Archive for February, 2011

Allegations against institute, affiliated to Safdarjung Hospital, of discriminatory behaviour against reserved category students While the government claims to be trying to right the wrongs of past years by ushering in quota and reservation in myriad forms in education and employment, stray incidents reported from time to time raise doubts over the efficacy of the […]

 In a repeat of the Husheypur incident in Alwar district in which members of Dalit community were forced to flee their village, several Dalit families fled from their houses in Chandpur village of Bharatpur district after a violent confrontation with members of a minority community. The Special Task Force (STF) was deployed in the village […]

The family of a Dalit student of IIT-Roorkee, who had allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of his hostel, has alleged that some other students had made “casteist” remarks against him. Manish Kumar, a resident of Muzaffarnagar, had died on Saturday and was cremated on Monday evening after his body was brought […]

A day after the Supreme Court came down heavily upon Khap Panchayat members for holding up traffic across Haryana during their stir against the booking of members of the upper-caste community in the Mirchpur murders last year, the trial court on Tuesday warned the accused and their “supporters” against politicising the judicial proceedings by thronging […]