Writings

  • A Space of Our Own: The Indu Mill Ambedkar Memorial Project
    Rajashree Gandhi | Footnotes (2013-2014)
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    Ambedkar’s Death Anniversary and the Politics of Urban Space
    Ananya Vajpeyi | Economic and Political Weekly | Vol. 49, Issue No. 13 | 29 Mar, 2014
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    Biggest caste survey: One in four Indians admit to practising untouchability
    Seema Chishti | The Indian Express | November 29, 2014
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    Caste and Religion Matters in Access: Housing Discrimination
    Anuradha Banerjee, Firdaus Rizvi, Sukhadeo Thorat, Vinod K Mishra |EPW, Vol. 50, Issue No. 26-27 | 27 June, 2015
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    Chaityabhoomi : A self-conscious stream of class and political consciousness of a misfit amongst misfits
    Javed Iqbal | Round Table India | 12 December, 2012
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    Dalit musician banned at Guruvayoor temple
    The Indian Express | January 17, 2014
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    Demolition of “Ambedkar Bhavan”: Historical Facts and Current Controversy!
    Amar Khade | Round Table India | 21 July, 2016
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    Divided Cities Cannot be Smart Cities
    Alok Prasanna Kumar and Srijoni Sen | The Wire | 01 June, 2015
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    Fisher folk allege land acquisition plan, stage protest
    The Hindu | January 7, 2016
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    ‘FOR PUNEKARS, THE FILM IS A CATHARSIS’
    Pune Mirror | Jul 24, 2013
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    How a Brahmin-Only Township Was Allowed in 21st Century Karnataka
    Parul Agarwal | The Quint | August 4, 2016
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    How caste-minded Brahmins got conned by a realtor building ‘Brahmin-only’ colony in Hyderabad
    The News Minute | August 13, 2015
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    Mahaparinirvan Din, 6th December
    Pradnya Mangala | Round Table India | 6 December, 2014
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    Matunga Labour Camp History
    Ajit Abhimeshi | 24 November, 2011
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    Mumbai’s Koli community leave fishing for greener pastures
    Karishma Goenka | | DNA | 21 Nov, 2013
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    Politics behind Destruction of Memory and History of Ambedkarite Spaces
    Sanjeev Kumar and Babasaheb Kambale | Round Table India | 22 July, 2016
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    Ramabai Nagar: 17 Years, 11 deaths, 26 injured and Justice is still awaiting
    Yogesh Maitreya & Daisy Katta | TwoCircles.net | 13 July 2014
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    Residential Segregation in Indian Cities – Spaces of Discrimination
    Gayatri Singh, Trina Vithayathil | Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 47, Issue No. 37 |15 Sep, 2012
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    Street named ‘home’
    Mayank Sinha | The Hindu | 2 October, 2012
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    Study shows NCR homeowners turn away Dalits and Muslims
    Seema Chishti | The Indian Express | June 16, 2015
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    The stark inequality within Indian cities
    Pranav Sidhwani | Live Mint | July 1, 2015
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  • Activists Say Child Labour Act Locks in Caste-Based Occupations
    The Wire | 3 August 2016
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    Caste and Gender in a Mumbai Resettlement Site
    Varsha Ayyar | Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 48, Issue No. 18 | 4 May, 2013
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    Caste and Ownership of Private Enterprises
    Nidhi Sadana, Sukhadeo Thorat | Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 44, Issue No. 23 |06 Jun, 2009
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    Caste factor in waste disposal
    The Hindu | 11 February, 2013
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    Combating Caste Bias in the Private Sector
    Adarsh Kumar | India Journal | Jul 12, 2011
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    Covering Dalit atrocities in a savarna newsroom
    Dhrubo Jyoti | Round Table India | 10 August, 2016
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    Dalit Capitalism and Dalits in Businesses: Learning from Facts and Black experiences
    Sankalp Jayant | Round Table India | 14 July, 2016
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    Death every night: Travails of an Ambedkarite in the Corporate Sector
    The Guilty Warrior | Round Table India | 14 March, 2016
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    FDI in Retail and Dalit Entrepreneurs
    Anand Teltumble | Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 48, Issue No. 03 | 19 Jan, 2013
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    For first time in 100 yrs,Dalit student tops KGMU
    Surbhi Khyati | The Indian Express |September 29, 2013
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    Gendered Subaltern Sexuality and the State
    Maya Pandit | Economic and Political Weekly | Vol. 48, Issue No. 32 |10 Aug, 2013
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    Lathicharge on students for demanding Reservations in Private sector
    Hariram A | Round Table India | 10 February 2016
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    Raja Nayak – When caste became irrelevant
    Ashwaq Masoodi | Live Mint | 15 Jan, 2016
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    Stop Killing Us: the Bhim Yatra of India’s Manual Scavengers tells the Indian government
    Sabrang India | 21 December, 2015
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    The Inspiring Life Of Kalpana Saroj: A Multi-Millionaire Dalit Woman Who Was Married Off At 12!
