Archive for September, 2012

For the last four days, a Dalit mother and her teenage daughter have been camping outside Hisar’s civil hospital, where the body of the older woman’s husband lies in the mortuary. Groups from their village have been taking out protest rallies and candlelight marches, demanding justice for them. Earlier this month, the daughter, who is […]

An NCERT survey has found children from the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes lagging behind in education at the primary school level amid a national debate on reservation in promotions for them. The National Achievement Survey, conducted to evaluate the learning achievement of Class V students, found SC/ST students underperforming compared to general students (see […]

A couple committed suicide by hanging themselves in their house here on Sunday night. According to Rayachoti police, Eswara Reddy (52) and Savitramma (45), residents of Reddy colony, hanged themselves at their house depressed over their two daughters marrying persons of their choice and also from other castes much against their wishes. Police said that […]

Come 1932 and fate of Separate Electorates for Scheduled Caste meets with the illogical fangs of  ‘Varna believer’, Mr. Gandhi. That manifests into deleberate atrocious behavior of caste men in  political and social sphere, continues till date. In 2012, the representative democracy in India awaiting a checkmate  with defunct Acts and legislations meant for protecting interest of Scheduled caste! Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989 is facing a death-blow. JOIN HANDS this […]