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Deconstructing the greatness of Indian Gurus

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  Prof Vivek Kumar  September 5th, the birth anniversary of Sarvaplli Radhakrishnan, is celebrated as teacher’s day in India. Students wish their teachers ‘Wish you happy Teacher’s day’. Many others quote the greatness of the ‘Guru’ from Guru Strotam dedicated to Adi Shankaracharya. However, if we analyze the autobiographies of Dalits then this ideal type …

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Shrinking Space in JNU: A Study of Dalits

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  Jadumani Mahanand A University is supposed to be a centre of learning, which would allow critical thinking with experiments, innovations, discoveries, and an open space for debate, discussion, dialogue and criticism. University is not only a place to develop knowledge or to have intellectual persuasion but to revolutionize the conservative socio, economic and politics …

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‘ସହିଷ୍ଣୁତା’ ଓ ‘ଅସହିଷ୍ଣୁତା’

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  ଦେବନୁରୁ ମହାଦେବ (Devanuru Mahadeva) ‘ସହିଷ୍ଣୁତା’ ଓ ‘ଅସହିଷ୍ଣୁତା’ ଆଜିର ‘ମୋତେ ଛୁଅଁ ନାହିଁ’ ଶବ୍ଦ ହେଇଯାଇଛି। ଶୁଦ୍ଧତା କୁ ଅସ୍ପୃଶ୍ୟତା ସହିତ ଯୋଡିକରି,ଭାରତ ଏକ ଅର୍ଧ-ମୃତ ଏବଂ ଅର୍ଧ-ଜିଅନ୍ତା ଲୋକଙ୍କ ଦେଶରେ ପରିଣତ ହୋଇଯାଇଛି । ସେଥୀପାଇଁ ଯେତେ କମ କହିବେ, ସେତେ ସୁରକ୍ଷୀତ । ମୁ ଭି ବୁଝିବାକୁ ଚେଷ୍ଟା କରୁଛି । ଆଜିର ପ୍ରଚଳିତ ଅସହିଷ୍ଣୁତାକୁ ନବୁଝି,ସହିଷ୍ଣୁତାକୁ ବୁଝିହେବନି। ଉଦାହରଣତଃ: ଜୁନ ୮,୨୦୧୬ ‘ପ୍ରଜାବାଣୀ’ ରେ ଖବର ଛପିଲା ଯେ ମୟସୁରୁ …

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The Story of Caste and Indian Campuses

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  Anoop Kumar His speech at the talk organised by the Ambedkarite Students’ Association at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, held on 22nd December, 2014. The speech has been transcribed by Valliammal Karunakaran. My name is Anoop and I have been working on the issue of Dalit students in Indian campuses for almost …

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MHRD’s Trail of Letters Hounding Dalit Students of UoH

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  Round Table India How does Brahmanism operate seamlessly across institutions, political organizations, political parties and the Govt. ministry to hound research students from Dalit communities? How do they work together to manufacture fake ‘anti-national’ narratives to execute social boycott on Dalit students? To get a glimpse of the above processes, please read the trail …

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An Appeal to the Struggling Masses

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  Joint Action Committee for Social Justice (UoH) Five Dalit research scholars at University of Hyderabad have been subjected to suspension from hostels and social boycott barring them from accessing the hostels, administration building, public places and participating in Students’ Union elections. This is in the context of the incidents that unfolded on 03/08/2015 and …

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Social Boycott in UoH: The modern university as a caste enforcer

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  Round Table India Babasaheb Ambedkar ~The more common and the more effective weapons is the declaration of complete boycott against the offending Untouchables. The horrors of the boycott, which is merely another name for Gandhi’s ” noncooperation”, can hardly be adequately described. The Committee appointed by the Government of Bombay to inquire into the …

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Injustice In University of Hyderabad: Social Boycott of 5 Dalit Research Scholars

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  ASA – HCU Five Research Scholars (Ph.D students) at University of Hyderabad are ostracized by the decision of the University to restrict their entry in to hostels, administration building and other common places in groups and denial of permission to participate in Students’ Union elections, as an administrative response to the incidents related to …

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Condemn arbitrary suspension of 5 Dalits students in University of Hyderabad!

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  In an ugly, partisan decision reminiscent of the rustication of 12 Dalit students in the year 2002 (all members of Ambedkar Students’ Association), the University of Hyderabad administration suspended five Dalit student members of Ambedkar Students’ Association (again) yesterday – Dontha Prashanth (Ph.D student in Economics), Rohith Vemula (PhD – Sociology), Sunkanna Velpula (PhD …