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Dalit community protests following violence in Indian state of Maharashtra
  • The violence arose during celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the battle of Bhima-Koregaon, where low-caste Dalits sided with the British colonial army to defeat the upper-caste rulers of the region.
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S2.E5 - The Controversial Censorship of 'Padmavati' 

By The Jilted Indian Podcast

The cinematography was gorgeous, the men were…good looking? What? After a google search of Padmavati, we learned some troubling news stories about this movie release concerning protests, theaters set on fire, and death threats issued to the lead actress and director. 632 more words


Man in serious condition after crash

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A CRASH on the M7 Lighthouse Interchange yesterday afternoon has left a 36-year-old man in hospital in a serious condition. 2,442 more words

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Dalit protests: How Mumbai was shut down | | Al Jazeera

Interesting, that those who feel superior, feel angry that minorities and so called lower class people are making social advances, arover the planet as of late. 67 more words

DALIT Politics

Recently in Delhi, the firebrand overnight leader Jignesh Mevani fired questions at PM Modi :

  • Why Bhima-Koregaon happened?
  • ​Why was Akhil Gogoi charged under the National Security Act? 
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Rohith Vemula: Hindutva Politics and Dalit Question Today

The death of Rohith Vemula has been projected as suicide by some and murder by others, depending on their political orientation. Rohith’s being dalit and his participation in Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) and active contribution to this politically vibrant dalit group is the major cause of his death. 1,171 more words


The Koregaon- Bhima Violence in Maharashtra: Maratha Uprising & Dalit Backlash

The sirens screamed and so did the night. Vehicles torched, burned and dusted. Thousands marched on to the street to commemorate the 200 year old tinge of historical affair on the eve of a new year. 1,465 more words