Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Caste

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal offers prayers to a cow at Banwana Goashala in New Delhi | PTI

AAP wanted to be party with a difference, but it’s talking about cows, caste like any other

A quick glance at some of the election issues the Aam Aadmi Party has chosen for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections is revealing.
Illustration by Arindam Mukherjee/ThePrint

In Mayawati-Akhilesh alliance, Ambedkar and Lohia can realise their unfinished agenda

As Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav addressed media queries in Lucknow, the poster behind them spoke louder than their words.

The dangling carrot of reservation and Rahul’s Modi ‘man’ia

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

‘Modi power’ running in reserve, and powers cut for reinstated CBI chief

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

‘Caged Parrot’ looks to break free, and a quota to counter NOTA

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Mahatma Gandhi

As the world debates racist Gandhi, African-Americans had yearned for a Black Gandhi

No one who studies Gandhi should defend his views on race and caste, but that doesn't make him less of an important figure.
Maratha Kranti Morcha

Why caste groups want reservations but also oppose them in India

In many cases, opposition to reservations is largely a reflection of caste-based prejudice masked by other criticisms.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi offers prayers at Jagatpita Brahma Temple, in Pushkar | PTI

Decoding Rahul Gandhi’s eagerness to be accepted as a Brahmin

Brahmin means entitlement, and Rahul Gandhi wants to embrace it.
File photo of former Prime Minister V.P. Singh | Commons

V.P. Singh’s Mandal vs Kamandal is set to see a sequel in 2019 anti-BJP fight

The opposition needs an icon like V.P. Singh who can bring Dalits, OBCs and other oppressed groups together before 2019 elections.
Jack Dorsey, co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter Inc | Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

The arrogance and ignorance of Jack Dorsey in India, writes Barkha Dutt

Hope Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Vijaya Gadde got a good – and educative – taste of their own medicine.
hiren gohain

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...