“I also had lunch with labourers recently but did not discriminate on the basis of caste. If you all have pictures, go and find out the caste of the labourer who sat next to me,” Akhilesh Yadav said.
It was with sadness and cynicism that I watched the unprecedented outpouring of paeans to Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 125th birth anniversary last week.
A hundred years after Babasaheb, most SCs assert their welfare impossible in Hindu fold
The Left called this love for Dalits an eyewash and motivated by vote bank politics.
Modi took a veiled dig at Opposition parties and said, “Some people do not even want to see us. They get a fever when they see us. That’s why they are spreading lies.”
Prime Minister Modi delivered the sixth memorial lecture, highlighting the life of Ambedkar and also reiterated his government’s stand on reservations for Dalits and tribals.
Founder chairman of DICCI says talks for a hub have been on with govt for the last two years.
The modern Indian caste system got institutionalised by the practices made use of by the British to count and classify Indian society and we as a society have firmly held on to it.
Clearly, these suicides are the outcome of Indian Caste System-with-“Untouchability”, still omnipresent and omnipotent, and not a thing of the past, confined only to some remote areas.
Associate Fellow at Institute of Dalit Studies has had to change several houses, some within 15 days
“The biggest failure of state is to render justice to the most oppressed in society, the Dalits. With the advent of rightwing Hindu chauvinists (to power), the oppression has intensified,” Prakash Karat said.
Lure of a chawl room and a BMC hereditary rule keep generations of Dalits in sanitation jobs. But all Pravin Mhashilkar dreams about is a different life
According to her, as punishment, she and 20 other Dalit students were insulted, faced casteist slurs, were barred from offering prayers, and kept locked in the school for five hours.
Battle for EBC, Dalit votes and prestige for Lalu the father, Nitish in Nalanda, and Paswan in Hajipur
Reacting to VK Singh and Kiren Rijiju’s remarks, Rajnath Singh said one should ensure that there is no possibility of their statements being interpreted in the wrong sense.