Mar 22, 2017 12:18 PM IST India is celebrating BR Ambedkar’s birth centenary this year with fanfare. Yet, the few spaces dedicated to study his vast contribution to making of a modern India continue to feel threatened. On March 15, the Jawaharlal Nehru University registrar received a letter — No. F-24-1/2017/ (CU) dated March 6 — regarding the closure of the schemes for the study … Continue reading Notice to JNU’s social exclusion centre forged, says UGC. Is there more to it?
Bela Bhatia, social activists and researcher, has been once again attacked late last night by goons. Read Bela’s statement below: “I have been attacked by a mob of 30 or so men who came in a white bolero-type vehicle and mobikes. This was the beginning. Later it became big and ugly. They threatened their way inside the house. They said I would have to leave … Continue reading Bela Bhatia attacked in Bastar
Rajini Thukral of Durga Vahini says women setting wrong trends should be declared outcast. According to Rajni Deepika Padukone has set a wrong standard by talking about her sexual choice (written by Kersi Khambatta,) in the Vogue Empower video. It is difficult to have a nuanced dialogue on Women empowerment and a Woman’s choices when Durga Vahini starts with another Khap Panchayat like statement. But then … Continue reading Our Choice, Our Privileges and Our Politics – Rukmini Sen
Prof. Ilina Sen’s Book ‘Inside Chhattisgarh – A Political Memoir’ was launched on the 6th of February 2015 at TISS. A very healthy and enlightening discussion about rights of tribal, development, gender equality etc. ensued. Video Produced by: Vivek Sundara Camera : Satyen Bardoloi Inside Chattisgarh was read and reviewed on the 7th of February at THE HIVE. This event was organised by Hillele Combat … Continue reading INSIDE CHHATISGARH launched in Mumbai