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Six Picks: Outcastes - a Village in Odisha, India

Dear oh dear, no entry for many weeks, this won’t do. My other blog – perhaps I’d better combine them from now on – at… 274 more words

Disillusionments with India's Dalit and Left activists

         Hinduism is a deeply hierarchical, oppressive religion. – Nivedita Menon (Professor at JNU)

   The Earth, bearing upon her many different peoples, speaking many languages, following different dharmas as suit their particular regions.

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A Response to the Ambedkar Reading Group

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By Souradeep Roy 

This is a response to the ‘Statement on Student Protest’ 1,659 more words


Confronting Gandhi's Racism

In the following brief video, Indian activist Arundati Roy challenges the way the global elite has repackaged Mohandas Gandhi as a hero to be worshiped and adored. 669 more words

Things That Aren't What They Seem

Boy 15, Beaten and Burned Alive because of a stray goat! how the curse of caste still blights India #BurnedAlive

Sai Ram, 15, burned alive because of a stray goat, was just one of 17,000 Dalits to fall victim to caste violence in the state of Bihar… 1,060 more words

Marking World Day, UN Spotlights Rural Women as a Driving Force

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said that all over the world, gender inequality in land & other productive resources is intrinsically related to women’s poverty & exclusion. 32 more words

Durga Shakti Nagpal's IAS husband suspended

Lucknow/Mathura: IAS officer Abhishek Singh, husband of Durga Shakti Nagpal whose suspension as SDM had triggered a controversy, was on Saturday suspended by the UP Chief Minister for allegedly treating a Dalit teacher in an “inhuman” manner in Mathura district. 192 more words

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