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Left Women Leaders Slam Justice Pratibha Singh For Comments Hailing Manusmriti

Left Women Leaders Slam Justice Pratibha Singh For Comments Hailing Manusmriti

Left women leaders have shunned a Delhi High Court Judge for her comments that allegedly uphold the Manusmriti.

11 August 2022
Ballad Of Bravery: Icon Of Dalit Resistance, Bant Singh Continues To Wage A Lonely Battle

Ballad Of Bravery: Icon Of Dalit Resistance, Bant Singh Continues To Wage A Lonely Battle

Unlike the rich Punjabi pop stars of largely upper caste Jatt identity, Bant is now struggling with diabetes, dwindling vision and financial distress.

22 July 2022

TMC Mocks Shah's Claim To End 'Family Rule' In Bengal, Says 'His Comments Stem From Frustration And Desperation'

Replying to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's claim to end 'family rule' in West Bengal, the ruling party, TMC, has claimed that people in the eastern state are...

Next 30-40 Years To Be Era Of BJP: Amit Shat At Party's National Executive Meet

Next 30-40 Years To Be Era Of BJP: Amit Shat At Party's National Executive Meet

Amit Shah said dynastic politics, casteism and politics of appeasement were the greatest sins and the reason behind the country's sufferings over the years.

03 July 2022

Short Story: The Reunion

'This was the game we used to play when in school. We used to memorize difficult (and mostly awkward) words of English to test each other’s vocabulary to...

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01 July 2022
History Is The New Battleground In Clash Of Ideologies

History Is The New Battleground In Clash Of Ideologies

More and more people believe that we have not been told the truth. Or rather, that what we have been told is not true enough.


01 July 2022
Can Subaltern History Be A Part Of Mainstream History?

Can Subaltern History Be A Part Of Mainstream History?

In 1982, a group of historians set out to establish the Subaltern Studies Group to reclaim the histories of those without voices. In the decades since, an...


10 June 2022
PM Modi Has Changed India’s Politics To Development: JP Nadda

PM Modi Has Changed India’s Politics To Development: JP Nadda

BJP president JP Nadda said that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi the country made two Covid-19 vaccines available to the people of India within a year of...


24 May 2022
Lights, Camera, Emotion: Behind Steeped Faith And Customs, Casteism Thrives In Kullu

Lights, Camera, Emotion: Behind Steeped Faith And Customs, Casteism Thrives In Kullu

Dev Kanya Thakur’s film Mohra in the traditional Kullvi dialect highlights age-old problems of casteism and discrimination still prevalent in the hill...


22 May 2022
There Is No Casteism In UP Politics: Yogi Adityanath

There Is No Casteism In UP Politics: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed that there exists no casteism in the state politics.


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27 May 2022
‘Dalithood’ In Kollywood: The Dalit Magic In Tamil Cinema

‘Dalithood’ In Kollywood: The Dalit Magic In Tamil Cinema

Increasingly angry and anarchic, a new spate of Tamil films are embracing—even asserting—their inherent Ambedkarite politics in ways that are both...


16 April 2022
Travesty Of Bollywood

Travesty Of Bollywood

Caste remains a taboo in Bollywood. It is at best treated gingerly. Mostly, depictions follow insensitive social norms.


06 March 2022
A Poignant Chronicle Of BR Ambedkar’s Struggle Against Caste Oppression 

A Poignant Chronicle Of BR Ambedkar’s Struggle Against Caste Oppression 

The play ‘Babasaheb: The Grand Musical,’ directed by Mahua Chauhan and organised by the Delhi government, celebrates the journey of the political leader...


01 March 2022
The Saga Of Uttar Pradesh's Caste-based Criminal Gangs

The Saga Of Uttar Pradesh's Caste-based Criminal Gangs

The saga of Vikas Dubey was not just about the nexus of crime and politics in UP. It was in fact the angle of caste that made this incident particularly...


24 January 2022
Pratik Gandhi Says Casteism Is Deep Rooted In Our Society

Pratik Gandhi Says Casteism Is Deep Rooted In Our Society

Actor Pratik Gandhi in an interview reveals how casteism has affected him, revealing his real life incidents.


22 December 2021
Former Bihar Chief Minister Faces Severe Backlash After His Distasteful Remarks On Brahmins

Former Bihar Chief Minister Faces Severe Backlash After His Distasteful Remarks On Brahmins

Manjhi's use of swear word came to light on Sunday when a video went viral on social media where the 77-year-old leader was shown holding forth on the pitfalls...


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28 October 2016
Caste And Faith In The Dalit Mirror

Caste And Faith In The Dalit Mirror

Four activists and scholars with different religious identities take stock of what has changed for India’s ‘untouchables’ and what remains the same


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