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Poona Pact: A Reappraisal

Special on Poona Pact Day on 24th September Caste is considered the cornerstone of Indian Hindu society. In this structure of hierarchical inequality, the untouchables were at the bottom and…

How Dalit friendly is Mayawati?

Mayawati became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh four times. It is generally expected that during this time she would have done a lot in the interest of Dalits but…

Why does BJP oppose the word secular?

Speaking on Constitution Day in Parliament in 2015, BJP representative Rajnath Singh again reiterated that the inclusion of the word secular in the Constitution is unnecessary and has been misused…

How Tribal friendly is Mayawati?

Recently, Mayawati has supported the NDA's presidential candidate, Draupadi Murmu, saying that her party and its policies have always been pro-tribal. Although this statement of Mayawati seems very natural and…

Is Leadership Change Possible in BSP?

The recent Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election has once again exposed the continuing decline of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). In this, the BSP has got only one seat and…

Dalits V/S Bahujan

For quite some time now, the word ' Bahujan ' has been used in politics instead of Dalits. According to the promoters of the Bahujan concept, the Bahujans include Dalits…

Has India become a Police State?

The authors, Steven Levitsky and Daniel Zibalatt, in their famous book titled “How Democracies Die: What History Reveals about Future” have said that “Democracies can die with a coup d’etat-…

Why Police is Casteist and Communal

 Sometime back  a video of a police officer from Maharashtra, Bhagyashree Navtake had gone viral wherein she is seen bragging about how she files false cases against Dalits and Muslims and tortures…

Corona Crisis and Dalit Scenario

According to the 2011 Economic and Caste Census, 4.42 crore families out of total families in India belong to the Scheduled Castes (Dalits). Only 23% of these families live in…

Caste and Communal Biases in Police

Rrecently a video of a police officer from Maharashtra, Bhagyashree Navtake had gone viral wherein she is seen bragging about how she files false cases against Dalits and tortures them and Muslims.…

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