Is ‘Dalit’ the right word?
Is the use of the word “Dalit” in conformity with Ambedkarite thought? Was Dr Ambedkar in favour of using this word? Ish Kumar Gangania attempts to answer these and other related questions
Adi Shankaracharya's philosophy shaped the BJP brand of politics
Politics in the name of religion is aimed at maintaining cruel, exploitative social relations and is opposed to liberty, equality and fraternity. Shankar provides the philosophical ground for this brand of politics, writes Ram Puniyani