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Universal Beach

Can we draw a line connecting everything that moves us to a social movement for the annihilation of caste?

Mooknayak: The Mute Protagonist

Ambedkar: Awakening India's Social Conscience by Narendra Jadhav, New Delhi and Seattle: Konark Publishers, 2014; pp 647, Rs 1,199 (hardcover).

Ambedkar's Death Anniversary and the Politics of Urban Space

An account of the observance of B R Ambedkar's death anniversary on 6 December 2013 reveals the caste prejudices still at work, albeit muted or disguised, when dalits seek to lay claim to public space to observe public holidays of special signifi cance to their community in the midst of the city's everyday life.

Political Traditions in the Making of India

Makers of Modern India edited and introduced by Ramachandra Guha (India: Penguin/Viking), 2010; pp x + 549, Rs 799.

Old Words, New Worlds: Revisiting the Modernity of Tradition

The Modernity of Sanskrit by Simona Sawhney (Ranikhet: Permanent Black

Edicts for the Ages

To Uphold the World: The Message of Ashoka and Kautilya for the 21st Century by Bruce Rich

The Knowledge Debate Reopened

Rejecting Politics of Injury

A critical question that needs to be posed in the current context of intolerance is: are we prepared to defend acts of violence perpetrated in the name of our identity, our beliefs and finally, our sentiments?

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