Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists
Therapy modules taught in universities are informed by feminism and are queer-affirmative but they do not actively recognise caste-based pride and shame.
Hathras gang-rape incident: Valmikis protest not limited to seeking justice for victim, they want caste system to go away
A striking feature of the current Valmiki protests about the Hathras caste crime is that both the image of Ambedkar and sloganeering deployed by the Ambedkarite/Anti-caste protestors are largely missing.
Gunjan Veda on her book The Museum of Broken Tea Cups, and why Dalit artists' contributions to culture go unrecognised
You cannot invisibilise someone if you recognise their contribution. And as a society, we have always sought to invisibilise Dalits, says author Gunjan Veda
Richa Chadha wrote in a tweet that she was unaware of her caste privilege till after she graduated from college
Reservations are psychological crutches for Scheduled Castes, have only perpetuated caste system instead of destroying it
Scheduled Castes must realise that they cannot succeed in their struggle for social amelioration if they are isolated, writes former justice Markandey Katju.
The Congress posted about Phule’s "visionary efforts" and his "tenacity to fight" against all forms of oppression.
Coronavirus outbreak has foregrounded India's inequalities; country must re-examine social order when pandemic abates
In transmission, the coronavirus seems to follow principles of equality, but in so doing exposes with absolute clarity the distinctions between privilege and the lack thereof
Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups
Under the Constitution, reservation is an aspect of substantive equality which imposes a duty on states to provide it for those groups who are disadvantaged in different terms
Sakshi Misra case: Inter-caste marriage important, but deeper problem is belief in scriptures promoting hierarchical order
It would be inadequate to merely quote Ambedkar's emphasis on inter-caste marriages, while ignoring his other warnings and apprehensions.
By linking cleanliness to spirituality, Gandhi, symbol of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, valorised inhuman practice of manual scavenging
If we consider manual scavenging as an inhuman occupation, then it's important to ask why Gandhi supported the system instead of adopting water closet
Article 15, directed by Anubhav Sinha, will release in cinemas on 28 June.
The anti-caste movement, I guess, forgot to tell those like Dr Payal Tadvi, when they were alive, that it needs them — now and always; it forgot to tell them that their lives are precious.
Payal Tadvi's suicide: 'Evidence of ligature mark over neck', says autopsy report; victim's chats show she was facing torture
The investigation into the suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi has been transferred to the Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police on Thursday.
Payal Tadvi's suicide: Marred by casteism, dominated by donations, medical education in India needs mirror to avoid dehumanisation
Three senior doctors allegedly bullied and tortured Dr Payal Tadvi because of her caste - she was born into an Adivasi family - all the way to suicide at Mumbai's BYL Nair Hospital.
Resident doctor's suicide in Mumbai a grim reminder of how caste bias plagues India's educational institutes even today
While Dr Pragya Tadvi's suicide in Mumbai following caste harassment is a grim reminder of how classrooms are not free from the social evil, it is also an indicator of the sorry state of the education system in India.
Ambedkar Jayanti: Devendra Fadnavis pays tribute to Dalit leader, alleges Congress did nothing to preserve his memories
Born into a poor Dalit family on 14 April 1891, Ambedkar became independent India's first law minister, the principal architect of the Constitution of India and a founding father of the Republic of India.
Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi, Congress leaders pay tribute to Dalit social reformer
Ambedkar, commonly known as Babasaheb, dedicated his life to working for the upliftment of untouchables, women, and labourers.
Ambedkar Jayanti: A deep dive into the origins of caste in India, and Babasaheb's protest against it
Not 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
Ambedkar Jayanti: Current politics of polarisation, hero worship could have disappointed Constitution's architect
For Ambedkar, the constitutional pillars of liberty, equality and fraternity could operate only in a trinity and could not be divorced from each other.
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Jobs crisis, farm distress, religion and caste key issues likely to affect poll outcome
Narendra Modi’s BJP-led alliance will win a thin majority, opinion polls show, with its focus on national security trumping concerns over jobs and farm prices.