The Daily Fix: Rohith Vemula’s death isn’t just because of Hindutva, plus nine other weekend reads
The Daily Fix: Rohith Vemula's death isn't just because of Hindutva, plus nine other weekend reads
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1. With Maharashtra chief minister planning to step in, activists and the management of the Shani Shingnapur temple met to discuss the demand of letting women pray in its inner sanctum.
2. An investigative report into the death of a six-year-old in a Delhi school concluded that a “heinous crime” had been committed.
3. Shane Watson emerged as the most expensive player, at Rs 9.5 crore, with Pawan Negi being the priciest Indian player at Rs 8.5 crore, in Saturday’s auction for the indian Premier League.

Weekend Reads
1. Puja Mehra in the Hindu tells of how Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian disagreed with Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on India’s growth, and how the former made the wrong call.
2. In the aftermath of the Deonar dump fire, the Indian Express took a look at how India’s metros manage waste.
3. Nissim Mannathukkaren in the Hindu reminds us that what happened to Rohith Vemula isn’t only because of Hindutva: all of us are to blame.
4. At 74, Meenakshi Gurrukal is probably the oldest practitioner of Kerala’s ancient martial art, Kalaripayattu, writes Supriya Unni Nair for the News Minute.
5. No one has held Pakistan to account for its hand in the rise of international jihad, writes Carlotta Gall in the New York Times.
6. Aditi Phadnis in the Business Standard tells the story of the Maihar assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh, and why next week’s bypoll will be crucial for the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party.
7. No other batsman ever turned a dismissal into as much comic relief as Inzamam-ul-Haq, writes Imran Yusuf in the Cricket Monthly.
8. Indian theatre, from Assam to Goa, is attracting youngsters and treading new ground, asBlink covers.
9. A Lord of the Rings-inspired space opera wants to connect you with African mythology, writes Jackie Bischof in Quartz.
10. US President Barack Obama’s candid speech about Islamophobia in America is worth reading, in full.
11. Meet the journalist who is crusading against the Bohra practice of female genital mutilation.

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