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Jul 02, 2018
Kamal Haasan's jibe at Brahmin thread: MNM chief pandering to Dravidian-Periyar ideology, but is he alienating others?Kamal Haasan was asked a question in Tamil on Twitter on which book had inspired him the most. Haasan's tweet came under a lot of criticism from the Brahmin community which saw it as pandering to the anti-Brahmin Dravidian-Periyar-esque ideology which has a wider following in Tamil Nadu.
May 05, 2018
Karnataka polls: History shows caste never influenced results, but Siddaramaiah's Lingayat move may change itKarnataka has never exhibited a clear caste-wise preference in voting patterns, however, the Congress move to recommend separate religious status to the Lingayats makes this election interesting as it is the first such direct overture to a caste group in the state
Mar 22, 2018
Siddaramaiah in fix after 37 Hindu castes including his own Kuruba community demand ‘minority’ statusIn this satirical piece, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah finds himself in a fix when one after 37 Hindu communities in the state call him seeking minority status
Nov 01, 2017
Caste politics is behind BJP's decision to name Prem Kumar Dhumal as Himachal Pradesh CM candidateIt is safe to say that caste politics is behind BJP's declaration of Dhumal as chief ministerial candidate.
Oct 09, 2017
'Periyar's dream realised': Kamal Haasan hails Pinarayi Vijayan over appointment of non-Brahmin priests in KeralaKamal Haasan hails Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan for appointing 36 non-Brahmin priests to serve in temples
Sep 24, 2017
If Hindus want to celebrate their religion, they would do well to open their places of worship to allIn India, mosques, churches and gurudwaras are open to all. I'd encourage Hindus to visit their local mosque. They will be welcomed and will find it rewarding, whether or not they are interested in Islam.
Aug 28, 2017
Kerala temples reluctant to appoint Dalit priests despite facing shortage of Brahmin scholarsInterestingly, even temples that are finding difficulty in getting qualified Brahmins to serve as priests are not willing to appoint non-Brahmins.
May 23, 2017
Watch: CBSE's new elective teaches regressive ideas on caste and genderArray
Mar 11, 2017
UP Election Results 2017: Improvement on BSP's social engineering model takes BJP to dizzy heightsFrom 1993 to 2002 the state witnessed hung assembly, no party could breach the half way mark solely on the back of their traditional vote bank.
Jan 18, 2017
Uttarakhand election: ND Tiwari joins BJP but will he attract Brahmin votes for the party?This man with a life so colorful that it would make Princess Di look dull in comparison now joins the BJP, ostensibly to influence the Brahmin voters, at the behest of Amit Shah, in Uttarakhand.