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Jan 26, 2019
What's caste got to do with it: Being Savarna is an accident of birth, addressing injustices is a choiceAs an ally, I would appreciate feedback on what I can do to help, instead of my intentions being baselessly questioned. Most importantly, taking things out of context will weaken our collective fight against existing societal structures.
Jan 25, 2019
What's caste got to do with it: Being a Dalit writer and responding to Savarna criticismBecause our bodies are full of caste, and caste memories that have to be purged before we can move on to writing about other things, very few Dalit, OBC writers get to write about what they really want to write about: films, books, sex, technology, dating etc.
Jan 19, 2019
For Rohith Vemula, who wanted to learn, but ended up taking his own life; and for Savarnas who are too good to learnThose clueless about caste will never know why scores of DBA students never make it to the finish line in higher education, and why Rohith Vemula took his own life three years ago.
Jan 11, 2019
Don't know Manmohan Singh's caste but most Congress PMs were Savarnas, why didn't they think of quota bill? Asks Ram Vilas PaswanLok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan said on the 10 per cent quota move that all prime ministers from Congress party barring Manmohan Singh belonged to upper castes.
Dec 02, 2018
#MeToo and its aftermath: Notes from the 'margins' of lists that name and shamePower does not operate in a linear way. Structures of oppression cut across each other. In many cases, our response to these events is difficult because of the complexity involved.
Nov 13, 2018
MeToo and savarna feminism: Revolutions cannot start with the privileged, feminist future must be equal for allMainstream feminism in India aka upper-caste or savarna feminism, as it exists today, is problematic.
Jun 11, 2018
Kaala is not a 'Rajinikanth movie': A Dalit-Bahujan reading of the anti-caste politics in Pa Ranjith's filmKaala contains within itself a Dalit-Bahujan life-world with an explicit anti-caste politics at the centre
Apr 16, 2018
Wild Hair and Mad Dalit WomenI had just been looking in all the wrong place for answers but as it turns out — Dalit women have always had answers to these questions. Women with loud and vulgar laughter who, like their hair, are mad and untameable — always do.