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Kerala- Gomathi Augustine from Idukki appeals ‘ Vote for Justice ‘

‘Vote for Justice’ Leader of the historic Munnar plantation workers struggle, Leader of the historic Munnar plantation workers struggle, Gomathi Augustine is contesting in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Idukki constituency. as an independent Below is her appeal Dear friends, I am contesting… Continue Reading →

Elections and The Return of Thakurvad

The BJP banks on the collective resentment of the upper castes in the north, who expect the restoration of an ancient social order in which they are on top. Gilles Verniers The shoedown: BJP MP Sharad Tripathi hit BJP MLA… Continue Reading →

Pa Ranjith, Casteless Collective release song ‘Thalaivaa’ as a tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar

The song speaks about the divide in society on the basis of religion and caste. Commemorating the birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar, the Casteless Collective has released a song as a tribute to the leader. Pa Ranjith’s Neelam Cultural… Continue Reading →

Dalits Attacked Two Days Before Ambedkar Jayanti: A Report from Karnataka’s Santhebennur, Davanagere

Sumedha Pal April 17, 2019 (Ajay, Six year old boy, beaten up by cycle chains) It was the 12th of April, ten days to go before elections in Davanagere, Karnataka. It was also two days before the birth anniversary of… Continue Reading →

Hyderabad- 2 Arrested After Damaged Ambedkar Statue Found In Garbage Truck

As the incident which occurred a day ahead of the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar triggered protests by some Dalit organisations, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) ordered an internal inquiry into it and suspended an outsourced vehicle operator.H The… Continue Reading →

Dr Ambedkar’s 1953 Interview with BBC

Transcript – When Dr Ambedkar Said Democracy Won’t Work in India Recently BBC released a part of the video of Babasaheb Ambedkar’s interview with BBC. You can find that video at the end of this post. Here I present the… Continue Reading →

Ambedkar’s “Educate, Organise and Agitate” Cuts Through Modi’s Grammar of Anarchy

SN SAHU Ambedkar’s birth anniversary April 14  “If Gandhi gave a moral purpose and mass dimension to the freedom struggle Nehru gave a economic and socialist dimension and Ambedkar gave a challenging social and democratic dimension” wrote late President K.R.Narayanan… Continue Reading →

Modi Ji- Why are you silent on discrimination against Dalit jawans?

Close on the heels of releasing his book in Gujarati, “Bhed Bharat”, which lists 319 cases of atrocities against Dalits and Adivasis across the country over the last five years, well-known Gujarat Dalit rights leader Martin Macwan has shot an open letter… Continue Reading →

India – When Ambedkar lost election

It is a strange phenomenon of India’s democracy that one of the country’s most distinguished sons could not win a popular election Ajit Ranade Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar is one of the tallest personalities from India’s freedom struggle. He was 22… Continue Reading →

Unravelling casteism in a Marxist town of West Bengal

Balaka Chattaraj What comes to our mind when we hear the word caste? Well, the answer will be different for each person. But mostly if the person is from Kerala and West Bengal caste is so-called and it doesn’t exist…. Continue Reading →

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