Researches / Studies

SC seeks response on plea for reining in cow vigilantes

APRIL 08, 2017 09:44 AM IST PIL petition wants them declared ‘extortionists’ and an end to their atrocities The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central government and six States to respond on a public interest litigation (PIL) plea to ...

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When Jai Bhim meets Lal Salaam

Dalit politics cannot move forward unless it is willing to articulate the material aspirations of the dispossessed. Similarly, Left politics has no future unless it recognises that annihilation of caste is vital for any progressive politics By G Sampath Updated: ...

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Quotes by B.R. Ambedkar that explain what real education and freedom mean

IndiaToday.in  New Delhi, December 6, 2016 | UPDATED 11:47 IST How free and educated are you? What is real education? What is true freedom? Find out what B R Ambedkar had to say on this with 9 of his powerful quotes. Each of ...

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The dissent of Manoranjan Byapari

How a former Naxalite and rickshaw-puller became one of the most celebrated writers of Dalit literature in Bengali Shamik Bag Byapari at his home in Kolkata. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint in a shabby, refugee-dominated corner of Kolkata’s southern fringe, writer Manoranjan ...

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A new idiom of Dalit assertion

There’s a new turn in Dalit politics that entails taking charge of affairs in their own hands, and a widening of the terrain of struggle rather than restricting it to political power or religious conversion. Valerian Rodrigues There is a ...

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