Mohan Guruswamy Delhi
Every 18 minutes, a Dalit is brutalised in India. Yet, across political parties and civil society, their pleadings for justice have brought no succour
Ashok Das Delhi
Bihar politicians have dropped their effective policy approach to pander for votes among Backward classes. Will their bid to shake the BJP pay off?
Abishek Jha Patna
There are some striking parallels between the happenings in Syria and those taking place in riot-infested Western Uttar Pradesh
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
For dalits of Semra village, Rahul Gandhi’s visit was like manna from heaven. It forced government officials to fast track development work Pradeep Kapoor Semra (UP)
The marginalised women of Medak district have shown the way to other farmers, scientists and policy makers to regenerate sustainable and citizen controlled food systems Akash Bisht Medak (Andhra Pradesh)
Thousands of Dalits still clean shit with their bare hands and carry it on their heads. So how come a 9 per cent growth rate economy can’t generate alternative professions for them?
Not only is she losing her party’s support base, the Brahmins and Dalits too are leaving Mayawati Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow
All major political parties are involved in an intense fight to consolidate their support base among backward classes in UP Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow
The electorate is fed up with caste politics played by most parties as well as their culture of corruption and patronage to criminals Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow