A Harijan Colony in Shillong

A Harijan Colony in Shillong

First some history. According to a report in The Hindu, residents of Harijan Colony, also known as Punjabi Colony, Sweepers Colony, and Them lew Mawlong, is home to 342 families of Dalit or Mazhabi Sikhs. According to the Harijan Panchayat Committee, they “were...

The Modi Ministerial Rejig and Karnataka

Akram Mohammed for Deccan Herald seems to think that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first reshuffle and expansion of the ministry is a clever “calculus aimed at the poll arithmetic.” I would agree with my good friend A Narayana of Azim Premji...