Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Hindutva: Towards a problematic unity

Hegemony of any ideology or political formation is possible when it can offer a vision that can potentially cut across existing social and economic divisions in society. Ideologies offer a moral visio...
By Ajay Gudavarthy and Prakash Desai in

India  /  Published 03.07.20

'Caste bias' at Cisco workplace

California regulators have sued Cisco Systems after a Dalit engineer faced discrimination “imported” by higher-caste Indian members of his team at the Silicon Valley headquarters of the mu...
By AP in New York

Style  /  Published 01.07.20

A question of colour

First Unilever announced that it will remove the word “fair” from its Fair & Lovely products. Now L’Oréal says it will also remove words such as “whitening” fr...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.20

Paternal Bond

Sir — He likes his drink shaken, not stirred, but James Bond has his audience both shaken and stirred by the news that he will have a five-year-old child in the next Bond film. A former Bond girl ha...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

Dhullu Mahto gets bail, to stay in jail

A week after his surrender in court, Baghmara's BJP MLA Dhullu Mahto was on Monday granted bail in an extortion case.The case, filed on February 15 this year, relates to an extortion demand from Mukes...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 30.04.20

Caste harassment charge in AIIMS

A lawyer has asked Delhi police to arrest faculty members at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, after a resident doctor who attempted suicide accused them of breaching laws that p...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.20

Look again: List of quota beneficiaries

Seven decades after Independence, the goal of creating a level playing field in society remains elusive. This unpalatable fact lies at the basis of the recent Supreme Court direction that the lists of...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Don't mention caste in judicial matters: Rajasthan HC

The Rajasthan High Court on Monday ordered that the caste of any person should not be mentioned in any judicial and administrative matter as it was against the Constitution.The court gave the directio...
By PTI in Jaipur

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.20

Caste and contagion

My great grandfather, a rigidly casteist South Indian Brahmin who lived in Mysore, was finicky about ritual pollution. He had sold his wife’s dowry, which consisted of silver vessels, to fund a mode...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 23.04.20

Disquiet over SC quota observation

Scholars and activists on Thursday disapproved of a Supreme Court suggestion that the “socially and economically advanced” among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes be excluded from reservation ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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