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Mar 04, 2019
The Valmiki community's protest against empty political gestures — and an oppressive occupationFor many centuries, the Valmiki community has suffered oppression and been deprived of opportunities because of a caste-ordained occupation — cleaning sewers and human waste
Dec 22, 2017
Sujatha Gidla's 'Ants Among Elephants' is a searing indictment of caste, untouchability in IndiaSujatha Gidla talks about her memoir, Ants Among Elephants, caste-based discrimination and why she refused to participate in an event alongside Smriti Irani
Apr 15, 2015
The Dalit vote in Bihar and UP: Why BJP has suddenly become fond of BR AmbedkarOne of the obvious reasons is its attempt to transform into a party of Dalits instead of what Mayawati and Kanshiram derisively called a patron of Tilak (Brahmins), Tarazu (Bania) and Talwar (Kshatriyas). The BJP knows that elections in Bihar and UP are around the corner and the nearly 22 percent Dalit vote here could be the decisive factor.
Oct 16, 2014
Bihar CM orders speedy trial in Dalit boy's murder caseThe Dalit boy's death has generated political heat in the district with the BJP and CPI(M-L) Liberation workers blocking roads near Mohanpur village.