Dalit Rights

Must Read Comment Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

  0 comments   |     by Sumanta Banerjee on 21, April 2018

Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, on your excellent analysis of the present situation. The problem with the OBC leadership is that the Mandal recommendations for reservation (surely necessary) led to the creation of a sub-elite among the OBC politicians, who replicated the same opportunist and exploitative model of functioning that their up

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Rising Crime Against Dalits And The Dilution Of The SC/ ST Act

  0 comments   |     by Sheshu Babu on 20, April 2018

The recent verdict relating to atrocities on SC/ STs and dalits has sparked much debate and controversy. Scores of dalits and their supporters called for ‘ Bharat ban

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India’s Dalit Spring, The OBCs And The Hindutva Game Plan – Kancha Ilaiah

  0 comments   |     by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd on 16, April 2018

The other day a friend of mine said “What India is witnessing is a rule of radical Hinduism, like radic

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Caste Question In India: As I understand It Nivedita Dwivedi

  0 comments   |     by Nivedita Dwivedi on 12, April 2018

What follows is not meant to be an academic analysis of caste and its operation in India. Such an analysis has been do

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Hindu Nazis Target Minorities in India Alliance of criminal chief executives

  0 comments   |     by Khadijah Ali on 03, April 2018

Alliance of criminal chief executives feeds oppression of minorities India is a land of contrasts. Given its size, this is understandabl

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Stop The Increasing Violence Against Dalits

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat on 22, March 2018

Minister does not leave an opportunity to quote Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar. RSS has been calling him ‘pratahsmarniya’

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Raigarh authorities should protect Adivasis’ right to peaceful protest

  0 comments   |     by By Amnesty International India on 13, March 2018

Local authorities in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, should respect and protect the right of Adivasi villagers opposing the activities of private companies to conduct peaceful protests on 15 and 16 January. Residents of six villages in Gharghoda block, Raigarh are planning a protest against the unlawful construction of an ash pond by TRN Energy Limited in Nawapara Tenda village and the establishment of

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Modi Govt Has Proved ‘Unwilling’ to Protect Rights of Minority Groups: Human Rights Watch Report

  0 comments   |     by By Mehr Gill on 26, February 2018

No prosecution or ‘serious effort’ seen to prevent attacks by vigilante groups claiming to be BJP supporters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has publicly criticised cow vigilantism, but his calls have

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T-MASS: A New Experiment In Ambedkarite-Marxist Alliance

  0 comments   |     by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd on 13, February 2018

The newly formed organization popularly called T-MASS is a registered organization under the Telangana Government’s Registration Act with a name “Telangana Mass and Social Organizations”. Under its broad umbrella many Ambedkarist, Phuleite, communist, humanist, women organizations are working with a broad phil

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Stop The Increasing Violence Against Dalits by Vidya Bhushan Rawat

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat on 02, February 2018

 Prime Minister does not leave an opportunity to quote Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar. RSS has been calling him ‘pratahsmarniya’ and Amit Shah has been going to have food at the ‘Dalit’ localities. BJP has been going wild on its Dalit outreach programme and there is nothing wrong in politics to strengthen its outreach but the question is how would you like Dalits to respond

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