B R Ambedkar

The roots of Dalit rage

The symbolism of Dalit politics is a tactical response to the threat of violence lurking beneath the surface of Indian democracy.

| Apr 06, 2015

We can only look forward…

...when we no longer have to look back.

| Apr 01, 2010

A politics subsumed

The life and times of Jogendranath Mandal.

| Apr 01, 2010

Refreshing the soil

The path of Buddhism can end the curse of caste.

| Apr 01, 2010

No reform

Hinduism’s rigidity is forcing it to cede ground to Islam, Christianity and Buddhism.

| Apr 01, 2010

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