Bhim Army



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Una uprising, Dalits, Azadi Kooch, Bhim Army

Challenges before Dalits' Azadi Kooch and Bhim Army

The caste-annihilation movement must guard against threats from the State and from 'within'.


 |  7-minute read
Caste Atrocities, Modi government, Bhim Army, Dalit politics

BJP can no longer take Dalits for granted

A Freedom March would be taken out on July 11 from Gujarat's Mehsana to commemorate the first anniversary of the Una flogging incident.


 |  5-minute read
Bhim Army, Yogi Adityanath, Saharanpur riots

Saharanpur riots: There is substance in Dalit allegations

After Yogi Adityanath's advent to power in Uttar Pradesh, people had expected things to improve - but that is not to be.


 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Caste Atrocities, Bhim Army, Dalits, Saharanpur

The great historical wrongs behind Saharanpur clashes must not be airbrushed

While 'Dalit assertion' is about removing caste barriers, 'Thakur assertion' is a trope to resurrect old hierarchies.


 |  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.


 |  7-minute read
IG Kalluri, IIMC, Dalits, Bhim Army

'New India' of Hindutva needs Dalit anger and student protests

The good news is that the rebels have refused to go down without a fight.