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MODI-fest or MODI-jest: Making of Deaf India

MODI-fest or MODI-jest: Making of Deaf India

  Mangesh Dahiwale As predicted, the RSS/BJP Government is going for a massive public campaign to display the achievements of the Government after three years. The campaign will be run from a control room in New Delhi and the programs called "MODIfest" are arranged all over India. MODI stands for "Making Of Developed India". Modi is also the surname of the Prime Minister. We do not know what are the achievements of...

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भारतीय सिनेमा का सुपरस्टार - जातिवाद और सामंतवाद का सहज उत्पाद

भारतीय सिनेमा का सुपरस्टार - जातिवाद और सामंतवाद का सहज उत्पाद

  संजय जोठे (Sanjay Jothe) विश्व सिनेमा में धाक जमाने वाले फ्रेंच निर्देशक गोडार्ड ने जोर देकर कहा था कि हमें सिनेमा में सबकुछ शामिल कर देना चाहिए. यह कहते हुए उनका आग्रह था कि समाज में और जिन्दगी में जो भी जैसा भी है उसे वैसे ही रखना चाहिए. तत्कालीन फ्रेंच और हालीवूड सिनेमा के लिए भी यह एक रेडिकल विचार था. गोडार्ड हालाँकि सीधे सीधे भारत के सुभाष घई, सूरज...

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Dalit Bahujan Missionary Efforts in North Karnataka

Dalit Bahujan Missionary Efforts in North Karnataka

  Rohan Arthur And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. - Matthew 19:24 Religion is for man and not man for religion – Babasaheb Dr. Ambedkar They say that an individual's identity is like an onion. That there are many layers, and each layer represents a discrete part of...

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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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