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Bindu Thankam

The Persecution of Bindu Thankam: How a Dalit teacher's life changed after she tried to enter Sabarimala

Bindu Thankam Kalyani tried to visit Sabarimala on October 22. She gave up her attempt owing to right-wing protests. Now, her daughter is being refused admission

Published on 8th January 2019
TISS Bahujan Art Festival

Bahujan Art Festival: TISS students invite marginalised artists to showcase their art, culture and food 

In many mainstream art festivals, marginalised artists seldom find a space and when they do it is mostly a token seat, which is why this festival is important to the dalit movement to reclaim their ar

Published on 16th December 2018
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Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University slashes faculty quota seats for Dalit candidates by 50%, despite SC order

By reducing the seats for Dalit candidates, Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University not only flouted the Central University rule reservation but has also gone against the latest SC order

Published on 1st November 2018
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Here's how cartoonist Syamsundar Vunnamati is hoping to eradicate caste discrimination through his cartoons

Syamsundar Vunnamati cartoons also hope to promote Ambedkarite ideology and equality among the Dalits

Published on 27th October 2018
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Dalit scholar from Mysore University evicted from hostel for pointing out administrative irrregularities, forced to live in corridors

Mahesh Sosle, a first-year research scholar and a rank holder from MoU has been living in the hostel corridor for almost a month

Published on 9th October 2018
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Meet the man behind Dalit Enterprise, a magazine exclusively for Dalit entrepreneurs

Chandra Bhan Prasad, the Editor of Dalit Enterprise — India's first ever magazine exclusively for Dalit entrepreneurs —talks about their journey so far and what he hopes for the 21st Dalit

Published on 2nd October 2018
Dalit Rights

Why Ashif Shaikh's Jan Sahas holds the key to ending Dalit discrimination in Central India

From direct rescues and rehabilitations to legal aid and policy discourse, this NGO goes the whole nine yards to help the oppressed across caste and class barriers

Published on 11th September 2018
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CUK Dalit scholar arrested for smashing window pane, granted bail

The students allege that the university made a huge fuss out of the issue to target Nagaraju, who was Rohit Vemula's classmate

Published on 14th August 2018
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The University of Iowa is calling Thiruvananthapuram-based poet Chandramohan S for their International Writing Program

University of Iowa's International Writing Program has picked Dalit poet Chandramohan S as one of their fellows​

Published on 30th June 2018
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JNU's Umar Khalid receives death threats from self-identified fugitive gangster

Ravi Pujari, who identifies himself as a fugitive gangster, had also sent death threats to Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani

Published on 9th June 2018
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Dalit medico from TN gets hall ticket 2 hours before exam after Gujarat HC steps in

The Dalit doctor had attempted suicide four months ago due to the torture he had been facing as a general surgery student at the Ahmedabad college

Published on 2nd May 2018
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Kancha Illaiah arrest: Right wing is dismantling intellectual discourse and freedom of speech

Dalit activist Kancha Illaiah Shepherd has been in the news over the last few days over the protests against his latest book Samajika Smugglurlu Komatollu on the Arya-Vysya community

Published on 6th December 2017
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BR Ambedkar Diwas: Read these stories of how Ambedkar continues to help GenX decipher caste

Dalit literature has always been perceived as staid and idly revolutionary. What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me is different because many of it is written by the youth of the country

Published on 6th December 2017
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BR Ambedkar Diwas: Read this book about how Ambedkar continues to help GenX decipher caste

Dalit literature has always been perceived as staid and idly revolutionary. What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me is different because it is written by young Dalits who studied with you and me 

Published on 7th June 2017
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Wondering how a 'poor, Dalit girl' like Anitha flew to Delhi and filed a case in the SC? Here's the name of the man who 'paid' for it

Several detractors and pro-NEET sections of the public have been asking this question of the Dalit girl, who committed suicide on Friday. Well, here's your answer

Published on 3rd September 2017

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