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Social Boycott of Dalit Scholars: Locating caste in Modern context

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Agnes Amala While Indians take pride in calming that the Art (15) of our constitution provides for “Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of Birth” yet there is very little evidence of its application across the higher education sector. In fact, five research scholars at University of Hyderabad (UoH), …


Condemn arbitrary suspension of 5 Dalits students in University of Hyderabad!

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  In an ugly, partisan decision reminiscent of the rustication of 12 Dalit students in the year 2002 (all members of Ambedkar Students’ Association), the University of Hyderabad administration suspended five Dalit student members of Ambedkar Students’ Association (again) yesterday – Dontha Prashanth (Ph.D student in Economics), Rohith Vemula (PhD – Sociology), Sunkanna Velpula (PhD …