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TISS Alumni Stand In Support of Striking Students

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  PUBLIC STATEMENT  WE CONDEMN THE TISS MANAGEMENT’S DECISION TO ROLL BACK FEE EXEMPTION TO SC, ST AND OBC STUDENTS WE CONDEMN GOVERNMENT’S APATHY OVER EXCLUDING DALIT-ADIVASI-BAHUJAN MINORITIES FROM HIGHER EDUCATION We, the alumni of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, offer our support to the call made by the TISS Students Union for a …

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Social Smuggling: Prof. Kancha IIaiah Shepherd’s mirror to society

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  Raju Chalwadi Prof. Kancha IIaiah Shepherd is a renowned political scientist and an anti-caste activist. He is one of the fiercest critics of the Hindu social order and caste system in present times. He stands apart from his contemporaries in two respects: first, unlike other well-known critics of Castes and the Hindu social order, …

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An open letter to Hon’ble Minister Mr. Ramdas Athawale

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  Raju Chalwadi This letter has been written in keeping with the philosophy that critical self-evaluation and accountability of the movement and leaders itself is necessary and a pre-condition for it to succeed.  Dalit politics has reached a critical stage; the decline of BSP and co-optation of prominent Dalit leaders by the current establishment has …

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Affirmative Action & The Concept of Merit: An Indian Experience

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  Raju Chalwadi  Affirmative action and Merit are two concepts on which every Indian has an opinion, especially, the former. Affirmative action policy is always seen in a negative light because of the ambiguity regarding the rationale for such a policy and its effect on social relations. And the term merit in the Indian context …