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Jun 06, 2018
Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Wamandada Kardak's anti-caste metaphorsWamandada Kardak's work as a Dalit shahir was a breakthrough in terms of defining ‘culture’ in a Hindu Brahminical society
Jun 02, 2018
The anti-Sterlite protest of 22 May: A day of rage and death in ThoothukudiAn illustrated re-telling of the anti-Sterlite rally of May 22 in Thoothukudi, based on conversations with eyewitnesses
May 29, 2018
Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Anna Bhau Sathe's powerful songsAnna Bhau Sathe voiced the pain of an entire generation of untouchable workers, who migrated from the villages to cities in search of a life of dignity
May 23, 2018
Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: Bhimrao Kardak's jalsa against casteThe year was 1937. At Kasarwadi Dadar (in then Bombay), a meeting was held to discuss the upcoming Indian provincial elections. Bhimrao Kardak and his troupe of shahirs were part of this meeting, as was Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar
May 15, 2018
Stephen Hawking, and a brief history of the Big BangDid Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose’s work conclusively prove the Big Bang origin of the Universe?
May 11, 2018
Day before Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, business as usual in BengaluruWith just a day to go for the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, the mood on the streets of Bengaluru was a mix of the everyday and the charged
May 10, 2018
Decades after Kashmiri Pandits fled Valley in fear, what remains?Only 808 families comprising a total population of 2,864 of Kashmiri Pandits live across 242 towns and villages in the Valley today.
May 01, 2018
Ladakh's nunsThe number of Ladakh's nuns had dwindled to 300 in the mid-1990s as they grappled with adverse factors. Thanks to the intervention of Dr Tsering Palmo, the founder of the Ladakh Nuns Association, the community is now 1200-strong.
Apr 26, 2018
For Madhya Pradesh's tribals, too wide a gap between state policies and realityA five-year roadmap for overall development of tribals was on the agenda when Narendra Modi visited Mandla, Madhya Pradesh
Apr 23, 2018
Shoojit Sircar's reel women — and their real avatarsShoojit Sircar's onscreen universe isn't very different from ours. His poignant stories are born from intricate realities.