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Apr 16, 2018
Wild Hair and Mad Dalit WomenI had just been looking in all the wrong place for answers but as it turns out — Dalit women have always had answers to these questions. Women with loud and vulgar laughter who, like their hair, are mad and untameable — always do.
Apr 14, 2017
'BR Ambedkar was a theoretician': Kanshi Ram's hubris and why BSP remained just a party of North IndiaThis comparison, which left nobody in doubt about who he thought was the bigger leader of the Dalits, evoked apathy in North India but met with severe hostility from Andhra Pradesh.
Jan 24, 2017
RSS says Dalit icon BR Ambedkar never represented any caste, favoured religion and was pro-VedicIn the latest of the many "correct the past" assertions, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) recently stated that contrary to what is believed, Ambedkar was never opposed to the Vedic religion and didn't represent any caste,
Sep 25, 2016
Ashes to ashes: Matang women sift through funeral pyres to earn their livelihood; it's killing themThe women of the Matang community — a sub-section of Dalits — earn their livelihoods by sifting through the ashes of the dead. If the smoke inhalation doesn't kill them, hunger will.
Apr 09, 2014
No stay on Centre's decision to include Jats in OBC: SCThe bench said it cannot come in the way of the government taking a decision a day before the MCC came into force.
Apr 01, 2014
Inclusion of Jats in OBC list comes under SC scannerThe apex court asked the Centre to bring all relevant records to show there was proper consideration of NCBC report to reject its recommendation against inclusion of Jats as OBC.
Mar 07, 2014
Why UPA's reservation for Jats is a frightening jokeThe UPA government’s recent decision to include Jats of nine states in the Central OBC list is arguably the most frightening joke of this millennium.
Jan 28, 2013
Rethinking caste: Why we can't be so one-dimensionalCaste is not cast in stone. Somewhere during colonial rule, it metamorphosed into something more retrograde than it was in earlier times