India  /  Published 24.11.19

Mandal crusader who insisted he had no caste

Although born an upper caste, Krishnan always described the caste hierarchy as 'the civilisational fault-line of India'...
By K.A. Shaji

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Teacher harassed, no caste slur: RBU panel

The professor had said the reason for the students’ behaviour was her refusal to increase their marks in an exam...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Filmmaker ‘caste snub’ to actor roils Kerala

Director accused of refusing to share dais with former layer of tiles ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.19

New project for old history

The spade of the British archaeologist unravelled what Brahmanical civilization had chosen to forget...
By Jawhar Sircar

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.19

The enduring radiance of Ambedkar

Long after his death, Ambedkar still inspires Dalits across the country, but India's Adivasis have had no such leader...
By Ramachandra Guha


India  /  Published 15.09.19

IIT go-ahead for demotion over caste bias

The institute will now issue a show-cause notice to Shekhar...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

A grammar horror story for Friday the 13th

The worst from our past is not dead ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

In New India, caste oppression is being reinvigorated

New India is newest in its love for regressive beliefs and repressive traditions, anti-scientific mindsets and primitive bullying...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.08.19

UP midday meal bias probe

Caste division tells on seating in school...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.19

Speaking truth to the powerless

Unlike the original idea of speaking truth to power, such actions are directed at those who cannot fight back...
By Alaka M. Basu


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