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OBC Quota Division: States’ Job, Not Centre’s
The problem of disproportionate representation in positions of power can’t be resolved by dividing the central OBC list. No purpose will be served if the Centre draws up a separate list of EBCs but the states do not do so
The Dear Hindu Holy Cow: An Obituary
A ban on bovine slaughter will have a direct impact on the supplementary peasant incomes in the country, multiply the useless component of the country’s cattle population and make fodder more expensive
The FP Cover Story Sharmila Rege almost wrote
On the other hand just today there are reports of IIDS’s latest report on a survey of 122 schools across seven (BIMAROU mainly) states, from November 2011 through March 2012. The state of Dalits is clearly still precarious
Ambedkar’s Emancipative Agenda: Limits and Potentials
one person-one vote is equality only in the realm of electoral democracy, because even with this kind of equality, social and economic inequality gives rise to unfreedom of the sections which he wants to be liberated
Ambedkar and the other exploited classes
Even today, the OBCs and non-Dalit, non-Brahmin communities are not able to comprehend the significance of this inclusive role of Ambedkar. He never confined himself to any caste or castes and never founded any caste-based organization. He wanted to take everyone along
Whose ‘Magic Bullets’ Murdered “BUTCHER OF BIHAR”?
Bullets that go through a body and exit lose their velocity and are usually found around the scene of the shooting. Were these ‘magic bullets’ which flew out of the gun, went through and killed Mukhiya, and then just disappeared?