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Book documents social reformers from Dalit community

April 11, 2021 11:41 am

Featuring several inspiring accounts -- from ancient sages to 20th century Dalit icons -- of individuals who endured ill treatment and social ostracisation, the book seeks to enhance present-day India's imagination and shape its perception of the Dalit community.

GSJE issues clarification on 3 SC reserved seats for 372 PSI posts in Gujarat

March 23, 2021 1:07 am

As per a statement issued by the GSJE on Monday, "Recently, a message had gone viral on social media stating that the home department of Gujarat government has released notification for filling up of 300 posts for unarmed PSIs in which SC seat is one and 72 seats for armed PSIs in which SC seats are two."

Juvenile among four held for ‘murder’ of ATM guard in Kutch

March 22, 2021 2:35 am

A team of the local crime branch (LCB) of Kutch (east) police nabbed Ranveer Singh (22), Vishal Rajbar (21) and a juvenile from Uttar Pradesh (UP), brought them to Gandhidham in Kutch and formally arrested them on Saturday.

Invisible and unheard: India’s women manual scavengers

March 09, 2021 6:24 pm

While working to rehabilitate and support manual scavengers, one of the first steps should be to recognise the women engaged in this work and prioritise their needs.

Rajya Sabha passes bill to protect unauthorised colonies in Delhi

February 09, 2021 7:22 pm

The bill provides protection to certain forms of unauthorised developments in Delhi from punitive action where adequate measures are yet to be taken.

Badaun: BSP leader ‘dies by suicide’, family blames ‘humiliation’ by SDM

February 08, 2021 1:45 am

A revenue clerk working in the SDM's office has been suspended.

Left, Congress hold sit-in against TMC and BJP

December 30, 2020 1:23 am

Leaders of sixteen Left parties and the Congress participated in the sit-in here and demanded that the three farm laws be repealed immediately.

From Dec 30 to Jan 2, Ekbote, KKM members & Dalit activists among many barred from Pune district

December 30, 2020 12:20 am

The order issued this year states that there is possibility that actions of these persons, if they come to Jaystambh area, “may provoke sentiments of the Dalit community and lead to disturbance in law and order”.

MP Dalit couple's suicide bid while resisting eviction from land: Here is what happened

July 16, 2020 5:41 pm

A video that has gone viral shows Ramkumar Ahirwar, 38, and Savitri Devi, 35, resisting the police dragging them into an ambulance while some personnel beat up Ahirwar’s younger brother.

A publishing house that is translating Dalit writers' works into English

November 03, 2019 7:43 am

Translating is a specialised job, but Maitreya isn’t limited by the idea of setting high standards in translation. He rejects it as ‘extremely casteist’