Caste Discrimination
India  /  Published 05.05.21

Puri: Temple line Dalits can’t cross

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.04.21

Dalit boy forced to lick spit, drink urine

A Dalit boy was allegedly forced to lick spit and drink urine as a punishment over a love affair in Gaya district of Bihar. Six persons have been arrested in connection with the incident. The inciden...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.20

Hollow pledge: upholding dignity, equality

A steady rise in cases of atrocity against Dalits reflects the deep-seated caste bias in India. Public servants are not immune to this prejudice. The manner in which local authorities approa...
By Dhruv Jadhav, Sharan Bhavnani

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Inequality grows in India

The story goes that a Latin American dictator beholden to the CIA and the US President for his position met the President on one of his regular trips to America to request more military aid. He report...
By Amit Bhaduri

India  /  Published 15.11.20

Musician alleges temple caste bias

A renowned Kerala temple that refused entry to then President Giani Zail Singh and celebrated singer K.J. Yesudas because they were non-Hindus is now embroiled in controversy over its ban on musicians...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 10.10.20

Caste bias glare on AIIMS

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.09.20

Caste: shocker in academia

An associate professor of Jadavpur University who had said on Facebook that an academic year could not be more important than a student’s life was identified by her “Adivasi” backgro...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.20

A virulent language

The human vocabulary is constantly expanding with new words and with old words being used in new ways. In the Covid-19 era, phrases like ‘social distancing’, ‘handwashing’, &ls...
By Samir Nazareth

India  /  Published 19.08.20

Caste bias cry in VC choice

A Dalit professor with “sound” academic and administrative credentials at a central university dedicated to Sanskrit education has alleged that he was not considered for the post of its vi...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.08.20

Pit where two hungry dogs ate

His book eloquently discusses Marxism, Naxalism, liberalism, capitalism and caste and scrutinises the legacy of Kerala’s “renaissance” — kicked off by spiritual leader Narayana...
By K.A. Shaji in Thiruvananthapuram


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