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Untouchability
Opinion  /  Published 29.01.22

Politics and play | Gandhi versus Hindutva

In April 1915, a few months after he had returned to India from South Africa, Mohandas K. Gandhi was in Delhi, where he addressed an audience of students at St Stephen’s College. To an audience ...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.20

Ethical dispossession: Compassion vs sympathy

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By Sreenanti Banerjee

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.19

The enduring radiance of Ambedkar

The Indian Constitution recognized two social groups as especially disadvantaged: the scheduled castes, known in everyday language as Dalits; and the scheduled tribes, commonly known as Adivasis. Both...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.18

Kandhamal shows the way forward

If something is against the law it does not mean that India will not have oodles of it. Take the practice of dowry. Law, condemnation, penalties have not only failed to check it, but it continues also...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Untouchability, even in quarantine

Of the five people in quarantine at a primary village school in an Uttar Pradesh district, two go to their homes for meals twice a day and then return again to the isolation centre.Not because food is...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

When grace is lost from life

When the heart is hard and parched up, come upon me with a shower of mercy. When grace is lost from life, come with a burst of song. We do not know when Mohandas K. Gandhi first heard Rabindranath Tag...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi


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