Archive for November, 2009

After the remnants of caste system seen in the form of  appalling  Shudras (OBC’s of today), dejected Indian women ( the unequal Mother India) and outcaste rebels (Dalits) what is worst seen even today is Vedic Hawans and animal sacrifices to appease Vedic Gods. Live access to this uncivilised show can be taken on the borders of India and Nepal. Nepal being […]

What is not so flattering is India’s performance against the yardstick laid down by the chairman of the drafting committee, B R Ambedkar, who had moved the motion for adopting the Constitution. Mincing no words, the Dalit leader said that “in believing that we are a nation, we are cherishing a great delusion. How can […]

Governments across the country have shown a remarkable reluctance to use the S.C./S.T. Act to protect Dalits from upper-caste violence. Bhaiyyalal Bhotmange. Four members of his family, including two women, were hacked to death in September 2006. In September 2008, six persons were awarded the death sentence in the case, but their appeal is pending […]

Social and political observers hark back to an observation made by B.R. Ambedkar to explain this context. Ambedkar had said: “History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.” Twenty […]

November 21, 2009 The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500 Dear President, First of all thank you for committing  to an  open and all  accessible administration structure in the history of America that has far-reaching  consequences in different parts of the globe wherever democratic  dysfunctionalities exist.  With this letter, we expect […]

By PARDEEP ATTRI The Romas, a discriminated minority in Hungary, turn to Ambedkar and Buddhism in their quest for dignity and equality. Romas constitute one of the biggest minority blocks in Europe and have a history of being constantly… discriminated against, persecuted and stigmatised by white Europeans. Photo: Jai Bhim Network A fight against injustice: […]

 Thousands of people of Indian origin, 71 per cent of whom were Dalits, face caste discrimination in Britain, says a new report, leading to demands in the country for making it illegal. The report, titled “Voice of the Community — A Study into Caste and Caste Discrimination in the UK”, says that the caste system […]