Dalit

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

Rahul Stuck on Making Long-term Plans for Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress can be caught in “short-term” bickering, but vice-president Rahul Gandhi is still into “long-term” planning.At a recent ‘review meeting’, he directed the All India Congress Committee SC department members to prepare leaders, who ... [Published New Indian Express - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Age Criteria Kills Deserving Dalit Student's MBBS Dream

PUDUKKOTTAI: A Dalit student of Pudukkottai has been left in the lurch by the selection committee of the Directorate of Medical Education after it denied admission to him by saying his age was 26 days less than that required for admission to MBBS even ... [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

7/24/2014: HTBATHINDA: SC panel favours review of Dalit farmers’ arrest

SANGRUR: Vice-chairman of the National Sceduled Castes Commission (NSCC) Rajkumar Verka has recommended to the district police to review the arrest of 41 Dalit farmers of Balad Kalan village under section 307 of the IPC. The Dalit farmers were arrest ... [Published Hindustan Times - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Dalit, farmer, Arrests
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Dalit Network calls for recovery of workers’ bodies

- Karachi—Pakistan Dalit Solidarity Network (PDSN) has urged the Sindh government and district administration of Tharparkar to make serious efforts to recover bodies of three scheduled caste workers, who were working inside earth for digging a well and ... [Published Pakistan Observer - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

7/24/2014: Indore And Beyond: Dalit woman sarpanch not allowed to hoist flag

BHOPAL: A dalit woman sarpanch who is fighting against an allpowerful upper caste lobby for opening a middle school in harijan basti of her village for the past 22 months has been deprived of the honour of hoisting the national flag on the Republic D ... [Published Hindustan Times - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Dalit, Indore, Bhopal
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

From N.Y. Prisons to Slums of India & Thailand, Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

Gonzaga Announces Finalists for Faith-Based, Million-Dollar Award to be Presented Oct. 16 Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — SPOKANE, Wash. – After searching the world for great faith-based humanitarians, Gonzaga University ... [Published Newswise - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Dalit, Education, Thailand, India
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Pratibha ray of hope amidst darkness

The name 'Pratibha' in Malayalam means talent. But the 18-year-old girl, daughter of Kaikalan at the Dalit colony at Kuthirakallu, Bedakam in Kasargod district is more than that.She has secured 19th rank in the Kerala Medical Entrance Examination under ... [Published Deccan Herald - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Dalit, Fallout, Sexual Abuse
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Telangana to set up Rs 300 cr fund to support Dalit entrepreneurs

Dalit entrepreneurs in Telangana get a fillip. The new Government has announced that it would set up a Rs 300-crore fund to support Dalit entrepreneurs.Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has said the government would initially support 100 ... [Published Hindu Business Line - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

‘A murder, rape of Dalit every three days for last 13 years’

Posted On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 02:56:57 AMRevealing the figures of atrocities on the Dalit community, Congress MLA from Saherkotda Shailesh Parmar said a case is registered every third day. The conviction ratio in such cases is around 2.5 per cent, ... [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

‘Dalit movement has loststeam due to factionalism’

Internal caste-politics, power struggles, and issues of leadership have affected the once-influential Dalit movement in the State to just a multitude of disjointed fractions, said M. Devdas, senior activist of the Karnataka Dalit Sangharsh Samiti (Prof. ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

7/22/2014: REGION: Sexual violence against Dalits on rise in Haryana: Report

CHANDIGARH: There has been a steep rise in incidents of sexual violence against Dalit girls in Haryana, a report released on Monday in Chandigarh said. The report was prepared by Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS), some survivor ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

7/22/2014: Indore: DALIT WOMAN RAPED

A middle-aged Dalit woman was raped by two persons under Garaod police station of the district on July 19 (Saturday), police said on Monday. A case has been lodged in this regard, the police officials added. Superintendent of police (SP) Mandasur MS. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Dalit, Indore, Police

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...  The part of the definition of rape which states "the act of sex must be against her will and without her consent" is more often than not invoked by courts in order to show that there was some form of consent on the victim's part
"The high liquor consumption and incidents of sexual abuse are on the rise throughout the state. In several sexual atrocity cases, the cases will be compromised in mid-way out of threat or succumbing to offers" he said
However, Jila Panchayat chairman in-charge Mohan Lal Yadav said, "As the head of the gram Sabha, it is the right of sarpanch to hoist the national flag on August 15 and January 26. Hoisting flag has nothing to do with an invitation as in most gram panchayats the Independence Day and Republic Day programmes are held in schools only."
"This was a big mistake not to employ the intelligence to discover it" says Langotsky...

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Too Many Laws, Too Little Justice [Published The Statesman - 47 mins ago]
Rahul Stuck on Making Long-term Plans for Congress [Published New Indian Express - 3 hours ago]
Age Criteria Kills Deserving Dalit Student's MB... [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
7/24/2014: HTBATHINDA: SC panel favours review ... [Published Hindustan Times - 4 hours ago]
Dalit Network calls for recovery of workers’ bo... [Published Pakistan Observer - 4 hours ago]
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State BJP leaders nurse dreams of going national [Published Times of India - 6 hours ago]
‘They caught me and put chapati into my mouth’ [Published Indian Express - 9 hours ago]
From N.Y. Prisons to Slums of India & Thailand,... [Published Newswise - 10 hours ago]
Pratibha ray of hope amidst darkness [Published Deccan Herald - 11 hours ago]
New revenue code for State mooted [Published The Hindu - 11 hours ago]
Dalit woman sarpanch not allowed to hoist flag [Published Hindustan Times - 14 hours ago]
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In UP and Bihar, Mandal vs Kamandal yet again [Published Livemint.com - 17 hours ago]
Telangana to set up Rs 300 cr fund to support D... [Published Hindu Business Line - 19 hours ago]
How a Single Story Freed a Bonded Labourer [Published Inter Press Service - 19 hours ago]
Kundapur: Bar waiter bitten by snake while on duty [Published Daijiworldcom - 21 hours ago]
My Runaway Wedding. Or, How to Do National Inte... [Published Yahoo! India - 22 hours ago]
Channi Moves Motion on SC Quota in Govt Promotions [Published Space View Times - 23 hours ago]
Manmohan Singh batted for tainted judge? BJP wa... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 23 2014]
‘A murder, rape of Dalit every three days for l... [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - Jul 23 2014]
KCR, DGP Give Their Nod for Telangana Police Logo [Published New Indian Express - Jul 23 2014]
2-month Ban on Banners in Villianur [Published New Indian Express - Jul 23 2014]
Easing burden with new mandals [Published Times of India - Jul 23 2014]
7/23/2014: Ht Metro: ‘Before murder, accused sp... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 23 2014]
Will outdo Singapore: KCR to businessmen [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
Before murder accusednbsp spoke to Badaun girl [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 22 2014]
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh ensnared in tainted judge row [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 22 2014]
Majlis keen on contesting Assembly polls in Mah... [Published The Hindu - Jul 22 2014]
Truck driver held for raping minor Dalit girl [Published Indian Express - Jul 22 2014]
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India: India's School Lunch Program Not Only Fi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: Pulitzer CenterCountry: India RHITU CHATTERJEE India’s free school lunch program is one of the world’s largest anti-poverty programs. Despite its many shortfalls, the program feeds 120 million of the country’s poorest school children. And since ...
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India: India’s ‘temple slaves’ struggle to brea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 22 2014]
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