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How can Babasaheb Ambedkar and Vivekanand go together?

Harish Parihar2

  Harish Parihar Transcript of his speech on 14th of April, 2017 at IIT, Roorkee, on the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar   Most of the aspects like economics, women empowerment, anthropology have already been spoken of by now. Coming to some different aspect I would like to say that Babasaheb was a great journalist. …

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‘Dalit Atrocity’ or ‘Atrocity on Dalits’?

priyadarshini ohol

  Priyadarshini Ohol For the last few months I’ve been noticing that sections of the media, especially those that are usually loathe reporting on caste or mentioning dalits, have started vehemently using the phrase “Dalit Atrocity” to describe crimes against them. There are also some oppressor caste communists using this phrase with abandon. This is …

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Where are the professional dalits in the media?

dinesh

  Dinesh Aminmattu [This is the text of the speech ‘Inclusivity of professional dalits in the media”(ಪತ್ರಿಕೋದ್ಯಮದಲ್ಲಿ ವೃತ್ತಿಪರ ದಲಿತರ ಒಳ್ಳಗೊಳ್ಳುವಿಕೆ’) delivered in Kannada by Dinesh Aminmattu at an event, organised by the Karnataka SC/ST editors association to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar, on 18th July 2016] If I am asked who my role model is …

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Will you let the subaltern speak?

tejas harad

  Tejas Harad When Rahul Pandita, a Brahmin, writes about Naxalism, does his scholarship benefit the Adivasis for whom Naxalism is a lived reality or does it benefit Pandita himself? When Anand Patwardhan, a Brahmin, makes documentaries about Dalits, does his work benefit the Dalits or Patwardhan himself? When Arundhati Roy, a Syrian Christian, writes …