Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicManusmriti

Topic: Manusmriti

In Tamil Nadu, how Dalit-led party VCK is using Manusmriti to target RSS

On Sunday, VCK distributed copies of Manusmriti to oppose Right-wing outfit. RSS, meanwhile, held marches and public meetings in Kallakurichi, Perambalur, and Cuddalore.

Only 3 of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano case ‘Brahmins’, BJP MLA got his facts wrong

Of the remaining 8 convicts, 5 are from OBCs, 2 from SC, one is Baniya. Internet slams BJP MLA CK Raulji's comments on the accused being 'sanskari Brahmins', calls them 'shameful'.

‘All women shudras according to Manusmriti’ — JNU V-C Pandit says caste discrimination ‘inhuman’

Speaking at the B.R. Ambedkar Lecture Series, the V-C said gods 'anthropologically don't come from the upper caste'. She also called Ambedkar a thinker who was ahead of his times.

‘Invader Muslims’, ‘decline of Hindu culture & Manusmriti’ angered Sulli Deals ‘mastermind’

Thakur revealed during interrogation that he got furious over the state of affairs in the country and felt like he must do something to uphold the beliefs of the Trads.

Hindu scriptures validate the persistence of inequality in caste and gender

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We must applaud Thol Thirumavalavan’s stand on Manusmriti. BJP attacking the messenger

In US, Hindu nationalists avoid discussing the caste system and Manusmriti, but want to be seen as allies in the fight for racial and gender equality.

Actor-BJP leader Khushbu Sundar in preventive custody ahead of protest rally in Tamil Nadu

Sundar and others were taken into custody when they attempted to proceed to Chidambaram to protest against VCK chief Thirumavalavan for his alleged remarks against women.

Black Lives Matter must fire up India’s anti-caste movement to fight its central villain

India is yet to see a movement against caste on the scale of Black Lives Matter, even though both racial and caste discrimination share the notion of inferior and superior.

Bristol brought down slave trader’s statue. This is what India should do with Manu statue

The year 2020 will not tolerate White-washing or Manu-splaining of history. It’s time to remove Manu statue from the premises of Rajasthan High Court.

The last thing we need from 69-year old celibate RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is marriage advice

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statement is problematic for several reasons – not least because it projects divorce as something evil and shameful.

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.