Tag Archives: Dalit

Making caste slur on SC/STs over phone an offence, says SC

‘Could warrant five years in prison’ The Supreme Court has ruled that using casteist remarks over phone in a public place against the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category amounts to criminal offence, warranting a jail of a maximum five ...

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Ground report: Fear and denial in Telangana village where two Dalit men went missing

The two men are missing, and the families allege that they were abducted by a relative of BJP leader Bharat Reddy. The streets of Abhangapatnam village in Telangana’s Nizamabad district wore a deserted look on Sunday, as several residents remained ...

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Women account for 55pc of total PR candidates

Nov 20, 2017-The number of candidates contesting in the proportional representation (PR) category of the federal and provincial polls comes down to 5,838, according to the final list published by the Election Commission on Sunday. Following the EC’s investigation into ...

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Molestation charges: Sangrur meritorious school principal booked, on the run

On November 8, two Class-12 students had alleged that the principal called them at his residence on November 1 and tried to molest them. Principal of a meritorious school in the district was on Saturday booked for sexual harassment of ...

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‘Silence against attacks worrisome’

Activist bemoans climate of fear How do we disagree in a civil manner? Any disagreement with a specific policy is portrayed as being anti-national. This is increasingly silencing our disagreement, said Harsh Mander, activist and former bureaucrat, while giving a ...

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