Tag Archives: Bhim Army

Yogi government at 100 days: Caste, politics and clashes in western Uttar Pradesh

Yogi government’s installation in the state kindled hopes for better law and order. Initially, the situation improved a bit but incidents of caste clashes in Saharanpur, Shamli and Meerut gave ammo to the opposition against the state government. Caste clashes ...

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Bhim Army, soldiers on a literacy mission

Getting to know more about the Bhim Army’s schools Reporting on the Bhim Army is tricky. Winning the trust of the rank and file of the organisation of mostly Dalit youngsters is crucial. When I approached Lokendra, a local member of the ...

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What links the Dalit activism of western UP’s Bhim Army to Punjab?

At 32%, Punjab has the highest proportion of Dalits in any Indian state. At a rally in Delhi’s Parliament Street on Sunday, amid the sea of deep blue flags and Nehru caps emblazoned with the words “Bhim Army”, Inderjit Singh ...

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Bhim Army calls for Azad’s release

Supporters ‘warn’ of consequences if he is not let off, his mother threatens to go on hunger strike Thousands of members and supporters of the Bhim Army, an organisation championing the Dalit cause, gathered at Jantar Mantar on Sunday, demanding ...

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Bhim Army steps up call for Azad’s release

Supporters ‘warn’ of consequences if he is not let off, ask women to keep faith Thousands of members and supporters of the Bhim Army, an organisation championing the Dalit cause, gathered at Jantar Mantar on Sunday, demanding the release of ...

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