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May 19, 2019
Arundhati Roy's The Doctor and the Saint: Strongest when scrutinising Gandhi, but falters on AmbedkarThe Doctor and the Saint is a decent starting point for those who seek to revise their own uncritical points of view about Gandhi. But for those looking to introduce themselves to Ambedkar — the man as well as his politics — you’re much better off reading Annihilation of Caste itself, followed by everything else Ambedkar wrote.
Nov 16, 2018
Short history of word 'Dalit': Move to scrap use of term has roots in history; all ruling parties have applied labels to communityAnd yet, every time the community has fought back and reasserted its rights in a dominant upper-caste society, they have managed to reunite under the canopy of the term 'Dalit' rather than any other nomenclature that the non-Dalits may have tried to ascribe to the society.
Apr 14, 2016
'Perpetual thorn to upper-caste pieties': How Ambedkar shaped modern IndiaAs India celebrates the anniversary of the great social thinker and reformer Dr B R Ambedkar, here are some glimpses of the major milestones in his journey.
Apr 14, 2016
Chalk and cheese: The hypocrisy of the BJP-Congress tussle to claim AmbedkarThe maddening competition between the BJP and the Congress to appropriate Dr BR Ambedkar for bolstering their fortunes will go down in Indian history as arguably the most delicious paradox of all