[ZESTCaste] Alter process of quota admission, HC tells JNU

2010-09-09 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Alter-process-of-quota-admission--HC-tells-JNU/678857 Alter process of quota admission, HC tells JNU Express News Service Posted online: Wed Sep 08 2010, 03:57 hrs New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the administration of the Jawaharlal Nehru

[ZESTCaste] Why Tamil Nadu suspended this IAS officer

2010-09-09 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://news.rediff.com/interview/2010/sep/08/interview-why-tamil-nadu-suspended-this-ias-officer.htm Why Tamil Nadu suspended this IAS officer September 08, 2010 11:57 IST C Umashankar, a 1990 batch Indian Administrative Service officer from Tamil Nadu, has been acclaimed for his honesty. This

[ZESTCaste] 13-year-old Dalit mom forsaken by 'spouse' family

2010-09-09 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.myrepublica.com/portal/index.php?action=news_detailsnews_id=23084 13-year-old Dalit mom forsaken by 'spouse' family TEK NARAYAN BHATTARAI PALPA, Sept 8: Thirteen-year-old Nirmala Nepali of Gulmi, who gave birth to a daughter, now lies abandoned at the district hospital at Tamghas.

[ZESTCaste] Seven arrested for assaulting Dalit family in Gujarat

2010-09-09 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_seven-arrested-for-assaulting-dalit-family-in-gujarat_1435150 Seven arrested for assaulting Dalit family in Gujarat Published: Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010, 12:26 IST By Satish Jha | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA The Sanand police have arrested seven people in

[ZESTCaste] Iconoclast Periyar's heir now temple patron

2010-09-09 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/6521768.cms 9 Sep, 2010, 01.42 AM IST, Sangeetha Kandavel V Balasubramanian,ET Bureau Iconoclast Periyar's heir now temple patron CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian movement, built on the foundation of atheism and rationalism, is beginning to shake

[ZESTCaste] Hurt, L Subramaniam may take legal route against Dalit outfit

2010-09-09 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_hurt-l-subramaniam-may-take-legal-route-against-dalit-outfit_1435100 Hurt, L Subramaniam may take legal route against Dalit outfit Published: Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010, 10:39 IST By MK Madhusoodan | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA Violin maestro L

[ZESTCaste] 'Remove casteist principal'

2010-09-09 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.mid-day.com/news/2010/sep/080910-casteist-principal-Dalit-leaders-DU-lecturer.htm 'Remove casteist principal' By: Vatsala Shrangi Date: 2010-09-08 Place: Delhi Dalit leaders, students and teachers up in arms against insult of DU lecturer There has been a public outrage against

[ZESTCaste] Dalit boy cremated on the road in absence of common cremation grounds

2010-09-08 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://sikhsangat.org/2010/09/dalit-boy-cremated-on-the-road-in-absence-of-common-cremation-grounds/ Dalit boy cremated on the road in absence of common cremation grounds Posted on September 6, 2010 under caste problems Mehma Bhagwana (Bathinda), September 6: Residents of this cancer-affected

[ZESTCaste] Caste in motion (D Shyam Babu, Lant Pritchett, Chandra Bhan Prasad, Devesh Kapur)

2010-09-08 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Caste-in-motion/677985/ Caste in motion D Shyam Babu, Lant Pritchett, Chandra Bhan Prasad, Devesh Kapur Posted online: 2010-09-07 20:36:55+05:30 Popular media and academic descriptions of India’s rapid economic transformation in the era of market reforms

[ZESTCaste] Introspect why Dalits left party, Shevale tells RPI workers

2010-09-08 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/introspect-why-dalits-left-party-shevale-te/673451/ Introspect why Dalits left party, Shevale tells RPI workers Express News Service Posted online: Thu Aug 26 2010, 23:25 hrs Pune : Republican Party of India (RPI)leader MD Shevale today urged party workers to

[ZESTCaste] Ghatampur suicide, rape case: No action yet against ‘guilty’ cops

2010-09-08 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Ghatampur-suicide--rape-case--No-action-yet-against--guilty--cops/678290/ Ghatampur suicide, rape case: No action yet against ‘guilty’ cops Express News Service Posted online: Tue Sep 07 2010, 06:46 hrs Kanpur : Four days after the suicide by a 17-year-old

[ZESTCaste] Maid trouble for L Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurthy

2010-09-08 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_maid-trouble-for-l-subramaniam-and-kavita-krishnamurthy_1434541 Maid trouble for L Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurthy Published: Tuesday, Sep 7, 2010, 9:45 IST By MK Madhusoodan | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA Violin maestro L Subramaniam and his

