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Proposal to drop the word ‘Dalit’ from official records sparks a row in Kerala

In what is turning out to be a contentious decision, the Kerala State Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes has asked the government to consider replacing the word “Dalit” with “scheduled caste” in all official documents. The move was ...

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Asiya Andrabi poster row: Officer suspended; further investigation on

DC, Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik, confirmed that an inquiry has been initiated. “The Child Development Project Officer, Breng, Shameema Akhtar has been suspended and further investigation is on.” The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday ordered an inquiry and suspended ...

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Police told to respect Dalit who are victims of atrocities

Whenever Dalit victims approach the police stations to file a complaint against atrocities, they should be treated with respect, said Karnataka State Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Commission chairman A Muniyappa. He was chairing a review meeting in Chikkamagaluru on ...

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Dalit outfits to stage fast against Bedi

Say high-mast lamps were installed on their request; accuse her of blocking schemes meant for SCs The ongoing spat between Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi and Social Welfare Minister M. Kandasamy has taken a turn for the worse with the Puducherry ...

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Texas Tech University shooting: Officer shot dead at campus police department, gunman still at large

The campus has been put on lockdown, and the residents have been advised to take shelter, the tweet added. A police officer was shot dead after a an incident of shooting was reported at Texas Tech University Police Department in ...

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