Archive for September 10th, 2010

The former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, Rajendra Sachar, has urged the People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) to file a contempt petition against the claim made by the Karnataka government before the Supreme Court that there is no practice of manual scavenging in the State. Mr. Justice Sachar was speaking after releasing PUCL’s […]


Rajniben, a village panchayat member from Ahmedabad district, does not have a chair to sit in the panchayat office. Unlike the other members, who all have a chair, there is a gunny sack reserved for Rajniben which she uses to sit on the floor when the panchayat meets. This is because Rajniben is a dalit […]