casteism News

All socialists now

Is the BJP a socialist party? During early days, the Jana Sangh used to assert their belief in Gandhian Socialism. But now they follow Deendayal Upadhyaya, who consciously searched for a path rejecting socialism and capitalism.

Writing generates fear among oppressor caste forces: Kancha Ilaiah

The Dalit writer has come out with his memoirs "From a Shepherd Boy to an Intellectual" in which he also talks of the struggle for education and dignity that a great majority of Indians undergo.


Righting reservation

New amendment undoes some of the Mandal flaws. But it will not address the merit argument.

Caste in a New Mould

Anand Teltumbde’s book takes the discourse on caste beyond the confines of identity politics, and into the territory of absolute equality.

The curriculum taboo

Schools, colleges and other educational institutions desist from engaging with caste in the false hope that education will remove the social inequality.

Saharanpur: Villagers wake up to find ‘Jai Bhim’ written on their walls

“The writings were discovered in the morning. The villagers were angry. Since we did not want the matter to be politicised, we decided not to lodge a police complaint,” said village head Dinesh Rana, a Thakur.


Madhya Pradesh police recruitment: Medical examinations of men and women in same room

Earlier, SC/ST candidates selected for the post of constables were put through another level of test during medical examination. The hospital authorities asked them to write their respective caste/category on their chest in order to identify SC/ST and general candidates.

Casteism, untouchability biggest banes of India: Yogi Adityanath in Gujarat

Yogi Adityanath referred to his BJP government in Uttar Pradesh and said that unlike other governments, BJP governments always try to bring development on the lines of 'Sab ka Sath, Sabka Vikas.'

A deep divide

The protests on Monday reveal the sense of alienation and social exclusion among the Dalits.

The Making of a Brotherhood: An anti-caste communal feast in Kerala and its relevance in current culture wars

Kerala in 1917 was deeply divided by caste. Caste was scrupulously observed in public spaces; it decided even the right of way, and people of different castes could not dine together.