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Farmers protesting at Singhu border | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Why the farmers’ protest is led by Sikhs of Punjab

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.
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Chances of an inter-caste marriage go up if groom’s mother is educated, study

The rate of inter-caste marriages in India, as recently as 2011, was merely 5.82% and there has been no upward trend over the past four decades.
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To understand UP’s U-turn from Bahujans to Brahmins, last 3 elections are key

The ongoing clamour in Uttar Pradesh to become the voice of the Brahmins shows the diminishing returns of focusing solely on Bahujan politics.
The hut in which Dinesh Pawar lives with his family in Jamde village, Maharashtra | By special arrangement

TikTok made rural India into DIY Eklavyas

Chinese apps like TikTok adored every rejected ‘unequal’ Indian. The mainstream elite and privileged people can cry anti-national all they want.
File image of Jyotirao Phule | Wiki

Black lives mattered to Phule and Ambedkar. They had seen caste discrimination in India

The credit of drawing parallels between racial and caste discrimination goes to Jotirao Phule who compared conditions of Blacks in the US and Dalits in India.
File photo of Devdutt Pattanaik | Wikimedia Commons

Mid-life crisis is real and Devdutt Pattanaik’s Twitter timeline proves it

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik is the reason why you should never scroll through your hero’s Twitter page.
Tamil Nadu forest minister Dindigul Sreenivasan | Wiki commons

Who is Dindigul Sreenivasan? Tamil Nadu minister who asked tribal boy to remove footwear

ADMK mouthpiece justifies Dindigul Sreenivasan’s act of getting a tribal boy to unbuckle his sandals. He has done this earlier also.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Dalit journalist accuses BBC Hindi of discrimination, says was let go due to caste

Journalist Meena Kotwal says she was 'caricatured' in office to give the impression that she didn't deserve the job. BBC denies charges.
Dalit activists protest against the alleged 'dilution' of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes act | PTI

Abuses Ambedkar Caravan founder faces every day: Clean my toilet, you belong to gutter

Even known public figures go after Dalit activists to get their account suspended, and their followers want us to be ‘nailed and hanged’.
Members of Dalit community display a portrait of Bhim Rao Ambedkar during 'Bharat Bandh' in New Delhi | PTI

‘You don’t look Dalit’ and other things ‘upper castes’ must stop saying to Dalits immediately

Even if you have one Dalit friend or claim to clean your own toilet, here’s a guide to casteist comments that need to end.

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