August 16, 2022 9:14 pm
Babu Jagjivan Ram one day drank water from the prohibited pitcher, faced violence and boycott. A hundred years later -- after freedom, democracy, and a million pledges to equity -- a nine-year-old boy from Rajasthan got killed for that very reason.
June 14, 2022 9:51 pm
Kabir defied hegemony through his usage of a simple language that could reach the crowds and enlighten them with his message of a casteless Indian society
May 01, 2022 10:07 am
From BR Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste to Gita Ramaswamy’s memoir, a range of books explore the realities of Dalit marginalisation
April 14, 2022 11:43 am
Happy Ambedkar Jayanti 2022 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Messages, Photos: Ambedkar, who was born into poverty, campaigned against the Indian caste system
December 09, 2018 12:45 am
State road transport bus drivers, conductors don’t find rooms at night in Kullu district due to a strict caste system. Now it’s a matter of an inquiry
August 27, 2017 12:12 am
How and why the caste system has survived through the centuries is a puzzle. Why did the Kshatriyas and Vaishyas, who had power and money, accept the Brahmin as their superior? Why was the guru invariably a Brahmin?
January 25, 2016 2:41 pm
Amish Tripathi — who is known for his interpretations of Indian mythology — cites current genetic research to make his case.
December 08, 2015 1:33 pm
One must admit that the successive Congress and the BJP regimes have done little to fight the caste system.
May 11, 2015 12:00 am
National security needs that led him to press for the IPS are as alive as ever
April 20, 2011 3:43 am
Khap panchayats illegal,have to be ruthlessly stamped out,says court.