In 21st Century Dalit woman leader not allowed to lead.

An atrocity such as this continues unstopped, only in Tamilnadu. This atrocity is yet another example for how caste inequalities run strong and deep in the state’s soil, like the roots of the Banyan. On Wednesday, the Kayaththar panchayat (near Kovilpatti) committee meeting took place in the panchayat committee office. The announcements for the...
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14th Presidential Elections

The Indian Presidential Elections 2012 – All you wanted to know Who is a President? The President of India is the head of state of the Republic of India while Prime Minister is the head of the government. The president is the formal head of the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary branches of Indian Democracy...
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Justice for Adivasi school teacher Soni Sori

Police atrocities against innocent dalits and adhivasi’s are a common thing in India. It’s time we the civilized and educated citizens of India unite together to condemn such inhuman acts of Indian police. Soni Sori, a 35-year-old Adivasi school teacher in Chhattisgarh, has been languishing in Raipur Jail since October 2011, she has written...
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Yet another tale of social ostracism

In most cases, the upward mobility and economic independence of Oppressed castes have resulted in furthering oppression against them by caste Hindus and dominant castes. One such case is the social ostracism of Dalits of Thummakundu in Usilampatti in Madurai district. Thummakundu has a predominant population of Piramalai Kallars and almost all nearby villages...
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1 lakh cases of SC/ST atrocities pending: Govt

With over one lakh cases of atrocities against SCs and STs pending, the government is considering amendments in the existing law to fast-track trial, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik said during Question Hour that a concept note was sent to state governments for comments on amending...
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Whipping up ‘critical pedagogy’: Uncritical defense of NCERT’s violence

Whipping up ‘critical pedagogy’: Uncritical defense of NCERT’s violence

Universally, the imagery of a whip evokes the reality of violence throughout human history. The whip is inseparable from violence against slaves, dalits, women, animals and children. Almost all histories of protest against injustice, be it feminism, anti-slavery, anti-caste or anti-apartheid movements have protested and continue to protest the symbolic violence in imagery that...
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Who slowed the Constitution Assembly?

THE ALLEGED insult of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar in the cartoon in Class XI textbooks led to the human resource minister withdrawing the book and appointing a committee to review all books. Why was the Constitution-making process slow? Is it because Ambedkar wanted it to be slow? Not in the least. It was slow...
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Controversy over Dr.B.R.Ambedkar’s Cartoon

A cartoon depicting Dr. BR Ambedkar sitting on a snail labelled ‘Constitution,’ with a whip in his hand and behind him Jawaharlal Nehru also holding a whip, was used in a Class XI textbook of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The text alongside criticizes Dr. Ambedkar and suggests he went slow...
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BAMCEF to bring awareness on the conspiracy behind the cartoon issue and conspiracy against the constitution throughout India through the state conventions.

The constitution of India is such a document with the help of which a bloodless revolution cab be brought in the country. The partial implementation of the same for the last 6 decades has created a social and political impact. Though the change is not significant but had definitely created an impact. This may...
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Editorial-Why the rupee wept on?

Greece is in turmoil. Europe is in the throes of a double-dip recession exacerbated by a sovereign debt crisis. The future of the euro is in doubt. There have been political consequences of the economic meltdown: at least 11 regime changes have taken place in the 27 countries of the European Union over the...
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