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How Rohith Vemula’s Mother Radhika Transformed Her Grief Into Resistance

Four years after her son’s death, as India’s university students across the country rise up once more, Radhika Vemula has become a symbol of inspiration and resistance. By Nikhila Henry HYDERABAD, Telangana — On 23 January 2016, Radhika Vemula was… Continue Reading →

Remembering Rohith: the revolutionary and the dreamer

_Trigger Warning: Mention of death by suicide_] Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy – Pipfpd India Institutional murders occur the most in conflict areas. Kashmiris know this very well since thousands of their people have been involuntarily disappeared, adding… Continue Reading →

How Caste Impacts Migration And Its Benefits

Priyansha Singh, Chitra Rawat January 16, 2020 Mumbai: Poverty and lack of opportunity in their hometowns drove 93 million Indians from disadvantaged castes and tribes in 2011 to migrate to other areas within their states in the hope of securing education or… Continue Reading →

Bail for Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad ; His Counsel Unhappy

Advocate Mehmood Pracha, appearing for Chandrashekhar Azad, said they were ‘absolutely dissatisfied’ with the order that granted the latter bail, but barred him from holding any protest in the national capital for a month. Suhas Munshi | News18.comUpdated:January 15, 2020, 8:21 PM… Continue Reading →

Hello, 2020! Dalits burying departed along roadside for the last 50 years

POSTED ON JANUARY 14, 2020 In a petition, one of the residents of the village, alleged that around 50 Dalit families in the village, mostly Christians, are denied a burial ground by those belonging to dominant communities. TIRUPUR: Claiming that… Continue Reading →

India – The Importance of a Caste-Based Census

Written by Tanoj Meshram Published on 11 January 2020 Tanoj Meshram (The Maharashtra assembly, on the initiative of its speaker Mr. Nana Patole – who is also an important OBC leader of the Congress in Maharashtra – has passed a resolution on January… Continue Reading →

Savitribai Phule, the revolutionary who still inspires millions

Women and LGBTQI+ groups in several cities organised a National March to protest against the CAA-NRC-NPR on Savitribai Phule’s 189th birth anniversary. Sonal Kellogg As the fight to preserve India’s Constitution rages on, with students at the forefront bravely taking… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon: Lakhs assemble for Dalit pride in 2020

POSTED ON JANUARY 3, 2020 According to the police, the celebrations this year were peaceful as Dalit youngsters raised slogans like “Ekach Saheb Babasaheb” and “Jai Bhim” reverberated in the air much to the delight of visitors to Bhima Koregaon… Continue Reading →

India – Why is Periyar not taught in Indian schools and colleges?

Vidya Bhushan Rawat Iconic statue of EVR Periyar at the Periyar Thidal. His powerful presence in the Dravidian land ensured that the hate-mongering caste supremacists remained out of the power game in Tamil Nadu. But now, the Tamil land is… Continue Reading →

For Women Safai Karamcharis, ‘Liberation’ is Manual Scavenging with a Makeover

With no alternate sources of income, ‘liberated’ women manual scavengers work on contract with municipal corporations as sweepers and cleaners, often cleaning waste with their hands. Rakhi Bose | 18, 2019, 11:40 AM IST Women sanitation workers and families of male… Continue Reading →

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