Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

6 Films That Tackle Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

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Standout films that tackled mainstream cinema’s casteism : for acknowledging caste; for giving voice to the experience of those caste groups.
Dalit Activist And Professor Sujatha Surepally Attacked Online By Right-Wing Trolls

Dalit Activist And Professor Sujatha Surepally Attacked Online By Right-Wing Trolls

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Sujatha Surepally, a professor at Satavahana University, is being attacked by right-wing trolls for "supposedly" burning a poster of 'Bharat Mata'.
In Conversation With Cynthia Stephen: Dalit Activist And Writer

In Conversation With Cynthia Stephen: Dalit Activist And Writer

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Cynthia Stephen is a Dalit activist, writer, social policy researcher and an independent journalist, who works in the areas of Dalit studies, affirmative action and educational policy.
Why Manusmriti Dahan Din Is Still Relevant?

Why Manusmriti Dahan Din Is Still Relevant

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I think, today, there is a need to celebrate Manusmriti Dahan Din more than ever to invoke the subordination and humiliation of women as well as "lower" caste people. Manu is not just in Manusmriti, he is also in our minds. When are we going to burn the book in there?
Dakshayani Velayudhan

Dakshayani Velayudhan: The Only Dalit Woman In Our Constituent Assembly | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Dakshayani Velayudhan was the only Dalit woman and the youngest member of the Indian Constituent Assembly amongst 299 members and 15 women.
Rohith Vemula

Resisting Institutional Discrimination – On Rohith Vemula Shahadath Din

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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.
Caste Bias in Private Sector

Analysing The Caste Bias In Private Sector Employment

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The private sector prides itself on being "beyond" caste, class & gender barriers. Why then, are most firms dominated by the savarna castes?
Mayawati

Mayawati: An Icon Of Bahujan Struggle

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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.
Diwali

In Diwali, It’s Not Just The Crackers Which Are A Problem

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Will caste Hindus ever look at Diwali from an anti-caste perspective if done debating on love jihad, bakrid or Aurangzeb’s diktats?

Sakshi Mishra And The Infringement Of Her Right To Inter-Caste Marriage

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In the video, Sakshi Mishra, daughter of Rajesh Mishra, the MLA from Bithari Chainpur constituency of Bareilly district, alleged that her father and his goons were out to kill her because she married a Dalit man by her own will.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.