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View from abroad : Horrors of the caste system
DAWN Group

View from abroad : Horrors of the caste system

RECENTLY, RSS, the extremist Hindu organisation, proudly announced the conversion of 350 Muslims as part of its Ghar Vapsi, or Return to Home programme. It is also planning to convert 4,000 Christians at Christmas as part of the same drive. DAWN Group, 4 days ago

Anti-Conversion Law: What social scientists think about the idea?

PM Narendra Modi-led government has mooted the idea of anti-conversion law all over the country to enforce ban on religious conversion activities. Replying to the debate in Lok Sabha on the issue of religious conversion, Union Minister for ...
 Meri News5 days ago
Kathmandu Post

Search for self

DEC 06 - Growing up some seven decades ago, I was identified as the son of a Brahmin. It was not just me, everybody was known by the caste to which they were born. When two strangers met on the road or at a market place, the first question would ...
 Kathmandu Post1 week ago
DNA India

Do we really respect Dr Ambedkar or is it mere lip service?

On Babasaheb Ambedkar's 58th death anniversary, a reflection on whether his ideology is being defeated. Br BR Ambedkar's statue in Delhi Arijit Sen It was the 100th day celebration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in power and ...
 DNA India1 week ago

How does India's caste system work?

dorling kindersley Read Arundhati Roy's cover story on the Caste system India's caste system is a social structure that divides different groups into ranked categories. Members of higher castes have a greater social status than individuals of ...
 Prospect1 month ago

India's shame

Villagers protest in New Delhi in April against the gang rape of a Dalit girl in nearby Haryana state. RAVEENDRAN / AFP My father was a Hindu, a Brahmo. I never met him until I was an adult. I grew up with my mother in a Syrian Christian family ...
 Prospect1 month ago

Need For Simultaneous Fight against Class Exploitation & Caste Oppression

THE anti-people policies of the BJP and the Congress have made it very difficult for most of the people to run their day-to-day life. Though they have affected everybody, the worst affected are the rural poor, mainly agricultural workers. Most of ...
 Peoples Democracy.in1 month ago

Mayawati & Satish Chandra Mishra

Photo: Tehelka Archives Right through her political career, Mayawati has had to periodically finetune the available options before her to stay afloat. This happened 20 years ago when Behenji was only 39 years of age: a low-caste daughter of a ...
 Tehelka1 month ago
Mid Day

The right to be a Philistine

Bollywood demands the right to be Philistine and I wonder why many resist granting them that right. Illustration / Devdutt Patnaik Time and again, shortly after a star-studded mega masala movie has been released, I find people at parties ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

Contaminating Confucius: Christianity in China

Bismarckunderstood that the meaning of the concept of separation of Church and State wasnotthat the State should have no religion, nor even that it should not discriminate between citizens on the basis of religion. It was that the Church hitherto ...
 Global Research1 month ago
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