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Withdraw petition against promotion for SC/STs

Withdraw petition against promotion for SC/STs

Chennai: DMK leader M. Karunanidhi on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to withdraw the review petition filed by the Centre in the Supreme Court seeking to dispense with the reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotions in higher grade level officers in public sector banks. “It will go against […]

Dalit leader & Human right activist Milan das has physical assaulted by perpetrators

Dalit leader & Human right activist Milan das has physical assaulted by perpetrators

On 28/08/2014 Mr. Milan Das along with his Driver Mr. Azizur Rahman victimized by some perpetrators while he returning his home by his microbus (Dhaka Metro- Cha- 53-7260) from Shyamnagar. He along with his friend writer Bodru Md. Khalekuzzaman and Gazi Sirazul islam were gone to visit their well-wisher Father Luigi Pazzi at Shyamnagar on […]

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Karnataka temple appoints two Dalit widows as priests

Karnataka temple appoints two Dalit widows as priests

Mangalore:KudroliGokarnanatheshwara Temple here is perhaps the first in the country to appoint two Dalit widows as priests to perform pujas and other rituals. Last year the temple appointed two other widows as priests who had been performing their duties since then. Chandravathi from Ranipur and Lakshmi from Chilimbi were appointed as priests in the century-old […]

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GMCH doctor booked for raping minor dalit girl from UP

GMCH doctor booked for raping minor dalit girl from UP

NAGPUR:Police have booked a doctor attached to the radiology department to Government Medical College and Hospital for allegedly raping a 14-year-old Dalit girl from Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Dr Pandit Pachore has also been slapped with protection of children from sexual offences act, 2012 at Ajni police station. For reasons best known to police, the […]

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BJP: 10% quota to dalit allies in government

BJP: 10% quota to dalit allies in government

NAGPUR: BJP has promised to give 10% share in power to dalit parties that have allied with BJP. State BJP president Devendra Fadnavis told the media that Ramdas Athawale would also be given a share of power wherever possible. Sulekha Kumbhare, president of Bahujan Republican Ekta Manch (BREM) and Gondwana Gantantra Party (GGP), a tribal […]

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I got Rajya Sabha seat for Athawale: Uddhav

I got Rajya Sabha seat for Athawale: Uddhav

Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Monday made an embarrassing revelation here that he had personally intervened to secure a Rajya Sabha seat for Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale. The revelation came in the wake of Republican Party of India (Athawale) decision to ally with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which snapped alliance with the Shiv […]

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Merger of schools is anti-Dalits, minorities and girls: Study

Merger of schools is anti-Dalits, minorities and girls: Study

JAIPUR: A study conducted by NGOs and activists working for child rights highlighted that state government’s step to merge schools has affected 10 lakh students. It has come as a denial of education for children from vulnerable sections by taking away schools from their door steps. Study was conducted in Jaipur, Bundi, Alwar, Baran and […]

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Dalit youth to get justice: SC/ST panel

Dalit youth to get justice: SC/ST panel

Khaira: A team of SC/ ST Commission from Delhi headed by Kannhiyalal Verma came to Jhansi on Saturday to look into a matter in which a Dalit youth was thrashed and forced to consume human excreta on September 19. The team said that the victim faced atrocities and he will be get justice. The team […]

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Dalit leader Kumbhare backs BJP in Maharashtra polls

Dalit leader Kumbhare backs BJP in Maharashtra polls

Nagpur:Former minister in the Congress government during 1999-2004 and dalit leader from Vidarbha region, Sulekha Kumbhare today announced “unconditional” support of her organisation to BJP for the October 15 Assembly elections. With Kumbhare, who had campaigned for Congress in recent Lok Sabha polls, on board and the Republican Party of India (RPI)-led by Ramdas Athawale […]

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Even today people treat me as an untouchable: Bihar CM

Even today people treat me as an untouchable: Bihar CM

Bihar: Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Sunday revealed that he is still treated as an “untouchable” by some “powerful people” as he is a poor Mahadalit, the most backward among the community. “Even today, despite my being the chief minister, some powerful people treat me as untouchable because I am a Maha dalit,” Manjhi said […]

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