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Rahi Masoom Raza´s “Aadha Gaon” is the Bharat that India has...

Adha Gaon or A Village Divided is a semi-autobiographical novel by Rahi Masoom Raza, whose village, Gangauli, is at the heart of this book....

Bundelkhandi Folk songs on Water: A critical analysis

The diverse culture and tradition of folk songs are integral to Uttar Pradesh. It's vital for both, its music and anthropological & cultural nuances....

Politics of Water: Dynamics of Caste and Gender in Water Scarcity

In the home male arrogance Sets my cheek stinging, While in the streets caste arrogance Splits the other cheek open. -Challapalli Swaroopa Rani One of the globally faced problems...

Can We Bring Comrade Annabhau Sathe Out of the Statue ?

Annabhau Sathe (1920-1969) was a giant of Indian literature. He was the pioneer of Dalit literature in Marathi. He wrote thirty-five novels, scores of...

Fandry: An Unflinching Look at the Enduring System of Caste

Fandry is a 2013 Marathi film which explores the practices and effects of the caste system from the point of view of an adolescent...

Tamil Nadu: The Politics behind the defacing of Periyar Statue

On Jul 17, 2020 the statue of ‘Periyar’ E.V. Ramasamy in the Sundarapuram area of Coimbatore was found coated with saffron-colored paint by unknown...

25-year-old Dalit Man Killed, Paraded naked in Gujarat

In Ravi village, Banaskantha district, Gujarat, another incident of caste atrocity has come to light. A 25-year-old Dalit man, Pintu Galchar, was stripped, killed...

#ManuMustFall: Thirumavalavan, MacWan Among Others Demand Manu Statue Removal

The inhumane act of the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police officer has triggered spontaneous resistance across the US. As the #BlackLivesMatter gathered...

California: Cisco sued over job discrimination based on caste of an...

Silicon Valley giant Cisco Systems Inc. was sued by California regulators on the grounds of job discrimination against an Indian American employee. The employee...

Ayyankali : the first revolutionary voice against the upper castes in...

Ayyankali, a forgotten hero, was a social reformer in the state of Kerala. He worked for the upliftment of the backward castes.  Ayyankali started his...

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