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Feb 26, 2018
Rajasthan HC stays investigation against Salman Khan for alleged casteist remark against Valmiki communityThe Rajasthan HC on 26 February issued a stay on the investigation against Salman Khan for allegedly making casteist comments against the Valmiki community
Feb 11, 2018
On Amish Tripathi's attempt to connect India's past, present, and the Brahminism of his Ram Chandra seriesIf Amish Tripathi’s enormous popularity means that a sizeable part of the educated class shares his attitudes, it could be a cause for alarm | #FirstCulture
Jan 25, 2018
Ants Among Elephants review: Sujatha Gidla's passionately researched examination of what it means to be Dalit in IndiaSujatha Gidla's Ants Among Elephants — rather than telling us stories of an 'untouchable' family and their struggles in a casteist society — tells us that liberation in India could never come from those at the 'top' of society | #FirstCulture
Dec 22, 2017
Sujatha Gidla's 'Ants Among Elephants' is a searing indictment of caste, untouchability in IndiaSujatha Gidla talks about her memoir, Ants Among Elephants, caste-based discrimination and why she refused to participate in an event alongside Smriti Irani
Dec 16, 2017
TM Krishna-MS Subbulakshmi row: What a thinkpiece on dance, devadasi system gets wrongDance had little to do with why the devadasi system was abhorrent to those who wanted to abolish it; it was for its god-awful abuse of girls
Oct 21, 2017
Maharashtra's Dalit literature visionary: How Baburao Bagul's words exposed a casteist societyIn this third column on Dalit literature from Maharashtra, we look at the works of Baburao Bagul
Jul 08, 2017
Tension in Bihar's Bhagalpur district after Mahadalit women denied entry in Kali templeThe women who were denied entry into the 200-year-old Kali temple on Friday.
Jul 03, 2017
Can Toilet: Ek Prem Katha tackle the deep-rooted problem of open defecation in India?The issue of open defecation in India is a multilayered one | Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Jun 27, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar says caste being made an issue for the first time in pollsOpposition candidate Meira Kumar wondered why caste should be an issue in the Presidential election, and lamented that for the first time it was being discussed.
Apr 14, 2017
Ambedkar Jayanti: Inspired by BR Ambedkar, TN ideologue looks to unearth ground realities of DalitsStalin Rajangam, an Ambedkar ideologue, Dalit intellectual and writer, has been studying caste complexities in Tamil Nadu to unearth Dalit ground realities.