer India passengers free Wi-Fi as competiton heats up on.wsj.com/1J95sXt via @WSJD

Aug 21, 2015

Bad traffic, weak networks? Uber says it has the answer. Free Wi-Fi in cars in India. The app arms race just sped up. on.wsj.com/1J9eO3r

In India, Rural Internet Rollout Remains a Pipe Dream

wsj.com — NEW DELHI-India's Communications Ministry has big plans to connect hundreds of millions of villagers to the Internet. But for now, it is struggling to conquer email. In a cramped government office, a secretary tells a visitor that it will take 15 minutes for an email she sent to arrive in his inbox.
Aug 20, 2015

Is India’s plan to get villages online a pipe dream? on.wsj.com/1NwWS81 via @WSJ

Aug 20, 2015

Cos like Amazon are looking toward India for growth. But rural broadband remains a pipe dream. on.wsj.com/1J80atb pic.twitter.com/hrQ4ulWqkA

Aug 20, 2015

RT @miriamgottfried: Cos like Amazon are looking toward India for growth. But rural broadband remains a pipe dream. on.wsj.com/1J80atb pic.twitter.com/hrQ4ulWqkA

Aug 20, 2015

RT @miriamgottfried: Cos like Amazon are looking toward India for growth. But rural broadband remains a pipe dream. on.wsj.com/1J80atb pic.twitter.com/hrQ4ulWqkA

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Tata Opportunities Fund to Invest up to $100 Million in Uber

wsj.com — NEW DELHI-Uber Technologies Inc. has raised up to $100 million from Indian private-equity firm Tata Opportunities Fund, a person familiar with the matter said, as it seeks to accelerate its ride-hailing business in the company's biggest market outside the U.S. by cities served.

Uber to Invest $1 Billion in India

blogs.wsj.com — NEW DELHI-Uber Technologies Inc. said it would invest $1 billion in India in the next nine months as it seeks to further expand its business in its largest market outside the U.S. in terms of cities in which it operates.

Uber to Invest $1 Billion in India

wsj.com — NEW DELHI-Uber Technologies Inc. said it would invest $1 billion in India in the next nine months as it seeks to further expand its business in its largest market outside the U.S. in terms of cities in which it operates. Amit Jain, the company's India president, said that strong growth in that country made Uber "extremely bullish" and the...
Jul 31, 2015

Uber to invest $1 billion in India to expand its business, aims for a million trips a day in the next nine months. wsj.com/articles/uber-…

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Aug 28, 2015

And they say money can't buy taste: Luxury brands tempt the new money in India's provinces. on.wsj.com/1EoeXDy pic.twitter.com/nh1JCVEHjx

Aug 27, 2015

A gripping and terrifying immersive on the routes terrorists take to Syria and Iraq. bit.ly/1U7VHBc #JihadiTrails

Aug 27, 2015

RT @EricBellmanWSJ: Indian expats are younger, better educated, harder working & predominantly male, survey says. on.wsj.com/1U7SQbB ht…

Aug 27, 2015

@Sanjeetkumarit please see data from the census of india library for 1951 thanks. pic.twitter.com/LHuRNALgBk

Aug 27, 2015

@Sanjeetkumarit please see the data from the census of india library for 1951. Thanks. pic.twitter.com/bubSwPvbuD

Aug 27, 2015

The back to front thinking behind why Patels in India want to be known as 'backward.' on.wsj.com/1U7C6B4


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