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Manjhi review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui is genius, but watching this film is an uphill task

Aug 22, 2015

Manjhi review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui is genius, but watching this film is an uphill task

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the saving grace in Manjhi - The Mountain Man, a film that is so comprehensively artificial that you'll forget Dashrath Manjhi was a real man. #Bollywood #Radhika Apte #bIhar #MovieReview #Casteism #Nawazuddin Siddiqui #Ketan Mehta #Dashrath Manjhi #Manjhi #Manjhi the Mountain Man #127 Hours #Mirch Masala #Bhavni Bhavai
Rise above casteism, PM Modi tells Bihar ahead of assembly polls

May 22, 2015

Rise above casteism, PM Modi tells Bihar ahead of assembly polls

Reaching out to the voters of Bihar ahead of the assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the people of the state to rise above caste considerations and support the most virtuous. #NewsTracker #bIhar #Casteism #Bihar Assembly Elections #PM Narendra Modi #Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
Brahminism and bigotry: Decoding the NCAER data on untouchability

Nov 29, 2014

Brahminism and bigotry: Decoding the NCAER data on untouchability

An NCAER survey talks of a high level of untouchability among Indians - with one in four admitting to such attitudes. But there is more to it that just this. The data need a more nuanced reading to draw the right conclusions. #Dalits #NCAER #Hindus #Racism #Muslims #Ambedkar #Sikhs #OBCs #Casteism #Brahmins #untouchability
The real threat to Hinduism is patriarchy, not 'Love' or 'Sex Jihad'

Sep 02, 2014

The real threat to Hinduism is patriarchy, not 'Love' or 'Sex Jihad'

Love Jihad is a red herring when the real threat is patriarchy and patriarchal attitudes. Conversions are an issue for Hindus, but these need different handling #India #Hinduism #Sangh Parivar #Casteism #Conversions #Patriarchy #Love jihad #Sex Jihad
No need for police case against Arundhati Roy for her remarks Gandhi forum

Aug 05, 2014

No need for police case against Arundhati Roy for her remarks Gandhi forum

Kerala Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi has disapproved the police move to register a case against Arundhati Roy for her remarks against Gandhi, but has asked the writer to introspect on what she had said. #Gandhi #TheySaidIt #Arundhati Roy #Mahatma Gandhi #Casteism #Kerala Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi
SC slams Haryana government for dubbing Dalit killing 'not a murder'

Oct 17, 2013

SC slams Haryana government for dubbing Dalit killing 'not a murder'

The Supreme Court today slammed Haryana government for refusing to accept that the killing of an old Dalit man and his physically-challenged daughter at a village in Rohtak district by a dominant community in 2010 was a murder #Supreme Court #Haryana #Haryana government #Dalits #Casteism #Dalit community #dalit murder
Caste-based rallies create brotherhood, ban RSS, VHP instead Mayawati

Jul 15, 2013

Caste-based rallies create brotherhood, ban RSS, VHP instead Mayawati

Accusing BJP and Congress of playing politics over Ayodhya, BSP supremo Mayawati today urged the Supreme Court to take strong action against them to protect secularism and demanded a ban on RSS, VHP and Bajrang Dal #Mayawati #Congress #BJP #Ayodhya #RSS #Bajrang Dal #Secularism #VHP #Casteism #Amit Shah #Criminal MPs #religious divides #caste-based rallies
Nandy's comment part of intellectual goondagiri Kancha Ilaiah

Feb 01, 2013

Nandy's comment part of intellectual goondagiri Kancha Ilaiah

Dalit intellectual Kancha Ilaiah said that Ashis Nandy's comments were part of intellectual goondagiri against the Dalits and should be condemned as strongly as street goondagiri. #WhoSaidWhat #Kancha Ilaiah #Ashis Nandy #Casteism #Prakash Ambedkar #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 #SC/ST Act
Modi vs Nitish Why shouldn't the pot call the kettle black?

Jun 12, 2012

Modi vs Nitish Why shouldn't the pot call the kettle black?

Indian politicians try to avoid debate by counter-accusing their accusers. Maybe it's time we allowed the pot and the kettle to bring out their arguments open #Narendra Modi #To The Contrary #Nitish Kumar #communalism #Casteism