Caste Politics
India  /  Published 03.02.23

Mayawati slams SP over 'Shudra' remark

The BSP chief's criticism comes after SP leader Maurya alleged that certain parts of the Hindu religious text discriminates against women and lower castes...
By PTI in Lucknow

Books  /  Published 06.05.22

Other voices

Throughout the book, Sharan attempts at bifurcating the narrative between 'insiders' and 'outsiders' in the realm of Bihar’s caste politics...
By Aaliya Waziri

India  /  Published 09.11.21

Caste bias in varsities ‘endemic’

Study comes after Dalit PhD scholar Deepa Mohanan levelled similar charges against a Kerala varsity director and conducted a 10-day hunger strike...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty

India  /  Published 08.11.21

Harassment charge by Dalit scholar

Deepa P. Mohanan has been on a hunger strike for ten days now to ensure varsity keeps word on removing director Nandakumar Kalarikkal...
By K.A. Shaji in Kottayam

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Bengal’s changing caste equations

For the first time in the state's history, the political condition is fertile to launch an assault on the edifice of caste...
By Shiveshwar Kundu


India  /  Published 04.03.21

Caste data hole in first meet on Census update

Doubts over whether the information would be sought at all...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.21

Former judge joins BJP

V. Chitambaresh had said Brahmins should 'always be at the helm of affairs'...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 09.10.20

BJP MP behind smear ploy: Hathras kin

Uttar Pradesh administration trying to portray the death as ‘honour killing’ by the 19-year-old’s family for having a ‘love affair’ with one of the suspects...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 03.10.20

Caste: troubling signs in UP

Several BJP politicians claim that the four arrested Rajput youths are victims of caste politics...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Hindutva: Towards a problematic unity

The Hindu right wing has achieved considerable success when it comes to uniting castes and classes...
By Ajay Gudavarthy and Prakash Desai


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