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Community Radios to Fight against Caste Based Discrimination and Untouchability in Nepal

Community Radios to Fight against Caste Based Discrimination and Untouchability in Nepal

The AHRC would like to congratulate the Jagaran Media Center for launching a national campaign of community radios of Nepal against all kinds of discriminations, especially against caste-based discrimination and untouchability on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21st March 2014. A ‘South Asian Parliamentary Forum’ and ‘Asia Dalit […]

Landlord evicts three Dalit students

Landlord evicts three Dalit students

Nepal KHOTANG: Dalit activists in Khotang have condemned and sought action against a so-called higher caste family for driving out three Dalit students, who were preparing for the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations, out of their house because of their caste, in Simpani, a few days ago. Tekraj Bishwokarma, Bijaya Bishwokarma and Amin Bishwokarma of […]

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No Holi for Hindus of Thar

No Holi for Hindus of Thar

The Dalit community is among the worst victims of the drought in Pakistan’s largest desert Sindh Pakistan’s biggest religious minority community, the Hindus – a majority of whom live in the Sindh province’s Thar Desert – will not be able to celebrate their religious festival of Holi on March 17, because of an ongoing famine. More […]

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Pakistan: Dalit Network concerned deaths of over 100 kids in Thar

Pakistan: Dalit Network concerned deaths of over 100 kids in Thar

KARACHI: Pakistan Dalit Solidarity Network (PDSN) has expressed serious concern on the reported deaths of over 100 children in a hospital in Methi, Nangarparkar during the last three months due to severe malnutrition among mothers and children in Thar desert in east-southern parts of Sindh because of drought, a statement said here Sunday. The PSDN […]

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Call for ending discrimination‚ recognising rights of Dalits

Call for ending discrimination‚ recognising rights of Dalits

Nepal KATHMANDU: On the occasion of International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the International Commission for Dalit Rights has appealed to international policy-makers to guarantee social justice, equality, inclusion. ICDR also stressed that it was time to recognise the rights and dignity of nearly 300 million Dalit people worldwide, including Nepal. It called on […]

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KCR should clarify on Dalit CM issue: MSP

KCR should clarify on Dalit CM issue: MSP

Party to chalk out an agitation programme soon WARANGAL: Mahajana Socialist Party (MSP) leader Manda Krishna Madiga strongly objected to the statements made by TRS president KCR favoring closure of SC, ST and BC hostels to rebuild casteless society. Describing it as a conspiracy, Mr Krishna Madiga said in the past too, similar attempt was […]

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4 girls abducted from Hisar village, 1 gang-raped

4 girls abducted from Hisar village, 1 gang-raped

HISAR: Four girls of Bhagana village in Hisar were allegedly abducted and one of them, a dalit, was raped by five youths from the jat community in Bathinda district of Punjab. The victim and other three girls, who were also kidnapped by the accused, were left near Bathinda railway station after the alleged crime. Police […]

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A thousand Dalits abroad

A thousand Dalits abroad

for the Dalits hold new promises for the upliftment of the meritorious Dalit students who aspire to study abroad CHANDRA BHAN PRASAD | Columnists 30 March 2014 Most top Indian leaders who fought for the independence of India attained degrees in higher education abroad. To begin with, Mahatma Gandhi went to England in 1888 to […]

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Website launched to track atrocities on Dalits

Website launched to track atrocities on Dalits

Tamil Nadu Mar 28, 2014 CHENNAI: A new website to track atrocities on dalits has been launched. Any aggrieved person can send an SMS to the cellphone number 9898915455 or log in to the website www.annihilatecaste.in to seek help for incidents of caste atrocities across the country. The person has to send his name and […]

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CDS releases Dalit and Adivasi Agenda

CDS releases Dalit and Adivasi Agenda

Will be circulated among all the political parties fielding candidates in polls Andhra Pradesh March 27, 2014  HYDERABAD: he Centre for Dalit Studies (CDS) here released an eight-page ‘Dalit and Adivasi Agenda’, a manifesto containing demands from people across 22 different areas, to be circulated among all political parties fielding candidates in the coming elections. […]

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