Dalit

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First reported 26 mins ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

BJP Leader Booked for Allegedly Molesting Dalit Voter

A 45-year-old Dalit woman was molested at her residence allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) city president and four other unidentified men when she refused to take money from them for voting for the party, the city police said here today.According ... [Published Outlook India - 26 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Dalit women at NY gender forum

DELHI: Two dalit women Thenmozhi Soundararajan and Asha Kotwal represented the story of their struggle against gender violence at the fifth Women in the World summit in New York earlier this month. The two women are key participants of the Dalit Women ... [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Dalit, India, Rape, Uma Thurman
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

PTI - MAYAWATI-BJP - Country will be ruined with riots if Modi becomes PM: Mayawati

MAYAWATI-BJP - Country will be ruined with riots if Modi becomes PM: MayawatiContributed by NAMPA / PTI.Kanpur, Apr 17 (PTI) Asking people to refrain from voting in favour of the saffron party, BSP supremo Mayawati today alleged that if the BJP came into ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

'We are voting against, not for'

'"It is not corruption, but destruction that we fear. We fear for our lives and the BJP has not been able to convince us otherwise," Muslims and Dalits tell me.'Does a high turnout indicate anti-incumbency or does it indicate minority consolidation against ... [Published rediff.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

Consider Plea for Exclusive Booth for Dalit Colony: HC

The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Dharmapuri district Collector to consider setting up a separate polling booth in Arunthathiar colony for the community people exercising their votes.The first bench of acting Chief Justice SK Agnihotri and ... [Published New Indian Express - 13 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Dalits in Maharashtra moving away from the UPA

They are now socio-economically better than UP and Bihar and, hence, don't vote en bloc: ExpertsTo claim the political legacy of late Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Congress and BJP had traded barbs on the 123rd birth anniversary of the biggest Dalit icon on ... [Published DNA India - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Dalit organizations seek CBI inquiry into youth's murder

KANNUR: Mystery still shrouds the death of Karakkadan Vineesh, a dalit youth who was found dead near Azhikode at Thaliparamba four years ago.Dalit organizations held a citizens' right convention in Kannur on Wednesday demanding a CBI probe into the d ... [Published Times of India - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Father files plea in HC for producing missing son in court

Suspecting that his missing son, who married an upper caste Hindu girl, might have been killed for honour, a Dalit father today filed a Habeas Corpus petition before Madras High court bench here, seeking a direction to produce him in court.Justices A ... [Published Business Standard India - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Narendra Modi glue binds splintered Maharashtra

The Republican Party of India, which has never subscribed to Hindutva, is showcasing Narendra Modi as a mascot to consolidate Dalit votes in favour of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra.The Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, a powerful farmers’ organisation, ... [Published Financial Express - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

4/16/2014: HtNation: Accused in murder case hacked to death

MADURAI: A five-member gang on Tuesday hacked to death an accused in Dalit leader Pasupathi Pandian murder case. Police said Muthupandian (37) along with 3 associates were going to Alagarkovil in a car, when the gang deliberately rammed their car int ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Homicide, Madurai, Dalit
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 5 reports

Modi’s development model ignores dalit rights’: Dalits

AHMEDABAD: Dalits from different parts of the city came together on Sunday to speak out against the "much-touted development model of the Gujarat government". A memorandum, bearing thumb impressions in blood of more than 1,000 dalits, was sent to the ... [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Modi and Rahul in chase for Dalit vote

Rahul, Modi slug it out over Babasaheb Ambedkar’s legacyNew Delhi : On the occasion of the 123rd birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, a verbal clash erupted between the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and the Congress ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Apr 15 2014]

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...She is a senior legal and investigative correspondent for NBC News. "The shame is not on the woman, the shame is on India" said Soundararjan, a transmedia artist...
Fear is what motivates the minorities. "It is not corruption, but destruction that we fear. We fear for our lives and the BJP has not been able to convince us otherwise" Muslims and Dalits tell me
"Every country and culture has its own traditions of giving and social solidarity between family, friends and neighbours, whether it is the tradition of burial societies in Africa or hometown associations in Mexico" writes Jenny Hodgson, executive director of the Global Fund for Community Foundations

