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Ambedkar on its agenda, but BJP has little space for Dalits in its own house

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A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

We analysed 1,000 BJP leaders & found the party remains a Brahmin-Baniya club

An in-depth analysis of the caste profile of the BJP’s organisational structure by Ruhi Tewari and Pragya Kaushika has found that over three-fourths of the party’s office bearers at the national level are upper caste and over 60 per cent of its national executive is drawn from the general category. General category members also account for 65 per cent of its state unit presidents.

Even in its lower rungs, most leadership roles are with the upper castes — 65 per cent of the BJP’s district presidents across the country are from the general category.

Blood donation is praised but not breast milk donation. These brave Indian moms ask why

Medical experts around the world insist that a mother’s milk is the only kind babies should be fed for the first six months.

Milk banks are the dairy equivalent of blood banks, where mothers with breast milk to spare make a donation to help those in need, report Prerna Chatterjee and Shahbaz Ansar. 

Tata’s Bombay House isn’t just for employees, stray dogs get a swanky room of their own too

For years, stray canines would walk into the headquarters of Tata Sons in south Mumbai for shelter and food, often lazing silently in the reception area.

Now, Manasi Phadke reports they’ve been given a room of their own in this iconic building for them to come and go as they please.

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