Sunday, 3 July, 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


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
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.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.