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Indian Diaspora Celebrates Shudra Festival of Colors

By Sunthar Visuvalingam Every Indian knows and often eagerly anticipates the spring festival of colors characterized by unruly behavior, for Holi is unlike any other Hindu holi-day, marked by piety and restraint. Over the past few decades, the ... News India Times, 1 month ago

Arundhati Roy is right: We need Ambedkar now

Title: Annihilation of Caste (The annotated critical edition) Author: B R Ambedkar Publisher: Navayana For millions of year, the primary function of the human brain has been survival; its only mantra truth is survival and survival the only ...
 Sify1 day ago
DNA India

Rethinking Reservations in India during Lok Sabha elections

RNA Research & Archives Social justice is the cornerstone of constitutional democracy. The men who drafted Indian Constitution were men of great vision and foresight. There is plethora of conflicting historical narratives on the status of Varna ...
 DNA India6 days ago

What Should We Do In These Elections?

Forward Press The poll battle has begun. The great Indian people will vote to elect the sixteenth Lok Sabha soon. Every election is different. But this election as suggested by forecasts will be remembered long for its outcome. It may prove a ...
 Counter Currents2 weeks ago

Is BJP going pro-Mandal?

The Bharatiya Janata Party is in a crisis. Its old guard, whose glorious days began with the demolition of the Babri Masjid, is being retired prematurely. BJP president Rajnath Singh and the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago

Demand your share, don't wait for government sops

Many tend to believe that caste as an instrument of segregation would fade away in the modern times, but caste as a graded system was made a political entity during colonial times and the segregation only increased after the formation of the modern ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

1933 of 2014!: Challenging communal fascism: Making new beginnings-I

The Jew as well as the Christian, the Hindu no less than the Muslim 'fundamentalist' plies an ideology of superior difference. Each confronts an inferior and threatening Other. Each engages in the politics of exclusion. Hence each poses a menace to ...
 Kashmir Times4 weeks ago

Quota games: Strange race by communities to join backward classes

NEW DELHI: The joke is that if Jats and Marathas are backward, then may as well put Thakurs and Brahmins on the OBC list and end the farce. With Jats recently put on the central list of backward classes, the day is not far when Marathas and ...
 Economic Times4 weeks ago Quota games: The race backwards  Times of India4 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

Whose Women's Day is it anyway!

Bhavin Jankharia Last Saturday was 'Women's Day' and you couldn't miss it on WA. There was a surge of women-men jokes and posts, some saccharine sweet, extolling the virtues of mothers, wives, daughters, etc., others taking pot shots at all those ...
 Mumbai Mirror4 weeks ago

Politics Over Caste Quota

From: 15/03/2014 Martin Luther King Jr visited India in 1950s. After his return home, he was full of praise for India, especially for the affirmative action it took for the advancement of the depressed classes. He was referring to the ...
 Navhind Times1 month ago
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