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Anti-Brahmin rhetoric at the core of Dravidian movement is common, but did you know Brahmin participation in the toxicity? The story of VP Raman

What is of interest to us is the life and work of V P Raman as an example of the inability of the elite Brahmins of the time to fully comprehend the nature of the Dravidian movement. 

How Dravidian separatists have proved themselves to be modern-day Nazis with the words they use for Tamil Brahmins

Tamil Brahmins have been compared with Jews often in public discourse and the Dravidian derision proves that they are the modern-day Nazis

How Muslims made Periyar bend a knee, while he continued to abuse Hindus despite protests

The slightest resistance from the Indian Muslim population was sufficient to make the Dravidian movement capitulate, while the campaign of abuse and calumny against Hinduism has gone on for decades, inspite of wide spread protests.

Suicides among the Clergy of the Catholic Church in India: A disturbing trend

Life in a convent or monastery is demanding, with rigorous prayer, penances and learning. Life as a parish priest is demanding in a very different manner. A parish priest’s life is a lonely one.

Issues and solutions for Veda Pathashalas: What ails our traditional education and how to solve it

One stream of learning which has been continued unbroken through the 70 odd years of independent India is Veda Pathashalas.

How the Govt can further improve transparency in foreign contributions related to NGOs after the recent FCRA amendments

The article describe some suggestions for improving the transparency in operations of FCRA NGOs.

A superstar, a murder and four Chief Ministers: Movies and the Dravidian Movement

A feature of Dravidian movement and politics since the 50s is the extraordinary influence that movies and film stars wield.

Labour And Dravidianism: History of Buckingham and Carnatic Mills Strike, the first major industrial unrest in South India

One of the major reasons for the success of the Dravidian movement is its co-option of the working class

The Life and Travails of Dr Sathiavani Muthu: A window to the experience of Dalits in the Dravidian movement

Sathiavani Muthu participated in electoral politics for 3 decades and served as Minister in the Tamil Nadu Government twice.

The Dravidian Movement and the Devadasi Abolition Act: Did a ‘Brahiminical conspiracy’ oppose reforms to the practice as alleged?

The Dravidian movement has long claimed a contribution to the Devadasi Abolition Act. But how true is their claim?

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