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Pampore braveheart Vir Singh's funeral creates row: Nation hangs its head in shame

Jun 29, 2016

Pampore braveheart Vir Singh's funeral creates row: Nation hangs its head in shame

Vir Singh died for the country in the Pampore gunbattle, and we are told that some high-caste individuals in his village in UP raised objections to the use of a public space for the final rites. #ThatsJustWrong #Terrorism #Jammu and Kashmir #Vijay Singh #Caste #CRPF #Caste discrimination #Pampore #Vir Singh
'40 Under 40: An Anthology of Post-Globalisation Poetry' is more than a must-read

Jun 11, 2016

'40 Under 40: An Anthology of Post-Globalisation Poetry' is more than a must-read

The 40 Under 40: Anthology of Post-Globalisation Poetry is a near-complete emotional journey to a past we so fondly like to talk about. #Kashmir #Caste #BookReview #Jessica Lall murder #FWeekend #40 Under 40: An Anthology of Post-Globalisation Poetry #Poetrywala
UP school principal removed for dividing class on the basis of caste

May 13, 2016

UP school principal removed for dividing class on the basis of caste

A principal in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district worked out his own "caste arithmetic", segregating students of Class IX on the basis of their caste. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Education #Caste #UP #students #school principal #Shareworthy
JNU committee gives Kanhaiya Kumar the azaadi to run riot

Apr 26, 2016

JNU committee gives Kanhaiya Kumar the azaadi to run riot

Just as Kanhaiya Kumar was fading away, the JNU committee has resurrected a man who has done nothing to contribute to the commonweal or make life better for those whose cause he supposedly espouses. #JNU #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Caste #Azaadi #FIR #Penalty #Kanhaiya Kumar #Rusticate
Vegetarianism is anti-nationalism: Kancha Ilaiah on Ambedkar's food democracy

Apr 14, 2016

Vegetarianism is anti-nationalism: Kancha Ilaiah on Ambedkar's food democracy

Kancha Ilaiah speaks to Firstpost about the status of oppressed classes post Independence, identity/caste politics, rise of Dalit student activism, ‘Ambedkarism’ and the relevance of BR Ambedkar in the current political scenario. #JNU #Caste #BR Ambedkar #Kancha Ilaiah #Ambedkar #Beef festival #Identity Politics #Ambedkar jayanti #University Of Hyderabad #MM Kalburgi #Rohith Vemula #Dalit activism #Dalitisation #Why I am not a Hindu #FPodcast
'Perpetual thorn to upper-caste pieties': How Ambedkar shaped modern India

Apr 14, 2016

'Perpetual thorn to upper-caste pieties': How Ambedkar shaped modern India

As India celebrates the anniversary of the great social thinker and reformer Dr B R Ambedkar, here are some glimpses of the major milestones in his journey. #Congress #didyouknow #Caste #B. R. Ambedkar #Mhow #Buddhism #Ambedkar #Manusmriti #Poona Pact #Mooknayak
BJP sounds poll bugle for UP 2017, caste equations catapult Keshav Prasad Maurya as state president

Apr 11, 2016

BJP sounds poll bugle for UP 2017, caste equations catapult Keshav Prasad Maurya as state president

The surprise appointment of 46-year old Lok Sabha MP from Phulpur in Allahabad, Keshav Prasad Maurya — a dark horse — as the BJP president of Uttar Pradesh underlines the fact that in the real battleground it’s still the caste strategy that rules the roost and not just the development plank. #BJP #NewsTracker #Bharatiya Janata Party #Q&A #Caste #President #RSS #MLA #Ram Mandir #caste politics #Keshav Prasad Maurya #Bharat Mata Ki Jai
Misreading Rohith Vemula's death: The suicide was not a story of 'depression'

Feb 02, 2016

Misreading Rohith Vemula's death: The suicide was not a story of 'depression'

Rohith along with four other comrades were expelled from the struggle, were surviving in a makeshift tent in the campus, because of an alleged assault on one Nandanam Susheel Kumar #ConnectTheDots #Caste #ABVP #Manu Joseph #Dalit student #Rohith Vemula #Hyderabad University