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क्या भारत सभ्य है?

क्या भारत सभ्य है?

  संजय जोठे (Sanjay Jothe) सोशल साइंस की एक कांफ्रेंस के बाद एक स्विट्जरलैंड के प्रोफेसर मित्र से बात करने का मौका मिला। बैठक के दौरान हमारी बात हो रही थी अलग अलग देशों की समाज व्यवस्था पर, वे मध्यकालीन यूरोप के सामाजिक ताने बाने की बात बता रहे थे। सामाजिक मानवशास्त्र के विशेषज्ञ के रूप में उनका यूरोप, साउथ एशिया, अफ्रीका और मिडिल ईस्ट का गहरा अध्ययन रहा है। उनकी बातों में...

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The difference in being a Babasaheb and a Pandit

The difference in being a Babasaheb and a Pandit

  Tejaswini Tabhane The following tweet has made all my nerves rebel. I am restless. I am constantly wondering what my identity is. I am not able to digest this hatred. I am surprised how anyone can carry so much hatred in their belly. Many Twitter users, just like me, saw that meme. They moved on, but I am not able to. You may say I am overreacting. But I can't help...

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God qua Impotent Witness: Geoffrey Hill’s “Ovid in the Third Reich”

God qua Impotent Witness: Geoffrey Hill’s “Ovid in the Third Reich”

Anilkumar PV   non peccat, quaecumque potest peccasse negare, solaque famosam culpa professa facit. —(Amores, III, xiv) I love my work and my children. God Is distant, difficult. Things happen. Too near the ancient troughs of blood Innocence is no earthly weapon. I have learned one thing: not to look down So much on the damned. They, in their sphere, Harmonize strangely with the divine Love. I, in mine, celebrate...

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Events and Activism

Release of 'What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me' eBook: Get your free copy!

Release of 'What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me' eBook: Get your free copy! Release of 'What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me' eBook: Get your free copy!
  The Shared Mirror Publishing House We are happy to share news of the release of our second book. 'What Babasaheb Means to Me' is an edited volume that compiles articles by authors on Round Table...
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How can Babasaheb Ambedkar and Vivekanand go together?

How can Babasaheb Ambedkar and Vivekanand go together? How can Babasaheb Ambedkar and Vivekanand go together?
  Harish Parihar Transcript of his speech on 14th of April, 2017 at IIT, Roorkee, on the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar   Most of the aspects like economics, women empowerment,...
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Nilesh Khandale's short film Ambuj - Drop the pride in your caste

Nilesh Khandale's short film Ambuj - Drop the pride in your caste Nilesh Khandale's short film Ambuj - Drop the pride in your caste
Gaurav Somwanshi Nilesh Khandale’s debut short movie, ‘Ambuj’ seeks to shed light on some of the most pervasive but less talked about elements of the Indian caste society. Working as an Event Manager,...
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Solidarity Statement by Dalit Penkoottam

Solidarity Statement by Dalit Penkoottam Solidarity Statement by Dalit Penkoottam
  Dalit Penkoottam We strongly protest the verbal attacks directed at Pembilai Orumai* by the Minister of Electricity of the Pinarayi Vijayan government of Kerala and member of the Communist Party...
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Teri Zameen Tera Aasman - World Premiere of Documentary Film on Women

Teri Zameen Tera Aasman - World Premiere of Documentary Film on Women Teri Zameen Tera Aasman - World Premiere of Documentary Film on Women
  Round Table India  World Premiere Film Screening of TERI ZAMEEN TERA AASMAAN: Bhartiya Nari! Tu Aazaad Kahaan?
(Your Earth Your Sky: O Indian Woman! Where thou art free?) ~   This...
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Perspective

Brahminical Patriarchy and Social Media
27 Jan 2017 21:41 - Bhagyesha KuraneBrahminical Patriarchy and Social Media

 
Bhagyesha Kurane Social media has become an integral part of our lives these days. There are various notions prevalent about whether one should use social media, and if at all it is to be used, then how. Some people view social media only as a tool to pass their time and beyond a certain limi [ ... ]

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Rights

Amnesty International: Scheduled Tribes Panel Order on Unlawful Land Transfers is Welcome
13 May 2017 20:42 - Amnesty International

  Amnesty International India  Statement released by Amnesty International India Bangalore
11 May 2017 A recent order by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes to the District Magistrate in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh directing action in cases of unlawful transfer of Adivasi land is a p [ ... ]

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Educate, Agitate, Organize

Critical Analysis of Indian Historians' Writings on Buddhism - Part 2
26 Feb 2017 14:12 - Ratnesh KatulkarCritical Analysis of Indian Historians' Writings on Buddhism - Part 2

  Ratnesh Katulkar Continued from here. It was during the Mauryan period, particularly at the time of Asoka, that India reached its zenith. There was an advanced stage of development in the field of architecture (which is visible in the remains of the Asokan inscriptions), science and techno [ ... ]

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Dr. Ambedkar

Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's speech in the Constituent Assembly on 25th November 1949
26 Nov 2016 15:42 - Dr. AmbedkarBabasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's speech in the Constituent Assembly on 25th November 1949

  Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's speech in the Constituent Assembly on 25th November 1949 Sir, looking back on the work of the Constituent Assembly it will now be two years, eleven months and seventeen days since it first met on the 9th of December 1946. During this period the Constituent A [ ... ]

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Dalitbahujan Renaissance

Miller Committee Report 1919 (Adequate Representation of Communities in Public Service)
11 Dec 2016 15:40 - Round Table IndiaMiller Committee Report 1919 (Adequate Representation of Communities in Public Service)

  [An anti-caste movement led by the backward communities under the banner Praja Mitra Mandali launched a focused movement to bring pressure on the king of Mysore for reservation in recruitment and education. The Miller Committee was constituted by Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysor [ ... ]

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