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Distinct Identity of Sikhs and Rights of Scheduled Castes among Sikhs: Article 25 (2) (b)

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  Gursimran Singh It has been the popular demand of Sikhs since long that there is a need to amend Article 25 (2) (b) of the Constitution as it denies to them a separate distinct religious identity. The controversy is primarily around Explanation II to this article which states that “…..the reference to the word …

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Other northern states want a better raja, Punjab wants better federalism

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  Gurinder Azad (SAVARI and Round Table India are doing a series to put together the Bahujan perspective on the Coronavirus pandemic) Anu Ramdas: Gurinder, thank you for taking the time for this. My first question to you is about Punjab. In the background of the pandemic, we know Punjab receives a lot of international …

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Modern Historiography fits Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Indian Nationalistic Perspective

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  Jaspal Singh Sidhu “That history always has a purpose. That history is always about power. That history is never innocent but always ideological.” ~ Keith Jenkins, ‘Rethinking of History’, Routledge Classics. Of late, a majority of historians including those subscribing to the Left ideology have attempted to portray Maharaja Ranjit Singh, a 19th century …

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Wherever Caste exists in the World, Ambedkar and Marx will remain Irreconcilable

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  Dr Manisha Bangar NVP BAMCEF In India, and wherever in the world Caste exists, Ambedkar and Marx will remain Irreconcilable. Starting from the happenings in Hyderabad Central University in August 2015 when the students of ASA were ostracized, more so from the time of the Institutional murder of Rohith Vemula in January 2016, from …

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Appropriating Guru Ravidas – Ignorance is bliss for Hindu Education Foundation, USA

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  Pardeep Attri In its recent demands of edits to the Instructional Quality Commission (which acts as an advisory body to the State Board of Education. California), the Hindu Education Foundation (HEF) sought that the Bhakti saints like [Guru] Ravidas and the Alvars be added to the list of examples. As per HEF, this was …