    Aparna Wanchoo | Biz and Eco | 31 March, 2014
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    Will Bangalore’s Women Municipal Workers Ever Get What They Are Demanding?
    Ila Ananya | The Ladies Finger | 16 June, 2016
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    With Dalit Foods, Chandrabhan Prasad looks to conquer caste prejudice
    Ashwaq Masoodi | Live Mint | 29 June, 2016
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  • A matter of tastes
    Divya Trivedi | The Hindu | August 9, 2013
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    Beef bans: Unjustifiable, Ineffective, Expensive
    Sundeep Pattem | Round Table India | 23 October, 2015
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    Caste on Your Plate: A Tale of Food Snobbery in India
    Parul Agrawal | The Quint | August 8, 2016
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    Exactly whose sentiments are hurt by beef and pork?
    Ravi Chandran | Round Table India | 24 September,2012
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    Fencing ‘THE HINDU’: The Laxman-Rekha over Food
    N Sukumar and Shailaja Menon | Round Table India | 18 April, 2014
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    Meat the many foods of India: Bringing different food histories to the table
    Bashaarat Masood , Pooja Pillai , Satish Jha | Indian Express |September 21, 2015
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    Memories of Meals Past: For the Dalits in Maharashtra, the ban snaps their link to cheap protein
    The Indian Express | April 5, 2015
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    On what we eat
    Nidhin Shobhana |Round Table India | 21 August, 2014
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    Osmania ‘beef festival’ row: Police raid hostels, detain 30 students, BJP MLA Raja Singh
    Sreenivas Janyala | The Indian Express | December 11, 2015
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    The caste guide to street food
    Aakar Patel | Live Mint | 5 Feb, 2016
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    The Bitter Aftertaste of Beef Ban
    Gayatri Nair | Economic and Political Weekly | Vol. 51, Issue No. 10 | 05 Mar, 2016
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    Why is Modern India Vegetarian?
    Sneha Shaj , Anveshi Web Editor | Anveshi| May 10, 2013
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  • A brief history of the Dalit memoir
    Smruti Koppikar | Live Mint | 25 April, 2015
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    An equal music
    Rahi Gaikwad | The Hindu | August 20, 2016
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    Breadth of a balladeer
    Aritra Bhattacharya | Infochange India | June 2013
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    Class Act
    Ankita Bhatkhande & Gitanjali Chandrasekharan | Mumbai Mirror| Jun 7, 2015
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    Cricket, caste, community, colonialism: the politics of a great game
    Ramachandra Guha | The International Journal Of The History Of Sport Vol. 14 | 1997
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    Colours of rebellion: Capturing Ambedkar’s life and revolutionary spirit in art
    Anisha Sheth| The News Minute | April 27, 2016
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    Decline and fall
    Aritra Bhattacharya | Infochange India | May 2013
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    Democracy needs their song
    Anand Pathwardhan | The Hindu | May 5, 2013
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    Illustrating caste
    Rahi Gaikwad | The Hindu | November 13, 2015
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    In India, caste system ensures you are what you eat
    Amrit Dhillon | Post Magazine | 26 July, 2014
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    Jung ki pukar: Avahan’s cultural revolution
    Aritra Bhattacharya | Infochange India | May 2013
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    My life as an Ambedkarite poet
    Inanna Craig-Morse | The alternate.in | Aug 14, 2015
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    Now, censor board wants cuts in Marathi play
    Alok Deshpande |The Hindu | February 4, 2016
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    Rage Against The Machine: A look at the life and cause of Lokshahir Sambhaji Bhagat
    Dipti Nagpaul | The Indian Express | 19 April, 2015
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    Sanitizing the Profane
    Shweta Radhakrishnan | SubVersions
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    The Black Indians
    Thenmozhi Soundararajan | The Outlook | 20 August, 2012
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    The Dalit Panther’s first leap
    Sunil Dighe | The Indian Express | July 9, 2013
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    The Endless Canvas of Natarajan’s Art
    Anbuselvam | Round Table India | 07 November, 2015
