Manjhi's use of swear word came to light on Sunday when a video went viral on social media where the 77-year-old leader was shown holding forth on the pitfalls of growing ritualism among Dalits at a function.
The Tamil film 'Koozhangal' (Pebbles), India's official entry this year to the Oscars, has been eliminated from the competition. However, there's a reason to rejoice as director Rintu Thomas' 'Writing With Fire' was shortlisted in the Best Documentary Feature category.
The recent incidents of Dalit crimes once again bring to light the deep-rooted caste-based behaviourism that rules the ‘democratic’ society to date.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister accused the BJP and other parties of not giving Dalits the full benefit of their legal rights enshrined in the Constitution
Dr, Suraj Yengde, a senior fellow, and the most influential Dalit from Harvard is unhappy with the recent move by the university to include caste as a protected category for its student workers.
Charanjit Singh Channi, who comes from a poor family, has been on a massive outreach program towards the poor sections of the state.
In an interview with Outlook, Om Prakash Rajbhar, president of Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) spoke about his party's poll aspirations in Uttar Pradesh and the need for inter-party alliances to beat the BJP.
In the final part of her four-part series, poet and activist Meena Kandasami draws conclusions from her in-depth report from Ground Zero of an unfolding grassroots movement in Tamil Nadu that has escaped the attention of mainstream media.
In the third part of her 4-part series, poet and activist Meena Kandasami continues reporting from Ground Zero of an unfolding grassroots movement in Tamil Nadu that has escaped the attention of mainstream media.
In the second part of her 4-part series, poet and activist Meena Kandasami continues reporting from Ground Zero of an unfolding grassroots movement in Tamil Nadu that has escaped the attention of mainstream media.
In which, poet and activist Meena Kandasami visits Ground Zero of an unfolding grassroots movement in Tamil Nadu that has escaped the attention of mainstream media
Sambit Patra, national spokesperson of the BJP said that congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi are silent on Dalit atrocities committed in Congress ruled states but are actively involved in 'political tourism' in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Five years ago a teenager Delta Meghwal was found dead at her college in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district, following which her parents had alleged that she was raped by her teacher.
An independent MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mehvani said he will join the Congress along with former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on September 28.
Punjab’s newly sworn-in chief minister Charanjith Singh Channi also directed police to take strict action against people trying to disturb law-and-order.
BSP supremo and former UP Chief Minister Mayawati termed appointment of Charanjit Singh Channi as new Punjab CM as mere “election stunt”.
The police said that landlady's brother Praveen Verma has been arrested on the complaint of the girl's father who made a PCR call when the accused allegedly tried to force the family to cremate the body.
The council also approved the implementation of National Education Policy from 2022-23 and four-year undergraduate programmes, overriding a strong dissent from its members, in its 12-hour long meeting.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.