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Ensuring Access to Justice for Oppressed Communities: Need for proper implementation of Constitution

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  Bodhi Ramteke   Dr. B. R Ambedkar once said, “If I was asked to name any particular article in this Constitution as the most important — an article without which this Constitution would be a nullity, then I could not refer to any other article except Article 32.1 It is the heart and soul …

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The Importance of a Caste-Based Census

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Tanoj Meshram (The Maharashtra assembly, on the initiative of its speaker Mr. Nana Patole – who is also an important OBC leader of the Congress in Maharashtra – has passed a resolution on January 08 demanding caste census in 2021. This development has once again raised expectations of anti-caste activists and started the discussion in social …

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The power and the danger of personal stories

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Anand Silodia Babasaheb said, “Ours is a battle, not for wealth or power. It is a battle for freedom. It is a battle for the reclamation of the human personality.” What does it mean, the reclamation of human personality? You reclaim something that you have lost. How does one lose one’s human personality? The caste …

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Caste and Judiciary: Looking for Dalit and Adivasi Judges in Supreme Court of India

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  Adv C Ahamed Fayiz The role of the judiciary is to make decisions in accordance with the letter of the law. While the law formulates general regulations, legislations allow enough discretion to the judiciary to exercise their independent reasoning and provide justice to the unique factual circumstances in individual cases. It is in exercising …

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Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi: Path-breaking Change in Politics

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  Sudam Rathod Indian politics for a long time was under the unilateral rule of Congress party because of which other democratic and secular parties could not expand and develop themselves. Secular politics or secularism had been considered the sole property of Congress. Therefore, other such parties with a secular progressive ideology had no space …

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Chicken soup for the bahujan soul- A few words to the students

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Chanchal Kumar   I will start with an anecdote: I used to share a flat with a Brahmin and other savarnas when I first moved to Delhi from my home in Jharkhand. And I remember them poking fun at the surnames of those from adivasi backgrounds. I used to join in the activity, not knowing …

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Workshop on How to Write a CV (Mumbai on 18thDec)

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  Vinay Shende Name of Event: CV Writing WorkshopDate: 18th of December, 2016.Venue: JP Naik Auditorium, Mumbai University, Kalina, Santacruz (E), MumbaiTime: (a) Session 1: 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. This is aimed at people with No Work Experience (b) Session 2: 2 pm to 5 pm. This is aimed at people with up to 5 years’ …

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On the Hate Reservations Band Wagon

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  A.K.D. Jadhav Chetan Bhagat’s article “Creaming the People” (TOI October 3, 2015) is a piece with the general stream of thinking in educated upper middle class India. In terms of its response to the genesis and consequences of reservations this stream of thinking is based on certain fundamental but fallacious assumptions regarding the raison …