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May 14, 2019
Cracks in cult of Mayawati: Return to Kanshi Ram’s alliance formula shows BSP chief’s larger-than-life image has begun to crumbleBahujan Samaj Party had hoped to fashion a single, national leadership for Dalits across India. Win or lose in Uttar Pradesh, that dream is dead. Ultimately, Behenji has discovered cult followings can be fickle
Apr 16, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: How Agra, Ambedkar's favourite city, evolved into a battlefield of political thoughtDr BR Ambedkar made his last, stirring speech in Agra in which he expressed his anguish at educated Dalits taking up government jobs
Mar 15, 2019
Shunned by regional satraps, Congress woos young leaders like Chandrashekhar Azad to regain groundA successful entry into the Uttar Pradesh’s political game, via Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, may give Congress a formula that it could execute to good effect in other states
Oct 01, 2018
Chandrashekhar Azad: The politics of a non-politician in Uttar PradeshChandrashekhar Azad, the 'great Dalit hope', says that he will not contest polls. But he continues to be seen as a threat by political parties
Jul 12, 2018
Rahul Gandhi meets Kaala director Pa Ranjith: An outreach to the Dalit vote bank in Tamil Nadu?At a time when every star or director in Kollywood shows interest in plunging into politics, Ranjith has the right credentials to succeed. No wonder Rahul Gandhi spent two hours with him.
Jun 18, 2018
Violence against Dalits: Fresh reports of atrocities highlight growing anger, outrage in communityYoung leaders of a nascent group of middle-class Dalits think and act differently from veteran leaders when it comes to the violence they face.
Dec 08, 2017
Gujarat Elections: Tired of Congress and BJP, Dalits seek to shift narrative to development, rise above caste politicsThe Gujarat Assembly Election is likely to see Dalits rising above caste politics and vote for development as the community realises the need for political empowerment and not just political representation
Oct 22, 2017
Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Congress likely to receive boost as OBC leader Alpesh Thakor accepts invitation to join partyThakor, the convenor of the Gujarat OBC Ekta Manch and leader of the local Thakor Sena, has considerable influence among backward classes.
Jun 27, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar says poll about ideology, not 'Dalit vs Dalit'Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday said she would contest the election on the basis of ideology not caste, stressing that her plank would be destruction of the caste structure and protection of democratic values.
Jan 24, 2017
RSS says Dalit icon BR Ambedkar never represented any caste, favoured religion and was pro-VedicIn the latest of the many "correct the past" assertions, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) recently stated that contrary to what is believed, Ambedkar was never opposed to the Vedic religion and didn't represent any caste,