CASTE

The Shocking Revelations of Caste Based Exploitation and Atrocity in Uttar Pradesh

The ‘design’ of Caste operates on the universal principle of ‘purity and...

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Dalit Leader Rajiv Saizal Disallowed inside Temple and the Overwhelming Presence of Caste

Seventy years after independence and several legislations later, India still continues to...

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The Visceral Prose of Baburao Bagul and the Dalit Uprising

Inspired by Babasaheb Ambedkar and the U.S. Black Panthers, the 1970s saw a rising...

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Jyotirao Phule: The Thinker Who Compelled us to Think

Jyotirao Phule was of India’s greatest thinkers and anti-caste social reformers who...

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Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev Calls Ambedkar, Periyar Followers “Intellectual Terrorists”

Well-known yoga teacher turned businessman Baba Ramdev has once again landed himself in...

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Do We Reproduce the very Inequality, We Wish to End?

What does it mean to be equal in our society? Is it a mere right which is...

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The caste politics curse that India just can’t shake off

By Afroz Alam, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, Maulana...

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Could the Swavarna Premchand Depict the Life-World of the Downtrodden Dalit?

Premchand was undoubtedly one of the finest writers and storytellers that India has ever...

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Anecdotes from a Caste Society: Growing Up in India’s Caste Torn Villages

In this piece, I have tried to share some of my childhood experiences  and some thoughts...

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Does the Development Quotient Cease to be Significant to the Average Indian Voter?

The Lok Sabha Elections are over and it’s evident that the new ruling party has won...

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