[ZESTCaste] Bilaso - owner of six goats and future dreams

2010-09-08 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/danchaid/cb016744357d0b5b4269b43065d966d7.htm Bilaso - owner of six goats and future dreams 06 Sep 2010 14:14:51 GMT Source: DanChurchAid - Denmark Reuters and AlertNet are not responsible for the content of this article or for any external internet

[ZESTCaste] OBC leaders from T have good chance

2010-09-08 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/obc-leaders-t-have-good-chance-837 OBC leaders from T have good chance September 8th, 2010 DC Correspondent Hyderabad/New Delhi, Sept. 7: Since the ministers of state, Ms Purandeswari, Ms Panabaka Lakshmi, Mr A. Sai Pratap and Mr M.M. Pallam Raju belong

[ZESTCaste] Towards caste majoritarianism? (S Anand)

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.himalmag.com/Towards-caste-majoritarianism_nw4672.html Towards caste majoritarianism? September 2010 By: S Anand With the Census of India set to count caste for the first time since the colonial era, the focus shifts to the ramifications of doing so. I was recently forced to

[ZESTCaste] Caste discrimination — U.K. Dalits win the argumen t, nearly

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/article611931.ece Opinion » Op-Ed Published: September 4, 2010 00:48 IST | Updated: September 4, 2010 00:48 IST September 4, 2010 Caste discrimination — U.K. Dalits win the argument, nearly Hasan Suroor There's a palpable mood of optimism among Britain's

[ZESTCaste] Development, not caste, will be Nitish’s card

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Development-not-caste-will-be-Nitishs-card/articleshow/6509368.cms 7 Sep, 2010, 02.10AM IST, Ashok K Mishra,ET Bureau Development, not caste, will be Nitish’s card PATNA: In a state where politics is mainly driven by caste considerations,

[ZESTCaste] Dalits to gherao CM house

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=46655 Dalits to gherao CM house Category » Bhopal Posted On Monday, September 06, 2010 By Our Staff Reporter Bhopal, Sept 6: For demand to simplify the process of issuing caste certificates and eliminating mandatory requirement of revenue

[ZESTCaste] Untouchability still practised in Gandhi's land

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Untouchability-still-pratised-in-Gandhis-land/articleshow/6502937.cms Untouchability still practised in Gandhi's land Radha Sharma, TNN, Sep 6, 2010, 05.50am IST AHMEDABAD: Rajniben, a village panchayat member from Ahmedabad district, does not

[ZESTCaste] Proud to be a Dalit

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://ww.telegraphindia.com/1100905/jsp/7days/story_12898243.jsp Sunday, September 5, 2010 Proud to be a Dalit A quiet revolution is underway in the Dalit world — assertiveness is replacing defensiveness. Many Dalits, buoyed by prosperity, are flaunting their caste on their sleeves and

[ZESTCaste] Two huts of Dalits set ablaze

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://hindu.com/2010/09/05/stories/2010090555090400.htm Karnataka - Mysore Two huts of Dalits set ablaze Muralidhara Khajane These families were boycotted for refusing to beat drums during a festival The police

[ZESTCaste] Absence of vettiyans pose problem to residents

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/absence-of-vettiyans-pose-problem-to-residents/204265.html Absence of vettiyans pose problem to residents U Tejonmayam First Published : 06 Sep 2010 03:04:59 AM IST Last Updated : 06 Sep 2010 09:14:13 AM IST CHENNAI: It is not an easy end, both for the

[ZESTCaste] UP to regularise services of daily wage work charge workers

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/up-to-regularise-services-of-daily-wage--work-charge-workers/293150.html UP to regularise services of daily wage work charge workers PTI | 04:09 PM,Sep 04,2010 Lucknow, Sep 4 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh government today decided to regularise services of

[ZESTCaste] Seer to campaign against untouchability

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysore/Seer-to-campaign-against-untouchability/articleshow/6502171.cms Seer to campaign against untouchability TNN, Sep 5, 2010, 11.02pm IST MYSORE: Vishweshwarateertha Swamiji of Pejawar mutt on Sunday said he will continue his crusade against

[ZESTCaste] Dalit outfits accuse police of inaction

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/06/stories/2010090659740300.htm Karnataka - Mangalore Dalit outfits accuse police of inaction Staff Correspondent Accused in a case of atrocity over daily wage worker still to be booked: leaders

