Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    Tag: DALIT

    University of Hyderabad Unrest: Rohit Velmula’s ‘Velvida’ Shattered

    University of Hyderabad has once again been affected by students’ unrest as the Velvida (a temporary structure housing portraits of Dalit icon) was demolished by the university administration.

    Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Suicides Remind Us of the Urgency of Educational Reformation

    EDUCATION It is shocking to note that 49 children have committed suicide from 2013-2017 at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas for a series of issues like family problems, unrequited love, depression among others.

    Hindus and Muslims Belong Together: Why Our Schools Don’t Understand

    At a school in Wazirabad, Hindus and Muslims compose two different sections; amidst an already fractured national consciousness has schooling failed its inclusive purpose? Ananya Pathak

    More than 1,450 Cases of Atrocities Against Dalits Pending in Court

    The Dalits are a section of the population that requires sensitive judicial and political ambience for sustenance. It is significant that their aspirations be prioritised.

    Hyderabad Central University not Responsible for Rohith Vemula’s Suicide: Inquiry Panel

    Rohith Vemula committed suicide on 17th January, 2016 leaving behind a note that raised many important existential questions- his death shook the national conscience and led to popular protests across the country. However a recent Central Government ruling frees all from any responsibility for his tragic death, what does this mean for our times?

    Dalit President, Corrupt Politics and the Story of a Decadent Society

    Ram Nath Kovind or Meira Kumar? Can a ‘Dalit’ President make a difference? Or is it yet another piece of strategic politics that trivializes the issue of social inequality? Is there any hope if politics is reduced into a chess game?

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