Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicSavitribai Phule

Topic: Savitribai Phule

BJP rebel Savitribai Phule says party leaders are ‘hurt’ but too afraid of Modi-Shah

Days after joining the Congress, Dalit leader Savitribai Phule called PM Narendra Modi a ‘liar’, and also demanded proof of casualties in the Balakot strike.

Why Indian history has forgotten Fatima Sheikh but remembers Savitribai Phule

So little is known about educator and social reformer Fatima Sheikh that even her date of birth is debated.  

MP Savitribai Phule resigns from BJP, says party is dividing society

The MP from Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh, has long been critical of the party's leadership.

Savitribai Phule’s birth anniversary was once mooted to be India’s second Teacher’s Day

A proposal to mark social reformer Savitribai Phule’s birth anniversary as second Teacher’s Day is in limbo.  

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.

Fatima Sheikh: The woman who reshaped Indian education with Savitribai Phule

Many sources claim her birth anniversary falls on 9 January, but not much else is known about her, except that she was India’s first female Muslim teacher.

Amid caste clashes, it’s worth remembering Savitribai Phule on her birth anniversary

From being India’s first woman teacher to leading barbers on strike against shaving widows’ heads, Savitribai Phule pushed India into modernity.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.