Posts Tagged ‘Caste’

The unrest over the brutal assault on Dalits in Gujarat’s Una last week, for allegedly skinning a cow, led to two deaths in Saurashtra on Tuesday. One protester was reported to have committed suicide over the episode, while a head constable was killed in clashes between a mob and police. The case is not new […]


Sixty-four years after caste untouchability was abolished by the Constitution, more than a fourth of Indians say they continue to practise it in some form in their homes, the biggest ever survey of its kind has revealed. Those who admit to practising untouchability belong to virtually every religious and caste group, including Muslims, Scheduled Castes […]


The International Commission for Dalit Rights (ICDR) has organized the ‘Global March against Caste Discrimination’ in Washington DC on the 21st June 2014. In solidarity with the march, many community organizations, American Dalits, anti-caste activists and other social activists joined the protest events in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The San Francisco solidarity […]


Test the consideration in light of an young dalit woman’s observations from village that is translated from local language  


When Sachin Tendulkar started out, Anil Gurav was Mumbai’s brightest star, offering him tips and once a bat. As Sachin calls it a day, Bharat Sundaresan meets the man who disappeared into the shadows. Former Mumbai cricketer and a Sachin confidant, Rajesh Sutar, remembers that everyone from Achrekar’s nets thought it would be Gurav among […]


Mr Sandeep Dongre, VP of a Mobile Company writes how merit is fooled around. He also thinks let the only generation of Brahmins miss the education train and then see the ‘merit’ in the succeeding generations. Please read how does he tear out assumptions of merit. * A job or a seat in a college […]


The picture in between shows the wretched face of caste-system in India. It’s an offence to restrict temple entry for any under article 25 & 26 of Indian Constitution; somebody inform to those hermits. Are they genuine hermits or recluses who did not devoid from thoughts of touch-untouchability, material enticement and whom draws social bliss? […]