A caste census could radically alter the political map of India. Are we ready for such an upheaval?read full story
Dalit family awaits ‘justice’ to immerse ashes of daughter in Ganga. Elsewhere, lower caste women continue to face violence perpetrated by the powerful.
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
Non-BJP parties hoping to stall the massive shift of OBCs towards the Hindutva brigade. But there are gains too for the BJP if it plays its cards well.
Dalits as one cohesive unit is a thing of the past as individual castes start asserting themselves
While a caste census is not a panacea, it can add meaning to the debate on where we want to...
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A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals
With online exams in vogue, scamsters have upped their game, upgrading skills to breach premier engineering entrance tests
What our police needs is the will to carry out changes already suggested by past inquiry commissions. But who will bell the cat?
Smog towers—the concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution to combat air pollution
China, Afghanistan and the Quad are the pressing issues that form the backdrop of PM Modi’s first in-person meeting with Joe Biden
Union minister Anurag Thakur’s frequent visits to home state fuel speculations about possible change of guard before assembly polls next year.
Singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo further dents BJP in West Bengal after the humbling assembly polls loss.
Hindu groups target Basavaraj Bommai government over implementation of Supreme Court order to raze illegal buildings.
Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there
Indie musicians run a gauntlet of heckling and abuse at gigs in India. Protection has to come from street cred and holding organisers accountable.
"I’m not on social media because it is distracting. We’re anyway addicted to our phones. Also, I find it very disingenuous...
The image of a mother and the role she plays in real life has gone through some drastic transformation, and that has naturally changed our way of looking at it in cinema, says actress Supriya Pathak