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Exclusive! Medha Patkar: Land acquisition ordinance will destroy poor

The new ordinance on land acquisition will allow land grabbers to deprive millions, destroy agriculture, horticulture, rivers, forests, tree cover and mangroves to extract minerals as well as......

35 days in jail for not standing up for the national anthem

'At first, a few inmates tried to attack me saying they would make me sing the national anthem, but another group rescued me from the assault. When I got out of jail, so many of them cried and......

In defence of religious conversion

Banning conversion would harm Hinduism by taking away the need for reform, argues Amberish K Diwanji. The country has been in a bit of a flap after news reports about the 'ghar vapasi' programme......

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......

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

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He came, he saw, he gave advice

Obama spent three whole days in India. He was welcomed like one of our own, complete with huggy hugs and the intimacy of first naming, even if... ...

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Government, or Real Estate Agent for Big Business?

IN India, there are no systematic official records of the total extent of land acquisition or displacement. Non-official studies quoted by the now... ...

http://peoplesdemocracy.in/2015/0201_pd/government-or-real-estate-agent-big-business
Briefly

A meeting of the Regional Transport Authority has been called on Friday at the office of the Deputy Commissioner to discuss the autorickshaw fares.... ...

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Capital's shame

Trafficking of Adivasi and Dalit children from Jharkhand's tribal belt to Delhi has flourished because the State has allowed it toIn a three-part... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/city/showgroup/20324120.html
Seers Breach a Social Barrier, Break Bread in Dalit Colony

BELTHANGADY: Though it has been over six decades since India got freedom, untouchability still prevails in the country, Veerabhadra Channamalla... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/Seers-Breach-a-Social-Barrier-Break-Bread-in-Dalit-Colony/2015/01/27/article2638812.ece

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