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Assertion

Some reflections on the movie ‘Jai Bhim’

spva sairam

  Dr. SPVA Sairam Speaking about the oppressed communities and the state of Hindu Civilization, Dr. Ambedkar in his book The Untouchables (1948) remarked: “Besides the Shudras, the Hindu Civilization has produced three social classes whose existence has not received the attention it deserves. The three classes are :- (i) The Criminal Tribes who number …

Features

The Supreme Indignity of being an Untouchable in India

anshul

  Anshul Kumar “It is usual to hear all those who feel moved by the deplorable condition of the Untouchables unburden themselves by uttering the cry “We must do something for the Untouchables”. One seldom hears any of the persons interested in the problem saying ‘Let us do something to change the Touchable Hindu’. It …

Atrocities

Regret not if we Perish!

Karl Marx Siddharthar

  A Sneak peek into a Dalit Family’s Legal Struggle A.B. Karl Marx Siddharthar On 29th, June, 2021 I, being the victim/petitioner in an atrocity case, visited the Collector’s Office, Chennai to attend the DVMC (District Vigilance Monitoring Committee) meeting. Based on the Hon’ble Madras High Court’s Order, the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Chennai CBCID …

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

bodhi ramteke

  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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Bharat vs India: Understanding Debates of Naming Through Ernest Gellner and Anthony D Smith

Vidyasagar

Vidyasagar Recently, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea which sought a direction to the Central government to amend the constitution to change the official name of the country from India to Bharat. This plea claimed that “the removal of the English name, though appears symbolic, will instill a sense of pride in …

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Dissolving GO 3 – threat to Jal Jangal Jameen

Sanjeev Gumpenapalli

  Sanjeev Gumpenapalli Introduction India’s Adivasis had waged some of the greatest battles in various corners of the country to reassert their right to autonomy and self-determination. While these were characteristically heterogeneous resistance movements, both armed and unarmed, what is common about them is the demonstration of their right over natural resources and also community …