Archive for January, 2007

Today Mohadi ( a Tahsil of Bhandara)  Special court released 6 more people in connection with Kherlanji Buddhist Massacre; name of the accussed who were released are as followes- 1. Ms Manda Shatrughna Dhande 2. Ms Kamal Dhande 3. Hasan Dhande 4. Karu Dhande 5. Bhanudas Khandate 6. Rupchand Khandate. Now tally: In all, 15 […]

Here is piece wriiten on the obituary of C. Parvathamma the first woman Sociologist published in the latest issue of Economic and Political Weekly (EPW Vol.42-No.3 25 January)   We mourn the passing away of Prof. C. Parvathamma (1927-2006) the first Dalit woman Sociologist of India and of course, the first generation of Dalit Sociologist. She passed […]

  “It is India’s most shameful paradox — this country has made almost unimaginable progress in nearly every sphere of human life, but the one thing unchanged is the condition of its dalits and backward communities. I am a microsurgeon specialising in hand and spinal reconstruction, and am an mla from Bihar, but I still […]

Today, the 26th of January is celebrated in India as the Republic Day. It was on this day in 1950 that India was formally declared as a Republic. To mark this occasion, a grand parade is held in New Delhi, the Capital of India.  The emergence of India as an independent nation and as a […]

n the third day after the commencement of the 37th Session of the United Nations Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), a 14-member Non-Government delegation from India organized a seminar to flag issues of importance. This crucial seminar was held a day before the Indian government presented its responses […]

The Khairlanji Action Committee and Rajendra Gajbhiye, one of the key witnesses of the kherlanji Buddhist Massacre, have demanded immediate arrest of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator, Nana Panchbudhe for hurling casteist abuses on Gajbhiye recently. Milind Fulzhele and Gajbhiye, who were in Nagpur on Monday alleged that despite lodging a complaint against Panchbudhe, the […]

Sudhakar Suradkar, a retired Inspector General, Maharastra, filed a complaint against the IGP, Pankaj Gupta at Bandara on Friday for suppressing facts in the case. Alleging castist bias, Suradkar insisted an action against Gupta. Gupta was holding the charge of IGP (Nagpur circle) during the tragedy and the state government had taken action against as […]