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Is Maharashtra Caste Blind or Caste Prejudiced?

By Anand Teltumbde 15 June, 2014 Countercurrents.org If you recall, Khairlanji, as it was first reported in the media (on 30 September 2006) was a crime that happened out of outrage of simpleton villagers at the defiance of a woman… Continue Reading →

Continued violence against Dalits raises the question, how ‘tolerant’ are Hindus?

Saturday, 3 May 2014 – 5:39pm IST | Agency: DNA In December 1935, the Jat-Pat Todak Mandal (society for the abolition of caste system) invited BR Ambedkar to deliver a speech. Ambedkar wrote the speech, titled it as ‘Annihilation of… Continue Reading →

#India – Caste Discrimination in Modern Workspaces: The Case of ActionAid India

Karthik Navayan This paper attempts to highlight the covert caste practices and discriminatory behaviour of the dominant caste personnel in the top hierarchy of ActionAid bureaucracy in its Indian chapter, wherein the dominant caste members from both Northern and Southern… Continue Reading →

#India – Caste Cleaners – Dalit Scavenging, does anyone give a SHIT !

By Mari Marcel Thekaekara , in http://newint.org/     Growing up in Kolkata brought me face to face with homeless, poverty stricken people from an early age. Kolkata’s streets make it impossible to be shielded from poverty unlike some major Indian… Continue Reading →

Sivakami, first Dalit woman to become a novelist #goodnews

  Sivakami travelled to foreign countries on government missions and brought back varied experiences By Nilima Pathak, Correspondent, Gulf News Image Credit: Courtesy: Sivakami Palanimuthu Sivakami, IAS officer and novelist New Delhi: The first Dalit (lower caste) woman to become… Continue Reading →

Wrong number call rings social boycott of 50 dalit families #WTFnews

  Parvesh Kumar Sharma, TNN Aug 19, 2012,  (A minor issue of a dalit boy…) SADARPUR (PATIALA): A minor issue of a dalit boy dialling a cellphone number by mistake has snowballed into a major row and resulted in 50 dalit… Continue Reading →

Wall of discrimination demolished

Special Correspondent SALEM, July 23, 2012 Dalits and cadres of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) demolished a 60-foot-long brick wall under construction, alleging that it was intended to separate a Dalit colony from a caste Hindu area at… Continue Reading →

Sunday Reading -Satyamev Jayate- Aamir Khan silent on Ambedkar and Reservation !

Silence Eva Jayate Aamir Khan not only deviously censored any discussion of Ambedkar and Reservation, but seemed content to use the 1920s language of high-caste reformers S. Anand This Sunday morning I received a call from a friend who alerted… Continue Reading →

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