Dalit Politics
India  /  Published 20.09.21

Punjab gets first Dalit CM in Charanjit Singh Channi

Central observers Ajay Maken and Harish Chowdhary and the general secretary in charge of the state, Harish Rawat, then began seeking the views of individual MLAs. But state leaders like finance minis...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.21

Agra: Changes in the heartland

Agra’s majestic Mughal heritage illustrates the ideological contestations shaping urban politics in the heartland state of Uttar Pradesh. Hindu nationalist ideologues portrayed the Mughals as fo...
By Ravi Shankar Jayaram

India  /  Published 03.02.21

Budget slash on Dalit students

The Union budget has allocated Rs 3,416 crore in 2021-22 for the post-matric scholarship scheme for Dalit students, less than half the amount the cabinet had earmarked a month ago. On December 23 las...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.20

A battle between divinities

Politics in Indian democracy has been transformed into the politics of memory. Political mobilization of the public in a democracy like ours can be perceived as  a sustained effort of mobilizing ...
By Badri Narayan

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

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.20

Bring Ambedkar & Gandhi together

In an interview that he gave last year, the Kannada writer (and activist), Devanur Mahadeva, urged democrats not to view Ambedkar and Gandhi as rivals and adversaries. In the journey towards true equa...
By Ramachandra Guha


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