Archive for August, 2008

Mr. Nagin Ranchod Solanki (40) and Mr. Harish Magan Solanki (49) were manual scavengers employed by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation in India’s Gujarat State. At about 8:00 pm on 26 May 2008, Nagin and Harish were asked to work inside a foul sewer to assist the repairing of a damaged valve. At around 10:30 pm, […]

The court assembles at 11:30 A.M.Adv.Khan rises to continue his arguments before the court . Adv.Khan : Sir, I will now put forth my aguemnts regarding the statements of Mahadev Zanzad . Entire evidence of him can be said out . But I will limit myself to what he said in his cross-examination and what […]

See for yourself how the Manhole cleaning in India is unashamedly practised by covanants of the local government. Thanks to political sluggishness and caste mindset of Indian elite who dare not to go against it even if many people are killed, permanently disabled or deceased life long. Pic01: Manhole system murder: Babalu in ICCU in […]

The court reassembles at 3.30 pm after lunch break. Adv.  Azaz  khan continues his arguments. Adv. Khan: – sir, I will now peruse the statements of Sunil Lede before this court He says,  “ On 30.9.2006, at about 6.00 to 6.30 A.M. ,acused Jagdish Mandlekar came to my shop to drink tea. He demanded tea […]

A resolution, recently passed by the Naloor panchayat in Narikudi block of Virudunagar district in Tamil Nadu state is the quintessence of caste based discrimination in India. The panchayat convened a meeting a few months ago and resolved that the proposed construction of a public library building in the panchayat must not be permitted. The minutes […]

By Saint What is happening in the Digital world? Ever since internet and IT became part of our lives, there is a tremendous transformation of our communication system, communication media, interpersonal communications and also in the press and TV media. This is a great challenge for the traditional media, so they have all facing this […]

The court assembles at 11.15am, the attendant calls out the names of Adv. Khan, Adv. Jaiswal, Adv. Khandewale, and Adv. Bedarkar but nobody appears.At 12 noon , first Adv. Khan appears in the court room followed by adv. Khandewale ,Adv. Bedarkar, and Adv. Lakhanikar. (Adv.Khan rises to put his arguements) Adv. Khan :- Sir, kindly […]

The court resumes its work at 3:45 P.M. after lunch break.Adv.Khan continues his arguments on the basis of the statements of witness, Mukesh Pusam. Adv.Khan: Sir, as per the record, there is no drastic difference between his statements to the police or to the court .If we put all of his statements together, there is […]

The court assembles at 12:25 P.M. Adv.Khan rises to continue his arguments. Adv.Khan: Sir, in this case we are corroborating the evidence of Mukesh Pusam. He says, “On that day I went to my field at about 10.00 a.m. and returned back at 5.00 p.m.   On that day at about 6.00 to 6.30 p.m. I […]

Followings are the snapshots of row of students holding protests against aaministartion of UDCT (now UICT), a Chemical Engineering College rated higher than IITs, NITs in India. Discrimination and torture behind the curtains of caste is not new in India.  One of a brilliant girl student from Auragabad committed suicide couple of year back in UICT. The students […]

In an unprecedented move, principal secretary of the UP Vidhan Sabha Rajendra Prasad Pandey was on Wednesday forced to quit his office in an unceremonious manner after being booked under the SC/ST Act for harassing one of his subordinates, who later committed suicide by consuming poison. Thanks to UP Govt for standing with the constitutional […]

Tension is palpable in Adilpur village under Neora panchayat in Patna district, about 20 km away from the state capital, following the murder of a Dalit, Devanand Manjhi, 35, an agricultural labourer, allegedly by a few prosperous farmers of the adjoining Kusari village. Manjhi’s body was found lying abandoned in an open field at Kusari […]