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Blame poverty and bias: 53% of all prisoners in India are Dalits, Muslims and tribals

Poverty, not crime makes Muslims, dalits and tribals India's t...

NEW DELHI: Muslims, dalits and adivasis do not comprise half of India's general population, but they do form 53% of all prisoners in Indian penitentiaries, according to an official report on prisons released this month. Experts say this disturbing ... Kashmir Observer, 2 months ago

Why they remain on the margins

Adivasis and Dalits have been deprived of a staggering Rs 5 lakh crore over three decades by successive governments. Nidheesh J Villatt reports on the systemic denial and diversion of budgetary allocations Photo: Vijay Pandey On 31 August ...
 Tehelka1 month ago

Majority of prisoners in India are Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis

According to an official report on prisons released this month, Muslims, adivasis and dalits— three of the most helpless sections of Indian society — make up more than half of India's prison population. Even if the percentage of these three ...
 Siasat Daily2 months ago Muslims, Dalits, Adivasis constitutes majority of all prisoners in India  Siasat Daily2 months ago

Caste and its triple role in the political economy

DALITS AND ADIVASIS IN INDIAS BUSINESS ECONOMY — Three Essays and An Atlas: Barbara Harriss-White with Elisabetta Basile, Anita Dixit, Pinaki Joddar, Aseem Prakash and Kaushal Vidyarthee; Three Essays Collective, B-957, Palam Vihar, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Jagran Post

Botched surgeries: Mayawati demands dismissal of Chattisgarh health minister

"There have been complaints of atrocities on Dalits, Adivasis, and other deprived sections of society and that they are not getting justice especially in BJP-ruled states like Gujarat and Chhatisgarh," Mayawati said in an official release. "But this incident ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
New Indian Express

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 Swami of Nidumamidi said on Monday. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the Sahapankti ...
 New Indian Express6 hours ago

Government Plans Distribution of Food Kits to Curb Maoist Influence on Adivasis

KOLLAM: Wary of Maoist influence among adivasis, the state government is planning to distribute food kits, each worth Rs 100, in vulnerable tribal colonies every day across the state from February under the assumption that only hungry bellies could ...
 New Indian Express6 days ago Food Kits to Check Maoist Influence  New Indian Express6 days ago

Some Lessons from the Ideas & Work Of Savitribai & Jyotirao Phule

AS the democratic organisations celebrate the birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule, the dalits of the country face important and stiff challenges for their survival in the contemporary times. The weakening of the social welfare system has led to a ...
 Peoples Democracy.in2 weeks ago
Business Standard India

Reconversion: Some Implications of Its Historical Antecedents in Adivasi Central India

MOHAN Bhagwat's statement that India is a Hindu Rashtra and that the Hindus should reclaim their own through a reconversion programme has come at a time when the reconversion debate is stalling parliament. This debate has finally lifted the mask of ...
 Peoples Democracy.in1 month ago Sunanda K Datta-Ray: Before love jihad and 'reconversions'  Smart Investor2 weeks ago Before love jihad and'reconversions'  Business Standard India2 weeks ago
Counter Currents

In Telangana, KCR showers sops, promises protection to Dalits, tribals, minorities

Amidst the raging conversion controversy, the Telangana government led by TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao has announced several benefits for Christians, Dalits, Muslims, and socially and economically backward communities in the state, and has ...
 Indian Express1 month ago A Christmas Message For Those Who Feel That This Christmas Is Different In India  Counter Currents1 month ago KCR announces Christian Bhavan with Rs. 10 cr  The Hindu1 month ago
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