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Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 Begins

The 1st ever post independence Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 today began from the Sankhola village of Hazemara block in West Tripura District. It is a door-to-door census in the entire country. Launching the Census Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 Shri B.K.Sinha Secretary, M/o Rural Development, Govt. of India said this gigantic exercise will  pave the way to identify the households living below the poverty line...
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Kerala’s Padmanabha temple treasure worth over Rs 60k crore

Kerala’s Padmanabha temple treasure worth over Rs 60k crore

Opinion is divided on the treasure’s future at the Kerala’s Padmanabha temple. The value of the treasure found in the four vaults of Sri Padmanabha temple in Kerala has so far crossed an estimated value of Rs 60,000 crore. Tonnes of gold, thousands of precious stones and other valuables found in the secret vaults of the...
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Rajesh Saraiya, India’s first Mulnivasi billionaire

Rajesh Saraiya, India’s first Mulnivasi billionaire

Rajesh Saraiya might be a name that is not known to many but for the people of his community, he is their superhero. Rajesh is India’s first Mulnivasi billionaire. Born in a middle class family in Dehradun, Rajesh studied aeronautical engineering in Russia. Now based in Ukraine, he runs a multi-national company SteelMont Pvt...
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Double Tumbler System – An Act of Inequality

Double Tumbler System – An Act of Inequality

Scheduled castes and tribes are for long considered and treated as outcastes in a strictly caste-based social order, later attempted to be glorified as Harijans or people of God, constitute approximately a fifth of the population of the country as also of Tamil Nadu. Untouchability has being practised in various villlages of TN. SC’s...
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Scheduled Caste boy thrashed for entering Tamil Nadu temple

 COIMBATORE: A teenage Dalit boy, who entered the sanctum sanctorum of a temple, was allegedly thrashed and abused by a Brahmin priest and his son in Mettupalayam, Coimbatore district, on Friday.  K Vinith had gone to the temple with his younger sister K Sruthi for special prayers, an hour before her Class X results...
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17 Judges Sacked. Was it because of their caste?

17 Judges Sacked. Was it because of their caste?

FIGHTING DISCRIMINATION, can be a lifelong struggle for those born on the ‘wrong’ side of the caste divide — even if they have served as judges for 20 years. When 17 Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe judges were ordered to take compulsory retirement by the Chhattisgarh government on 26 March, they naturally wondered if...
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The Death of Merit -AIIMS Story

The Death of Merit -AIIMS Story

He killed himself in his college library, unable to bear the insults and taunts. The suicide note recovered from his coat pocket charged his Head of the Department (HOD) with deliberately failing him and threatening to fail him over and over. Seven months later, a three-member group of senior professors re-evaluated his answer sheet...
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Supreme Court: Caste discrimination is holding up India’s progress

Supreme Court: Caste discrimination is holding up India’s progress

India’s Supreme Court is pushing local law enforcement and state Governments to stop caste discrimination by clamping down on discriminatory practices. Recent verdicts include a ban on using different cups for Dalits in tea shops in Tamil Nadu, cracking down on caste-based violence across the country and outlawing the use of derogatory caste names....
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Display Board of 21st Century

Display Board of 21st Century

  Display Board at the entrance in the Oldest temple of Markendey of Bilaspur District of Himachal Pradesh.
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First World Buddhist Radio

First World Buddhist Radio

First World Buddhist Radio – Awakened Voice has launched  on the occasion of 14th April Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti. Bhante Vinayarakkhita inaugurated WBR (World Buddhist Radio) at Mahabodhi Vihara, Bangalore, India. An appeal has been made by Mr.Ashwin Jangam to all brothers in Dhamma to send him the songs, discourse, Speeches, events MP3′s on...
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