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Human Liberation Day: Live talks organised by Ambedkar International Center

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  We are all aware of India’s recent socio-political developments (NRC/CAA, COVID 19, Hathras, etc.) and their unfavorable impact on minorities and oppressed communities. However, it is difficult to grasp how these seemingly disparate incidents are all connected and explain, in a way, their origins. It is interesting to note that Dr. Ambedkar had predicted …

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In Defence of “Caste Matters”

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Prateek Khobragade Dr. Suraj Yengde’s recent book Caste Matters has triggered myriad debates across the class and caste circles the book has reached; an outcome any author would desire and expect. The responses are mixed and important criticisms of the book are making way. An interesting trend I observed in my own peer circle, of …

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Caste in the UK – British Government Seeks Answers from Indian Community

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  Round Table India  If Hindus migrate to other regions on earth, Indian caste would become a world problem.~ Babasaheb Dr. BR Ambedkar, Castes in India (1916) A new initiative by activists in the UK to combat caste: http://casteintheuk.org/ This website has been started in the wake of the UK government’s announcement calling for an …

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Cast(e) in Paris: Some Anecdotes and Observations

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  Pranav Kuttaiah “[Caste] is a local problem, but one capable of much wider mischief, for as long as caste in India does exist, Hindus will hardly intermarry or have any social intercourse with outsiders; and if Hindus migrate to other regions on earth, Indian caste would become a world problem.”1 ~Dr. B. R. Ambedkar …

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विदेशों में बुद्ध और कबीर क्यों, राम और तुलसी क्यों नहीं?

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  संजय जोठे (Sanjay Jothe)  सनातनी षड्यंत्रकार जब अध्यात्म और धर्म की व्याख्या करते हैं तब वे चर्चा और प्रचार के लिए अपने पवित्र पुरुषों को नहीं चुनते। वे उन्हें तहखानों में सुरक्षित रखते हैं। धर्म प्रचार शास्त्रार्थ आदि के लिए वे आदि शंकर या तुलसीदास को नहीं चुनते बल्कि वे बुद्ध, गोरख, रविदास और …

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Why are Folks So Inclined to Speak for and Erase Dalit People’s Wisdom?

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  Noel Didla There has been a recent spate of speculative publications on Dalit women by anyone and everyone to validate themselves as academics, journalists, editorial writers, policy experts, global anti caste consultants, subaltern studies space makers and global solidarity town criers etc. Majority of these folk creep on the walls of Dalit women, breeze through Savari, RTI …

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Lion in sheep’s clothing: Hindu Right poses as ‘Progressive’ in America

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  Vinay Bhat “As long as caste in India does exist…and if Hindus migrate to other regions on earth, Indian caste would become a world problem.” ~ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, Castes in India: Their Mechanism, Genesis and Development As part of the periodic textbook review process (which occurs every six years), the California State Board …