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Villagers allege denial of water rights

Bathinda:-Residents of Nasibpura village in Talwandi Sabo, in a complaint to Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, ADGP Vigilance and the State Commission for SC/ST have alleged exploitation of Dalit rights in the village. Village representatives Jagdev Singh and Angrej Singh ...

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29 families rendered homeless in Siraha fire

12th April 2017, 10:20 AM IST Apr 12, 2017- A massive fire broke out in a Dalit settlement in Simaraha, Siraha, on Monday afternoon, destroying 56 huts. The fire, which started from the hut of Bhogendra Mandal Khatwe at around ...

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SC seeks response on plea for reining in cow vigilantes

APRIL 08, 2017 09:44 AM IST PIL petition wants them declared ‘extortionists’ and an end to their atrocities The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central government and six States to respond on a public interest litigation (PIL) plea to ...

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Dalits speak in different voices on Hassan ritual

March 24, 2017 – 12:49 PM The Hassan district administration has failed to convince a section of Dalits in Chakenahalli of the Holenarsipur taluk against participating in the risky ritual of ‘Sidi’ during the two-day annual fair of Udusalamma temple ...

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