Caste Discrimination
India  /  Published 29.08.19

UP midday meal bias probe

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday ordered an inquiry into allegations of discrimination related to sitting arrangements during the serving of midday meal at a primary school in Ballia district....
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Signs of rampant caste bias in education institutions

Ashok Kumar, a research scholar at the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, has been doing the rounds of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and the Department of Biotechnol...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.04.19

Call to PM to act against CVC over Dalit ‘insult’

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show sincerity in protecting the rights of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes by taking disciplinary action agains...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Modi gambit to wash feet of sanitary workers backfires

By going public with his decision to wash the feet of sanitary workers in Allahabad on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have unwittingly turned the spotlight onto his personal view arti...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Kancha Ilaiah wants kids to sing equality song

Dalit-Bahujan scholar Kancha Ilaiah, author of Why I am not a Hindu, has added Shepherd to his name to assert the dignity of his parental profession.In his latest memoir, From a Shepherd Boy to an Int...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


India  /  Published 04.08.19

Upper-caste Hindus dominate media: study

By The Telegraph in New Delhi

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

Books  /  Published 22.11.18

Why caste continues to thrive in India

Although in the Constitution, the lawmakers outlawed untouchability, they could not overcome their own caste mind-set and skilfully consecrated caste, which, in fact, is the source of untouchability. ...
By Sebastian M. Michael

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

What does it mean to be Indian?

Thankfully, I happen to share with my would-be detractors an avid interest in Indian history, which helps me dispel these self-effacing albeit historically inaccurate arguments. If we go by historical...
By Debobroto Das

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

School is a hostile space for too many students

Apparent signs of progress do not necessarily reflect meaningful transformation. This was evident from the recent findings of a community-based study conducted jointly by Unesco’s office in New Delh...
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