Bhalchandra Mungekar

The writer is former member, Rajya Sabha, and the Planning Commission.

Social injustice
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

Treating department, not university, as unit for SC, ST, OBC reservations will defeat the purpose of the policy

A monumental failure
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Government continues to be in denial, but demonetisation has met none of its stated, and shifting, objectives.

Dalit vs Dalit
Wed, Jun 28, 2017

But the presidential contest invokes a hollowed-out caste identity, distanced from its ground realities.

Understanding Dalit assertion
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

The reluctance to accept the community’s social, economic and political empowerment must change

Mischievous wordplay
Tue, May 09, 2017

Why ‘Developmental Hindutva’ is a misnomer.

Halting the welfare state
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Universal Basic Income (UBI) could replace Central schemes which have many socio-economic benefits.

March of the Maratha
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

A crime touches off building anxieties. Worryingly, agitation for quota has anti-Dalit colour.

No country for equality
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

While crimes against Dalits are increasing, the state has time and again let them down, with little action against the perpetrators.

Figuring out Gujarat
Mon, Jul 29, 2013

The Gujarat model of development is not what its champions say it is

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