Policy

Scholarships to SCs and OBCs

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The details of schemes for providing pre-matric and post-matric scholarships to SC/OBC students are given below :-The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is implementing the following centrally sponsored schemes for providing pre-matric and post-matric scholarships to SC/OBC students. All these schemes are implemented by the State Governments/UT administrations, which are provided Central assistance in …

Policy

Providing Justice to Tribals

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The Constitution of India provides several safeguards and provisions to provide justice and welfare to tribals. The enactments of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989 and the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006 are major steps by the Government to provide justice …

Atrocities

Boycotted Dalit woman commits suicide in Orissa

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Bhubaneswar : A Dalit woman leader, who fought on behalf of two Dalit cooks who were sacked due to upper-caste protests, hanged herself late Friday, an organisation working for Dalit rights said Saturday. Saraswati Sethy, 28, was a resident of Sanamarichapalli village in the coastal district of Kendrapada, some 150 km from here.

Features

Dalit parties have worked to strengthen caste system

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The Roundtable team express their deep condolences over the passing away of Bhagwan Das, this morning in New Delhi. His tall legacy as an Ambedkarite and Buddhist will continue to guide our efforts in our struggle against caste. ———–  Bhagwan Das, a research associate of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, is best known as compiler and editor of …

Features

In Conversation With Mr Bhagwan Das

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 The Roundtable team express their deep condolences over the passing away of Bhagwan Das, this morning in New Delhi. His tall legacy as an Ambedkarite and Buddhist will continue to guide our efforts in our struggle against caste.  —————— [Mr Bhagwan Das is one of the most reputed scholar on Ambedkarism and the issue of …

Atrocities

Karuna rakes up brahmin-dalit distinction to attack Jaya

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Chennai : While asking whether it was fair to write a final judgment against former telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum controversy only on the basis of CAG’s “presumptive opinion”, chief minister and DMK president M. Karunanidhi launched a scathing attack on AIADMK supremo, Ms Jayalalithaa, by raking up the brahmin-dalit divide in …

Features

Narinder Jakhu: I want to motivate our students to join Universities

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  Dalit and Adivasi Students’ Portal (First published in the ‘Dalit and Adivasi Students’ Portal’ in 2010) Narinder Jakhu, age 31, is pursuing his PhD at Department of Political Science, Punjab University, Chandigarh and is also teaching there as a guest faculty. He is a JRF scholar working on the issue of Dalit Assertion, Mobility …

Atrocities

Prevention is better than cure: implementation status of preventive measures under SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989

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  Karthik Navayan Atrocities on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes take various forms – both visible and invisible. However it is the visible forms of atrocities that are defined and included in Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989. Visible forms of atrocities are taking place in rural India, and invisible …