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Interim Report is a Proclamation that Dalit Bahujan Adivasi Students Don’t Belong in IITs

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Pranav Jeevan P On 6th March, IIT Bombay administration released the interim report on the committee formed to “investigate the tragic incident that happened on February 12, 2023 involving Darshan Solanki.”. This report is the strongest testimony to the atmosphere of casteism that is prevalent in IIT Bombay as it reeks of the casteist attitude …

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A tale of two Indias: The rich-poor divide widens

Manish Kumar Rao Keywords- Income Inequality, Rich, Poor, Oxfam’s Report, Tax, GST Oxfam’s recent report on economic inequality in India has highlighted the deepening of income disparities in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report indicates that income inequality in India is not only persistent but has increased largely due to the pandemic, which …

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In their own voice: The uphill struggle of Adivasis and Dalits for land rights in rural Gadchiroli

Ankush Uttam Helode History is replete with evidence of all social, economic, and state institutions exploiting Dalits and Adivasis every day. And this mental trauma is invisible to all those who are the reason behind it, but still, these brave communities are fighting against these operative criminal institutions. I personally have so many experiences of …

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Indian Institutes of Savarnas: Reservation Norms Violated during PhD admission and Faculty Recruitment in IIT/IIMs

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Pranav Jeevan P India’s premier higher educational institutions for Engineering and Management, IITs and IIMs, have been violating the constitutionally mandated reservation norms for years. The violations are visible mostly in the PhD admissions and faculty recruitment where there is no centralized exam like JEE, GATE or CAT. The RTIs filed by Ambedkar Periyar Phule …

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Reservation for Justice and Representation vs Reservation as a Political Tool

Dr Santhosh J. The Supreme Court’s verdict on the validity of the 103rd constitutional amendment or the 10% quota for the ‘poor’ among the so-called upper castes, instead of answering questions, raises many more further questions. The 3:2 majority verdict, at its core, fails to logically explain how the policy, which is individual centric and …

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India faces a ‘very serious’ hunger problem: ranks 107th out of 121 countries in World Hunger Index

Vikas Parasram Meshram Our country, which aspires to be a global leader, is currently suffering from hunger to the point where it ranks lower than neighboring countries Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh in the 2022 Global Hunger Index. According to the report, India is ranked 107th out of 121 countries, while neighboring Pakistan is …