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Casteism
India  /  Published 11.10.20

'Atrocity points to hatred'

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By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.20

Caste and Sri Lankan politics

The August 5 parliamentary election result signals the dawn of a new political era in Sri Lanka. The two main political parties, the United National Party and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, that governe...
By Pradeep Peiris, Hasini Lecamwasam in

Calcutta  /  Published 10.09.20

JU teacher files complaint

A Jadavpur University teacher who was identified by her “Adivasi” background by a student of another institution and told that she was not qualified to comment on exams has written to Jada...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Shameful: Dr Maroona Murmu's casteist trolling

Sir — We, the undersigned teachers of the Department of History, Jadavpur University, strongly and unambiguously condemn the vilification and the rancorous trolling on social media platforms of ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.20

Loss of direction: India's navigation impairment

Historically, the credit for establishing the conceptual framework of clinical neurophysiology goes to the Yorkshire-born John H. Jackson (1835-1911). My interest in his work got kindled when I was wo...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

Unfair love: Skin colour and caste bias

It has been a while. The skin-lightening products of a well-known company flooded the Indian market in 1975, with a catchy name associating loveliness with a ‘fair’ complexion. The criticism it fa...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

A grammar horror story for Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th and I want to talk about a spine-chilling experience. A chain of circumstances led me to spending a night in the company of a Bengali grammar book, with no one around but a lo...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.20

A new impasse in Dalit politics

Contemporary Dalit politics against enduring caste discrimination has entered a new impasse given the dilemmas that are internal to its political articulation. It is important that Dalit politics find...
By Ajay Gudavarthy in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Teacher harassed, no caste slur: RBU panel

An assistant professor at Rabindra Bharati University who had allegedly been taunted for her caste had been “detained” by some students in a classroom for over four hours, a committee investigatin...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Rahul Gandhi tweets, 7 held for assaulting two Dalits

The Congress government in Rajasthan on Thursday arrested seven persons on the charge of torturing two Dalit youths, hours after Rahul Gandhi urged the state to take action in the wake of a social med...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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