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Dalit
Opinion  /  Published 13.06.20

Cast in Colour: Pervasive brutality in India

Words do not just ‘name’ phenomena; on occasion, they also plumb the depths of history and map the social realities that the names signify. Editors of the Merriam-Webster dictionary acknowledged t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.20

Paternal Bond

Sir — He likes his drink shaken, not stirred, but James Bond has his audience both shaken and stirred by the news that he will have a five-year-old child in the next Bond film. A former Bond girl ha...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.20

Caste and contagion

My great grandfather, a rigidly casteist South Indian Brahmin who lived in Mysore, was finicky about ritual pollution. He had sold his wife’s dowry, which consisted of silver vessels, to fund a mode...
By Mukul Kesavan in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.20

Through the ceiling of silences

Neer is the Bengali word for home. It is also the word for bird’s nest. A magazine by the same name was launched in the early 1990s, and was initially not meant solely to house shared histories and ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Books  /  Published 20.02.20

Lessons to take forward

In the early 1990s D.R. Nagaraj published The Flaming Feet, a compilation of his essays in which he admired both Gandhi and Ambedkar. Coming close on the heels of the phenomenon of Dalit assertion, it...
By Subhash Gatade in

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

India  /  Published 15.02.20

Apartheid in UP temple

A Scheduled Caste couple in Uttar Pradesh who had just got married and wanted to pray at a village temple found it locked before police reached the site and opened the gates of the shrine to avert an ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Government cautious on SC’s quota ruling

The BJP-led Centre was on Monday non-committal on legislative or judicial measures to address the concerns expressed by leaders from across parties about the fate of reservation for Dalits and tribals...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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 in

India  /  Published 30.01.20

Death for gang-rape and murder of Dalit

A special court in Telangana on Thursday sentenced three men to death for raping and murdering a Dalit woman last November.The court also imposed a fine of Rs 26,000 on them.The body of the 30-year-ol...
By PTI in Hyderabad


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