Archive for October, 2010

Tension prevailed in Vaddipalem hamlet of Kothavangallu village panachayat in Kodavaluru mandal when the upper caste people of the village prevented dalits from the Dalitwada from using water of the village well.As the news spread like wildfire, several dalit organisations rushed to the village resulting in exchange of arguments between the upper caste people and […]

Lauding the spirit of America, President Barack Obama has said his country recognised no caste system and it was a land where immigrants had not only found space but also made their way to the top on sheer hard work. America has been a magnet for the world’s poor and increasingly, over the last few […]

Gangadhari , Murshidabad (West Bangal) : Thirty families at a Murshidabad village who belong to a lower caste are not allowed to take part in Puja festivities. The families, who live in Gangadhari village in Naoda, belong to the muchi (cobbler) caste. The members of the 30 Das families said they were not allowed to […]