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Apr 15, 2018
Dalit assertion sends politicos scrambling to appropriate BR Ambedkar's legacy, but symbolic gestures won't cut it any moreThe political landscape is changing rapidly, spurred most critically by a new Dalit assertion, which has made parties across the board scramble in their effort to keep constituents on board.
Apr 08, 2018
Madhya Pradesh polls: Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakore 'ready' to work like they did in GujaratGujarat Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel on Sunday said that "all three of us", referring to Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani and OBC leader Alpesh Thakore, were ready to "work in Madhya Pradesh like we did in Gujarat".
Apr 03, 2018
Bharat Bandh protests: Maharashtra remained peaceful, but Prakash Ambedkar warns of 'Syria-like' situation loomingOn Monday, as large parts of the country faced the heat of Dalit anger following a 'Bharat Bandh' call given by several groups, Maharashtra remained largely peaceful.
Mar 19, 2018
Jignesh Mevani claims Centre not concerned about employment, education; calls Narendra Modi's policies 'anti-people'Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Sunday alleged that the Centre was not concerned about serious issues of unemployment, education and health, as he claimed that the "anti-people policies" of the Narendra Modi government have hit trade and industry in the country.
Feb 28, 2018
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Vijay Rupani tells Firstpost 'Modi magic is intact', PM is BJP's trump cardGujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani asserts that he is sure his party, BJP, will repeat the performance of 2014 Lok Sabha election in the 2019 national elections as the “Modi magic” is still intact and has not withered away.
Feb 18, 2018
Gujarat: Jignesh Mevani detained by Ahmedabad Police as rallies held to protest Dalit activist's suicideProtesters blocked roads and held rallies in several parts of Gujarat Sunday, including capital Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, and Patan in Mehsana district against the failure of the authorities concerned to prevent suicide of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vanakar on Friday, police said.
Feb 17, 2018
Dalit activist who set himself on fire in Gujarat over delay in land allotment succumbs to burn injuriesA Dalit activist, who set himself on fire in Gujarat over govt's failure to regularise land tilled by a landless labourer, succumbed to his burn injuries
Feb 14, 2018
Jignesh Mevani says Priya Varrier's song going viral an answer to RSS' V-Day protests, slams Narendra ModiGujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on the occasion of Valentine's Day.
Feb 05, 2018
Rise of Hindutva forces, upper caste antagonism catalyse drive by educated Dalits to assert their identityChristophe Jaffrelot talks about what's exceptional about current resurgence of Dalit assertiveness, and why right-wing politics will always have limited appeal for backward castes
Jan 30, 2018
Jignesh Mevani's anti-BJP, anti-Hindutva rhetoric could be what Congress is looking for in KarnatakaJignesh Mevani's anti-BJP stand has added another political dimension to the upcoming electoral battle in Karnataka, giving a major boost to Congress.