Search Results for Tag: dalit
In an interview with DW, renowned novelist and social activist Arundhati Roy talks about the recent arrests of leftist intellectuals in India, accusing PM Modi’s government of “overturning” the country’s constitution.
Date03.09.2018 | 12:41
TagsArun Ferreira, Arundhati Roy, dalit, fascism, Gautam Navlakha, India, Narendra Modi, Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, women's rights
Krishna Kumari became Pakistan’s first Hindu-Dalit senator after she was elected to the upper house of parliament in March 2018. In an interview with DW, Kumari talks about the plight of religious minorities in Pakistan.
Date04.04.2018 | 13:02
In the baking sun and swirling dust, Madhu, 37, looks dejected as she surveys the parched field of kharif paddy and pulse crops in Hamirpur in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Date29.06.2016 | 14:15
Tagsdalit, drought, Hamirpur, India, Maharashtra, monsoon, Murali Krishnan, Uttar Pradesh, women's rights
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Date19.06.2015 | 17:58
TagsAbuse, angelina jolie, breast cancer, caste system, dalit, illiteracy, ovarium cancer, religion, women's rights
Meena Kandasamy leaves no stone unturned when she wants to express herself. Probably that’s the reason why her anger and her angst reveal themselves in her poetry through her “dark and dangerous” language. Meena’s poem, “Nailed” from her book “Ms. Militancy” is a good example.
Date14.03.2013 | 12:09
Meena Kandasamy is an upcoming poet based in Chennai in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. She writes on women’s themes and on the Dalits, member of the lower castes in India. Her poetry collection is called ‘Touch.” She spoke to DW blogger Roma Rajpal on being a poet and her passion for writing.
Date08.02.2013 | 13:20