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Assertion

Slaves of Manu

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  Nitin Dhaktode Some peopleBorn in the socially marginalised community,Forget their rootsSpend their life practising slaveryThe bootlickers of the oppressor casteOppressors from Right, Left, Centre, Liberal etc. Never forgetThey will use and throw you.They will make sure you are their slaves forever,The day you talk aboutYour Dignity, Leadership, Empowerment,Challenge their oppressionYou will be their biggest …

Features

B R Bhaskar on Chalo Udupi: My Food, My Land

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  B. R. Bhaskar Prasad was interviewed by Palani Samy and Nidhin Sowjanya for Dalit Camera before the Chalo Udupi rally. The text was translated from Kannada by Savitha Rajamani, Vinod Pushparaj, Chinnamma and Anusha Suresh. The interview was videographed by Karthik Ranganathan.  B. R. Bhaskar Prasad is a Dalit writer and activist from Nelamangala taluk, Bengaluru, and one …

Assertion

Rohith, an Ideology against Manu’s Progeny

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  Purna Naik BAPSA (Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students Association), JNU The progeny of Manu have been injecting poison once again in the name of “truth” and “lies”. However, it is not a secret anymore to anyone that both “truth” and “lies” are manufactured by these history- sheeters since time immemorial. First Manu, through his “Supreme …

Educate, Agitate, Organize

‘It’s no alliance’

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  Zafar Agha Uttar Pradesh is the cradle of Brahminism: Kanshi Ram BSP supremo Kanshi Ram spoke to Special Correspondent Zafar Agha from his Escorts Heart Institute bed in Delhi. Excerpts: Q. When did your relations with Mulayam Singh Yadav reach a turning point?A. The panchayat elections were the turning point. There was rigging, booth-capturing, …

Gender

Popular mythologies and their implications for violence against women

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  Violence against women in India – A review of the popular mythologies and their implications for VAW Cynthia Stephen India’s reputation as a destination for spiritual seekers seems to have faded in recent years. Reputed worldwide to the be the land of the oldest living civilisation, with a rich culture, living tradition, and a …

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Selective Violence & Selective Justice

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  P. Manikanta “Virtue has become caste-ridden and morality has become, caste- bound.” ~ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar The Patna high court verdict on the Laxmanpur Bathe massacre has once again made the Bahujans think about the Brahminical state which is actively preventing India from achieving the state of democracy that had prevailed in Buddhist …

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What is wrong with Bhagvad Gita? (Part III)

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  Rahul Bhalerao Continued from here. To the question ‘what do Karma and Guna exactly mean according to Gita?’ a generic and philosophical meaning is proffered as the answer. According to this response, Karma is any act or deed, be it good or bad, which in turn produces good Karma or bad Karma respectively. But, irrespective …

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What is wrong with Bhagvad Gita? (Part II)

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Rahul Bhalerao Continued from here. Coming back to the justifications given by the supporters of Gita, one finds that they are merely based on a few ambiguous individual verses scattered around the Gita. They certainly lack the holistic understanding and message that Gita preaches; let alone the interpretations that have evolved in practice since the …