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Marking 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar

It is a pity that caste even today has its defenders. The defences are many. It is defended on the ground that the caste system is but another name for division of labour; and if division of labour

Beware of dalit fury

A mass mobilisation of dalits is now taking place across the country, a move that may well change the way they have been treated over the years. The dalits are upset, particularly after four of the

Songs for a change

At first glance, he looks like a timid and harmless man. The moment you start talking to him, his confident and energetic voice is in stark contrast to his frail frame. And as soon as he starts s

A suicide that shook India

“The value of a man was reduced to his immediate identity and nearest possibility. To a vote. To a number. To a thing. Never was a man treated as a mind. As a glorious thing made up of st

“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

Kovind said BJP wants to shed upper caste party image: WikiLeaks

 Ram Nath Kovind, the presidential candidate of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), said in 2005 that his party is determined to help dalits and shed the image that it is only an &

Mumbai tense after caste violence in Pune

 Violence erupted in several parts of Maharashtra following the death of a 30-year old who was hit with stones when he was returning from office on Monday after a fight  broke out between

Painting RSS as anti-dalit is prejudiced –and contrary to facts

Disparate attacks on dalits over the last three years read with the supreme court’s recent ruling switching off the automatic arrest of an accused in an Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Atroci

BJP will win all 26 LS seats from Gujarat in 2019: Vijay Rupani

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani has claimed that the BJP will win all 26 Lok Sabha seats in the state in 2019 polls, thus repeating the 2014 general elections victory. Rupani was interacting wi



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