[ZESTCaste] Dalit woman's plea alleging rape dismissed

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/05/stories/2010090553460300.htm Tamil Nadu - Madurai Dalit woman's plea alleging rape dismissed Staff Reporter Court says she filed case with mala fide intention She had signed

[ZESTCaste] Will India Become a Caste Society if Caste is Counted? (K. Satyanarayana)

2010-09-07 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://casi.ssc.upenn.edu/iit/satyanarayana India in Transition Will India Become a Caste Society if Caste is Counted? K. Satyanarayana 08/02/2010 Why is there so much opposition and anxiety among some sections of the Indian elite – particularly among its upper-caste intellectual class – on the

[ZESTCaste] Fwd: A Report on Dalit Adivasi Students and Foreign Universities (Insight Study Circle Meeting held on 22nd August)

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
-- Forwarded message -- From: anoop kumar anoopkh...@gmail.com Date: Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 11:00 AM Subject: A Report on Dalit Adivasi Students and Foreign Universities (Insight Study Circle Meeting held on 22nd August) To: Opportunities for Dalit and Adivasi Students for Higher

[ZESTCaste] Fwd: Caste Discrimination roves in Chhattisgarh [1 Attachment]

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
*[Attachment(s) from Siddhartha Kumar included below] -- Forwarded message -- From: Goldy George goldymgeorg...@gmail.com Date: 2 September 2010 18:46 Subject: [INDELHI:484] Caste Discrimination roves in Chhattisgarh To: dalit-movement-association- dalit-movement-associati

[ZESTCaste] Dalit women reaping the benefits of community pond

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article607622.ece News » States » Tamil Nadu PUDUKOTTAI, September 1, 2010 Dalit women reaping the benefits of community pond Special Correspondent A group of women members of Thalinji have started reaping the benefits of a community pond developed

[ZESTCaste] UP renames awards after dalit icons

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/UP-renames-awards-after-dalit-icons/articleshow/6493664.cms UP renames awards after dalit icons TNN, Sep 5, 2010, 12.24am IST LUCKNOW: It is now turn for renaming awards for small industrialist, craftsman and export promotion after dalit icons in

[ZESTCaste] Let’s fight together: Kashmiri Gujjars to Jats

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/india-news/lets-fight-together-kashmiri-gujjars-to-jats_100423531.html Let’s fight together: Kashmiri Gujjars to Jats Sunday, September 05, 2010 1:56:14 PM by ANI ( Leave a comment ) By Tahir Nadeem Khan Jammu Sep.5 (ANI): The Scheduled Tribe Gujjars of Jammu

[ZESTCaste] Two cops face action for dereliction of duty

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Two-cops-face-action-for-dereliction-of-duty/677459 Two cops face action for dereliction of duty Express News Service Posted online: Sun Sep 05 2010, 05:07 hrs Kanpur : On the charges of dereliction of duty in the alleged rape and suicide case of a 17-year-old

[ZESTCaste] After parks, statues, awards named after Ambedkar, Kanshiram

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/Story/111465/India/after-parks,-statues,-awards-named-after-ambedkar,-kanshiram.html After parks, statues, awards named after Ambedkar, Kanshiram PTI Lucknow, September 4, 2010 Updated 19:50 IST Mayawati to put up more of her statues Editor-in-chief on Mayawati

[ZESTCaste] 'BSP most corrupt govt UP has had'

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/BSP-most-corrupt-govt-UP-has-had/articleshow/6493666.cms 'BSP most corrupt govt UP has had' TNN, Sep 5, 2010, 12.25am IST LUCKNOW: State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Surya Pratap Shahi came down heavily on the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)

[ZESTCaste] Congress wants Maya to give more power to panchayats

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Congress-wants-Maya-to-give-more-power-to-panchayats/articleshow/6494209.cms Congress wants Maya to give more power to panchayats Subodh Ghildiyal, TNN, Sep 5, 2010, 04.26am IST NEW DELHI: Congress will launch a campaign aimed at pressing UP's Mayawati

[ZESTCaste] To instil consciousness on Dalit human rights, legal rights

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/article589666.ece To instil consciousness on Dalit human rights, legal rights Staff Reporter Share “History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have

[ZESTCaste] Mayawati Vs Rahul: Amethi likely to get a new name

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Mayawati-Vs-Rahul-Amethi-likely-to-get-a-new-name/articleshow/6477764.cms 2 Sep, 2010, 04.38AM IST,ET Bureau Mayawati Vs Rahul: Amethi likely to get a new name NEW DELHI: The Mayawati government’s efforts to ‘erase’ the Nehru-Gandhi

