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Why desi celebs or even savarna intellectuals will never say “Dalit lives matter”

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  Or why Dalits need to seize pop culture! Anurag Minus Verma American cities are exploding. For long they have tried to subdue it, but now the frustration and anger has reached the tipping point, and is oozing out on the street. The death of a black man, George Floyd, last week in Minneapolis set …

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UP में गाय माता तो सुरक्षित है लेकिन दलित माताओं का क्या…?

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  शोभना स्मृति एवं कुलदीप कुमार बौद्ध  भारत को आजाद हुए 70 साल बीत गए लेकिन हमारी दलित बहनों को आजादी कब मिलेगी आखिर कब तब तक हमारी दलित महिलाये, जाति उत्पीडन की शिकार होती रहेंगी, आज हमारी बहाने अपने गावं गावं में प्रताड़ना को झेलते हुए जिस प्रकार से संघर्ष कर रही है किसी ने …

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Caste Atrocities and Government Accountability

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  S Kumar  Rohith Chakravarti Vemula (30 January 1989 – 18 January 2016) was a PhD student at the Central University of Hyderabad and his suicide on 18 Jan 2016 sparked an outrage throughout India, highlighting the cases of systemic discrimination in educational campuses across India. Many cases of caste atrocities have been reported recently. …

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Preliminary fact finding report on the inhuman murder of Dalits in Ahmednagar

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  Dalit Atyachar Virodhi Kruti Samiti (Report released on 30th October 2014, at a press conference in Mumbai)  Preliminary fact finding report on the inhuman murders of Dalits on 20 October 2014 at Jawakhede (Khalsa), Taluka Pathardi, District Ahmednagar.  On 20th October 2014, in Jawakhede (Khalsa), Taluka Pathardi, District Ahmednagar, the entire family comprising the …

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Voices of dissent in atrocities-ridden Beed

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Yogesh Maitreya In April 2014, Beed district in Maharashtra seemed to plunge into political campaigning for the forthcoming national elections. The strong waves of politics are apparent everywhere – on its roads, flags of political parties, posters, flex hoardings with peculiar faces printed on them caught the eye. And, in the local newspapers, busy with …

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Of Caste Massacres and Judicial Impunity: Bloodstains in Bathani Tola and Laxmanpur Bathe…

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  Anand Teltumbde (Text of the Third Comrade Naveen Babu Memorial Lecture, delivered by Anand Teltumbde)  At the outset let me thank DSU for giving me this opportunity to pay my homage to comrade Yalavarthi Naveen Babu, who was martyred at the young age of 35 in Andhra Pradesh. I personally knew Naveen as a …

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Caste Atrocities and the Quest for Justice

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  Harish S. Wankhede In any normal political chat, the general upper caste tendency is to accuse the Dalits of politicizing the lower caste identity against the nationalist concerns of citizenship and secularism. This is an easy option to hide the actual domination of brahmanical culture over the public institutions. The social psyche of ‘governamentality’ …