The like-mindedness of Dewey and Ambedkar
Ambedkar is best understood as a pragmatist following in the line of John Dewey’s philosophy, but with emphases and creative additions that could only come from his status as a Dalitbahujan located in the Indian context
Who is killing Ambedkar’s dreams?
Which tendencies in Indian society are coming in the way of the fulfilment of Ambedkar’s dreams? IAS officer Narendra Kumar’s lists them out
Why clash over OBC literature?
The truth is that if some OBCs are vehicles for Brahmanism, many are its opponents, too. It is because of OBC literature that people today don’t believe that Krishna had washed the feet of Sudama. People have come to realize the Gita does not contain what Krishna said; it contains what Vyas wanted Krishna to say
ओबीसी साहित्य पर क्यों होने लगा टकराव?
सच्चाई तो यह है कि ब्राह्मणवाद के वाहक अगर ओबीसी पाए जाते हैं, तो उसके विरोध में भी बड़ी संख्या में ओबीसी रहे हैं और हैं। यह ओबीसी साहित्य ही तो है, जिसमें सुदामा के पैर धोने की बात को तमाम लोग नकारने लगे हैं। गीता के बारे में भी यह समझने लगे हैं कि ये कृष्ण की बोली या लिखी नहीं है। वो व्यास की करतूत है। उसी में पशुपालन को वैश्य कर्म बताया गया। यह बात उजागर जहाँ की गई है वो भी तो ओबीसी साहित्य है कि गीता को कृष्ण ने नहीं लिखा।
Student politics today: Yes to Mandal, No to Kamandal
The students’ organizations on campuses have become articulate in discussing Dalit-OBC issues and are forging joint fronts against casteism. The brahmanical-casteist and social justice lobbies now stand face-to-face
A magazine, a movement
I see FP’s seven-year journey akin to writing the preface of a big resolution. With its limited financial resources and sustained by the passion of some writers, FP, even in its new form, is an important achievement for those dreaming of social justice
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.
What is social injustice?
We should consider socio-economic inequality the biggest problem facing the nation and do everything possible to redistribute resources
What made BJP turn to Ambedkar
The BSP has lost its vote bank, and the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh assembly elections not too far away. The misquoted Babasaheb is the BJP’s trump card
V.P. Singh remembered at Delhi University
A programme was organized by the Akhil Bharatiya Asamanata Virodhi Manch in the law faculty campus of Delhi University on 27 November, the death anniversary former prime minister Vishwanath Pratap Singh, the pioneer of social justice and the messiah of the OBCs