Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

The author is political theorist and social activist.

VOICES

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Why there is no scope for the liberation of Shudras in RSS' Hindu Rashtra

The outcome of 2019 Lok Sabha elections depends on the Shudra realisation of their spiritual and socio-political status in the 'RSS Hindutva realm'.

VOICES

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Amritsar train tragedy: Why BJP and Congress should stop the culture of 'celebrating' death

Nationalists must celebrate production, not destruction — whether that of an effigy or a masjid.

POLITICS

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Sabarimala: Why BJP wants to 'empower' Muslim women but is against equal rights for its Hindu daughters

Right-wing forces are mobilising women against women’s right to spiritual equality in Hinduism.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Why Modi government is for sansyasis, not farmers

There is no talk of pro-agrarian development agenda because the RSS-BJP rules the nation only for the well-being of sadhus and sanyasis.

VARIETY

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How Brahmins ensured India never progressed

The ritual of throwing food into fire started during the Rig Vedic times, continues to this day and nobody challenges it.

VARIETY

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Shudras, not Aryans, built the Indus Valley Civilisation

The word Harappa sounds similar to the names given to divine figures in south India. Mallappa, Beerappa, Veerappa, for example.

VOICES

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The Arthashastra of Arun Jaitley - Decoding the top BJP leader's school of political philosophy

Jaitley has become to Narendra Modi what Manmohan Singh was once to PV Narasimha Rao.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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