Supreme Court’s flawed verdict on Maratha quota shows why factoring caste history is crucial

Caste and varna abolition is now in the hands of RSS/BJP, which claims to represent all Indian Hindus, not just Dwijas, the upper castes. KANCHA ILAIAH SHEPHERD8 May, 2021 12:44 pm ISThttps://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=https://theprint.in/opinion/marathas-lack-the-power-of-written-word-supreme-court-cant-ignore-it-like-communists-did/654482/&layout=button_count&show_faces=false&width=105&action=like&colorscheme=light&height=21 Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint TeamText Size: A- A+…

The Shudras at the Heart of Tikait

KANCHA ILAIAH SHEPHERD A new way to fight Dwija hegemony  Rakesh Tikait holding The Shudras—Vision for a New Path book with his two hands at his heart shows a new shift in the Indian and more particularly in the North Indian agrarian…

Shudras And The Central Universities

in Annihilate Caste — by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd A well-known Dalit scholar Gopal Guru, presently editor of the Economic and Political Weekly, once wrote that “Indian Social Science represents a pernicious divide between theoretical Brahmins and empirical Shudras’ (2002). But Shudras did not get much…