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Jul 15, 2012
Aamir to meet PM on manual scavengers' plightAn estimated 300,000 manual workers are engaged in this degrading profession and continue to be regarded as social outcasts.
Jul 11, 2012
Have we grown up since the Ramabai Nagar riots in Mumbai?While a section of educated, upper middle class India might condemn caste violence as the doings of the not-so-literate, caste consciousness is deeply entrenched in their lives too.
Jul 10, 2012
Uttarakhand HC strikes down caste based promotionIn a landmark judgement the Uttarakhand High Court today declared as unconstitutional the provision of caste based promotion in government services.
May 11, 2012
Satyamev Jayate: Will it be inter-caste love this Sunday, Aamir?Satyamev Jayate has had phenomenal success after its first episode on female foeticide. Will he take on inter-caste love next?
Apr 23, 2012
Has the time come to elevate Ambedkar over Gandhi?It is a tragedy that BR Ambedkar is seen as only a Dalit icon, when his contribution to societal reform is as large, if not larger, than Gandhi's.
Apr 17, 2012
Beef Festival organisers are foolish lambs to the slaughterThe caste-baiting organisers of the #BeefFestival deluded themselves into thinking they were asserting their “food rights”. But it's their political patrons backstage who will harvest the fruits of their folly.
Apr 09, 2012
Katju speaks the ‘unpleasant truth’: 90% of Indians are foolsThe former Supreme Court judge lists - yet again - Indians' many failings, and blames the media for not focussing on the country's real problems.
Mar 06, 2012
UP election results: For Congress, it's social engineering gone wrongIt's too early to say what went wrong for the Congress party in UP, but one thing certainly did — the ‘caste arithmetic’.
Jan 20, 2012
More bombers than baniyas: why Army dominates in PakOne reason why Pakistan Army dominates over the elected government is because during partition the traders (baniyas) came to India, whereas the warriors went to Pakistan.
Jan 16, 2012
National parties wake up to UP reality, embrace caste gameIn change of approach, Congress and BJP woo OBCs and MBCs aggressively.