Casteism

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VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Education policy, Education budget, Casteism, Indian universities

How Modi government has failed our education system

The policies of the BJP regime institutionalise casteism in our institutions.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Women's hair, Casteism, Lynchings, Dalit Killings

Mob lynches Dalit woman. She was accused of being a 'witch', for cutting women's hair

Rumour-mongering and caste or religion have a sinister connection.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Casteism, Ram Nath Kovind, Andhra Pradesh, Dalit

Ram Nath Kovind as President still doesn't change fate of Dalits in Andhra Pradesh

'The ostracisation of Dalits in Garagaparru just for installing a statue of Ambedkar is a classic example of this caste discrimination.'

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Casteism, The Piano Man Jazz Club, BhangiJumping

Outrage over Delhi jazz bar hosting 'Bhangijumping': Our casteism must be exposed

We need to use our privilege and influence to amplify Dalit voices, without falling into the trap of occupying their space and claiming to speak 'for them'.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Casteism, Dalits, Bhim Army

Rise of Bhim Army shows Dalit anger is spilling over under Modi-Yogi rule

Jantar Mantar was bathed in blue on Sunday signifying a new phase of Ambedkarite assertion to fight saffronisation of politics.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Caste, Dr BR Ambedkar, Reservations, Casteism

Debunking myths about India's reservation policy

Without any impartial study, malicious canards are spread that beneficiaries of caste quotas are incompetent and inefficient.

ART & CULTURE

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TM Krishna, Casteism

How artists can help break the caste system

Musician TM Krishna says artists need to immerse themselves in diverse cultures and art forms.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Casteism, Manual scavenging, Ramon Magsasay Award

Bezwada Wilson, TM Krishna: Magsaysay Award a testament to their battle against caste, inequality

Both have different professions but their work ethic converges on the common vision of a liberal, egalitarian India.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Caste Politics, Jisha Rape, Rohith Vemula, Casteism

The return of caste and the need for recasting caste-mindscape

In the land of hundreds and thousands of Jishas and Rohith Vemulas, Tina Dabi must be celebrated but only as an exception.