India caste system
November 20, 2022
The Future of Reservations in India
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Reservation of jobs and seats in educational institutions, which were based hitherto on caste identity, will now include economic criteria as well.
August 23, 2022
Seven Decades After It Was Abolished, ‘Untouchability’ Continues to be Practiced in India
By Kavita Chowdhury
The recent killing of a Dalit child for drinking water out of a pot meant for upper caste people lays bare the extreme discrimination, exclusion, and violence that Dalits suffer.
September 13, 2021
Does India Need a Caste Census?
By Parul Abrol
The latest data on caste is needed to formulate policies to address socioeconomic inequality.
August 26, 2021
What Attempts to Measure India’s Caste System Get Wrong
By Shareen Joshi
Modern surveys on caste can feel like inadvertent replications of a colonial mistake.
March 12, 2018
Dumont, Guha, and the Danger of Stereotyping India
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The case of Dumont’s book may serve as a warning to all foreigners dealing with Indian society.
December 14, 2017
India's Guardians of the Dead
By Sugato Mukherjee
The cremation undertakers perform a sacred function, but are still “untouchable.”
December 06, 2017
Has Caste Discrimination Followed Indians Overseas?
By Priyanka Mogul
The United Kingdom, and particularly the Indian diaspora, debates anti-caste discrimination legislation.
April 08, 2017
India's Consumer Caste System
By Tej Parikh
How globalization has shifted India's social dynamics.
August 04, 2016
Destroy India's Caste System Before It Destroys India
By K.S. Venkatachalam
The urgent need to end the decadent practice of the caste system before it ends up destroying the social fabric of India
July 30, 2016
Dalit Protest Over Gujarat Attack
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
A recent incident has sparked outrage.
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