[ZESTCaste] 'There is need for Brahmins to change too'

2010-09-06 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/interview_there-is-need-for-brahmins-to-change-too_1434050 'There is need for Brahmins to change too' Published: Monday, Sep 6, 2010, 10:33 IST By M Raghuram | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA He has been known as a crusader for the unification of the Hindu

[ZESTCaste] ‘Dalits denied their forest pie’

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.ekantipur.com/the-kathmandu-post/2010/09/03/nation/dalits-denied-their-forest-pie/212348/ Nation» ‘Dalits denied their forest pie’ KATHMANDU, SEP 03 - Participation of the underprivileged Dalit community has been largely ignored in forest management and sharing of benefits of natural

[ZESTCaste] Social Justice Empowerment Ministry invites Proposals from Institutions for Providing free Coaching to SC OBC Students

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://pib.nic.in/release/release.asp?relid=65532 Friday, September 03, 2010 Ministry of Social Justice Empowerment Social Justice Empowerment Ministry invites Proposals from Institutions for Providing free Coaching to SC OBC Students 17:4 IST The Union Ministry of Social Justice

[ZESTCaste] Bhabha Hospital doctor blamed for Dalit mum’s deat h in Mumbai

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_bhabha-hospital-doctor-blamed-for-dalit-mum-s-death-in-mumbai_1433297 Bhabha Hospital doctor blamed for Dalit mum’s death in Mumbai Published: Saturday, Sep 4, 2010, 0:59 IST By Linah Baliga | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA In yet another case of a deceased

[ZESTCaste] Caste discrimination — U.K. Dalits win the argumen t, nearly

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/04/stories/2010090454531300.htm Opinion - News Analysis Caste discrimination — U.K. Dalits win the argument, nearly Hasan Suroor There's a palpable mood of optimism among Britain's 2,00,000-strong Dalit community as it waits for the Government to take a decision

[ZESTCaste] Lawyers protest against PSI

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysore/Lawyers-protest-against-PSI/articleshow/6488206.cms Lawyers protest against PSI TNN, Sep 3, 2010, 11.06pm IST HASSAN: For the second consecutive day, district lawyers boycotted court work demanding Holenarsipur police sub-inspector Chikanna be

[ZESTCaste] Schemes bring ray of hope for SC, ST farmers

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/25/stories/2010082557410300.htm Karnataka - Bijapur Schemes bring ray of hope for SC, ST farmers Pradeepkumar Kadkol 1,119 farmers utilised benefits in Bijapur, Bagalkot last year 43

[ZESTCaste] ST commission to recommed for reservations for SC,ST in private sector

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://indiaeducationdiary.in/Shownews.asp?newsid=3992 ST commission to recommed for reservations for SC,ST in private sector Friday, September 03, 2010 Hyderabad: National ST commission would recommend to centre for provision of reservations for SCs and STs in private sector also ,said K

[ZESTCaste] SC/ST, OBC get 3 chances for IPS

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/national/scst-obc-get-3-chances-ips-255 SC/ST, OBC get 3 chances for IPS September 3rd, 2010 Age Corespondent Share Buzz up!The Centre has decided to give one more chance to SCs, STs and OBCs to crack the special examination proposed by the Union home ministry to

[ZESTCaste] Raped Dalit teen immolates herself over police inaction

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indiatalkies.com/2010/09/raped-dalit-teen-immolates-police-inaction.html Raped Dalit teen immolates herself over police inaction Lucknow, Sep 3 – A teenaged Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur district Friday immolated herself after police refused to register her complaint of rape

[ZESTCaste] Panel favours quota for SC/STs in private sector

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://hindu.com/2010/09/04/stories/2010090460620300.htm Andhra Pradesh - Rajahmundry Panel favours quota for SC/STs in private sector RAJAHMUNDRY: The National ST Commission will recommend the Centre to extend reservation for SCs and STs in the private sector also, says its member K. Kamala

[ZESTCaste] Discrimination against Dalits in Rajasthan

2010-09-05 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/discrimination-against-dalits-in-rajasthan/54510 Discrimination against Dalits in Rajasthan Published On: February 10, 2009 | Duration: 1 min, 17 sec

[ZESTCaste] Houses of dalits set on fire

2010-09-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/93840/houses-dalits-set-fire.html Tension prevails in Ankahalli; dalit families declared ‘outcast’ Houses of dalits set on fire Chamarajanagar, September 3, DHNS: Tension gripped Ankahalli village in Gundlupet taluk near here when two huts belonging to dalit

