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What BJP cannot do in the Telugu states: Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd writes

People do not vote for the BJP because it promises to make a BC leader the Chief Minister. Kancha Ilaiah ShepherdMonday, June 21, 2021 – 14:15          Courtesy: PTIhttps://babadd5a786dfbb2dc6c8c03527685e8.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html?n=0 In both the Telugu states, the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to…

A team that never was a hope provider for the poor

Mohan Bhagwat, Jaggi Vasudev and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to “create hope” amidst Coronavirus pandemic Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd18 May 2021  Image Courtesy:newsroompost.com Just a few days ago, I saw an interesting news item on my mobile phone. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak…

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…