Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicKanshi Ram

Topic: Kanshi Ram

Mayawati & BSP’s political ‘evaporation’ certain. Blame it on shift to ‘Sarvajan Samaj’ in 2007

Changing Kanshi Ram's fundamental slogan of ‘Bahujan Samaj’ to ‘Sarvajan Samaj’ has cost Mayawati and BSP. UP and Punjab election results were expected.

Kanshi Ram gave Dalit politics ‘new Bahujan genes’. Today, Mayawati is wedged in nepotism

Known as ‘Bahujan Nayak’, Kanshi Ram was never applauded by mainstream media, which failed to understand the mission of the Bahujan leader.

Chandra Shekhar Azad can be the new Kanshi Ram — if he can upgrade for Modi-Shah era

Reservation and lower-caste politics have gained the pragmatic attention of Nagpur ideologues.

Kanshi Ram’s Bahujan movement was also cultural, not just political

BSP's diminishing political power doesn't mean all is lost for the Bahujan movement. Kanshi Ram Jayanti is a reminder the anti-caste revolution is alive among the masses.

Unlike Colston or Columbus, Ambedkar Memorial statues deserve their place in public spaces

Detractors may argue about the wisdom of expensive subaltern ornamentalism, but for the intended audience of statues and monuments erected by BSP supremo Mayawati, they are historic justice.

Dear media, stop Chandrashekhar Azad vs Mayawati tales. Dalits can have more than one leader

BSP has never been a party of mass protests. So why should Mayawati support Ravidas agitations?

Kanshi Ram ran BSP military-style. The problem is Mayawati runs it like a bureaucracy

With her leadership style, Mayawati has alienated party members as well as her own support base.

Kanshi Ram matters in 2019 polls and why some think he deserves a Bharat Ratna

Kanshi Ram promised the lower castes that if they can organise themselves into a grand voting bloc, they will become the ruler of this country.

With ‘just two slaps’ at the CM’s home a huge blow dealt to politician-civil servant ties

Fights between politicians and civil servants aren’t new. Physical violence in a CM’s residence is a new low.

Witnessing the rise of Kanshi Ram, the man who first created Dalit politics

In this week’s National Interest, I had said Jignesh Mevani could draw from Kanshi Ram’s playbook. Since there is much curiosity, the story of my first exposure to him and his political style

On Camera

YourTurn

The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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