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The Khalistan movement in the 1980s may have limited support for Punjab’s Sikhs in the battle with the Indira Gandhi govt. But in Modi govt's farm laws, they have a worthy cause.
In US, Hindu nationalists avoid discussing the caste system and Manusmriti, but want to be seen as allies in the fight for racial and gender equality.
In a recent event for her new book, the author claimed she wasn’t Brahmin because her mother is Christian and her father belonged to the Brahmo Samaj.
Kangana Ranaut is an upper caste Indian like Shashi Tharoor, Amitabh Bachchan or Nitin Gadkari, who say they believe in a casteless society and are caste-blind.
The ongoing clamour in Uttar Pradesh to become the voice of the Brahmins shows the diminishing returns of focusing solely on Bahujan politics.
A ‘review’ of India’s reservation system can be undertaken. But the solution involves looking into the theories propounded by John Rawls, Ambedkar, and Gandhi.
The irony is that social media, which was supposed to be a democratic space for every section of society, has been categorised into caste hierarchies.
Visva-Bharati University V-C Bidyut Chakrabarty's comments add to the list of fictitious claims against Constitution that Ambedkar had busted during its drafting.
To be launched later this month, Hindi serial Ek Mahanayak – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar indicates a mainstreaming of the leader's identity.
The castes could neither inter-dine nor intermarry – two aspects that were often brought up by proponents of the two-nation theory.
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