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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

Writers pay tributes to Sahitya Akademi award winner Ramesh Kuntal Megh

He is survived by his daughter Shiprali Megh. The scholar was 92 and as per his wishes, his body was donated to the PGI. Megh received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2017

Ramesh Kuntal Megh (HT file)
Updated on Sep 02, 2023 11:40 PM IST
By, Chandigarh

A significant step to dispel colonial legacy

Three new bills aim to replace British-era codes that govern India. But Parliament must take care to excise the bad provisions while not diluting the good

In effect, at a philosophical level, this is a reassessment of “crime”. Decriminalise the minor and ensure punishment is more severe for the major. (HT Archive)
Published on Aug 14, 2023 12:22 AM IST

Hari Narke, ideologue of state OBC movement, passes away

Hari was a member of a committee that oversaw the publication of Dr B R Ambedkar’s writings and speeches as well as a member of the Maharashtra state commission for backward classes to champion the cause of OBCs

Hari Narke, ideologue of state OBC movement, passes away
Updated on Aug 10, 2023 12:57 AM IST
BySunil Tambe

Art historian Kavita Singh passes away

Singh served at the Jawaharlal Nehru University’s School of Arts and Aesthetics, where she taught for nearly two decades.

Kavita Singh (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 31, 2023 01:53 AM IST
BySaptarshi Das
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