Archive for March 6th, 2008

She has penned down a story of a young black girl of Nigerian descent in her first novel- Borrowed Body, which makes you reminisce of the movie Color Purple. Valerie Mason-John is a playwright, author and performance poet. This former journalist wrote extensively about Australian aboriginal land rites and articles for various publications. She was […]

The young Dalit student, who was gangraped by six male teachers in Patan, was subjected to another glaring dose of insensitivity on Wednesday. The girl was to meet a team from the National Commission for Women (NCW) in Patan. But the panel members she was supposed to meet were in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. For the […]

A Dalit girl was allegedly set afire by four neighbourhood youths for opposing their indecent advances at Shahgarh town in the district. The incident occured on March 3 when the 17-year-old girl objected to the indecent advances of four youths living in her neighbourhood, police said on Wednesday.She was going to answer nature’s call on […]

Virtually admitting that its mistake, Maharashtra Government is taking back fake ‘gold’ medals from the recipients of Vasantrao Naik Krishi Bhushan and Jijamata Award. The government has taken back the medal from Dadaji Ramaji Khobragade, a farmer from Nagbhid tehsil of Chandrapur district, and the process is on to get back medals from other recipients. […]