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Fee for food coupons stirs protest

Fee for food coupons stirs protest

Bhopal: Tribals affiliated to Jagrit Adivasi Dalit Sangathan (JADS) in Barwani have protested against a fee of `275.75 being charged from non-BPL cardholders by HCL-led consortium contracted to provide biometric cards and food coupons in the state. In a letter written to chief minister on February 25, tribals and dalits have claimed they have...
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80 percent of Scheduled Castes live in rural areas

80 percent of Scheduled Castes live in rural areas

The Scheduled Castes and Tribes have been denied over one lakh crore rupees during the Eleventh Plan, says the National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights. Uttar Pradesh has been most efficient in the allocation and utilisation of the funds. During the Eleventh Plan period (2007-12), a whopping Rs 1,00,215 crore has been denied to...
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A CRITICAL STUDY OF SOCIAL EXCLUSION & ITS IMPLICATION – Dr.K.S.Ingole

A CRITICAL STUDY OF SOCIAL EXCLUSION & ITS IMPLICATION – Dr.K.S.Ingole

Dr. K.S. Ingole, Associate Professor, Dept of Economics Post Graduate Studies and Research, SNDT Women’s university, Mumbai Introduction A caste system is the major feature of Indian society, it is not only reflects in social life of Indian people but also economic and political behavior of people are governed by the caste system. Caste...
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9 months on, Dalits yet to return home

MADURAI: Nine months after 35 Dalit families fled from their native Vembathur village of Sivagangai district fearing for their lives after the murder of two persons, fear still stalks the community as they are yet to return home. Even a police post in the area has failed to instil confidence among the Dalits. It...
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Indian Judiciary- An arm of Social Revolution

Indian Judiciary- An arm of Social Revolution

-   “The Judiciary was to be an arm of the social revolution upholding the equality that Indians had longed for”. - Ashok Kumar In India from times immemorial Judges have been held in highest esteem and revered as super humans. A Judiciary manned by Judges with vision, wisdom and compassion can do more justice and...
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Did you know

Did you know

Dark history of Gudi Padwa – by Pravin Khobragade Gudi Padwa was first celebrated in 1689 after the killing of Chatrapati Sambhaji Raje. Why? *Gudipadva* is auspicious day for western Maharashtrian Hindu. *Gudi* is sort of flag comprises *bambu*, *saree*, *neem* branches, inverted *lota* all inauspicious things to hindus. Still it is proudly flagged...
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