Features

Dear Hindu parties, how sincere is your love for Ambedkar and his ideals?

  Sanket Garud "If Hindu Raj becomes a reality then it would be greatest menace to this country. Whatever may Hindus say, actually it does not make a difference that Hinduism is a danger to Independence, Equality and Brotherhood. Thus, it is an enemy of democracy. We should make all out efforts to stop Hindu Raj from becoming a reality." Babasaheb Ambedkar (Pakistan or Partition of India, Page 358) On 14th April 2015,...

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Dr. Ambedkar, Congress, BJP and RSS

  Pardeep Attri It may be your interest to be our masters, but how can it be ours to be your slaves? - Thucydides As seen recently on the occasion of Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti, everyone from the RSS to the BJP to the Congress seem ready to appropriate and claim Dr. Ambedkar's legacy, most likely to appease Dalits for votes. RSS is using Dr. Ambedkar's name to justify their evil agenda such as...

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Nagaraju Koppula, an unfinished inspirational painting

  Gurram Seetaramulu During the draconian Emergency era, the youth of those days felt that an alternative politics was the imperative need of the hour. This was followed by a new consciousness that urged students to 'go to the villages'. With the arrival of Mandal, the universities turned into a battleground between those who opposed reservations and those who supported them.This was the moment when the forces supporting change were gathering new...

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Events and Activism

Run For Caste Free India 2015

Run For Caste Free India 2015 Run For Caste Free India 2015
  Run For Caste Free India to be held at 6.30 AM  on Tuesday 14th April 2015  from People's Plaza, Necklace Road, Hyderabad  To commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Babasaheb Dr....
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Ambedkar Uncelebrated: Notes on Second Equality March in JNU

Ambedkar Uncelebrated: Notes on Second Equality March in JNU Ambedkar Uncelebrated: Notes on Second Equality March in JNU
  Praveen Tulasi The Second Equality March in JNU shall take place on the 13th of April 2015 at 09:30 pm from Ganga dhaba to Chandrabhaga Hostel March or Rally in JNU. We have marches for equality...
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Theatre, Spectacle and Politics of “Indian” imagination

Theatre, Spectacle and Politics of “Indian” imagination Theatre, Spectacle and Politics of “Indian” imagination
  Kaustubh Naik Attempts to rewrite, and often overwrite, historical narratives have to be always critically examined. This critical examination is especially important in timeswhen people learn...
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Dalit woman research scholar faces discrimination in MG University, Kerala

Dalit woman research scholar faces discrimination in MG University, Kerala Dalit woman research scholar faces discrimination in MG University, Kerala
  Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. Dalit woman research scholar in MG University, Kottayam, faces discrimination by the department heads. Deepa M Mohan from Kannur, pursuing her Ph.D in the...
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Dalit Global Conference in US

Dalit Global Conference in US
  Dalit Global Conference in US Advocates End to Caste-based Discrimination Affecting Estimated 280 Million Individuals Worldwide Advocates for Dalit rights are expanding their movement to establish...
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Perspective

From Victimhood to Power: Dalit Mahila Swabhiman Yatra at Hyderabad
21 Apr 2015 20:03 - Pradnya JadhavFrom Victimhood to Power: Dalit Mahila Swabhiman Yatra at Hyderabad

  Pradnya Jadhav Dalit women's battle to survive with dignity and security is extremely challenging. Dalit Mahila Swabhiman Yatra has been initiated by All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) as an attempt to bring to the notice the realities of Dalit women; it is a quest for justice. I [ ... ]

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Current News

Karnataka to implement internal reservation among Dalits
12 Apr 2015 04:30 - kuffir

  Manu Aiyappa BENGALURU: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday promised to implement the justice A J Sadashiva inquiry commission report on internal reservation and send it to the union government for approval. He made this assurance after some dalit activists staged a protest  [ ... ]

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Rights

Preliminary fact finding report on the inhuman murder of Dalits in Ahmednagar
11 Nov 2014 14:44 - Dalit Atyachar Virodhi Kruti SamitiPreliminary fact finding report on the inhuman murder of Dalits in Ahmednagar

  Dalit Atyachar Virodhi Kruti Samiti (Report released on 30th October 2014, at a press conference in Mumbai)  Preliminary fact finding report on the inhuman murders of Dalits on 20 October 2014 at Jawakhede (Khalsa), Taluka Pathardi, District Ahmednagar.  On 20th October 2014,  [ ... ]

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Opinion

India Fares Worse Than Neighbors in New Social Progress Rankings
11 Apr 2015 05:15 - kuffirIndia Fares Worse Than Neighbors in New Social Progress Rankings

  Nimisha Jaiswal As India's economic growth rate surges ahead of China and other developing countries, international organizations like the United Nations have questioned what the country is doing to help the 300 million Indians still living in extreme poverty. In this picture taken in 20 [ ... ]

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Heritage

Ravidas: 'Flowering above the World of Birth'
31 Jan 2012 14:23 - Gail Omvedt

  Gail Omvedt  (An excerpt from the book 'Buddhism in India: Challenging Brahmanism and Caste') While Nandanar has become well-known only in Tamil Nadu and has had no recorded influence on other bhakti sants, the Chamar or leatherworker, Ravidas, who lived in the 15th century, is o [ ... ]

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Educate, Agitate, Organize

Why Madhusudan Refused to Play it Safe
10 Sep 2014 18:51 - kuffirWhy Madhusudan Refused to Play it Safe

  Devesh Kapur, D Shyam Babu and Chandra Bhan Prasad Born to an indentured laborer father in a Dalit family where food mattered more than studies, Mannam Madhusudan Rao began as a construction worker. Today, he runs his own construction company that is completing a township worth Rs 250 crore [ ... ]

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Dr. Ambedkar

From the pages of Mook Nayak
13 Apr 2015 19:19 - Dr. AmbedkarFrom the pages of Mook Nayak

  The following is the first editorial (translated from Marathi) written by Babasaheb Ambedkar for the very first issue of Mook Nayak published in January 1920! This translation was first published in July 2010 by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research Institute in Social Growth, Kolhapur.  [ ... ]

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Dalitbahujan Renaissance

'Slavery' by Mahatma Phule: Preface
11 Apr 2013 17:45 - Mahatma Phule'Slavery' by Mahatma Phule: Preface

'Slavery'  by  Mahatma Phule ~

Preface  by The Author Himself ~   "The day that reduces a man to slavery takes from him the half of his virtue,"
  - Homer. "Our system of Government in India is not calculated to raise the character of those subject to it, nor is  [ ... ]

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