India  /  Published 05.05.21

Puri: Temple line Dalits can’t cross

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

For Scheduled Castes, a clue in the teacup

Rajkumar Fulmani had been associated with the BJP since 1987. Now, he is a face of the “No Vote to BJP” campaign.  Fulmani, a former BJP member of the Birbhum zilla parishad, has att...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 15.04.21

Dalit boy forced to lick spit, drink urine

A Dalit boy was allegedly forced to lick spit and drink urine as a punishment over a love affair in Gaya district of Bihar. Six persons have been arrested in connection with the incident. The inciden...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.21

Descartes and Ambedkar’s roads to modernity

One decision can sometimes be followed by another. The intervening time between the two can be short or extended, invariant or transformational. How important is this time and can it affect the final ...
By A. Raghuramaraju

Culture  /  Published 04.04.21

Manoranjan Byapari makes his mark

1950s: Byapari is born in Turukhali in Barisal, now in Bangladesh. His parents migrate to a refugee camp in Bengal’s Bankura district soon after 1965: The family refuses to go to Dandakaranya, ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


India  /  Published 30.03.21

3 kids charred to death in Holi bonfire

Three Dalit children were charred to death and another was seriously injured during Holika Dahan in Bihar’s Bodh Gaya on Sunday evening. The incident happened at Rahul Nagar village under Morat...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.21

Erase the line: Rising crimes against Dalits

One step in favour of equality in India seems to be accompanied by two steps back. While there has been a heartening rise in the number of inter-caste marriages, India has also witnessed growing atroc...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.21

Daily blood: community based violence

Crime figures and categories provided by the government give a partial, even if alarming, picture. The target, site, background, level of cruelty and aftermath of each crime must be laid out for the w...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.03.21

Judicial probe into torture charge

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.21

Unnao: no entry in village

Uttar Pradesh police on Friday barred journalists and Opposition politicians for six hours from entering the Unnao village where three minor Dalit girls were allegedly found poisoned on Wednesday nigh...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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