[ZESTCaste] Sudipto Mondal on Reservation norms violated, donation collected: report

*Date:04/07/2008* *URL: http://www.thehindu.com/2008/07/04/stories/2008070461690100.htm* Front Page http://www.thehindu.com/2008/07/04/01hdline.htm 21 PU colleges face action * Sudipto Mondal *Reservation norms violated, donation collected: report * Deputy Commissioner formed the committee

[ZESTCaste] Kantri gets into controversy

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://andhracafe.com/index.php?m=showid=35024 Kantri gets into controversy Updated: 07-04-2008 HYDERABAD: Now it is the time for Madiga Reservation Porata Samiti (MRPS) to raise controversy against Jr NTR's film `Kantri'. After 50 days of the release of the cinema, they found objection as the

[ZESTCaste] ‘Untouchable’ Women Enjoy a Night of Fashion

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/07/03/untouchable-women-enjoy-a-night-of-fashion/ July 3, 2008, 1:50 pm 'Untouchable' Women Enjoy a Night of Fashion By C.J. Hughes Dalits, or untouchables, strutted side by side with more conventional models at fashion show held at the United Nations

[ZESTCaste] Khakhi-Clad Activists

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.tehelka.com/story_main39.asp?filename=cr120708khakhiclad.asp From Tehelka Magazine, Vol 5, Issue 27, Dated July 12, 2008 ENGAGED CIRCLE caste Khakhi-Clad Activists Tamil Nadu deploys an unlikely weapon to counter caste discrimination — 'social justice tea parties' hosted by none

[ZESTCaste] Teenager raped by MP cop

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.zeenews.com/articles.asp?aid=453098sid=REG Teenager raped by MP cop Khargone (MP), July 04: A 14-year-old tribal girl was raped, allegedly by a head constable here on Thursday, police said. The accused, Zakir Khan, forcibly entered the girl's house near Bisthan police post when she

[ZESTCaste] 'Murdered' girl's kin threaten stir

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.indiapress.org/gen/news.php/The_Tribune/400x60/0 'Murdered' girl's kin threaten stir Our Correspondent Fatehabad, July 3 The issue of the alleged murder of a teenaged Dalit girl in Ratia town in this district has taken a new turn with the local Balmiki Sabha and kin of the victim

[ZESTCaste] Court dismisses police plea

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Court-dismisses-police-plea/330649/ Court dismisses police plea Anju Agnihotri Chaba Jalandhar, July 02 Police had sought cancellation of case against the former SHO In the case of Nurmahal suicides in which Sukhdev Singh and his family took the drastic

[ZESTCaste] Dalits ask Government to abolish caste-based discrimination

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
Dalits ask Government to abolish caste-based discrimination http://www.indiapress.org/gen/news.php/The_Hindu/400x60/0 Special Correspondent India urged to ratify the U.N. Convention against Torture More than 10 countries raised specific questions concerning caste-based discrimination It

[ZESTCaste] Plan panel members to hit road for review

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=a96ef7db-3f1e-4f3a-a516-cd9b6e3db72dHeadline=Panel+members+to+hit+road+for+review Plan panel members to hit road for review Chetan Chauhan New Delhi, July 04, 2008 The country's top plan body wants to gauge the impact of various

[ZESTCaste] IIT-D takes back 2 Dalit students, but says no caste bias

2008-07-04 Thread Siddhartha Kumar
http://www.ibnlive.com/news/iitd-takes-back-2-dalit-students-but-says-no-caste-bias/68257-3.html IIT-D takes back 2 Dalit students, but says no caste bias Shreya Dhoundial / CNN-IBN New Delhi: Under pressure from the National Commission for Scheduled Castes/Schedules Tribes Indian Institute of