Caste, the cancer afflicting Sanatan Dharma

“I consider the four divisions alone to be fundamental, natural and essential. The innumerable sub-castes are sometimes a convenience, often a hindrance. The sooner there is fusion, the better.”MK...

Courts say, calling a person by caste name is not an offence: Explained

The Courts find that “intention” to insult by caste names “missing”. How such an “intention”, especially one reflected in the use of abusive slur and stigmas, can ever be “established” is not articulated, however

A New Shudra Movement Arrives in North India

We must redefine the Shudra category as a dignified, productive force with a role in the political, social, economic and educational fields.

MP: Dalit boy dies by suicide, blames teacher’s casteist remarks

He wrote in his note that the teacher harassed him and even abused his parents

TN Dalit Youth Suicide: CJP seeks protection for victim’s family

In a letter to the DGP and SP details have been given about the incident that took place in December

Love-Letters like no other

From India‘s Forgotten Feminist,  Savitribai Phule to life partner Jyotiba

K’taka: ‘cow urine’ used to purify tank as Dalit woman drank water from it

This incident happened in Heggotara Village of Chamarajanagar District in Karnataka.

Assam: Six tribal groups protest non-inclusion in Centre’s revised ST list

Tai Ahom, Moran, Matak, Chutias, Koch Rajbonshis and Tea Tribes have been advocating for inclusion for years

IIT-Bombay to introduce caste awareness courses

As per the minorities cell, the decision came after aggrieved students recommended it

Reason, emotion and history

(In March 1994, as part of our campaign to...

Shivaji in ‘secular’ Maharashtra

First published on: 19 Dec 2015The Shiv Sena threatens...


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