[ZESTCaste] IAS officer denies fudging certificate

2010-09-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/chennai/ias-officer-denies-fudging-certificate-571 IAS officer denies fudging certificate September 4th, 2010 DC Correspondent Chennai, Sept. 3: Dalit IAS officer C. Umashankar, whose suspension has been revoked by the DMK government, appeared before the media on

[ZESTCaste] Arrest SI for abusing Dalit woman: KVPS

2010-09-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/27/stories/2010082752700600.htm Andhra Pradesh - Hyderabad Arrest SI for abusing Dalit woman: KVPS Staff Reporter HYDERABAD: The ‘Kulavivaksha Vyathireka Porata Samithi' (KVPS) has demanded suspension and arrest of a Sub-Inspector of Police in Mahabubnagar district

[ZESTCaste] Reforms helped UP Dalits, says study

2010-09-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.livemint.com/2010/09/03191143/Reforms-helped-UP-Dalits-says.html?atype=tp Posted: Sat, Sep 4 2010. 1:00 AM IST Published on page 3 Home Reforms helped UP Dalits, says study Pallavi Singh, pallav...@livemint.com Economic liberalization since the 1990s has helped Dalits in Uttar

[ZESTCaste] Honour Killing: Newly-weds seek police protection

2010-09-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://news.oneindia.in/2010/09/03/honour-killing-newly-weds-seek-police-protection.html Honour Killing: Newly-weds seek police protection Friday, September 3, 2010, 14:17 [IST] Ghaziabad, Sep 3: Fearing that they would also be killed in the name of honour, a newly-wed couple here on Thursday,

[ZESTCaste] Flooding hits ten million people in India's most populous and poorest state

2010-09-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/218275/128352885295.htm Flooding hits ten million people in India's most populous and poorest state 03 Sep 2010 15:45:00 GMT Source: Christian Aid - UK Jo rogers Website: http://www.christianaid.org.uk Reuters and AlertNet are not responsible for

[ZESTCaste] Zardari orders probe into discrimination against Hindus in relief camps

2010-09-03 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/south-asia/zardari-orders-probe-into-discrimination-against-hindus-in-relief-camps_100422131.html Zardari orders probe into discrimination against Hindus in relief camps Thursday, September 02, 2010 5:08:06 PM by ANI ( Leave a comment ) Sukkur, Sept 2 (ANI):

[ZESTCaste] Madigas’ bid to obstruct PM’s convoy foiled

2010-09-03 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://expressbuzz.com/states/andhrapradesh/madigas%E2%80%99-bid-to-obstruct-pm%E2%80%99s-convoy-foiled/203282.html Madigas’ bid to obstruct PM’s convoy foiled Express News ServiceFirst Published : 02 Sep 2010 04:12:31 AM ISTLast Updated : TIRUPATI: Police resorted to a lathicharge to disperse

[ZESTCaste] Quick action on relief cases under SC.ST Atyachar Nivaran Adhiniyam

2010-09-03 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=46332 Quick action on relief cases under SC.ST Atyachar Nivaran Adhiniyam Category » Bhopal Posted On Thursday, September 02, 2010 By Our Staff Reporter Bhopal, Sept 2: Tribal Welfare Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah said that there should be no

[ZESTCaste] Indian Temple Brands Dalits Untouchables, Bars Entry

2010-09-03 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.nowpublic.com/world/indian-temple-brands-dalits-untouchables-bars-entry Indian Temple Brands Dalits Untouchables, Bars Entry by stellasglobe | September 3, 2010 at 01:00 am In what is one of the ugliest practices in Indian society, temples in a village in India's Haryana state bars

[ZESTCaste] Law for SCs, STs could be strengthened: PC

2010-09-02 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Law-for-SCs--STs-could-be-strengthened--PC/674682 Law for SCs, STs could be strengthened: PC Express news service Posted online: Tue Aug 31 2010, 01:32 hrs New Delhi : Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday called for institutionalising of oversight

[ZESTCaste] Mayawati wins case, robs Gandhis of brand Amethi

2010-09-02 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_mayawati-wins-case-robs-gandhis-of-brand-amethi_1432347 Mayawati wins case, robs Gandhis of brand Amethi Published: Thursday, Sep 2, 2010, 2:38 IST By Deepak Gidwani | Place: Lucknow | Agency: DNA Rahul Gandhi’s constituency Amethi is once again caught in

