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Caste system in India: Response of the RSS

February 16, 2016 - 3:23 pm in Culture

The suicide of Rohith Vemula shocked the country and brought the focus on the debate of caste discrimination and freedom of expression. Rohith was a Dalit PhD scholar at the prestigious University of Hyderabad. He was part of Ambedkar Students Association…

Invitation: Palestinian Literature Through a Queer Lense

February 13, 2016 - 12:41 pm in Culture

Centre for Study of Society and Secularism  invites you to an interaction with renowned Palestinian poet  Raji Bathish on "Palestinian Literature Through…

Celebrate Food diversity

December 5, 2015 - 4:58 pm in Culture

It is interesting to see some of the students who organise beef festival terming me as Islamophobe and part of Hindutva game plan since I said food should…

‘Tolerating’ aberrations in India

December 1, 2015 - 4:57 pm in Culture

Indian Parliament paid glorious tribute to Baba Saheb Ambedkar on his 125th birth anniversary celebrations and prime minister asked that the values of the constitution be promoted all over the country yet the home minister wanted the ‘Socialist Secular’…

Growing Intolerance

November 27, 2015 - 9:36 pm in Culture

Recently in an interview at an award function, Amir Khan, mentioned that his wife, Kiran asked him whether they should leave the country. To Amir Khan, the statement of his wife was disastrous and indicated growing intolerance in the country. Though we condemn…

Continuity and Change within the Sangh Parivar

October 1, 2015 - 1:54 am in Culture

Our PM Narendra Modi travels across the globe soliciting global capital to make in India and announces various deals making India a very attractive destination for multinational capital to earn its dream profits. PM recently met the CEOs of various companies…

What did Colonialism do to India?

August 18, 2015 - 4:03 pm in Culture

A video of Shashi Tharoor speaking at Oxford on a debate related to the colonial period has been ‘viral’ on the social circuit for a while. In this video Tharoor makes a passionate plea to the British that they make reparations for the losses to Indian…

Sangh’s pedigree and its politics

August 4, 2015 - 3:52 pm in Culture

It is essential to know the Sangh's pedigree to understand its politics and goal. The RSS was founded in 1925 in the wake of the Hindu Muslim riots in Malabar for the limited objective of fighting the Muslims for committing atrocities against the Hindus. In…

India’s unfinished agenda, hurdles to peace

August 3, 2015 - 5:05 pm in Culture

The first is Pakistan's mirage of grabbing Kashmir by force. They have fought at least three wars with India and failed. They lost East Pakistan, which is now Bangladesh. They tried and failed in their Kargil misadventure , but the mirage remains in the hearts…

MUSLIME HELFEN DISTRIBUTES RAMADAN FOOD PACKETS IN SOUTH INDIA

July 16, 2015 - 12:53 am in Culture

Affus Woman welfare Association (AWWA) With the support of German based esteemed organization   Muslimehelfen distributed 1700 food packs with basic food items to the most deserved and needy people of Hubli, Dharwad District of Karnataka and Hyderabad of…