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Lessons from the Laxmanpur Bathe massacre

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Sylvia Karpagam The Laxmanpur Bathe case has been discussed and dissected by dalits, activists, academicians and experts. In the meantime, for the intended audience of these discussions, dalit rapes, massacres and violations are as significant (or insignificant) as what the cat brought in that day. The Brahmin scholar aka academician, after hearing about the acquittal …

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On the “differences” between Delhi, 1984, and Gujarat, 2002

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  Preetika Nanda I find it deeply disturbing when debates or articulations tend to neatly categorize tragedies even if it is to highlight lacunae in the way our judiciary functions or various other factors like the extent of media attention to a particular issue and so on. At a very basic human level there is …