Opinion  /  Published 25.01.22

Celluloid dreams

I was recently nudged into watching S.N.S. Sastry’s classic Films Division film, I am 20. I had previously seen the film on the screen when it was a standard component of both film apprecia...
By Ruchir Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 25.01.22

Hollow celebration

The appointment of Parag Agrawal as the CEO of Twitter saw rapturous excitement about an Indian (an American citizen) climbing the global corporate ladder. Such celebrations have accompanied other app...
By Nissim Mannathukkaren

India  /  Published 16.01.22

Akhilesh anti-Dalit, says Azad

Dalit leader Chandrashekhar Azad on Saturday described Akhilesh Yadav as “anti-Dalit” and denied any truck with the Samajwadi Party, within 18 hours of their “friendly” meeting...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.01.22

Bhim Army says no to Akhilesh

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Saturday said that his political outfit - the Azad Samaj Party - would not ally with the Samajwadi Party for next month's Uttar Pradesh Assembly election acc...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.22

The urban upper-middle class versus the peasantry

With the neo-liberal regime ushering in the development of a no-holds-barred capitalism in India, one might have expected the main antagonistic classes under this mode of production — the capita...
By Prabhat Patnaik


India  /  Published 30.12.21

UP police wake up to torture of Dalit girl

Three upper caste youths beat up a 16-year-old Dalit girl in Amethi on Sunday, police have acknowledged after a widely circulated video showed a girl being pulled by her hair, kicked and hit with a ba...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 27.12.21

Uttarakhand: Students defy caste row

For the first time since a casteist row erupted at a secondary school in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand, all 66 students of classes 6-8 of the school took mid-day meal prepared by a cook on Monday....
By Our Bureau, PTI in Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand)

Opinion  /  Published 26.12.21

Look who's missing in action

Missing in action The manner in which two high-flying leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party have disappeared from the limelight after being dropped from the Union ministry has amazed Lutyens’ c...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.12.21

Two Dalits ‘forced to lick spit’ for vote

A candidate who ran for the post of mukhiya in the recently concluded panchayat elections in Bihar and lost took out his anger on two persons belonging to the Dalit community by abusing and forcing th...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 28.11.21

Prayagraj: Dalit man arrested

A 23-year-old Dalit man has been arrested in the case involving the murder of a Dalit family in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj. The local police claim that he carried out the murders along with unident...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Lucknow


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