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Here in this section, we would like to share with you some latest news, to make you aware about the events happening around us which are of direct impact on the lives of natives. They could be ranging from human rights violations, atrocities, government policies, achievements, religious, socio-political, economical etc. The news might be mostly reports from major news/TV media of our country as well as reports collected by our volunteers.

Temple was washed after my visit, says Bihar CM Jeetan Manjhi..! (Indian Express; Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014)

Bihar Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi alleged on Sunday that a temple in Madhubani was “washed” after his visit. He added that the people behind the incident, however, do not hesitate to touch his feet to seek “personal favours” Read more

15 families crammed in 10 cents in Kerala's Capital..! (The Hindu; September 15, 2014)

In barely about 10 cents of land, 15 Vedar families live in conditions that put a blot on all social welfare schemes initiated in the State, more so in its capital. Their houses, beaten together into shape with thatched palm leaf strips, crumbling laterite stone blocks and tattered sheets of tarpaulin, have a living room, dining hall, bedroom and kitchen — just that it is one room that serves all these...... Read more

Dalit mother and daughter are 'beaten, stripped and paraded' through UP village..! (DailyMail:Saturday, Sep 6th 2014)

A Dalit woman and her daughter were allegedly thrashed by musclemen, partially stripped and paraded at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district after they entered an upper caste villager's agricultural field to gather cattle fodder...... Read more

Dalit boy wears wristwatch to school, hand chopped! (OneIndiaNews:Thursday, September 4, 2014, 17:27 )

In a shocking incident, a dalit boy was allegedly attacked and his wrists were cut by his non-dalit seniors in a village in Tamil Nadu. According to sources, the incident took place on Wednesday night because the boy wore a watch to school on Monday. According to police reports, 16-year-old Ramesh, son of Paramjothi of Thiruvalluvar colony in Thiruthangal in Virudhunagar district, was a plus one student at the Government Boys Higher Secondary School ...... Read more

No Public Cremation ground and no private land..! Dalit family had to create funeral space by demolishing a part of their house..! (News by Mathrubhumi Daily, Wednesday, the 13th August, 2014)

Adoor, Kerala (India): Due to lack of land for funeral, a dalit family had to demolish a portion of their small house to cremate their aged mother..... Read more

Again Starvation Death in Attappady..!! (Mangalam Daily. Story Dated: Sunday, August 10, 2014 01:01)

Now, one more incident of starvation death of a child is reported from Attappady. A 6 months old baby of Mrs. Kamala (Vattalakkur, Sholayar Panchayath) died due to malnutrition and starvation...... Read more

Wages are given in the form of Liquor to Plantation Estate workers! (Mangalam Daily, Monday, August 11, 2014 12:37)

Chittoor, Kerala (India): In the plantation estates on the kerala border, liquor is given to workers as daily wages instead of money and makning them permanent addicts and slaves...... Read more

Dalits bear the brunt for voting (The Hindu, August 21, 2014 )

10 families allegedly face social ostracism by ‘upper caste’.There seems to be no end to the woes of the 10 Dalit families who were allegedly subjected to social boycott by ‘upper caste’ people at Ramayapalem village in Prakasam district, after they cast their votes in the recently concluded Lok Sabha and Assembly polls....... Read more

Dalit Sarpanch not allowed to hoist National flag! (Indian Express Daily, August 24, 2014 )

A Dalit sarpanch of a village, 25 km from Ahmedabad, was not allowed to unfurl the national flag in a primary school on Independence Day by the upper caste principal of a century old village primary school. The sarpanch, Vinubhai M Makwana of Raska village — which has a population of about 15,000 — was told in public that he might be the sarpanch of the village, but would not be allowed to take the lead in social matters...... Read more

MORE NEWS...Please check the links below

‘Implement SC/ST sub-plan Act’- The Hindu

SC panel seeks settlement of pending cases- The Pioneer

Rape of Badaun victims doubtful, says CBI- The Tribune

School raided after students 'forced' to clean toilet- The Times Of India

Caste-based hostels hotbed of RU's poll battle- The Times Of India