Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicDalit protests

Topic: Dalit protests

Citizenship, Article 370, SC-ST Act: Muslims, Kashmiris, Dalits protest in silos in India

Agitations over the amended Citizenship Act have once again made it clear – protests in India will mirror larger social segregations and divisions.

Bhanu Mehta’s ‘conflict on faith’, TKA Nair’s next steps in J&K, Mihir Shah on floods

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Digital Dalits: Is social media a game changer for Dalit politics?

Besides amplifying Dalit protests, social media has lowered the barriers to entry into the political discourse for Dalits. ThePrint is publishing articles on Dalit issues...

How Dalit leader Savitri Bai Phule became a rebel with a cause within the BJP

The 37-year-old BJP MP from Bahraich in Uttar Pradesh has recently made headlines with her scathing attack on the party’s stand on Dalit issues.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.