Dalit

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Name: Dalit
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Appoint More Dalit Priests, Says Poojary

MANGALORE:  Following an overwhelming response to his move of appointing widows from the SC/ST communities as archakas (priests), former Union minister B Janardhana Poojary on Wednesday urged all temples to follow it.He also urged the State and Central ... [Published New Indian Express - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

'Locks' Fall as Dalits Get Access to Salon

THANJAVUR: Dalits of Veerasingampettai village in the district on Wednesday got their first haircut in three years at the local salon. The service had been denied to them due to the diktat of some dominant caste members of the village.G Thangappan, a ... [Published New Indian Express - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Dalit body flays Govt for inaction

g down heavily on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his Government for alleged inaction on the complaints of Dalits and downtrodden people in the State, the National Confederation of Dalit Organisation (NACDOR) on Tuesday demanded that the Chief Minister ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Dalit, Naveen Patnaik, Mafia
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

SC/ST priests may be appointed at Muzrai temples

The State government is considering appointing priests and priestesses from Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) at temples under the Muzrai department, Social Welfare Minister HAnjaneya said here on Tuesday.He said the inspiration came from ... [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Appointed, Dalit, Mangalore
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Dalit settlement in focus of Modi's Clean India mission

Dozens of municipal workers were busy Wednesday sprucing up Valmiki Colony, a settlement of poor, once-outcast Dalits where Mahatma Gandhi once dwelt, and now home to 300 families, mostly sweepers and those involved in menial cleaning jobs.The workers ... [Published Deccan Herald - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Maharashtra elections: Will BSP benefit from the Athawale-BJP alliance?

Mumbai: It seems the decision taken by the RPI (A) chief and MP Ramdas Athwale to go with the BJP for the sake of power has not gone down well with the Dalit communities across Maharashtra. Arjun Dangale, a close aide of Ramdas Athawale declared that ... [Published IBNLive India News - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Haryana polls: Dalits live in fear in Mirchpur, have no hopes from any party

Mirchpur: As Haryana is going to polls on October 15, caste factor continue to play a crucial role in the state politics. Dalits make up 20 per cent of Haryana's population, above the national average of 16 per cent, but social and political clout still ... [Published IBNLive India News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Subsidy on Milch Cow Purchase for Dalits

BANGALORE: Thirteen thousand Dalit families have a reason to rejoice this Diwali as the state government is launching a scheme to subsidise their purchase of milch cows. The scheme will cost the exchequer Rs 104 crore in the first year. Of the 13,000 ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Food crisis hits Dalit settlements hard

JAJARKOT: Locals of Bagawati VDC in Jajarkot have been facing hardship for a month now due to food crisis. Their woes have worsened at a time when the festival season has begun.Due to steep topography in Bayakanda of the VDC, the Dalits, primary residents ... [Published Himalayan Times - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Dalit, Crisis, Topography
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Trying to tackle issue: T Harish Rao

T. Harish Rao, Irrigation, marketing and legislative affairs minister, Telangana (Photo: DC)Hyderabad: Land, which did not fetch even Rs 2 lakh a acre till a few months ago, cost between Rs 8 and Rs 10 lakh per acre. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, ... [Published Deccan Chronicle - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dalits demand dignity, equality under law

John Singh and his family converted to Christianity from Hinduism seventeen years ago to escape from being discriminated as a “Dalit.” However, a change in religion has not helped him or his family to escape prejudice against the caste.Hailing from Jessore’s ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

4 Years on, Dalits Yet to get Relief in Temple Entry case

CHENNAI: Four years after they were denied entry into the Uthamapalayam Mariamman Temple in Tirupur district during its consecration, a group of Dalits are yet to receive the compensation as mandated under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 30 2014]

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...As Mridula Nath Chakravorty - who is teaching at the Sydney University and was accompanying this group, summed up their struggles - "You could say the Aboriginals face the same discriminations and struggles as the Dalits face in our country …"
"The BJP has agreed to publish the action taken report on the Mahmoodur Rahman Committee report and implement its recommendations. It also promised that Ismail Yusuf College, Jogeshwari, will be returned to a Muslim trust and wakf properties encroached by public and private parties will be restored to the board" MMS chief convenor F M Thakur said...
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Dalit body flays Govt for inaction [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 9 hours ago]
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A literary feast: Some food for thought [Published Kashmir Times - 9 hours ago]
BJP to include 3 demands from Muslim NGOs in ma... [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
Despite decline in slums, MLAs spent most funds... [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
Modi to launch 'Swachh Bharat Mission' Thursday [Published Business Standard India - 11 hours ago]
Former ‘swachhata doot’ waits for a toilet in ‘... [Published Indian Express - 11 hours ago]
Toilet-training India [Published Business Standard India - 11 hours ago]
'Mujrewala' controversy: Congress refuses to co... [Published Daily Bhaskar - 12 hours ago]
Modi to launch 'Swachh Bharat' mission Thursday [Published Yahoo! India - 13 hours ago]
Dalit settlement in focus of Modi's Clean India... [Published Deccan Herald - 13 hours ago]
Hindu temple in India purified after low-caste ... [Published FaithWorld - 14 hours ago]
Uddhav, Aditya to storm Mahasrashtra with 100 r... [Published Business Standard India - 17 hours ago]
Mayawati to start campaigning in Haryana, Mahar... [Published Indian Express - 20 hours ago]
Maharashtra elections: Will BSP benefit from th... [Published IBNLive India News - 20 hours ago]
Man disowns 1-year-old son on suspicion of wife... [Published IBNLive India News - 21 hours ago]
As Delhi Readies for Swachh Bharat Mission, Ind... [Published International Business Times India - 21 hours ago]
Haryana polls: Dalits live in fear in Mirchpur,... [Published IBNLive India News - 22 hours ago]
Meet Lily Thomas the lady behind clipping of wi... [Published Economic Times - 23 hours ago]
Swachh Bharat campaign to start in New Delhi to... [Published Economic Times - Oct 01 2014]
Peace enterprise [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 01 2014]
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Hindu temple in India purified after low-caste ... [Published FaithWorld - 14 hours ago]
By Reuters Staff (A temple priest adjusts the shield on a Goddess Durga statue at a Hindu temple in Singapore October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su ) The government in the Indian state of Bihar has ordered an investigation after reports that a Hindu ...
Hiring Women and the Moral Inversion of Economics [Published Marginal Revolution - Sep 24 2014]
In my post on why economics is detested I quoted Arnold Kling: The intention heuristic says that if the intentions of an act are selfless and well-meaning, then the act is good. If the intentions are self-interested, then it is not good. In contrast, ...
A Place Called Home [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 22 2014]
by Namit Arora Former changing rooms in the Birla Industries Club ‘No man ever steps in the same river twice,’ wrote Heraclitus, the ancient Greek philosopher, ‘for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.’ Some also say this about ...
Review of Neville Jayaweera’s Jaffna: Exorcisin... [Published groundviews - Sep 17 2014]
Photo courtesy Thomas Berg Part I When I was asked by Marshell Fernando whether I would review the above, I readily agreed. Neville was several years senior to me in the Ceylon Civil Service and also served as Government Agent (GA) Jaffna but ...
We all are uuntouchables [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Aug 26 2014]
"The practice of forcing low-caste people in Indian communities to remove accumulated human waste from latrines is continuing despite legal prohibitions and must be stopped, says a leading advocacy group.   In a report released Monday, the New York City–based ...
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