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Dronacharya Complex – Or Who Is The Intellectual?

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  Bobby Kunhu “The Mismeasure of Man treats one particular form of quantified claim about the ranking of human groups: the argument that intelligence can be meaningfully abstracted as a single number capable of ranking all people on a linear scale of intrinsic and unalterable mental worth.” – Stephen Jay Gould, “Mismeasure of Man” I …

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Ambedkar’s Visit to Mahad as Labour Member of Viceroy’s Executive Council

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  Syamasundar Unnamati “The Press is an accomplice of the Congress” – Dr. B. R. Ambedkar The colonial Indian Press was very biased against the grievances of the Depressed Classes. Until Dr. Ambedkar became part of the Bombay Legislative Council, the grievances of the Depressed Classes were not addressed by the Press seriously. When the …

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Social Media and Bahujans: Some Concerns and Reflections

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  Aditi Priya If we do not struggleIf we do not persist in our struggleThe enemy would finish us with his bayonetsAnd pointing to our bones he would tell the rest of the worldLook, these are bones of slaves!Look, these are bones of slaves!!— A Hindi Couplet My dear Ambedkarites, From dawn to dusk, in …

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The merits ascribed to the castes of merit in Indian textbooks

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  Anitya Sanket Apologist arguments in favor of the caste system have not been a recent phenomenon in India. For a deeply oppressive system of social division to have survived more than 3,000 years, it was indispensable to have exponents of Brahmin-Savarna supremacy at successive stages to suppress any sign of a revolt to challenge …