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POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Caste Discrimination, Shudras, Untouchability, Dalits

Is spiritual citizenship possible for Dalits and Adivasis within Hinduism?

When a group of people is repeatedly told they were born unequal, they forget how to frame demands for rights. This is in contrast to Christianity, which prompted the genesis of equal societies.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Untouchability, Caste system, Dalits, Puducherry

In Puducherry, it took police, collector to ensure Dalits entry into a temple: When will this unholy practice end?

As Dalits become more conscious of their rights, the upper castes hit back.

ART & CULTURE

 |  20-minute read
Sujatha Gidla, Andhra Pradesh, Dalit, Untouchability

I was born an untouchable: This is my story

[Book extract] In your own town or village, everyone already knows your caste; there is no escaping it.

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Hindus, Untouchability, Religion, Meat

Are Hindus vegetarian?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
India, Untouchability, Culture

Why India remains a 'touchy-feely' society

Because non-consensual, uninvited touch is as much prevalent and practised as consensual, reciprocal touch is censored.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Caste bias, Untouchability, Brahmins, Mahatma Gandhi

There were not one but two Gandhis, one a half-casteist

For over half a decade, Father of the Nation remained inconsistent in his views.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Dalits, Veer Savarkar, Narendra Modi, Untouchability

Rohith Vemula suicide: History shows RSS’ approach always inclusive of Dalits

Divide majority and appease minority has been staple of Left-oriented lobby and pseudo-secular parties.

LIFE

 |  Below The Belt  |  4-minute read
Navratras, Untouchability, Transgender, Durga Puja

Is Kolkata's first transgender Durga idol a farce?

Have we reduced gender parity to a brownie point winning symbolism?

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
War, Untouchability, Same sex, Controversial books

10 controversial books Indian children must read

By covering topics such as same-sex relations to violence, these books may not be what adults consider appropriate, but play a crucial role in a child's formative years.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Dr BR Ambedkar, Delhi, Restaurants, Untouchability

Disabled activist denied entry by restaurant: Delhi's culture of untouchability must end

We practice mindless exclusion against anyone who is different - differently abled, Dalit, racial, cultural, religious and linguistic minorities.