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B R Ambedkar
Books  /  Published 20.02.20

Lessons to take forward

In the early 1990s D.R. Nagaraj published The Flaming Feet, a compilation of his essays in which he admired both Gandhi and Ambedkar. Coming close on the heels of the phenomenon of Dalit assertion, it...
By Subhash Gatade

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Ambedkar vandal row: Cops put up new bust

Police installed a new stone bust of Babasaheb Ambedkar in a Muzaffarnagar village on Thursday after vandalism of the old plaster-of-Paris bust on Tuesday hung the threat of caste violence over the ar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.19

Mohan Bhagwat's strange claim

Sir — It was quite amusing to read the statement made by the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Mohan Bhagwat, claiming that the word, ‘lynching’, has no Indian origin and that some acts ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.19

The media's right to be critical of the government

New India has been failing consistently when it comes to augmenting the vision of the founders of the Constitution. Some of the pivotal foundational values of the Republic — pluralism and equality c...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.19

The enduring radiance of Ambedkar

The Indian Constitution recognized two social groups as especially disadvantaged: the scheduled castes, known in everyday language as Dalits; and the scheduled tribes, commonly known as Adivasis. Both...
By Ramachandra Guha

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India  /  Published 17.11.19

#ArrestRamdev trending on Twitter

Twitter users on Sunday protested against remarks allegedly made by Patanjali Ayurved co-founder Ramdev against followers of social activist Periyar and Dr B. R. Ambedkar, resulting in hashtag #arrest...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.04.20

Ambedkar kin arrest on anniversary

Civil rights activists Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday after they surrendered before it in connection with the 2018 Bhima-Korega...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.06.19

Does the Indian Left have a future?

In the third week of May I found myself in Kerala. The Lok Sabha results were due in a few days; it seemed clear that, for the first time since Independence, the communists would be in single digits i...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 15.04.19

Want justice, not doles, say young Dalits

A group of youths was busy inside a small stall in Parliament Street here on Sunday, counselling visiting Dalit, tribal and Other Backward Classes students about future careers and opportunities for h...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.18

Close encounters of the Buddhist kind

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By A.R. Venkatachalapathy


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