Today, Prime Minister Modi invoked Ambedkar. But shockingly, today a respected Dalit intellectual was also sent to jail. The arrest of Anand Teltumbde makes a mockery of Babasaheb's rights-based Constitution, writes Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd.
The government has released Chandrashekhar “to pacify dalits ahead of the general elections,” but the “dalits are not going to fall for it,” said Bezwada Wilson
Prof Kancha Ilaiah recently argued that Narendra Modi-led BJP can potentially liberate backward castes, classes and tribes because Modi belongs to a backward caste. Really?
After extending his support to beef festivals, writer and Dalit activist Kancha Ilaiah now says that history books in schools must showcase Ravana as a true hero...
Without understanding the implications of the Hindutva project of weapon distribution other parties are aping it...These weapons can in no way empower the Dalit-Bahujans and the poor.
Indian nationalism is not only the property of Hindus. It is the property of Muslims, Christians, Buddhists and Sikhs as well.
The BJP made serious efforts, much more than other parties, to include and accommodate the OBCs so as to provide Hindutva its muscle power.
They killed five Dalits for skinning a cow... At least now the whole nation must stand up against this kind of spiritual and political nationalism.
The BJP is making a show of empowering the Sudra/OBC forces within... But how will the Sangh Parivar resolve the caste contradictions within Hindu religion?
Abdul Kalam has to ensure that his being President is not misused to serve the Hindutva agenda.
Muslim intellectuals must learn from Christian missionaries and work among Dalits, Adivasis and OBCs so that a relationship of trust is established.
The contemporary Shudras\OBCs have not developed a philosophical discourse of their own.
The author of Why I Am Not A Hindu on his view that 'Dalitisation' alone can effectively challenge the threat of Brahminical fascism parading in the garb of Hindutva.
The OBCs are a directionless social force available to be used by the Hindutva forces as muscle power.
In the cultural realm, globalisation seems to have opened up a new channel of hope for the historically suppressed masses.
Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.PTI Photo
A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.PTI Photo
Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.PTI Photo
Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
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Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
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