Women farmers ‘articulations on land, debts, suicides at massive farmers’ rally in Delhi

By Ashalatha, Usha Seethalakshmi, Seema Kulkarni Dec. 21 The recent kisan rally, held on November 29-30 at Delhi, saw sizable number of women representing various organizations, and also various sections such as... Read more »

British scriptwriter makes a film on Chithralekha’s life

Kannur, Dec.20 We know many strong women around us. But Chithralekha, a dalit woman who is working as autorickshaw driver in Payannur turned special among all strong women. Bringing surprise to Keralites,... Read more »

Art festival at TISS celebrates the colours of Bahujan resistance

The Mumbai campus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences was abuzz with the colours of Bahujan Art the past weekend as students came together to celebrate the Bahujan Arts Festival. Around 30... Read more »

With Digital Dalit asserting herself politically, Kanshiram finds an audience

A new feature film on the life of Bahujan Samaj Party founder Kanshiram was recently released on several YouTube channels simultaneously. In less than 48 hours, the movie has been watched by more than 2 lakh viewers. Shambhu Kumar... Read more »

New Dalit is facing the old structures of violence and repression

Dec. 07  It was appalling to see a recent video from Maharashtra where a police officer is seen purportedly expressing her deep-seated distaste for the Dalit community and how she derives some sort of vengeful satisfaction from inflicting violence on... Read more »

BSP pitches for Mayawati as PM, says Dalits, minorities and women will rejoice

Dec. 6 A state which sends the highest number of MPs (80) to the Lok Sabha and has given nine of the 14 Prime Ministers India has had, it is no wonder... Read more »

Constitution Awareness Campaign: A case from South-Western Odisha, the ground for Dalit Movement

By Jadumani Mahanand This is in continuation to my previous piece on “Only Manuwadi Hindutva gang can burn Indian Constitution”. This short write-up takes a case from South-Western Odisha to explicate Constitution Awareness... Read more »

UN chief appeals for end to Yemen war, outlines next steps

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday appealed for an end to the war in Yemen and laid out steps the parties in the conflict must take to move forward, warning that continued... Read more »

Anger, dismay as Indonesia says search for quake victims to end

Relatives of hundreds of people missing after an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia reacted with anger, sadness and resignation on Sunday to a decision by the state disaster agency to end searches... Read more »

Rohingya Massacres: U.S State Department Posts Report As UN Agency Formed To Assist ICC

Very quietly, without fanfare, in a story that went by almost unnoticed, the U.S. State Department website posted a report this week on the Rohingya massacres and atrocities.  Based on a survey, for which... Read more »