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Dalit and Adivasi students prepare to fight: National Dalit and Adivasi Students’ Parliament

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Note on the National Dalit and Adivasi Students’ Parliament to be held on 9th December, 2013, Jantar Mantar, New Delhi ~ Abhay Xaxa, Prachi R Beula and Babita Negi In the words of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, education is milk of the lioness which will empower everyone who drinks it. History stands witness to the fact …

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Cartoons, Caste and Epistemic Violence (Part 2)

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Nilesh Kumar [This is the second part of his article on caste and epistemic violence. The first part explored how the Ambedkar cartoon in the NCERT text book was a metaphor for epistemic violence. Here, he tries to explain how the cartoon is just one more illustration of how entrenched violence is in academia; one …

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Will Sikh Leaders install Hindu Gods in the Golden Temple?

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Pardeep Attri The first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory. Destroy its books, its culture, its history, Then have somebody write new books, manufacture a new culture, invent a new history. Before long the nation will begin to forget what it is and what it was. The world around it will …