Dalit News

Government draws up plan to promote co-op. societies

‘We want to see a minimum of one cooperative in each gram panchayat’ The State government has drawn up an ambitious plan to promote at least one cooperative society in each gram panchayat and to enrol every farmer in at ...

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Sex CD row: Patidar leader Hardik Patel takes a poetic dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The 22-year-old leader subverted the lyrics of the 1970 song ‘Ramchandra Keh Gaye Siya Se’ Patidar movement leader Hardik Patel on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party after an alleged sex CD ...

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Brahmin Woman Can’t Get SC/ST Status After Marrying SC/ST Man: Himachal Pradesh HC [Read Judgment]

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has reiterated that a person who does not belongs to a Scheduled Tribe or a Scheduled Caste category by birth, simply by virtue of marrying a person belonging thereto cannot gain the status of that ...

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Assembly unanimously adopts Bill on reservation for SC/STs in promotions

But Opposition member are apprehensive about its legal validity The Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Friday unanimously adopted the Karnataka Extension of Consequential Seniority to Government Servants Promoted on the Basis of Reservation (To the posts in the Civil Services of ...

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Debate: Rejecting Commonalities Between Ambedkar and Periyar Is Equivalent to Denying Facts

Ambedkar’s position on Brahmins and on post-independent India was quite similar to Periyar’s. I am puzzled by P.A. Krishnan’s response to my piece in The Wire. To reiterate, I wrote that piece to essentially show that both anti-caste crusaders Babasaheb Ambedkar and Periyar had a ...

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