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What is our Nationality: Indian or Hindu?

February 21, 2017 - 9:07 am in Faiths, Governance

Debate around the words Hindu, Hinduism, Hindutva is not new. Recently the assertion by Mohan Bhagwat, the Sarsanghchalk (Supreme Dictator) of RSS that ‘everyone living in India is Hindu’ and that Muslims might be Muslim by religion but they are Hindus…

Hindutva – A confusing terminology

November 8, 2016 - 1:19 pm in Culture

On October 25 (2016) the seven-member Supreme Court Bench started hearing to revisit ‘Hindutva’ cases. These are group of cases where the use of term…

Will Uniform Civil Code increase national integration?

October 27, 2016 - 11:08 am in Faiths

The current atmosphere (October 2016) is charged with the intense and passionate debates around Uniform Civil Code (UCC). There are a couple of petitions…

Ambedkar’s path alone will liberate Dalits

July 20, 2016 - 9:00 pm in Politics

It was good to see Ms Mayawati in her strong way taking on the Sangh Parivar. She need to return to her old self. There is no need to read from written text in Parliament. It is time for her to now go back to cadre and ask them to go for full blow. BJP's attempted…

Quest for human rights was essence of Dr Ambedkar’s life

June 17, 2016 - 3:25 pm in Society

The following presentation was made at London School of Economics on 16th June 2016 at the conference organised by Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhists organisations, UK in collaboration with London School of Economics to commemorate 100 years of Dr. Ambedkar's…

Muhammad Ali : The man who shook the world

June 6, 2016 - 11:46 am in Faiths

Conversion as a powerful statement against segregation and subjugation Muhammad Ali is no more but his death has revived him more than ever and his popularity transcended nations and nationalities. One thing is certain that there is no one like him and its…

UNDERSTANDING FREEDOM: THE PERSPECTIVES FROM THE OPPRESSED MARGINS

April 19, 2016 - 6:08 pm in Society

‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere’  - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Recently the Chhattisgarh Nagrik Sanyukt Sangarsh Samiti has been organising an event namely ‘Freedom Festival’ in the state capital Raipur. It was organised to…

In conversation with L.R.Balley

April 18, 2016 - 12:58 pm in Governance, Video

L.R.Balley is the veteran editor of Bhim Patrika being published from Jalandhar. One of the very few Ambedkarites who worked with BabaSaheb Dr B R Ambedkar, Balley has carried the legacy of Ambedkarism since 1956 till date. He has written hundreds of books…

Do Educational Institutes need lectures on Patriotism?

April 17, 2016 - 12:47 pm in Education

The issues related to our educational institutions-patriotism started coming up to the fore with this Government coming to power (May 2014). One after the other news of Government intervention in different institutions, more so the nationally well known ones…

Ambedkar and Nationalsim

April 16, 2016 - 1:10 pm in Politics

Even those political parties that have systematically tried to undermine Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s agenda – of equality, social justice, fraternity and liberty – are, for political gains, celebrating his 125th birth anniversary. They are invoking Babasaheb…

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