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Modi Magic won Maharashtra and Haryana? Naah!

'Anti-incumbency, especially in Maharashtra; the BJP's success in creating a new social coalition; and the sheer force of the party's campaign which overwhelmed its opponents,' argues Praful......

'In India, there is no value for human beings'

  'In Hindu society, marriage is not between a man and a woman, but between their castes; politicians do not ask for human votes, but for caste votes....' 'Have you heard of such nonsense......

How the government is smothering dissident NGOs

Muzzling NGOs is unbecoming of a democracy. Self-confident democracies encourage, indeed applaud, the involvement of citizens’ associations, including NGOs, in social and political......

'If anything happens to me, IB and government are responsible'

‘Both (the BJP and the Congress) are two sides of the same coin. Both are equally corrupt, both are equally communal and anti-India.’ ‘The government doesn’t listen to......

Is Narendra Modi really an OBC?

It is unusual to see Narendra Modi highlight his OBC status -- something he has never done in his long political career. Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com examines Modi's compulsions for bringing his caste......

Economic status of Muslims, Dalits dismal: NCAER

On the heels of the Sachar Committee report on the socio-economic status of Muslims, the National Council for Applied Economic Researchhas come out with data about the economic status of Muslims......

Showcasing Gujarat, abroad

Rajiv Shah's appointment as Barack Obama's Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics reminds us that there isn't any comprehensive study of the Gujarati diaspora. Though Shah's news......

Should there be quotas in the private sector?

With just 8.4 million jobs in the organised private sector, as compared to 104 million SC/STs in the workforce, the impact can only be marginal.Suraj Bhan, chairman, National Commission for......

Adidas's Rs 5 bn unit in AP to hire 40,000

Apache Footwear Limited, a China-based authorised manufacturer of Adidas sports shoes, will set up a Rs 500-crore (Rs 5 billion) manufacturing facility in Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh. In a......

Be ready for job quota, Congress tells India Inc

In a back-to-basics manifesto, the Congress pledged to return to its constituency of the weak and the underprivileged with special emphasis on agriculture and unemployment. The party proposes to......

  People speak for dalits and adivasis

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Apocalypso
Q. Political scientist Chris Jaffrelot states that the development in Guj has been limited to the urban middle class, whereas rural dwellers and lower castes have become increasingly marginalised. He cites the fact that Gujarat ranks Twenty first among the 28 Indian states in terms of its Human Development Index, due to the lack of development in rural Gujarat. He states under Modi the number of families living below the poverty line has increased, and that particularly rural adivasi and dalits have become increasingly marginalised.Is it a Guj model of Deveplmt then ?
Apocalypso:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/political-scientist-chris-jaffrelot-states-that-the-developm/27417444/answers/

Apocalypso
Q. Instead of Looting our wealth to abroad , the money should use for training and development of underprivileged people dalits adivasis etc ?
Apocalypso:  A. we dont have any dalits in our team chahe to kitane bhi models nange**** karva kuch farak nahi padega more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/instead-of-looting-our-wealth-to-abroad--the-money-should-us/27417444/answers/20690067

dalitvoice
Q. Not a single well-known and respected Dalit or Adivasi intellectual, social activist or public leader has come out in support of the movement. Nor, too, have ordinary Dalits and Adivasis. Likewise, workers and peasants are hardly involved in the movement. Yet, despite this, the movement and the men leading it claim to represent the entire country!India Against Corruption, the outfit behind Annas movement, claims that it is the voice of the 120 crore people of India. But, when the tens of crores of Dalits, Adivasis and religious minorities have evinced little interest in the movement, how c
Dalitvoice:  A. Does it mean that - Dalits, Adivasis, workers and peasants are for corruption? Or that is where the problem is .We should stop looking at...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/not-a-single-well-known-and-respected-dalit-or-adivasi-intel/20690041/answers/20624904

  Web results for Dalits And Adivasis
Poverty, not crime makes Muslims, dalits and tribals India's top prisoners.

NEW DELHI: Muslims, dalits and adivasis do not comprise half of India's general population, but they do form 53% of all prisoners in Indian... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/local-news/poverty-not-crime-makes-muslims-dalits-and-tribals-indias-top-prisoners
Sonia blames BJP for state's Maoism problem

Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressing two rallies in Jharkhand's Daltonganj and Gumla on Sunday blamed the BJP's bad governance for fuelling... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/sonia-blames-bjp-for-state-s-maoism-problem/article1-1289522.aspx
Karnataka government fails to stop regressive practice

BENGALURU: Madey Snana, a ritual where devotees - predominantly from the lower castes - roll over left-over food of the upper castes, will be... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/madey-snana-ritual-to-be-revived-again-progressive-karnataka-government-fails-to-stop-regressive-practice/articleshow/45252938.cms
Majority of prisoners in India are Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis

According to an official report on prisons released this month, Muslims, adivasis and dalits— three of the most helpless sections of Indian... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/majority-prisoners-india-are-muslims-dalits-and-adivasis
'Modi govt against nature'

By: Deepthi Sanjiv in Mangaluru Activist Medha Patkar accuses centre of giving free hand to corporates Social activist Medha Patkar has... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/news/state/Modi-govt-against-nature/articleshow/45237476.cms

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