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Asura in Postmodern Times

dr y srinivasa rao @ bangalore

Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao Nagas or Dravidians, the first migrant communities in India, are mythicised as Asuras or demons in a socio-political conspiracy of Aryan Brahmins. The word ‘Asura’ has many synonymous words such as Rakshasa, Rakshasi, Shankini, Dakini, Yakshi and Pisachi. Some of these have acquired everydayness as words of abuse and insult. Rakshasi …

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Mahisha Dasara Festival in Mysuru City

gurumurthy and mahesh sosle

  Guru Murthy and Mahesh Sosle Dalit Students Federation, University of Mysore The progressive thinkers, cultural personalities and social activists gave a new dimension to the history of Mysuru by celebrating ‘Mahisha Dasara’ on September 29, 2016 organised by Dalit Welfare Trust in association with Backward Class Association, Mysore University Dalit Students and Research scholar Federation …

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In the Land of Fair and Foul, where Sunaina Singh is the Honourable Mata

urine eflu

 Asura This is a response to the article written by the pseudo author Pravin Patel, Assistant Professor of Banaras Hindu University and the stooges of the EFL Administration that he represents,  on 27-10-2015 in the OpEdNews blog (http://www.opednews.com/articles/Fair-is-Foul-and-Foul-is-by-Pravin-Patel-Integrity_People_People_Politics-151027-437.html) Dear Sir, It is in regard to your letter that I have been moved to respond. I firmly believe …

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Police goons raid Forward Press, Hindutva goons attack Mahishasur festival

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  [In yet another instance of Brahmincal state violence against Dalit Bahujan assertion, the office of Forward Press was attacked by the police on October 9. On the same evening, the ABVP and local goons disrupted and attacked the Mahishasur Festival organised at JNU. Round Table India compiles here information on the two related events: …