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Feb 23, 2019
In caste-dominated Bihar, Nitish Kumar has upper hand over Narendra Modi, luckily JD(U) chief is on NDA's sidePoll-bound Bihar is not talking about economic packages and foundation stones in the run-up to the Lok Sabha Election, it is speaking about castes and efforts to woo them
Feb 22, 2019
After article dividing Pulwama victims on caste draws flak on Twitter, Pakistan rakes up class of killed CRPF jawansPakistan pointed out the class composition of the 40 jawans killed in the 14 February Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir while rejecting allegations of its involvement in the dastardly attack
Feb 13, 2019
Rajasthan Assembly passes bill giving five percent reservation to Gujjars in jobs and educational institutesRajasthan Assembly passed the Rajasthan Backward Classes Amendment Bill, which gives five percent reservation in jobs and educational institutes to Gujjars.
Feb 01, 2019
Gully Bai's casual casteism: A comedy video laughed at the marginalised — and reaffirmed prejudiceThe irritable kaamwali bai, the patriarchal makeup didi, the crass, unskilled but arrogant autowala are tropes that have been circulating in the comedy industry for way too long to be considered accidental slips by the privileged-but-well-meaning content creators
Jan 25, 2019
What's caste got to do with it: Being a Dalit writer and responding to Savarna criticismBecause our bodies are full of caste, and caste memories that have to be purged before we can move on to writing about other things, very few Dalit, OBC writers get to write about what they really want to write about: films, books, sex, technology, dating etc.
Jan 11, 2019
Arun Jaitley claims 10% quota for general category poor doesn't violate basic structure of ConstitutionArun Jaitley also accused the Congress of grudgingly supporting the Constitution Amendment Bill, passed by Parliament earlier this week.
Dec 26, 2018
Six policemen in Uttar Pradesh booked on charges of allegedly killing Dalit youth in their custodySix policemen, including an inspector and a sub-inspector, were booked on charges of "killing" a Dalit youth in their custody in Amroha district, said a senior official.
Dec 02, 2018
In The Twice-Born, Aatish Taseer goes beyond Ganga, Varanasi to explore India's socio-political landscapeAatish Taseer explores the questions a young democracy located within an ancient civilisation faces, but his attempt is weakened by his unwilling to get out of his comfort zone
Nov 24, 2018
In her words, and mine: Getting to know Ants Among Elephants' award-winning author Sujatha Gidla'It is liberating to hear a Dalit writer take pride in her work. It is even more liberating to hear her laugh at detractors,' writes Vijeta Kumar in her profile of Sujatha Gidla. Gidla recently won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for Ants Among Elephants.
Nov 23, 2018
Rajasthan Assembly polls: Alwar may slip out of BJP's grip as lynchings, subjugation of SC/STs polarise votersRajasthan Assembly Election 2018: The Meo Muslims in Alwar haven't forgotten the the mob lynchings at the hands of self-styled gau rakshaks, and neither have Dalit protesters who faced police heavy-handedness for protesting against dilution of SC/ST act