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The BJP argument against Muslim reservation is false

Jul 03, 2014

The BJP argument against Muslim reservation is false

Originally, the Scheduled Caste reservations were restricted to only Hindus. The Para 3 of the Constitution (SC ) Order 1950 clearly stated that nobody other than Hindus would be eligible. #Politics #India #BJP #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Scheduled Caste #Muslim reservation
Badaun gangrape: How Mulayam's rise has boosted anti-Dalit violence

Jun 04, 2014

Badaun gangrape: How Mulayam's rise has boosted anti-Dalit violence

Lost in the outrage over the killings is the very specific and recent history of Yadav-Dalit relations in Uttar Pradesh, of which Badaun is just the latest symbol. #Mulayam Singh Yadav #UP #Dalits #Akhilesh Yadav government #Badaun rape #Badaun gangrapes #Yadavs in Uttar Pradesh #caste conflict in Uttar Pradesh
Why Badaun gangrape could mark Mayawati's big political return

Jun 03, 2014

Why Badaun gangrape could mark Mayawati's big political return

The incident has sent shock waves throughout the country and brought out the poll defeat-struck Rahul Gandhi and Mayawati out into the heat and dust of active politics. #Politics #S&P #Uttar Pradesh #India #Mayawati #PoliticsDecoder #BSP #SC #Akhilesh Yadav #ST #Badaun gangrape #Caste atrocities #Shakya community #Yadav community
Caste no bar: Women, non-Brahmins will be priests in Pandharpur temple

May 29, 2014

Caste no bar: Women, non-Brahmins will be priests in Pandharpur temple

The decision to appoint non-Brahmins and women as priests was taken by the Vitthal Rukhmini Mandir Samiti earlier this month, following a Supreme Court judgment in January to a four-decade-long litigation. #ConnectTheDots #Hinduism #Caste #Dalits #Warkari sect #Kashi #Vitthal Rukhmini templel Pandharpur
How egoistic Nitish cheated Bihar by making Manjhi CM

May 20, 2014

How egoistic Nitish cheated Bihar by making Manjhi CM

Be it principled position or vote bank politics, Nitish has surely betrayed his voters who had given JD(U)-BJP alliance a historic three-fourth mandate to govern and make Bihar a developed state. #Politics #India #BJP #Development #ToWhatEffect #Dalit #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #RJD #JD(U) #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #caste politics #Ram Jitan Manjhi #Mahadalit #Bihar Assembly Elections

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What Manmohan Singh won't say on Independence Day

Aug 13, 2012

What Manmohan Singh won't say on Independence Day

The Prime Minister is not known for speaking his mind. But if he decided to break protocol and address the nation on Independence Day, here's what he might be expected to say. #OnOurMind #India #Manmohan Singh #Prime Minister #Caste #Dowry
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 08, 2012

Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

India's democracy functions because of caste. The basis of voting is not issues or ideology - is Pakistan the same? #India #Congress #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #Imran Khan #Caste #Zardari #Identity Politics #Pakistan elections 2013

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Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 11, 2014

GLAAD president says Laverne Cox's Emmy nod is a 'major win for us'

The nomination of "Orange Is the New Black" cast member Laverne Cox on Thursday provided a benchmark to be celebrated during a panel about LGBT representation on television...
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 11, 2014

Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch in talks for Season 2 of 'True Detective'

Looks like "True Detective" is keeping its movie-star dream alive: Word is the show may cast Colin Farrell for Season 2 of the Emmy-nominated crime thriller on HBO... #HBO #Colin Farrell
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 10, 2014

Despite a Pledge by Samsung, Child Labor Proves Resilient

The presence of at least three under-age workers at a Shinyang Electronics factory casts a cloud over the labor practices of Samsung and its suppliers... #HBO #Colin Farrell
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