DALITS EMANCIPATION POSSIBLE ONLY WHEN THEY LEAVE HUMILIATING VOCATIONS

DALITS EMANCIPATION POSSIBLE ONLY WHEN THEY LEAVE HUMILIATING VOCATIONS

DALITS EMANCIPATION POSSIBLE ONLY WHEN THEY LEAVE HUMILIATING VOCATIONS A Dalit Asmita Yatra was taken out in Guajrat by the Una Dalit Atyachar LadatSamiti from Ahmedabad to Una, where the obnoxious incident took place on July 8 when some Dalits were beaten for skinning dead cows, between July 31 and August 15, 2016. Symbolically, on […]

The Independence and Gandhi : In the Clutches of Neo-liberalism

The Independence and Gandhi : In the Clutches of Neo-liberalism

The Independence and Gandhi : In the Clutches of Neo-liberalism Prem Singh The RSS did not participate in the freedom struggle, and that it was responsible for Gandhi’s assassination, are facts that are not new. These arguments have been used repeatedly against the RSS since the Independence of India in 1947. The RSS does not […]

TWO YEARS OF MODI’S GOVERNMENT

TWO YEARS OF MODI’S GOVERNMENT

TWO YEARS OF MODI’S GOVERNMENT Two years ago when Modi swept the Parliamentary Elections, the Corporate Sector, especially big ones went agog – their enthusiasm and hopes were unbounded. They went on to imagine a free rein to expand in the way it likes. The young generation went dancing on the streets and dreamt of […]

कांग्रेस सोशलिस्ट पार्टी की विरासत

कांग्रेस सोशलिस्ट पार्टी की विरासत

कांग्रेस सोशलिस्ट पार्टी की विरासत प्रेम सिंह भारतीय समाजवादी आंदोलन के पितामह आचार्य नरेंद्रदेव की अध्यक्षता में कांग्रेस सोशलिस्ट पार्टी (सीएसपी) के गठन (17 मई 1934, पटना) के समय दो लक्ष्य स्पष्‍ट थे: देश की आजादी हासिल करने और समाजवादी व्यवस्था कायम करने की दिशा में संगठित प्रयासों को तेज करना। इन दोनों लक्ष्यों को […]

IMPLICATIONS OF IIT FEE HIKE

IMPLICATIONS OF IIT FEE HIKE

The Indian Institutes of Technology Council headed by the Minister of Human Resources Development Smriti Irani, based on a recommendation by its standing committee, has decided to increase the undergraduate fees from Rs. 90,000 to Rs. 2 lakhs per year. This now makes IIT education costlier than some of the private engineering colleges. Although this […]

HOW CAN CRICKET DETERMINE OUR NATIONALISM?

HOW CAN CRICKET DETERMINE OUR NATIONALISM?

HOW CAN CRICKET DETERMINE OUR NATIONALISM? The defeat of India by West Indies in the T-20 World Cup triggered a controversy at National Institute of Technology at Srinagar between Kashmiri and non-Kashmiri students. Some Kashmiri students have been alleged to have raised anti-India slogans and burst firecrackers upon India’s defeat. The Kashmiri students allege that […]

SYSTEMATICALLY DISMANTLING THE ACADEMIC CREDIBILITY OF OUR INSTITUTIONS

SYSTEMATICALLY DISMANTLING THE ACADEMIC CREDIBILITY OF OUR INSTITUTIONS

Associate Professor Shreya Bhattacharji is the latest target of the Sangh Parivar. She was suspended from the Central University of Jharkhand by the Vice Chancellor Nand Kumar Yadav for having invited retired Professor M.N. Panini of the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University to a CUJ’s event […]

THE IDEA OF NATION

THE IDEA OF NATION

Dear Bhuvnesh, I appreciate your concern for nation but again I would say it is an artificial concept. Just like some people believe in God and have faith in religion you believe in nation. Your faith is as blind as somebody’s is in God. I too am concerned about soldiers dying on border but unlike […]

WHY RICHA SINGH MUST CONTINUE TO HOLD FORT?

WHY RICHA SINGH MUST CONTINUE TO HOLD FORT?

As the news poured in of Kanhaiya Kumar walking out of prison free and delivering an electrifying speech on Jawaharlal Nehru Univerisity campus in Delhi, another President of a Students’ Union, Richa Singh at Allahabad University, the first woman to hold this office in University’s history, became the target of the Sangh Parivar. After her […]