Thought

Reservation in the private sector

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Gail Omvedt With quotas declared for Jats in Rajasthan and with controversy about some recent Supreme Court decisions, the issue of reservation has again come to the forefront. Probably, though, nothing is as controversial as the whole question of private sector reservation. Here, on the one hand many Dalit leaders have been led to oppose …

Atrocities

Protest against the burning alive of two Dalits in Khaithapur village of Nalgonda district

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Several Dalit and Human Rights organisations and individuals (led by Andhra Pradesh Ambedkar Yuvajana Sangham, Andhra Pradesh Scheduled Castes’ Wefare Association and others)  held a protest demonstation against the burning alive of two men suspected of practising witchcraft in Khaithapur village, Nalgonda district, at the Babasaheb Ambedkar statue junction, near Tank Bund, in Hyderabad on …

Atrocities

Dalit Sangarsha Samiti Demands Stern Action against Circle Inspector Gaonkar

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The district unit of state Dalit Sangharsha Samiti staged a protest in front of the DC’s office here on Monday Oct 11, demanding stern action against Bunder station circle inspector Vinay Gaonkar who allegedly offended the samiti members, recently.??