Anand Teltumbde

Anand Teltumbde is a scholar, public intellectual and a civil-rights activist based in Goa. He has authored several books including, Dalits: Past, Present and Future, Mahad: The Making of the First Dalit Revolt, The Persistence of Caste: The Khairlanji Murders and India’s Hidden Apartheid and, most recently, Republic of Caste.

Young rebellions

A new book chronicles the recent wave of youth movements in India against ascendant Hindutva and neoliberalism.

Jul 22, 2019

Poriborton is not revolution

Ranabir Samaddar’s new book traces the failures of West Bengal politics over the last four decades, but sees revolution where there has been none.

Jul 15, 2013

Diabolic designs and demonic actions

Subash Gatade’s books uncover the correlations between resurgent Hindutva and the ascendance of neoliberalism.

Jan 15, 2013

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