Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Caste Discrimination

Statue of Dr BR Ambedkar, the Father of the Indian Constitution

An Ambedkarite Prescription For Indian Society’s Type-C Malaise: How Caste System Impedes Reforms

The anti-social spirit amongst caste-believers and practitioners is a deep-rooted malaise that has obstructed nation-building in the country.

18 October 2022

A nine year old Dalit boy died after he was beaten by his teacher in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Dalit Boy Death: After MLA, 12 Congress Councillors Send Resignations To CM Ashok Gehlot

The councilors' resignations come after a Congress MLA resigned saying he has no right to be in the post if he can't protect his own community.

Tiranga for Independence Day

No Room For Caste Discrimination During Independence-Day Fete: Tamil Nadu Government

In a letter addressed to the collectors, Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu said the former should make sure that the elected representatives from presidents of panchayat to the mayors of corporations hoist the tricolour without...

Despite appropriation of BR Ambedkar by political parties, crimes against Dalits do not stop

BR Ambedkar’s Appropriation: A Look At Caste-Based Crime In Recent Past

While every party claims to uphold the ideals of Bhim Rao Ambedkar every now and then, there has been no respite for the Dalit community that continues to remain a victim of discrimination and violence.

16 October 2022

MLA Pana Chand Meghwal has resigned over alleged atrocities against Dalits in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Dalit Boy Death: Congress MLA Sends Resignation To CM Ashok Gehlot Over Atrocities Against Dalits

A nine-year-old Dalit boy died on Saturday after his teacher last month assaulted him over drinking from a pot meant for upper castes.

Screen grab from the viral video.

Viral Video Shows Dalit Teen Assaulted In UP, Forced To Lick Feet; Seven Arrested

Rae Bareli: The video of the victim being assaulted and forced to lick their feet has gone viral on social media.

19 April 2022

JNU VC Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit

Status Of Shudras To Women In Manusmriti Makes It Regressive: JNU VC Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit

JNU VC Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit also said that no God is 'anthropologically' a brahmin. She added that the highest is a Kshatriya.

22 August 2022


Ending caste-based discrimination begins at home

Need Of The Hour: An Education In Empathy

In this personal essay, an upper caste boy questions discriminatory rituals by giving instances of othering in lower castes.

17 April 2022

15 April 2022
Why Ambedkar Converted to Buddhism

Why Ambedkar Converted to Buddhism

Ambedkar publicly converted to Buddhism in 1956 over 20 years after he declared his intent to convert. In the meantime, he studied other prominent religions...

14 April 2022
‘Denied Entry Into Temple For Being Dalit’: Ex Karnataka Deputy CM G Parameshwara

‘Denied Entry Into Temple For Being Dalit’: Ex Karnataka Deputy CM G Parameshwara

Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara said he faced discrimination for being a Dalit.