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IIT group’s episode raises question about TN students’ politics

Last week there was a major controversy at Indian Institute of Technology – Madras (IIT-M) after it banned the Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC), a student group, following an anonymous co

Modi swears by consensus and Constitution in LS

In a mellowed tone that reflected the reality of current political situation, prime minister Narendra Modi today said that consensus was a democracy’s greatest strength and cooperation empowe

10 quotes by Ambedkar on his 125th birth anniversary

Today we celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the father of the Indian constitution and a social reformer.   An ideal society should be m

Fundamental rights vs fundamentalism

The Shayara Bano case has placed the Muslim personal law under the judicial scanner yet again. The supreme court is set to examine triple talaq, polygamy and other discriminatory practices against

Won’t cow down to cow-protectors

How can people divided into thousands of castes be a nation?” This was a basic question raised by Dr BR Ambedkar during the freedom struggle. According to him, without annihilation of caste,

"If PM had expelled Telangana MLA, that would have sent a stronger message"

Dalit atrocity in Gujarat has highlighted the plight of people fighting with the social stigma even after seven decades of independence. In an interview with Jasleen Kaur

“Muthukrishnan felt that suicide can’t be a solution to caste injustice”

With no note left behind, death of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar J Muthukrishnan continues to be shrouded in mystery. The 27-year-old dalit scholar was found hanging at a friend’s



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