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BJP Leader Booked for Allegedly Molesting Dalit... [Published Outlook India - 26 mins ago]
Citizens answer to the corruption question? [Published Financial Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Dalit women at NY gender forum [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
Biggest polling day sees healthy turnout [Published Business Standard India - 2 hours ago]
Country will be ruined with riots if Narendra M... [Published zeenews.com - 3 hours ago]
PTI - MAYAWATI-BJP - Country will be ruined wit... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 3 hours ago]
Rahul Gandhi at Chhattisgarh: BJP wants to crea... [Published Pressbrief.in - 3 hours ago]
Three persons surrender at JM court in connecti... [Published Business Standard India - 3 hours ago]
'We are voting against, not for' [Published rediff.com - 5 hours ago]
Tapping Into a Tradition of Giving [Published Individual.com - 6 hours ago]
"Nitish Kumar has done a lot of work. But why w... [Published Business Standard India - 6 hours ago]
Shahnawaz Hussain eyes hat-trick from Bhagalpur... [Published Jagran Post - 7 hours ago]
Bihar: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain eyes hat-trick f... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 8 hours ago]
Veerappa Moily faces water troubles to get re-e... [Published Livemint.com - 8 hours ago]
Elections 2014: Fate of 80 LS seats depends on ... [Published Moneycontrol.com - 8 hours ago]
Will the Lotus bloom or Hand take the Broom? [Published The Freepress Journal - 9 hours ago]
PTI - POLL-BHAGALPUR - BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 9 hours ago]
Wave in a desert - Congress fights Narendra Mod... [Published DNA India - 9 hours ago]
BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain eyes hat-trick from Bha... [Published Business Standard India - 9 hours ago]
Bangalore: Brisk voting in Karnataka [Published Mangalorean - 9 hours ago]
Narendra Modi pours cold water on Mamata, Jaya... [Published Business Standard India - 10 hours ago]
India needs a Dalit daughter as PM, Mayawati te... [Published India TV - 11 hours ago]
Brisk voting in Karnataka (Second Lead) [Published ProKerala.com - 12 hours ago]
Nitish faces uphill task as Modi Lalu battle it... [Published Hindustan Times - 12 hours ago]
Prodigal Son Returns to Congress, Describes KCR... [Published New Indian Express - 12 hours ago]
How Dagdu became Sushil [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 12 hours ago]
Biggest day of voting in India: Caste, betrayal... [Published The Express Tribune - 13 hours ago]
Consider Plea for Exclusive Booth for Dalit Col... [Published New Indian Express - 13 hours ago]
Dalits in Maharashtra moving away from the UPA [Published DNA India - 14 hours ago]
Muslim vote will decide who’ll corner 11 seats ... [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
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Class war exposes India's dark heart [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 13 2014]
Kavita Bhanot reviewsThe Gypsy Goddess by Meena Kandasamy in The Independent: This is not an easy novel to read. There is no intention to entertain. It is, as the blurb tells us, a “novel about the impossibility of writing a novel about a real-life ...
Nepal's Dalits face caste discrimination [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Apr 13 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWIXLm7LXys&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Nepal's Dalits face caste discrimination Caste based discrimination is illegal in Nepal, but many Dalits, ...
Filthy India: Mucking it up [Published The Economist - Asia - Apr 03 2014]
Migrants and Milvus migrans: supreme scavengersTHE view from Rajat Chaurasia’s place of work is spectacular. A steaming mountain of rubbish, it rises 30 metres (about 100 feet) above the Okhla industrial district, providing a view over much of south ...
The Rationalist and the Romantic [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 31 2014]
By Namit Arora On Arundhati Roy’s introduction to Dr. BR Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste . A few weeks ago, the Indian publisher Navayana released an annotated, "critical edition" of Dr. BR Ambedkar’s classic, Annihilation of Caste ( AoC ...
Clash of castes within BJP [Published Times of India Blogs - Mar 30 2014]
Caste is a slippery slope to negotiate, particularly for those aspiring to lead a complex and diverse nation like India. The original Mandal messiah V P Singh crashed when his pat calculations of OBC + Muslim + Dalit added up to an electoral defeat in ...
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