Archive for July, 2012

In an unprecedented event at Maruti’s Manesar plant, the workers got agitated over the issue of Salary hike and burnt the premises that killed an Executive; widely reported by Top Indian Media groups. However the issue is not so small and short. None of the reports confirm the worker’s stand. They have put workers at […]

With an expert panel rejecting the SK Thorat committee’s recommendations for large scale deletion of cartoons of politicians from school textbooks, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is likely to do away with only two illustrations from political science texts for classes IX to XII. Explaining why the panel will need some […]

A Report of the Committee constituted for Reviewing the Textbooks of Social Sciences / Political sciences, for Classes IX-XII constituted by NCERT (National Council Of Educational Research And Training)   ……Prominent Changes Suggested by the Report……. 6.1 Class IX Democratic Politics – I •Page No. 67- Cartoon may be deleted due to the possibility of […]

Sanskruti Wankhade was Asian Champion under 5 year girl – Dec. 2011 in New Delhi. Now she has become once again Asian Champion under 6 year girl – July 2012 in Sri Lanka. She is only one girl who won 3 gold medals in Sri Lanka. There were 3 events: Rapid chess, Blitz chess and […]

Around 1000 families out of 1290 Dalit households were forced to migrate. 650 Jat families along with 70 Brhamin families in village Bhagana of Hisar district occupy 100% of farming land in post-industrialisation era. Schedule Castes and OBCs hold no private lands but only have to share 220 acre which in itself is a PUBLIC […]

The “Internet Hindus” Ghose refers to — actually, she coined the term — are right-wing bloggers and tweeters who seem to follow her every move, pouncing on any mention of hot-button issues like Muslims or Pakistan. Liberal journalists and netizens sympathized with Ghose’s exasperation. But for right-wingers, it was like throwing gasoline on the fire. […]

Nearly half the teaching positions for SCs and STs in Central Universities are still unfilled. According to the data provided by the government of India in December 2011 to a Right to Information query by Lucknow-based activist Mahendra Pratap Singh, 48.5 per cent of posts in these two categories in 24 Central varsities were vacant […]