[ZESTCaste] Delegation of SC/ST MPs meet Manmohan Singh

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article605572.ece Delegation of SC/ST MPs meet Manmohan Singh PTI A delegation of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe MPs, including some union ministers, on Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to demand that an order providing reservation in

[ZESTCaste] Law to prevent SC, ST atrocities to be made more stringent

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article604163.ece Law to prevent SC, ST atrocities to be made more stringent PTI Assuring the Lok Sabha that the government would make law more stringent to prevent atrocities against SC and ST, Home Minister P Chidambaram today said the principal

[ZESTCaste] MPs unite to protest atrocities against dalits

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/MPs-unite-to-protest-atrocities-against-dalits/articleshow/6462965.cms MPs unite to protest atrocities against dalits TNN, Aug 31, 2010, 03.52am IST NEW DELHI: In a debate that saw MPs from almost all parties registering their strong protests over rising

[ZESTCaste] Decision taken on including caste in census: Pranab

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article605592.ece?css=print Published: August 31, 2010 14:29 IST | Updated: August 31, 2010 14:33 IST New Delhi, August 31, 2010 Decision taken on including caste in census: Pranab PTI What is in a name? Caste census: GoM to write to parties Caste in

[ZESTCaste] Centre admits Sheila diverted SC/ST fund for Games

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Centre-admits-Sheila-diverted-SC/ST-fund-for-Games/articleshow/6471707.cms 1 Sep, 2010, 04.37AM IST,ET Bureau Centre admits Sheila diverted SC/ST fund for Games NEW DELHI: The Centre has admitted that the Sheila Dikshit government

[ZESTCaste] Dalit ends life after questioning by police

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=localnewsid=194976 Mangalore: Dalit ends life after questioning by police MANGALORE AUG 31: A 30-year-old Dalit from Kerala, who was staying at a relative's house at Kulai 20 km from here, committed suicide by hanging. The body of the victim, who has been

[ZESTCaste] Incest: Haryana's shameful social heritage

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Incest-Haryanas-shameful-social-heritage/articleshow/6451268.cms Incest: Haryana's shameful social heritage Sukhbir Siwach, TNN, Aug 28, 2010, 02.05pm IST  It was a national debate on a news channel. Tempers were running high, so were the decibels. The

[ZESTCaste] House panel slams Haryana police

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindustantimes.com/House-panel-slams-Haryana-police/Article1-594007.aspx House panel slams Haryana police HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times New Delhi, August 31, 2010First Published: 00:39 IST(31/8/2010) Last Updated: 00:41 IST(31/8/2010) A parliamentary panel on Monday slammed the

[ZESTCaste] Dalit woman gangraped in Greater Noida

2010-09-01 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/dalit-woman-gangraped-in-greater-noida_100421245.html Dalit woman gangraped in Greater Noida Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:10:59 PM by IANS Greater Noida, Aug 31 (IANS) A 20-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped at gunpoint in the Jewar

[ZESTCaste] BJP must lure dalits into party: SC Morcha

2010-08-30 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysore/BJP-must-lure-dalits-into-party-SC-Morcha/articleshow/6458103.cms BJP must lure dalits into party: SC Morcha TNN, Aug 29, 2010, 11.06pm IST MYSORE: BJP SC Morcha chief and chairman of B R Ambedkar Development Corporation A R Krishnamurthy on Sunday

[ZESTCaste] Dalit woman branded a witch, thrashed in Rajasthan

2010-08-29 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/dalit-woman-branded-a-witch-thrashed-in-rajasthan-47993 Dalit woman branded a witch, thrashed in Rajasthan Indo Asian News Service, Updated: August 29, 2010 13:50 IST Tonk, Rajasthan: A Dalit woman was labelled a witch and beaten up badly in Rajasthan's Tonk

[ZESTCaste] Nepal: Dalit in Federalism Discourse

2010-08-29 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.telegraphnepal.com/news_det.php?news_id=8190 Nepal: Dalit in Federalism Discourse M. Bishwakarma A district level Dalit woman in Ilam expressed her grievances over recent discourse on Federalism stating Dalits are always Dalits, any form of system will not address their issues. I do

[ZESTCaste] U.K. set to recognize caste discrimination as racism

2010-08-29 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/article602136.ece Published: August 29, 2010 16:59 IST | Updated: August 29, 2010 16:59 IST LONDON, August 29, 2010 U.K. set to recognize caste discrimination as racism Hassan Suroor Britain is set to become the first European country to recognise

