Who is a Professor? The Criterion of Justice

Who is a Professor? The Criterion of Justice

“The work is the revised doctoral thesis submitted at Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2004. Written more than one and a half decades ago, it bears the mark of its time, as does everything else of human creation.” I read these beautiful first lines of a new book – his third – by my friend, professor…

Will Untouchability Make A Return?

Will Untouchability Make A Return?

  The practice of "Untouchability" was outlawed in India with the adoption of the Indian Constitution. But this practice is still prevalent and manifests itself in varied forms. Despite education, people still seem to be influenced by notions of purity and pollution. Recently, government officials in Uttar Pradesh handed out soap and shampoo to dalits before the Chief…