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Dalits Should Fight for their Kids to Learn English

Dalits Should Fight for their Kids to Learn English

Hyderabad: A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members, Mahatma Gandhi once said. One of the fears of the Dalits, was how the Dalits would be treated when India becomes a democracy.  The availability of education and the impact of education are very much at the core of this desired social […]

Dalit girl commits suicide after her family is ‘shamed’ in public by cops over buffalo theft

Dalit girl commits suicide after her family is ‘shamed’ in public by cops over buffalo theft

Agra: Disheartened and depressed over her family being allegedly shamed and beaten in public by the police, a Dalit girl committed suicide in Shikohabad area of Firozabad district. Julie, 18, a BA second year student was founded hanging from the ceiling of her house on Friday night at Nagla Duli village under Nagla Khangar police station. Third […]

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Dalits: Children of a Lesser God in India

Dalits: Children of a Lesser God in India

Hyderabad: There is no nation of Indians in the real sense of the World, it is yet to be created. In believing we are a nation, we are cherishing a great delusion. how can people divided into thousand of castes be a nation? The sooner we realize that we are not yet a nation, in […]

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No reservation please

No reservation please

Kathmandu: Whenever I go for an interview, the very first thing I do is go through the list of candidates. Not because I doubt my capabilities, but I fear that my “surname” might turn out to be a bane for me. Had I been a Brahmin almost a hundred years ago, the situation might have […]

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Dalit family can’t build toilet due to upper-caste ‘opposition’ in

Dalit family can’t build toilet due to upper-caste ‘opposition’ in

Mehsana district: For over two years, a Dalit family at Lakshmipura-Bhandu village in Mehsana district has been struggling to build a toilet for itself but can’t do so, owing to the alleged opposition to it by some local upper-caste people. With no toilet, the family is forced to defecate in the open, sometimes as far […]

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Criminal Case Filed Against Professor Who Harassed and Insulted Dalit PhD Scholar In Kerala

Criminal Case Filed Against Professor Who Harassed and Insulted Dalit PhD Scholar In Kerala

Kottayam: Deepa M Mohan, a PhD student at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam, Kerala was first denied entry into the university laboratory. She alleged that once when she insisted she enter the laboratory, she was locked inside it. Nandakumar Kalarickal, the joint director of the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, where […]

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Dalit Students From Bihar Threaten Suicide Over Non-Payment Of Scholarship Money

Dalit Students From Bihar Threaten Suicide Over Non-Payment Of Scholarship Money

Bihar: More than 12 Dalit students at the Raajdhani Engineering College in Bhubaneswar have threatened to commit suicide if the SC/ST welfare department of the Bihar government does not pay their scholarship money, reports The Telegraph. The students, all from East Champaran in Bihar, had been asked to leave the college over non-payment of fees. The […]

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