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.
August 08, 2021
Sexual Violence Against India’s Most Vulnerable
By Bansari Kamdar
A Dalit girl was gang-raped, murdered and forcibly cremated in New Delhi.
October 05, 2020
Violence Against Women in India Must End. Now.
By Sudha Ramachandran
A recent brutal attack on a 19-year-old Dalit woman once again highlights India’s terrible track record on gender and caste violence.
August 22, 2018
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
By M. Sudhir Selvaraj
As Hindutva ideology extends its reach, Christians are feeling the pressure.
September 16, 2016
Beef, Biryani, and Indian Politics
By Tej Parikh
India's "cow politics" reveal schisms among religious and caste groups.
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