In the 13 years that we’ve lived in our house, our neighbours have remained just neighbours, nothing more, nothing less. For companionship, my Appa has his pigeons, hawks and crows.
Paswan’s political career was an ambitious experiment to find space for an emancipatory agenda in the context of a political establishment openly hostile to Dalit political assertion.
The incident took place in Khurja here on Friday evening and two policemen posted in the area have been suspended, police said
In cases of atrocities against Dalits, the police often implicate the victim’s relatives after the media spotlight goes away.
It was questioned if a brutal crime committed by upper caste Thakurs was even a ‘caste crime’ in the first place.
C. Veluchamy says the Madras High Court verdict has devastated his family, but they have not given up hope of justice.
Hany Babu Musaliyarveettil Tharayil is the 12th person to be arrested in the Elgaar Parishad-Bhima Koregaon case.
Emerging research suggests caste-based losses to companies are similar to those due to a lack of gender and race diversity.
On 14 March 2016, Tamil Nadu woke up to CCTV footage of the gruesome hacking of a young couple in Udumalaipettai. While Shankar was hacked to death, Kaushalya lived to narrate this spine-chilling tale of caste brutality.
Maybe poverty doesn’t have a caste, but everything I’ve seen tells me that wealth certainly does.
Family members say, and the Maharashtra police suspect, Viraj Jagtap, a 20-year-old Dalit man, was killed in Pune for being in love with a savarna caste woman.
The Tamil music legend has long faced flak for not taking ownership of his Bahujan roots, and for becoming ‘Brahminised’.
Residents of Velachary, who are mostly Dalit, say IIT's decision to close the campus gate connecting to their neighbourhood citing "undesirable elements" is a "clear instance of caste-based discrimination".
On his 99th birth anniversary, a tribute to the writer who died in dire poverty and remains marginalised within mainstream literary circles.
A deputy director at the National Institute of Nutrition is part of the consultative council of Akshaya Patra, an NGO under fire for pushing its religious agenda in government schools.
Payal Tadvi, a resident doctor studying gynaecology at the BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai, was found hanging in her hostel room on 22 May.
The BJP shrewdly seized upon the Khobragade case to cause a crisis for the Congress, writes the former US federal prosecutor in his new book 'Doing Justice'.
"Truth be told, I have enjoyed being at once in the belly of the beast and fighting it, of sitting in the board rooms of companies and also holding aloft red flags."