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Nov 27, 2018
Conservancy workers' two decade-struggle highlighted in photo series by Sudharak OlweConservancy workers — manual scavengers employed with urban municipalities — clean (often with their bare hands and few or inadequate tools) excreta and other waste, blocked sewers and drains. Since January 2017, one person has died every five days, on average, while cleaning sewers and septic tanks across the country
Nov 22, 2018
The story of Jack (Dorsey) and the smashing (Brahmin) backlash, told in memesOnce upon a time, Jack posed with a blue poster that said something very obvious: #SmashBrahminicalPariarchy
Nov 21, 2018
My poster in Jack Dorsey's hands wasn't the point; real threat to trolls was me seeking safety of oppressed on TwitterWe live in strange times that the whole of Twitter India can be brought to a standstill by the subversive presence of a contemporary Dalit poster
Nov 03, 2018
#MeToo in India: Sordid link between casteism and assault must be addressed to prevent sexual violenceThe social contract between the Indian state and its most marginalised is unequal.
Sep 08, 2018
Pre-teens in UP village boycott mid day meal prepared by ‘lower’ caste cook; school throws food after protestsStudents of a primary school in an Uttar Pradesh village refused to have mid day meal on Friday as they couldn't stomach the fact that it was prepared by a woman from a Scheduled Caste
Sep 02, 2018
Babytai Awale's long battle against patriarchy, casteism in Maharashtra's Tilwani villageThe first woman from the Tilwani village [Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district] to pick up the occupation of puncture repairing, and a proud feminist, today everyone in the village calls her Awale ma’am.
Aug 20, 2018
India can double per capita GDP in 30 years if it discards beliefs that perpetuate caste, gender inequalities: StudyIndia’s per capita GDP per annum grew 26 times between 1958 and 2018. “This increase could have been higher if Indians were less rigid in their religious views,” says study
Aug 15, 2018
72nd Independence Day: From Modicare, rule of law to North East, PM delivers 'feel good' speech on a 'feel good' dayIn his Independence Day speech a Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi avoided the Hindu-Muslim trap, wanted India to move ahead of the pack and we liked it
Jul 30, 2018
Teenage love story turns into inter-caste violence in Thiruvennainallur; boy's family attacked after couple goes missingThe love story of two teenagers in Thiruvennainallur town of Villupuram district in Tamil Nadu has resulted in inter-caste violence with the boy's family coming under attack on Sunday
Jul 23, 2018
Yogi Adityanath accuses Samajwadi Party of promoting casteism, says 'nationalist thinking' needed for development of IndiaUttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that "nationalist thinking" is needed for the development of a country.