Tag: Caste

Mental Health in an Age of Productivity: The Collective Cost of...

When our worth is tied to how quickly we produce results, activism becomes dehumanizing—& has clear repercussions on the mental health of Indian activists.

Riding the Wave of Sports for Development in India’s Coastal Communities

Dakshin’s findings from the Andaman Islands highlight the potential of the burgeoning sports-for-development sector in India, as well as its challenges.

What Our Textbooks Aren’t Telling Us About Caste in India

Alongside other spheres of influence, our history and political science textbooks mislead our youth into believing that caste is not a pressing issue.

Building Friendly Toilets for Every Indian

November 19 marks World Toilet Day. Aimed towards raising awareness on those who live without access to safely managed sanitation, the Day also marks...

Dialogues: Dr. K.S. Chalam on the Political Economy of Caste in...

"The characterization of caste as division of labourers does not fully explain the discriminatory and unpaid labour of untouchables and artisan castes in the...

The Politics of Transnational Education: Of Global Hierarchies and Aspirations

“Growing up, I remember the emphasis our teachers and parents placed on ‘good English’ skills for a successful future. The students in British and...

In Her Opinion: Neha Sinha on Conserving Amur Falcons in Nagaland

Even though it’s right under everyone's noses, not everyone develops a connection with the ecology surrounding them. But for Neha Sinha (NS), growing up...

No Work From Home

Modi’s Janata Curfew on this Sunday was welcomed with what can only be described as rabid energy; the fake news marshalls forwarded messages about...

Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

Written by Pragya Roy | This article was originally published on Feminism in India and has been reproduced on The Bastion with full permission. In recent years, an unprecedented...

For Sangam Vihar’s Harijan Basti, Water Delivery Remains A Pipe Dream

Authored by Vibhuti Gour In the run-up to the 2020 Delhi Assembly polls on February 8th, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has guaranteed 24/7 piped...