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Is Dalit a Hindu?

Very recently I participated in an international seminar in one of India’s prestigious universities. The topic was- Reflecting over the marginalized thinkers and traditions of India, particularly of Modern India. Eminent scholars and few activist scholars were part of this three day confluence. In one of the sessions, the issue of caste and dalit politics was discussed where I also read my paper and, subsequently, invited observations and queries over the issue in hand.

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Assembly Elections: Is Brand Mayawati Dead?

Sutanu Guru chronicles the decline and fall of the 'tallest' BSP leader

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If Donald Trump Vs Hillary Clinton Happened In India

What if the 2019 Lok Sabha elections turned into a de facto presidential one with two principal contenders? Sutanu Guru wonders who the gladiators could be in India

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PM Lashes Out At Pakistan For Glorifying Terrorists

Modi devotes bulk of his address on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day to presenting a report card of his government's work particularly in boosting economic growth

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President Deplores 'Unmindful Pursuit' Of A Divisive Political Agenda

Pranab Mukherjee says attacks on Dalits, minorities should be dealt with firmly, warns against forces of intolerance trying to raise their ugly head

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PM Modi Slams Cow Vigilantes Again, Says Attack Me If You Want But Not Dalits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has came down heavily on the perpetrators of violence on dalits, telling them, "if you have to attack, attack me" but stop attacking "my Dalit bretheren"

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PM Narendra Modi Blasts Cow Vigilantes, Calls Them 'Anti-social'

In his first comments on the violence against Dalits by cow vigilantes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has strongly rebuked them, saying most of them are 'anti-social' elements who are running 'shops' in the name of cow protection which makes him 'angry'

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“No Other Govt Has Done More To Uplift Dalits”

Thawar Chand Gehlot, talks to BW Businessworld and says that there’s no basis to the claim that the BJP and the RSS support groups attacking Dalits in the name of cow protection

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Protests Grow Over Attack On Dalits In Gujarat

Angry community members stage rallies in many towns and cities, block roads after cow vigilante group beat up Dalits

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Jobs Cleaning Human Excreta Are Illegal. How They Persist

The persistence of manual scavenging is linked to the Hindu caste system, with about 1.3 million Dalits, mostly women, make a living as manual scavengers across India

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Is Reservation Necessary For Dalits?

'The interests of Dalits will be best served when they do not depend on any political party or favours from others'

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Real Tribute To Ambedkar Is More ‘Filthy Rich Indians’

Sutanu Guru argues why real freedom for Dalits will come through urbanization, entrepreneurship and wealth creation

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Ambedkar Attacked 'Brahmanic Hinduism'

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, whose 125th birth anniversary falls on April 14, has emerged as India's most revered leader especially during the last two decades

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