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    The project of cultural resistance
    Aritra Bhattacharya | Infochange India | MARCH 2013
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    When I ‘came out’ as Dalit
    Yashica Dutt | Himal Southasian |20 June, 2016
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  • A 21-yr-old who mentors children of a lesser god
    Ankita Bhatkhande | Mumbai Mirror | Apr 30, 2015
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    Against the wind.. हवा के खिलाफ यहां तक…
    Manisha Mashaal | Round Table India | 10 March, 2016
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    Arbitrary Expulsion and Discrimination against ST/SC/OBC students in IIT Roorkee
    Shefali Saini |India Resists | May 16, 2016 |
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    Are SCs, STs and OBCs less talented?
    Mahitosh Mandal | Round Table India | 22 September 2015
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    Campus with a difference
    Kancha Ilaiah | Indian Express | April 6, 2016
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    Caste, Campuses and ContradictionsYogesh Maitreya | Round Table India | 24 July, 2014
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    ‘Caste discrimination continues to exist in IIT-Bombay’
    Pallavi Smart | Mid-Day | 21 Jan, 2016
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    Caste, Friendship & Solidarity
    Christina Thomas Dhanaraj | Round Table India | 17 May, 2016
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    Dalits and English
    Kancha Ilaiah | Deccan Herrald | 15 February, 2011
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    Donnish Hauteur?
    Anuradha Raman | The Outlook |25 January, 2010
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    Drop caste column from school-leaving certificates: Prakash Ambedkar
    Shubhangi Khapre | The Indian Express | April 4, 2016
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    English as a Language of ‘Dalit’ Expression – Caste in a Casteless Language?
    Rita Kothari | Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 48, Issue No. 39 | 28 Sep, 2013
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    Euphoria and Caste: Ambedkarite Movement Seeks Annihilation of Dead Culture
    Dr. Narendra Kumar Arya | Round Table India | 22 May, 2016
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    Gone with the Wind, James Bond make way for Ambedkar in Delhi University
    Paramita Ghosh | Hindustan Times | Apr 14, 2014
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    Hail English, the Dalit Goddess
    Chandra Bhan Prasad |DNA | 28 Oct, 2006
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    Good Samaritans fund the education of 35 Vaidu students
    Ankita Bhatkhande | Mumbai Mirror | Apr 11, 2016
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    How Daya Pawar’s autobiography became the template for the angry Dalit memoir
    Dipti Nagpaul D’souza | Indian Express | August 2, 2015
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    ‘Indian languages carry the legacy of caste’
    Rediff | March 08, 2007
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    Inextinguishable Fires
    Shanta Gokhale | Caravan Magazine | 1 August, 2013
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    No More Student Suicides, No More Caste Discrimination, No More Dropouts
    Forum Against Caste Discrimination in Education| Round Table India | 17 April 2013
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    On Teaching Sanskrit and Mother Tongues: An Open Letter to Smriti Irani
    Sowmya Dechamma | Anveshi Broadsheet Latest Issue 4&5 | January 20, 2015
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    Tamil Nadu’s Dalit blind spot: ‘Education killed my son, so my grandsons don’t want one’
    Ramanathan S. | The News Minute | February 3, 2016
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    The Page Mnemonist
    Rakshit Sonawne | Outlook India | 18 April, 2016
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    The Death Of Anil Meena
    Anoop Kumar | Countercurrents |14 March, 2012
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    The Secret History Of Blood
    Nisha Susan |Tehelka Magazine| Jun 20, 2009
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    The Story of Caste and Indian Campuses
    Anoop Kumar | Round Table India |30 May, 2016
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    The Story of Caste and Indian Campuses 2
    Anoop Kumar | Round Table India | 9 June, 2016
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    The swearword is not the last word in Dalit poetry
    Jilukara Srinivas | Anveshi Broadsheet Issue 4&5 | January 23, 2015
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    Understanding Caste & Casteism in Higher Education and Academic Institutions (Part II)
    Lata Pratibha Madhukar | Round Table India | 2 May, 2016
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    Why are Folks So Inclined to Speak for and Erase Dalit People’s Wisdom?
