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Apr 14, 2019
Ambedkar Jayanti: A deep dive into the origins of caste in India, and Babasaheb's protest against itNot knowing what caste is, is a huge part of the problem. On Ambedkar Jayanti, here is a deep dive into the origin of caste, when it became a rigid system, and BR Ambedkar's fight to empower Dalits
Mar 04, 2019
The Valmiki community's protest against empty political gestures — and an oppressive occupationFor many centuries, the Valmiki community has suffered oppression and been deprived of opportunities because of a caste-ordained occupation — cleaning sewers and human waste
Oct 22, 2018
Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Vilas Ghogare sang of Ambedkar with his iktaraVilas Ghogare portrayed the dreadful life of the workers that he observed up close, since he was a worker himself in Mumbai. He also spoke of his life as a Dalit — a life that he had inherited.
Jun 11, 2018
Kaala is not a 'Rajinikanth movie': A Dalit-Bahujan reading of the anti-caste politics in Pa Ranjith's filmKaala contains within itself a Dalit-Bahujan life-world with an explicit anti-caste politics at the centre
May 29, 2018
Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Anna Bhau Sathe's powerful songsAnna Bhau Sathe voiced the pain of an entire generation of untouchable workers, who migrated from the villages to cities in search of a life of dignity
Mar 16, 2018
Meet Chitralekha, the Dalit auto-rickshaw driver battling CPM-led caste oppression in KeralaThe CPM-led Left government in Kerala, which came into power in 2016, will particularly be noted for two things: First is the constant criticism over political violence between the CPM and RSS, and the subsequent political deliberation by the BJP's central leadership. And secondly, repeated instances of caste-based discrimination in the state.
Apr 14, 2017
Ambedkar Jayanti 2017: A look at the life of Dalits through Sudharak Olwe's lensPhotojournalist Sudharak Olwe talks to us about his photo series on Dalits.
Feb 12, 2017
Bombay Black: These portraits aim to capture the caste conflict in rural MaharashtraThe Kala Ghoda festival features a photo series by Sudharak Olwe that focuses on the caste conflict in rural Maharashtra.