“When my men left their homes, they told their families that they might not be coming back alive. And most of them did not.”
The first iconic Indian feminist. Bow down, we’re not worthy.
For them, October 2—a day on which politicians love to pose with brooms and sweep already clean areas—is a day unlike any other.
"The left-liberal filmmakers of parallel cinema are even more casteist than right-wing."
Yalgaar takes music out of the echo chamber and into the satsang.
In a statement, the girl described being driven to attempt suicide by four local boys who stalked and tormented her relentlessly over recent weeks.
Members of Bangladesh's sweeper class are seen as the lowest of the low in the country's caste system. They face limited opportunities, debilitating floods, and social stigma.
VICE co-founder Shane Smith meets real-life slum-dog millionaire Kalpana Saroj, who was once a Dalit at the very bottom of the Indian caste system and earned only pennies a day in a sweatshop. She eventually became a talented tailor, making $5 every...