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Gita is a guide

Kancha Ilaiah in his article, The Gita and OBCs (Dec. 20), cleverly tries to divide the Hindu society into brahmanic, SC/ST and OBC. Perhaps, the fact that in the 2014 general election, about 31 per cent of the Hindu electorate voted unitedly for the BJP did ... Asian Age, 1 month ago

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Outlook, 3 weeks ago

Modi As Abraham Lincoln?

Prof Kancha Ilaiah recently argued that Narendra Modi-led BJP can potentially liberate backward castes, classes and tribes because Modi belongs to a backward caste. Really? Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of ...
 Outlook3 weeks ago

1 January 1818, and the fight to escape the Ghar

The speakers at the first Dr. Ambedkar Memorial Lectures in Goa, on Dec 6th and 7th 2014, were rather unassuming in their manner but left their audience with much to think about. Dr. Varsha Ayyar, of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, who ...
 Goa Herald5 days ago

Writings on caste over six decades

THE PROBLEM OF CASTE: — Essays from Economic and Political Weekly: Edited by Satish Deshpande; Orient Blackswan, 1/24, Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi-110002. Rs. 595. TOPICS The Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) holds a significant place in ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Nation celebrating wrong heroes: Arundhati Roy

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Writer Arundhati Roy at an Ayyankali memorial lecture in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. Photo: C. Ratheesh Kumar The real struggles and battles of actual heroes such as Ayyankali in Kerala or ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago
Deccan chronicle

DC debate: Time for law banning forced conversion?

Hyderabad: DC discusses BJP’s suggestion to make proselytisation illegal with Venkaiah Naidu, Union Parliamentary Affairs minister and senior BJP leader and Kancha Ilaiah, Director, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, ...
 Deccan chronicle1 month ago

Don’t copy, please

In his interview ‘BJP, RSS have an organic relationship’ (Dec 9), Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe used the phrase “Spiritual Democracy” in an inverted manner, applying it to Hinduism twice. He should have at least acknowledged that it was me who coined that ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Times of India

Prejudice, even in pardes

An upper-caste Gujarati family who ran a grocery shop in the US wanted to know the name of the Indian sitting next to them in a private van in Pennsylvania. When his name did not reveal his caste, they probed further and asked for his surname. He ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Janaki Nair: Debating the culinary choices of students

A recent attempt to revive culinary segregation, reportedly among the well-fed denizens of institutions of technical learning, with the endorsement of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), is designed to control what students eat on ...
 The Gulf Today2 months ago

The 2 'families' of Indian politics

By Mayengbam Nandakishwor Singh Post 1947, the Indian political scene has acquired many layers and shades of complexity. One observable facet, however, is that politics — or rather electoral politics — in India has been by and large dominated ...
 China Post2 months ago
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