New India and the coming out of closet casteists

While upper caste Indians don’t acknowledge their caste privileges, intimidation and harassment of the marginalised in 'new India' have found a new collaborator in digital freedom. The upper castes’ hate against Dalits and the marginalised follows a pattern in which online tirade spirals into violent actions. According to a recent study, 40% of all casteist hate speech on Facebook India is “preoccupied with India’s affirmative action policy, known as reservation”. Click to read more.