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Caste Discrimination
India  /  Published 09.10.20

Caste bias glare on AIIMS

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.09.20

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 27.08.20

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 in

India  /  Published 18.08.20

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 12.08.20

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

India  /  Published 21.07.20

Dalit man beaten for ‘touching car’ of upper caste owner

A Dalit man was stripped and beaten up by a mob for allegedly touching a car that belonged to a man from an upper caste in north Karnataka’s Bijapur district on Saturday. The incident came to l...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.18

Championing vegetarianism is discriminatory

The ‘trickle-down effect’, it seems, seldom works for the good things. Yet it operates most efficiently when the urge is to divide and hurt. A primary school in Wazirabad village in Delhi has been...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.19

Shocking caste practice in Tamil Nadu schools

Get them while they are young, and the possibilities are endless — this popular adage could have a multitude of implications. Its appeal perhaps lies in the assumption that young people, especially ...
By The Editorial Board in


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