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Why the recent narratives on Shudras and Asuras are totally me...

Was Mahishasur actually a benevolent king who was slaughtered by a "temptress" Durga sent by the Aryans simply because he was dark and an aboriginal, a Shudra? This is the "alternative" view propagated by "progressive" leftist intellectuals, ... Huffington Post, 1 month ago
Mid Day

Devdutt Pattanaik: The Queer in Ramcharitmanas

By Devdutt Pattanaik | Posted 5 hours There is an oft-quoted line in Tulsidas' Ramcharitmanas, 'Dhol ganwar shudra pashu nari sakal taadan ke adhikari.' Its translation has been the subject of great debate. The most common translation has been, ...
 Mid Day3 weeks ago

British took Kohinoor by force, but so did the Indians: William Dalrymple explains complex history ofdiamond

Over the past week, the fabled Kohinoor diamond has been back in the news. The Indian government told the court that the diamond was gifted and not forcefully taken away by the British. The statement acted as a catalyst to a fervent debate on ...
 Yahoo! India2 days ago
Counter Currents

The RSS Brahmantva Versus Dalit-Bahujans As the most sinister defender of brahmanical social order under the guise of Hindu nationalism, the RSS-BJP knows that the awakening of Dalit-bahujans and their coming together with the Left and other egalitarian forces will ...
 Counter Currents4 days ago

No love forAmbedkar

It is heartening to see Ram Madhav, a seasoned RSS/ BJP leader committed to Hindutva politics, praising Indian democracy, begotten by the architect of our Constitution, Bhimrao Ambedkar (What Dalits want, The Indian Express, April 14). Madhav also ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Counter Currents

The Lid's Off The Petri Dish (Includes A Packaged Meal) East Meets Worst Back in 2014, Narendra Modi's slogan in his ultimately successful campaign for the prime ministership of India was Achhe Din Aane Wale Hain (Good Days Are Coming.) His party—the right-wing BJP—somehow won a ...
 Counter Currents1 week ago From Trump to Modi: the Lid's Off the Petri Dish (Includes a Packaged Meal)  CounterPunch1 week ago

Adopt Periyar's Self-Respect principles, Bhagwan tells deprived classes

Rationalist and thinker K.S. Bhagwan has strongly condemned honour killings in society. When parents kill their child who opted for an inter-caste marriage, it means that they value their caste over their own child's life. How horrible is a system ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Untouchable in Australia? 'I threw the rent money'

What if people refused to touch you because of your ancestry? India's outlawed caste system is alive and well in Australia, say those once considered untouchable. Denied entry to homes, refused service by priests, theyre calling for Australia to ...
 Special Broadcasting Service1 week ago

Hypocrisy unbound

Prime Minister Narendra Modi went all the way to Mhow, birthplace of BR Ambedkar, to pay homage on his 125th birth anniversary and asked the Congress to repent for undermining the legacy of the author of our Constitution saying that he would have ...
 The Statesman1 week ago

On the contrary: Women shouldn't give up their fight to enter temples

Swami Vivekananda once said, There is no greater sin than calling another human a sinner. For, he alone is a sinner who sees a sinner in another man. There cannot be a more apt time to recall this remarkable statement as the country has seen high ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
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