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Hindu Rashtra versus Ambedkarite State | Irfan Engineer

February 6, 2018 - 10:31 am in Governance

The Bharatiya Janata Party led NDA Government in the Centre will soon be completing four years in a couple of months. After independence, for the first time BJP, a rightwing party subscribing to Hindu nationalist ideology, gained absolute majority in the Lok…

Understanding ‘Republic’ – from Subaltern perspective | Samjhabji Bhagat

January 25, 2018 - 10:21 pm in Governance

Indian proudly celebrate "Republic' Day, without much understanding of the deeper meaning of the word and the idea behind it. A conversation with Sambhaji…

Does BJP’s Intend to Change Indian Constitution? | Ram Puniyani

January 16, 2018 - 5:53 pm in Culture

BJP, which believes in Hindu nationalism, faces the dilemma about Indian Constitution. Necessarily it has to pay its obeisance to Indian Constitution…

Constitutional Literacy Through the Constitution Day | Akhilesh Edgar

December 12, 2017 - 11:56 am in Education

A unique initiative in Chhattisgarh to strengthen Secular, Socialist, Democratic, Republic of India Constitution Day also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India.…

Biggest threat to Indian Democracy – The Caste System

April 5, 2017 - 6:36 pm in Rights, Uncategorized

Despite a great threat to their own existence inside the JNU campuses which is being 'cleaned' to maintain brahmanical hegemony ( it was always there but in a better 'coordinated' and sophisticated way) the young Ambedkarites of Birsa Ambedkar Student Association…

Indian Republic 2017: Times are a Changing

February 1, 2017 - 8:48 am in Governance

As we are the approach the republic day (2017) many questions start to haunt our mind. What has been the direction of our politics in last few decades, does it conform to what was expected of our Republic as outlined in our Constitution? Are we living up to…

Uniform Civil Code- a Political Ruse

August 17, 2016 - 6:36 pm in Reforms

The government (Law ministry) recently referred the matter of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) to the Law Commission to seek its opinion. The UCC debate has been raging on since independence but has seen many ups and downs depending upon the political ideology at…

Republican Democratic Constitution vs Manusmriti

November 26, 2015 - 3:50 pm in Politics

Today is the constitution day. Many people have been claiming that India did not progress in sixty years and everything happened after May 2014 when some extraordinary human being took over the reins of the country. It is important to understand why today…

Constitution and Supreme Court of India on Representation of SC/ST

November 2, 2015 - 3:54 pm in Uncategorized

New Delhi, November 2: The killing of two Dalit children by the upper caste men in a Haryana village shook the nation, but also brought to the fore the continued caste discrimination and oppression being faced by the Dalits and Tribals after 68 years of Independence.…

The cause of the common man’s misery

August 16, 2015 - 7:49 pm in Rights

The people have been cunningly brainwashed into believing that 'traitors' are only the people who betray their country to a foreign country for money or some other reason. Through this clever but effective ploy, they have excluded those who betray their people…