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[14 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 464 views]
Saluting Babasaheb Dr. B R Ambekar On His 125th Birth Anniversary

BR Ambedkar And The Challenges for India’s Democracy Today
“The formal framework of democracy is of no value and would indeed be a misfit if there was no social democracy.”
“What you have lost others have gained. Your humiliations are a matter of pride with others. You are made to suffer wants, privations and humiliations not because it was pre-ordained by the sins committed in your previous birth, but because of the overpowering tyranny and treachery of those who are above you. You have no lands because others have usurped them; you …

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[27 Mar 2016 | No Comment | 530 views]
Hundreds of Dalit Homes Burnt in Nawada, Bihar

In yet another brutal assault, hundreds of Dalit homes were burnt down in Nawada, Bihar. Around 150 homes were destroyed. This brazen attack comes close on the heels of weeks and months of threats, intimidation and attacks on this Dalit settlement.
In the Kajhiya village of Akbarpur block in Nawada, for years Dalits have been demanding their rights for lands and homesteads. They have been asking that the gair mazuarwa (common) land be distributed to the poor and the underprivileged so that they can build they homes on them. For the …

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[8 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 275 views]
Condemn the Racist Attack and Molestation of the Tanzanian Women Student  in Bangalore!

 
Colossal Shame!
Condemn the Role of Karnataka Police and Shameful Denial of the State Govt!
AISA strongly condemns the shocking racist attack on a Tanzanian woman student in Bangalore on (31st January, 2016) Sunday night.
According to eyewitnesses, the victim along with her five friends was traveling in a car and had the misfortune to reach the spot, where in an accident some 30 minutes before a woman was run over by a car driven by a Sudanese national. The Tanzanian girl and her friends, who had nothing to do with the earlier …

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[25 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 110 views]
Exploring Democracy, Reclaiming the Republic – II

 
Today, as we continue to demand action against those responsible for Rohith Vemula’s institutional murder, the horrific news of 3 more suicides reached us. Three women students committed suicide in Tamil Nadu, driven to despair and death by the massive fees charged by private education “shops” masquerading as colleges. Across the country, students have been protesting against fee hikes and privatisation of education. And now, 3 women students, bearing the brunt of this mercenary commercialisation, have chosen to kill themselves to draw the country’s attention. 
It is now one week since …

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[23 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 203 views]
Exploring Democracy, Reclaim the Republic – I

 
“On the 26th of January 1950, we are going to enter into a life of contradictions. In politics we will have equality and in social and economic life we will have inequality. In politics we will be recognizing the principle of one man one vote and one vote one value. In our social and economic life, we shall, by reason of our social and economic structure, continue to deny the principle of one man one value… How long shall we continue to deny equality in our social and economic life? …