Tag Archives: Dalit

Arunachal Pradesh: Chakma-Hajong issue worsens as clashes mar bandh in Arunachal

New Delhi/Itanagar, Sept. 19: The Narendra Modi government’s flip-flops on refugees came to the fore again as the Union home ministry today said it would move the Supreme Court seeking modification in the court’s earlier order on granting citizenship to Chakma ...

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Ex-headmaster gets 55-year imprisonment for sexual abuse

He had sexually abused 20 students The Madurai District Court on Tuesday sentenced a former government school headmaster to undergo 55 years of imprisonment “consecutively” and pay a fine of ₹12,32,500 in a case of sexual abuse of 20 girl ...

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Public consultation on caste legislation closes in UK

LONDON: A public consultation process by the British government to determine whether to legislate against caste-based discrimination, an issue that has deeply divided the Indian diaspora in the UK, has been concluded. The ‘Caste in Great Britain and Equality Law – ...

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IISER chief eyes foreign students

Getting foreign faculty and students, linking science to developing new products and offering professional counselling to students will be the priorities of Sourav Pal, who has been appointed director of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata. ...

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Ramdas Athawale bats for reservation on economic lines

Athawale said that, earlier the backward classes had held many agitations and morchas for the benefit of the community. Nashik: Union social welfare minister Ramdas Athawale has observed that reservations should be based upon economic criteria and not caste basis. He ...

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