    Noel Didla | Round Table India | 13 June, 2016
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    Write back in anger
    Dipti Nagpaul | The Indian Express January 31, 2016
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  • ‘Bridesourcing’
    Deepa Bhashti | Himal South Asian | 24 December, 2012
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    Can we bring up kids telling them not to fall in love with someone from another caste?
    Radhika Sudhakar | Round Table India | 11 July, 2016
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    Dalits and Inter-Caste Marriage
    Sowjanya | Round Table India |17 September, 2015
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    Do Maharashtra’s Neo-Buddhists really want – and need – a separate marriage law?
    Aarefa Johari | Scroll | 5 Oct, 2015
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    Educated caste Hindu youth campaign against inter-caste marriages
    M.K. Ananth | The Hindu | July 16, 2012
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    Honour killings: Saved from India’s caste system by the Love Commandos
    Gethin Chamberlain | The Guardian | 10 October, 2010
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    Intercaste Marriages in Bombay
    C T Kannan | Sociological Bulletin | September 1961
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    Just 5% of Indian marriages are inter-caste: survey
    Rukmini S | The Hindu | 13 November, 2014
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    Love, friendship and politics: Caste in the campus
    Yogesh Maitreya | Round Table India | 29 December 2014
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    Love in the time of caste
    The Hindu | July 29, 2013
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    Mumbai Dalit teen killed over inter-caste relationship
    Rohit Alok , Sadaf Modak | Indian Express | July 21, 2016
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    “No Gold” marriages: The politics of caste/class and gender
    Sreebitha P. V. | Round Table India | 3 December, 2013
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    ‘Should we not fall in love?’
    Rahi Gaikwad and Sukanya Shantha | Round Table India | 24 July, 2016
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  • 3 brothers thrashed in Virar after one objects to offensive remarks against Ambedkar, dalit leader
    Ram Parmar | Mumbai Mirror | 13 Oct, 2015
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    A relentless crusader
    Sudha Umashanker |The Hindu | 23 July, 2011
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    A report on the Status of Pardhis in Mumbai City
    Paankhi Agrawal, Mayank Sinha | Centre for Criminology and Justice School of Social Work Tata Institute of Social Sciences 1 January, 2012
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    Caste and LGBT
    Manish Gautam | Round Table India | 30 June, 2015
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    Dalit Day to bring cops, community closer
    Umesh Yadav | The Economic Times | 21 Dec, 2015
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    Dalit Militancy and the Brahmanic Centre
    Vaibhav Wasnik | Round Table India | 2 November, 2015
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    Death as a Dalit: What Rohith Vemula’s suicide tells about India
    Dhrubo Jyoti | Hindustan Times | 18 Jan, 2016
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    Globalisation and the Dalits
    Dr. Anand Teltumbde | Ambedkar.org
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    How the UN Cast out Caste, Leaving Dalits Behind
    Urvashi Sarkar | The Wire | 14 October, 2015
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    Maharashtra Becomes The First State In India To Ban ‘Social Boycotts’
    The Huffington Post | 13 May, 2016
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    Now, SC/ST victims to get minimum compensation of Rs 8.5 lakh from state government
    Aman Sharma | Economic Times | 15 Apr, 2016
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    Of Reigning Silences and Quivering Words: Kumher Kaand of 1992
    Ridhima Sharma | SubVersions
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    (Trans)gender and caste lived experience – Transphobia as a form of Brahminism: An Interview of Living Smile Vidya
    Sanhati | 26 January, 2013
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