MHA To Provide Financial Assistance To Prison Inmates Context: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Friday that it would provide States with financial support to help underprivileged prisoners who are unable to get bail or secure release from prisons due to financial hardship. […]

Savitribai Phule

Savitribai Phule Context: On this date India is celebrating the 192nd birth anniversary of Savithribai Phule, a pioneer who challenged oppressive social norms in her quest for women’s education, equality and justice. About Savitribai Phule: Savitribai, a Mali Dalit woman, was born on January 3, […]

India’s Silent Revolution

India’s Silent Revolution Background: The actions of social revolutionaries like Jyotiba Phule, Savitribai Phule, Sahuji Maharaj, and Periyar during colonial rule might be linked to the social justice rhetoric in contemporary India. But it wasn’t until B.R. Ambedkar entered the national arena that a sustained […]