Monday, March 8, 2021

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    A devotee posing with the Dalit priest at the Chamunda Temple at Thana village, Bhilwara

    The Dalit Priest of Bhilwara’s Chamunda Temple

    This interesting story from rural Rajasthan depicts the unique trajectory of a temple where breaking traditional customary practices, the role of the priest is played by a Dalit man.

    Remembering the Revolutionaries of the Freedom Movement while Commemorating the Martyrs’ Month

    As we observe Martyrs’ Month it's important to remember the most important messages of justice, equality, unity of farmers and workers, communal harmony and peace.
    Worsening quality of air around the world could soon be a greater challenge than estimated.

    How Ultra-fine Pollution Particles (UFPs) Can Trigger Non-Fatal Heart Attacks

    Worsening quality of air around the world could soon be a greater challenge than estimated impacting millions of lives throughout the world.
    An ED official standing outside the Newsclick office in New Delhi

    The Need for a Sustained Resistance Against the Targeting of Critical Media Voices 

    The statement of the Delhi Union of journalists  against targeting of Newsclick and critical media voices by the government deserves wider support.

    The Indian Journalistic Community is in an Unprecedented Need for Solidarity

    The article reflects on the sustained onslaught on the media and the need for an urgent and active expression against the victimisation of the journalist community in the country.

    Education on a Slippery Slope

    Urgent corrective measures are required to counter the Covid-19 induced educational deprivation for millions of poor children.

    Why Improvements in Farming and Food Sector Are So Important?

    Given the critical importance of food for survival and human existence, the need to usher in much needed reforms in the food and agriculture sector is the call of the hour, failing which, we all could be moving towards a major crisis in future.
    The political poster being referred to in this article

    Looking into the Political Graft of AIADMK and BJP in Tamil Nadu

    The article interestingly unfolds the complex dynamics being played out by the political graft of the BJP and the AIDMK in the politics of Tamil Nadu.

    India Will Never Forget Kakori Martyrs of Freedom Movement

    This week India is observing the death anniversary of Kakori martyrs  who made such a big impact on our freedom movement. The four Kakori martyrs include Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaqullah Khan, Rajendranath Lahiri and Roshan Singh. 
    Malko, a government school teacher from the film 'Newton' performing her duties at an election booth in Chhattisgarh.

    Post-Covid India Furthers Agenda of Reducing Government School Teachers into Cogs in a Bureaucratic...

    From duties in Covid surveys to being stationed on roads to impose fines on those without masks, government school teachers are compelled to do everything apart from teaching in a post-pandemic India.

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