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Why did Dr Ambedkar choose Buddhism?

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Kamna Sagar To answer this question, in this article I will expound on B. R. Ambedkar’s (1891-1956) early life and social and political exercises, including his adolescence and schooling, reasons for his battle for equivalent rights, his involvement in legislative issues, his support for the privileges of the unapproachable individuals, actually majority rules system for …

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Is there a space for North-Eastern identity among students’ politics in Indian Universities?

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  Thangminlal (Lalcha) Haokip My colleagues have often asked me why University students from the North East do not take an active part in students’ politics in mainland Indian Universities. Often times, I would find myself unable to answer this inquiry. Perhaps, a convenient straitjacket reply could be that since a majority of these students …

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The Failure of Secularism with the Rise of ‘I’ Politics

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Omprakash Mahato Whatever is the approach of politics, politics has to have concerns with the problem of ends; the goals of the just society; the governing means should be in such a manner as to realise the good society. The key concern of politics is with power, the way it is shared through recognition and …

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A few words on the demise of Kalaignar by an Ambedkarite

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  Dr. Dhammasangini Ramagorakh Major states in India have one or two influential non-brahmin leaders and all of them are in their old age – like Sharad Pawar, Lalu Prasad, Sharad Yadav. (Mulayam Singh Yadav is also in my head, he has troubled Behenji so much. And because of Lalu and Nitish Kumar’s deeds Ram …

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The beautiful feeling of falling in love with a Bahujan Ambedkarite

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  Priya This is not going to be a long write-up, the sole purpose of writing this is to share the beautiful revolutionary feeling that we derive when we have fallen in love or have driven support from another Ambedkarite. That moment when I read that person’s name in the book that I took from …