Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicDalit Women

Topic: Dalit Women

Nangeli — the forgotten Dalit woman who stood up against Travancore’s ‘breast tax’

In 'Her Stories: Indian Women Down the Ages’, Deepti Priya Mehrotra recounts women from Indian history whose contributions have been all but forgotten.

You can’t exclude Dalits when talking feminism. See what bell hooks did for Black women

Dalit women's success in academia is no easy path. To make this possible, we need to ensure they voice their struggle.

One arrested after blood-stained body of teen Dalit girl found in UP’s Ballia

Police said the 15-year-old girl's body was found on 23 May and the accused allegedly killed her as she was exerting pressure on him to marry her.

Kausalya Baisantri, an early Dalit woman autobiographer, fought a ‘double curse’

Kausalya Baisantri was an educator and activist who reached the voice of Dalit women to then Indian President Giani Zail Singh.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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