Social Analysis | सामजिक विश्लेषण
OBC literature has the widest range
OBC literature’s theorizations include opposing Manuvadi values and establishing the Backwards’ identity, existence, respect and human dignity. All streams on the margins and the new cultural discourse are part of it
Providing a voice to the dispossessed majority
In an interview with The Hindu, Pramod Ranjan shares FORWARD Press’ vision, the topics it has focused on and the writers it has spawned
Cities let down Dalitbahujans – Phule and Ambedkar’s dream BETRAYED!
Are some other forces not allowing the oppressed and exploited sections to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by urbanization?
Ambedkar’s understated feminism
Ambedkar was as deeply influenced by the masses of women he mobilized as they were by him. That was the main source of his gender sensitivity
OBCs: Less than 12 per cent
As on 1 January 2015, out of 79,483 positions in the A, B, C and D categories, only 9,040 were occupied by OBCs
Marathas’ plight: No rain, no jobs
Their demand for reservation may be justified – and it can be met if Maharashtra follows Tamil Nadu’s example
Threats to the concept of social justice
The ultimate dream of social justice is building a society free from all kinds of discriminations.in this sense,it is an extension of the thoughts of Buddha, Christ, Kabir and Marx.
Let’s embark on a new journey
FORWARD Press won’t only be on the web. We will publish eight books every quarter – four in Hindi, four in English. All the important articles put on the web will be compiled in the books
The media – biased or ignorant?
Journalists like Barkha Dutt and eminent scholars like Jagdish Bhagwati take a predictable position on reservation informed by their birth. They must familiarize themselves with the facts
Patidar agitation: Voice of non-Dwijs
For the last decade or so, the non-Dwij castes have been demanding reservations. They want to carve out a niche for themselves in the socioeconomic, political and cultural fields