The Adivasi Will Not Dance is authored by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, a Santhal writer - making him a unique voice in a field dominated by elite and upper caste writers.
Centuries of stigmatisation and criminalisation of denotified tribes in India have led to an occupational shift among these social groups where sex work has become a forced hereditary occupation.
The nature of the indigenous people’s movements vary and each have their own significance, comprising peasant rebellions, movements for self-determination, identity and ethnic nationalist movements.
On 20 March 1927, Dr Ambedkar led thousands of Dalits to the Chavdar tank in Mahad, where they took water from the well and drank it. This act had revolutionary implications, as Dalits had not been allowed to access the public water tank in the village until then.
After cutting financial aid for OBC students in 2015, the TISS administration is now cutting financial aid for SC/ST students, following which there has been an eruption of student protests in all the TISS campuses.
Dakshayani Velayudhan was the only Dalit woman and the youngest member of the Indian Constituent Assembly amongst 299 members and 15 women.
Amoh by Jade is being very problematic and insensitive with their new collection and showcasing their lack of awareness as to how the Dongria Kondh is treated in this country.
These are five Adivasi women activists who have waged war against the oppressive subjects of the state, capitalism and Brahminism.
Two years have passed since Rohith Vemula left us and his murderers are still unpunished. But try as they might, he will not be forgotten.
Mayawati has been identified as a strong voice of the Bahujans, the iron lady who could resist and fight against the caste system and patriarchy.