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A Dalit Women's 'Self Respect Yatra' (procession) begins in Kurukshetra, in the state of Haryana at the feet of the statue of Dalit Rights icon Dr. Ambedkar. Credit: Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Nilanjana Bhowmick's thoughts on the long shadow of caste.

‘People are intolerant towards Dalits speaking up,’ says Ravali Medari, a student activist at the University of Hyderabad.

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Ravali Medari was moved to take up political activism alongside her academic work. Meena Kandasamy looks at...

The Supreme Court of India

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India witnesses more attacks to minorities and the public seems not to care. By Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

A Jain Temple in the old part of Fort Cochin. Since they are feeding doves regularly here, tons of birds are flying around the temple, usually.

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A millennia-old blot on Hinduism was overturned in Kerala, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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There has never been such a concerted show of Dalit strength, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

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Another day, another Dalit death. We must hang our heads in shame, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection...

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Children of safai karmacharis (people engaged in sanitation work) in Gujarat are being forced by teachers to clean toilets and...

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Julian Silverman, explains how Dalit communities in India use music to subvert the caste system.

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