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First ever Dalit Film Festival to be held in New York in February 2019

B For the very first time, a Dalit Festival is going to be held in New York on February 23 and 24 organised by the Ambedkar Association of North America (AANA), Boston Study Group (BSG), Ambedkar International center, Ambedkar International Mission… Continue Reading →

It’s official: Tirupattur woman gets ‘no caste, no religion’ certificate

TAMIL NADU Serena Josephine She has always left the two columns blank in application forms Her parents always left the ‘caste’ and ‘religion’ columns blank in application forms. But for M.A. Sneha, it is now official. Growing up in a… Continue Reading →

Indian Dalit scholar slapped with ‘terror’ charges, faces arrest

Court has so far prevented arrest of Anand Teltumbde, who is charged for alleged links to a banned Maoist organisation. by Shone Satheesh MORE ON INDIA Indian Dalit scholar slapped with ‘terror’ charges, faces arresttoday Fire at New Delhi hotel kills… Continue Reading →

मजदूरों की मांजी, पेरिन दाजी: यादों की रोशनी में… #RIP

अब खुद यादों का हिस्सा बनीं पेरिन दाजी मजदूरों की मांजी, पेरिन दाजी नहीं रहीं !’ 91 साल की उम्र में वरिष्ठ साम्यवादी नेत्राी श्रीमती पेरिन होमी दाजी का निधन हुआ।  पेरिन दाजी कामरेड होमी दाजी की पत्नी थी –… Continue Reading →

Release Dr Teltumbde: Canadian Organisations in Letter to PM, Prez

Teltumbde is one of the activists booked by police for allegedly inciting caste-based violence at Bhima Koregaon.(Photo Courtesy: YouTube Screengrab) A group of Canadian organisations has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind, requesting them to… Continue Reading →

Dr Anand Teltumbde criticised Elgaar: Activists

Ask why then will he be arrested, see the move as purely an attempt to silence intellectuals and offer their support to keep him from being taken into custody Prachee.Kulkarni  The all-round support for Anand Teltumbde, management professional-turnedcivil rights activist, against the… Continue Reading →

Gujarat govt “reserves” sanitation workers’ job only for Dalits: Activists protest

CV A Gujarat government advertisement in Gujarati for appointing four sanitation workers in Khambhaliya municipality in Devbhumi Dwarka district of Saurashtra region has said that only scheduled caste (SC), popularly Dalit, candidates should apply for the fixed pay job. The… Continue Reading →

A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him Senthil Kumar.  Ankita Veghda.  S Amravati.  Balmukund Bharati.  Manish Kumar.  Dinesh… Continue Reading →

Mehsana village fights untouchability with feasts

MEHSANA: In order to fight the scourge of Gujarat villages, people of Kasalpura village district have decided to break barriers bet have chosen to break breads with Dalits in “During mass feasts in the villages of north to segregate Dalits… Continue Reading →

Why Elgar Parishad spooked Sambhaji Bhide and Milind Ekbote, the alleged architects anti-Dalit violence

Early on the morning on January 1, 2018, innocent Dalits who had gathered at Bhima Koregaon, a small village about 30 kilometres from Pune, to offer their salutation to the victory pillar, were attacked by people holding saffron flags. The… Continue Reading →

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