[ZESTCaste] Mayawati favouring only her community, claim Dalit leaders

2010-08-29 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://sify.com/news/mayawati-favouring-only-her-community-claim-dalit-leaders-news-national-ki3nugfddaa.html Mayawati favouring only her community, claim Dalit leaders 2010-08-29 13:20:00 Dalit leaders have accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of favouring only a particular backward

[ZESTCaste] Police assault Dalits in Kulai

2010-08-28 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/28/stories/2010082854560500.htm Karnataka - Mangalore Police assault Dalits in Kulai Staff Correspondent A relative of the victims eloped with a ‘caste' Hindu girl from Bangalore MANGALORE: A joint investigation team comprising officers from Bangalore's Peenya

[ZESTCaste] Dalit Cong worker assaulted

2010-08-28 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4315875 28/08/2010 Dalit Cong worker assaulted Kapurthala, Aug 27 (PTI) A Dalit Congress worker was severely beaten up allegedly by Akali activists in the presence of police in Ibrahimwal village in the district. Protesting the

[ZESTCaste] Swami to stop Dalit religious conversion

2010-08-28 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysore/Swami-to-stop-Dalit-religious-conversion/articleshow/6447694.cms Swami to stop Dalit religious conversion TNN, Aug 27, 2010, 09.55pm IST MYSORE: Seeking to curb religious conversion and encourage Dalit communities to join the mainstream, Pejawar

[ZESTCaste] Whose agitation?

2010-08-28 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/whose-agitation/673470/ Whose agitation? The Indian Express Posted online: Sat Aug 28 2010, 23:51 hrs Rahul Gandhi kept a two-year-old date with the inhabitants of Orissa’s Niyamgiri hills on Thursday. In what became a highly charged visit to Lanjigarh, site of

[ZESTCaste] Brahmins on margins remain outside widening welfare net

2010-08-28 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Brahmins-on-margins-remain-outside-widening-welfare-net-/articleshow/6448640.cms Brahmins on margins remain outside widening welfare net B Sivakumar, TNN, Aug 28, 2010, 01.14am IST CHENNAI: A group of men, both young and old, some even close to

[ZESTCaste] SC flays Haryana govt for not protecting Dailts

2010-08-28 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/sc-flays-haryana-govt-for-not-protecting-dailts/129650-3.html?from=tn SC flays Haryana govt for not protecting Dailts CNN-IBN Posted on Aug 26, 2010 at 17:12 New Delhi: The Supreme Court came down heavily on the Haryana government on Thursday for not doing enough to

[ZESTCaste] Comrade, whither goest thou? (Kancha Ilaiah)

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.asianage.com/columnists/comrade-whither-goest-thou-027 Comrade, whither goest thou? Aug 27th, 2010 - Kancha Ilaiah The extended central committee meeting of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, has not thrown up any radical formula to revitalise the

[ZESTCaste] Rape, torture by landlords forces Karnataka villagers to flee

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Rape-torture-by-landlords-forces-Karnataka-villagers-to-flee-/articleshow/6436053.cms Rape, torture by landlords forces Karnataka villagers to flee Senthalir S, TNN, Aug 26, 2010, 03.42am IST BUDIHALLI (KARNATAKA): It's the untold tale of a village in

[ZESTCaste] New investment promotion scheme announced

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/New-investment-promotion-scheme-announced-/articleshow/6435639.cms New investment promotion scheme announced TNN, Aug 26, 2010, 01.21am IST JAIPUR: The state government has announced a new Rajasthan Investment Promotion scheme (RIPS) 2010 in the

[ZESTCaste] Haryana told to arrest all Dalit attack accused by Monday

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://sify.com/news/haryana-told-to-arrest-all-dalit-attack-accused-by-monday-news-national-ki0ukojiecg.html Haryana told to arrest all Dalit attack accused by Monday 2010-08-26 20:10:00 The Supreme Court Thursday slammed the Haryana government for its failure to arrest all those who looted

[ZESTCaste] SC slams Haryana for not arresting Hissar culprits

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/sc-slams-haryana-for-not-arresting-hissar-culprits/672567/ SC slams Haryana for not arresting Hissar culprits Agencies Posted online: Thu Aug 26 2010, 19:09 hrs New Delhi : The Supreme Court today directed the Haryana government to make all possible efforts to

[ZESTCaste] Dalits take out procession, stage dharna in Bijapur

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/14/stories/2010081452250300.htm Karnataka - Bijapur Dalits take out procession, stage dharna in Bijapur Staff Correspondent IN PROTEST:Members of Karnataka Rajya Dalit Sangharsh Samiti staging a dharna in Bijapur on Friday. Bijapur: Members of the Bijapur district

