Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicDalit Women

Topic: Dalit Women

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

Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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