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Rajasthan: Teacher thrashes Dalit student for drinking water from camper; booked

The student narrated the incident to his family, following which the student’s family members, along with a few villagers and Bhim Army activists, reached the school and staged a protest demanding strict action against the accused teacher

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Published on Sep 10, 2023 12:17 PM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Sumit Baudh, queer Dalit scholar: “I felt like an outcaste in more than one way”

The author of the monograph, Law at the Intersection of Caste, Class and Sex, talks about the debates on Dalit representation in Made in Heaven and other things

Queer Dalit scholar and author Sumit Baudh (Photo courtesy of Temitayo Fayemi, Emory Law, Office of Communication)
Updated on Sep 07, 2023 12:40 PM IST

Punish those making a spectacle of caste

Caste-based discrimination persists in India despite legislation and proactive police action and political will is the need of the hour

What is needed is more proactive police action, stringent judicial monitoring and political will that doesn’t stop at exploiting wounds for electoral gains. (Representative use)
Published on Aug 29, 2023 12:26 AM IST
ByHT Editorial

Physics Wallah teacher under fire for casteist slur: ‘Made remark unconsciously'

Manish Raj has apologised to the Dalit community for hurting their sentiments.

A screenshot from Manish Raj's apology video (Image courtesy: Physics Wallah)
Published on Aug 25, 2023 08:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Review: Breaking Barriers by K Madhava Rao

A book that forces naysayers to acknowledge the reality of Dalit merit and provides invaluable insider knowledge about what it takes to become an upright officer in the civil services

With former president of India, KR Narayanan and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandra Babu Naidu. (From Breaking Barriers by K Madhava Rao)
Updated on Aug 28, 2023 02:06 PM IST
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