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Hypocrisy of Hindu Society

A Rajeshbabu Born in a Hindu family, I grew up listening to the phrase ‘Matha Pitha Guru Deivam’ which emphasizes that mother comes first in the universe and everyone else comes next, even God. I often see various posts on social media that praise the teachings of Hindu society saying, we love and respect our …

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Targeting the consumption and sale of meat in India is an attack on the right to food and nutrition

ಆಹಾರ ನಮ್ಮ ಹಕ್ಕು–ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ Ahara Namma Hakku/Our food, our right Open letter released on 5th May 2022 As a group of concerned activists, doctors, nutritionists, parents, advocates and researchers, we are deeply concerned at the recent irrational attacks on the food habits and nutrition rights of people, in the form of laws, bans and calls to …

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India: Where social discrimination persists despite 75 years of independence

A Rajeshbabu On 15 August 1947, India got independence from British rule. People hoped to lead a respectful life free from all kinds of discrimination, unlike under British imperialism. However, the oppressed people were in despair because they felt that the oppressors had only changed their form. The Constituent Assembly drafted the constitution and provided …

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‘What Dr. Ambedkar means to me and how I see him from a global perspective’

Hemangi Kadlak (This speech was delivered on 14 April 2022 on the occasion of 131 birth anniversary cebrations of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at Columbia University, organized by Ambedkarite Students of Columbia and Global Studies, Columbia University, New York, USA) Jai Bhim to everyone, Firstly, I would like to thank the Ambedkarite Students of Columbia and …

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Why did Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar like Buddhism?

Vinay Damodar Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar preferred Buddhism because it gives three liberatory principles in combination which no other religion does. All other religions bother themselves with God and Soul and life after death. Buddhism teaches Prajna (understanding as against superstition and supernaturalism). It teaches Karuna (love). It teaches Samata (Equality). This is what man wants …

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Issue ‘Scheduled Castes converted to Buddhism’ certificates in Telangana

Please sign the petition here.  ~ Date: 19/04/2022 Place: Hyderabad To, Sri Koppula Eshwar The Hon’ble Minister of Scheduled Castes Development, Government of Telangana, Telangana Secretariat, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500063 Email – eshwarkoppula@gmail.com Twitter – @Koppulaeshwar1, Phone: 9949588444   Subject: Kindly direct all the Tahsildars in the state to issue Scheduled Castes converted to Buddhism …