[ZESTCaste] It's mostly Dalits

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/22/stories/2010082253240400.htm Karnataka - Bangalore It's mostly Dalits Special Correspondent Bangalore: Karnataka State Human Rights Commission chairperson S.R. Nayak was shocked by how strongly the factor of caste is linked to destitution on Friday. He asked

[ZESTCaste] Fwd: film on Narayan Surve on youtube

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
-- Forwarded message -- From: Shiva Shankar sshan...@cmi.ac.in Date: Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 7:31 PM Subject: film on Narayan Surve on youtube To: rediff NEWS Well-known Marathi poet Narayan Surve, who passed away on Monday at the age of 83, was a social activist who put the voice

[ZESTCaste] Vedanta issue: A few disturbing questions

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://business.rediff.com/slide-show/2010/aug/25/slide-show-1-a-few-disturbing-questions-in-the-vedanta-issue.htm Vedanta issue: A few disturbing questions Last updated on: August 25, 2010 20:24 IST Nilmadhab Mohanty The decision of Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh not

[ZESTCaste] Alleged casteist remarks by minister spark row in Orissa

2010-08-27 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/alleged-casteist-remarks-by-minister-spark-row-in-orissa/261172.html Alleged casteist remarks by minister spark row in Orissa PTI | 09:08 PM,Aug 25,2010 Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (PTI) Alleged objectionable and casteist remark made by Orissa Agriculture

[ZESTCaste] Grant for 200 more schools having 50% SC students

2010-08-26 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Grant-for-200-more-schools-having-50--SC-students/664105 Grant for 200 more schools having 50% SC students In pursuance of its Dalit agenda, the Uttar Pradesh government has undertaken an exercise to select 200 private management-run primary schools with an

[ZESTCaste] Nepal: First Dalit Sagarmatha expedition campaign ends

2010-08-26 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=First+Dalit+Sagarmatha+expedition+campaign+ends+NewsID=255000 First Dalit Sagarmatha expedition campaign ends Added At: 2010-08-24 10:41 AM Last Updated At: 2010-08-24 10:41 AM The Himalayan Times - Saved Articles(s) KATHMANDU:

[ZESTCaste] Justice, at last

2010-08-26 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.frontline.in/stories/20100910271803400.htm THE STATES/HARYANA Justice, at last T.K. RAJALAKSHMI Seven persons have been awarded life imprisonment in the Dulina Dalit lynching case, but the battle for justice may not be over. MANOJ DHAKA Some of those convicted, outside the court.

[ZESTCaste] Fwd: Online Exhibition on Kandamal by Dalit Artists

2010-08-26 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
-- Forwarded message -- From: Anivar Aravind ani...@movingrepublic.org Date: 16 August 2010 12:57 Subject: [Reader-list] Online Exhibition on Kandamal by Dalit Artists To: Reader List reader-l...@sarai.net, foil foi...@insaf.net, in-kera...@googlegroups.com, Invites

[ZESTCaste] Dalit woman beaten to death in Aurangabad district

2010-08-26 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/dalit-woman-beaten-to-death-in-aurangabad-district/257582.html Dalit woman beaten to death in Aurangabad district PTI Aurangabad(Bihar), Aug 24 (PTI) A 40-year-old dalit woman was today beaten to death by some people, suspecting her to be a witch at

[ZESTCaste] FIRs against minister for anti-dalit remarks

2010-08-26 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/FIRs-against-minister-for-anti-dalit-remarks/articleshow/6429476.cms FIRs against minister for anti-dalit remarks TNN, Aug 25, 2010, 03.29am IST KENDRAPARA: Agriculture minister Damodar Rout will be interrogated for the anti-dalit remarks he allegedly

[ZESTCaste] The caste factor

2010-08-26 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.frontline.in/stories/20100910271810500.htm CENSUS 2011 The caste factor VIKHAR AHMED SAYEED in Bangalore A conference on caste-based enumeration comes up with valid arguments in support of the exercise. RAJEEV BHATT DIGVIJAY SINGH, AICC general secretary, and D. Raja, CPI national

[ZESTCaste] Take measures to avoid Khairlanji-like incidents in future: Ashok Chavan

2010-08-25 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_take-measures-to-avoid-khairlanji-like-incidents-in-future-ashok-chavan_1427744 Take measures to avoid Khairlanji-like incidents in future: Ashok Chavan Published: Monday, Aug 23, 2010, 21:21 IST Place: Mumbai | Agency: PTI Maharashtra chief minister Ashok

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