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The politics of convenience at the centre of Arivu's recent erasure
Arts & Culture

The politics of convenience at the centre of Arivu's recent erasure

Both Rolling Stone India and maajja have been accused of being casteist and diminishing, as opposed to amplifying, the voice of Arivu, who is among the few Dalit musicians to have achieved a good degree of mainstream success.

200 Halla Ho movie review: Amol Palekar returns in a startling, unevenly recounted true-life tale of Dalit rebellion
Entertainment

200 Halla Ho movie review: Amol Palekar returns in a startling, unevenly recounted true-life tale of Dalit rebellion

It is revealing that this rare contemporary Hindi film foregrounding Dalits, including Dalit women, is not about believable triumphs, but a believe-it-or-not, eye-popping revenge saga. Still, in a Bollywood that usually erases the community, this is a significant film.

The Suraj Yengde interview | 'With COVID-19 pandemic, it is high time we acknowledged Dalit labour'
India

The Suraj Yengde interview | 'With COVID-19 pandemic, it is high time we acknowledged Dalit labour'

Dr Suraj Yengde, noted scholar and author of Caste Matters, spoke to Firstpost about how the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed chasms in our social structure and why it is high time we as a nation acknowledged and addressed the discrimination towards India's marginalised.

Banabai Kamble's service to her village: How a Kolhapur woman fights corrupt officials, alcoholism with steely determination
India

Banabai Kamble's service to her village: How a Kolhapur woman fights corrupt officials, alcoholism with steely determination

Banabai's work covers a large spectrum of issues, from sanitation to tackling alcoholism, to battling casteism and helping people with their documentation work.

How Eeb Allay Ooo! and The Great Indian Kitchen use dance to vet the limits of freedom in gendered and class-coloured spaces
Entertainment

How Eeb Allay Ooo! and The Great Indian Kitchen use dance to vet the limits of freedom in gendered and class-coloured spaces

Dance often becomes a way of meaning-making within films whose ramifications remain relatively under-explored and under-developed.

Amid casteism and opposition, a Kurundvad man's fight to ensure people can have dignity in death
India

Amid casteism and opposition, a Kurundvad man's fight to ensure people can have dignity in death

Driven by the understanding that people need moral and emotional support when a loved one dies, Appasso has often pitched in with his own funds for others' funerals.

'It's easy to call anything problematic': Richa Chadha on outrage against Madam Chief Minister, Section 375
Entertainment

'It's easy to call anything problematic': Richa Chadha on outrage against Madam Chief Minister, Section 375

"You have to leave enough room for all kinds of films to be made. We'll never have a contrarian point of view if such films aren't made," says Richa Chadha.

Caste in the USA, Episode 10: Challenging caste supremacy on social media, and how Savarna silence breeds impunity
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 10: Challenging caste supremacy on social media, and how Savarna silence breeds impunity

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 10.

Caste in the USA, Episode 9: Examining the trials of representing caste in the 'elite' art world
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 9: Examining the trials of representing caste in the 'elite' art world

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 9.

Caste in the USA, Episode 8: Decoding biases, inherent dominant supremacy in the field of public healthcare
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 8: Decoding biases, inherent dominant supremacy in the field of public healthcare

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 8.

Caste in the USA, Episode 7: Why the Savarna controlling of public policy normalises casteism, foils diversity
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 7: Why the Savarna controlling of public policy normalises casteism, foils diversity

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 7.

Caste in the USA, Episode 6: Navigating casteism in the Telugu diaspora, universities and workplaces
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 6: Navigating casteism in the Telugu diaspora, universities and workplaces

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 6.

Caste in the USA, Episode 5: On social isolation as a result of caste networks in the diaspora
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 5: On social isolation as a result of caste networks in the diaspora

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 5.

Caste in the USA, Episode 4: Battling caste bias as a Dalit woman in tech, and thriving under non-Indian bosses
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 4: Battling caste bias as a Dalit woman in tech, and thriving under non-Indian bosses

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 4.

Caste in the USA, Episode 3: Understanding caste from the lens of the privileged — a Brahmin's journey
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 3: Understanding caste from the lens of the privileged — a Brahmin's journey

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 3.

Caste in the USA, Episode 2: Dalit technologist Sam Cornelius on how casteism pervades tech world in India and US
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 2: Dalit technologist Sam Cornelius on how casteism pervades tech world in India and US

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 2.

Caste in the USA, Episode 1: Conversations about casteism in Indian diaspora are vital to challenging its impact
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 1: Conversations about casteism in Indian diaspora are vital to challenging its impact

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 1.

It is high time savarna Indians confronted their role as conspirators in perpetuating casteism, Brahminical patriarchy
Arts & Culture

It is high time savarna Indians confronted their role as conspirators in perpetuating casteism, Brahminical patriarchy

We perpetuate the caste system by negating the existence of caste, trivialising the experience of people from marginalised castes, unseeing the absence of a large part of the country’s population from institutions.

India's Dalit Muslims, marginalised historically and in the present day, find scant mention in mainstream discourse
India

India's Dalit Muslims, marginalised historically and in the present day, find scant mention in mainstream discourse

In times when Muslims are actively resisting state oppression and savagery, and valiantly propagating a counter-narrative to Islamophobia, they must also look to issues within the community.

Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Kaala represents resurrection of masses in world of cinematic stories
Entertainment

Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Kaala represents resurrection of masses in world of cinematic stories

It is not the case that Indian movies have never dealt with political subjects or politics in their stories, but they lacked aesthetics from the lives of the masses. Kaala breaks this monotony.