Rise of Hindutva forces, upper caste antagonism catalyse drive by educated Dalits to assert their identity
Christophe 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
In a new twist to the ongoing fracas over alleged conversion to Islam by a group of people in Rampur, the district administration on Thursday promised not to forcibly evict them or demolish their shanties.
800 Valmikis converted to Islam to save their homes in Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's Rampur.
Who started the trouble in East Delhi’s Trilokpuri? Highly-placed sources said the entire flare-up was not “accidental” but “pre-planned”.