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RSS: the shadow and the deeper undercurrent of the cultural counter-revolution

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Dr. Bhushan Amol Darkase  For the Veda is tainted by three faults of untruth, self-contradiction, and tautology. ~ Charvaka[1]  The 2022 calendar published by IIT Kharagpur with the theme of ‘Indian Knowledge Systems’ acknowledged on its front page in the first line- ‘Recognition of the secret of the Vedas.’ [2] This fetish for the revival …

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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar – From Denunciation of the Vedas to the Negation of Karl Marx and Surrender to Nāstika Buddhism

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Dr Aniruddha Babar “Buddha would never allow violence, but the communists do. No doubt the communists get quick results because when you adopt the means of annihilating a man, they do not remain to oppose you. Humanity does not only want economic values, it also wants spiritual values to be retained. Permanent communist dictatorship has …

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Tribute to Raja Dhale: Panther Who Once Set Bhagwad Gita on Fire

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  Pardeep Attri Born on 30 September 1940, Raja Dhale, one of the founders of the Dalit Panthers, died today (16 July 2019) at his residence in Mumbai. He was 78. His life struggle is as inspiring as that of many other Dalits who struggle and fight against the caste system enshrined upon us by …

Features

A short history of media as a tool of cultural hegemony

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  Anshul Kumar “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past” ~ George Orwell in 1984. Ever since the inception and evolution of mankind into a ‘modern human’ it has ever been the curiosity of the human mind to look around the surroundings in order to comprehend …

Assertion

On the Beef Festival in Osmania

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  Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes B. Sudarshan, one of the chief organisers of the recent ‘Peddakura Pandaga’, or Beef Festival, in Osmania University recently, speaks to Dalit Camera on the background of the event, and the need fororganising such an event, a couple of days before the festival. {youtube}2J4Tg8ksHTQ{/youtube} On December 10th, the whole …

Thought

HRD: It’s not Hindu Resource Development

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  Kancha Ilaiah When a religion treats the labouring castes as impure, naturally the indignity of labour becomes the essence of the nation. Does not this situation need to change? The Modi government seems to believe that a change should be brought in school curriculum by re-working the text books that NCERT brings out. To …

Dr. Ambedkar

Riddle No. 2: The Origin of the Vedas – The Brahminic Explanation Or an Exercise in the Art of Circumlocution

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  (From ‘Religious Riddles’ in Part I of the book ‘Riddles in Hinduism’ by Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar) There is hardly any Hindu who does not regard the Vedas as the most sacred Book of his religion. And yet ask any Hindu what is the origin of the Vedas and it would be difficult …

Research

Caste and Caste-Based Discrimination among Indian Muslims – Part 10

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  Caste and Caste-Based Discrimination among Indian Muslims – Part 10: Transformations in the Colonial Period Continued from here. Masood Alam Falahi (Translated by Yoginder Sikand for NewAgeIslam.com) [Part 10 of Masood Alam Falahi‘s Urdu book Hindustan Mai Zat-Pat Aur Musalman (‘Casteism Among Muslims in India’)] ~ Caste and Religion With the onset of British …