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India’s uncomfortable truths on film

Sukhdev Sandhu guardian.co.uk, Friday 8 June 2012 A look at the career of revolutionary Indian documentary film-maker Anand Patwardhan Police at a demonstration in India (from the film Jai Bhim Comrade) Photograph: Anand Patwardhan Anand Patwardhan, whose work will be… Continue Reading →

Why silence from dalit leaders over the Bathani Tola judgment and loud protests over the Ambedkar cartoons ?

Bathani Tola and the Cartoon Controversy Vol – XLVII No. 22, June 02, 2012, economic and political weekely | Anand Teltumbde Why has there been such a silence from dalit leaders over the Bathani Tola judgment acquitting all those accused of killing… Continue Reading →

Stop tampering with NCERT textbooks #censorship

PEOPLE’S UNION FOR CIVIL LIBERTIES RAJASTHAN Jaipur, 12th May, 2012 Statement by the PUCL, Rajasthan branch On the controversy created by the Indian Parliamentarians on the BR Ambedkar-Nehru cartoon in the NCERT text book of Standard XII   STOP TAMPERING… Continue Reading →

Cartoons All! Politicians and Self-Seekers

MAY 14, 2012 tags: Ambedkar cartoon, NCERT textbooks by Aditya Nigam The uproar over what is being referred to as the ‘Ambedkar cartoon’ in the class XI textbook prepared by NCERT first began over a month ago, that is to say, almost six… Continue Reading →

Ambedkar Cartoon Debate: A Perspective

  Ambedkar Cartoon Debate: A Perspective   A raging controversy has erupted over a 1949 cartoon of Ambedkar and Nehru in a NCERT political science textbook, leading to an uproar in Parliament, and an announcement by the HRD Minister that the… Continue Reading →

Where converts do not find a place at Dalit graveyard

P. V. SRIVIDYA, Naggapatinam May 6, 2012, The  Hindu On Saturday, as 105-year-old Nagammal journeyed to her grave, her right to a decent burial in a yard meant for Dalits was scuttled, after caste Hindus opposed her burial as she… Continue Reading →

Anand Patwardhan’s paean to Dalits, that took 14 years to compose

A Song that will be sung Anand Patwardhan’s paean to Dalits, that took 14 years to compose, probes even as it praises, says Saroj Giri in Tehelka Tragic remains People killed in the police firing in Ramabai Colony in 1997 THERE IS an entrenched tendency… Continue Reading →

Children of god ?- Kuldip Nayar

Kuldip Nayar in Dailystar When an Australian editor posed a question to the Indian press on why it never had a dalit, the untouchable, at a top position in journalism, I felt embarrassed. I considered it an omission which should have… Continue Reading →

Wall of “untouchability’ demolished

SALEM,April 20, 2012 Special Correspondent, The Hindu The “untouchability Wall” was demolished in Narasothipatti in Salem on Thursday. Photo: E.Lakshmi Narayanan It prevented 300 Arundathiar families from using a road laid by Corporation The wall that separated Dalits of Senkodan… Continue Reading →

The grammar of politics and anarchy

On Ambedkar’s birth anniversary remembering his prophetic words about protecting constitutional methods Ajit Ranade Posted On Saturday, April 14, 2012 ,Pune Mirror When Dr Bhimrao Ambedkarwarned against the real dangers to democracy, he was both prescient and propheticBhimrao Ambedkar, the… Continue Reading →

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