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Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd
India  /  Published 28.03.20

‘Diversion from failure’

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By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.19

Reservation for private colleges

The Centre on Tuesday announced that the entire range of reservations would be extended to admissions in private higher education institutions from the academic year beginning in July.The announcement...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.18

DU teachers back Ilaiah books

Delhi University’s political science department on Thursday rejected a panel’s recommendation to drop three books by academic Kancha Ilaiah from the MA syllabus.The books are titled Why I am not a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.10.18

Nudge to drop Kancha Ilaiah's books splits DU

A Delhi University panel’s suggestion to drop three books written by a backward class academic on Hinduism from the political science master’s syllabus has split academics into two camps.While one...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Kancha Ilaiah wants kids to sing equality song

Dalit-Bahujan scholar Kancha Ilaiah, author of Why I am not a Hindu, has added Shepherd to his name to assert the dignity of his parental profession.In his latest memoir, From a Shepherd Boy to an Int...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.09.18

‘Bengalis have no understanding of caste’

Like Parashuram, he has an axe to grind. And Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd brought it down heavily, but for a different people altogether, when he was in Calcutta last month.The redoubtable Dalit writer-acti...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Kerala university to suggest ‘national’ research topics

A central university has asked its departments to prepare a shelf of research projects in line with “national priorities” for its PhD scholars, drawing upon a resolution adopted by vice-chancellor...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.10.18

Rahul support for Ilaiah

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has criticised an attempt by a Delhi University academic body to drop three books by academic Kancha Ilaiah from the syllabus, calling it a part of the RSS’s design t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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