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Musahar community wants Manjhi back to finish development work
Hindustan Times

Musahar community wants Manjhi back to finish development work

Members of the dominant Musahar community in Parvarti Nagar village, nestled in the foothills of a hillock in Khizrsarai block of Gaya district, are seething with rage. They have plenty to be angry about. Basic amenities are mostly non-existent ... Hindustan Times, 1 week ago

Mystery disease grips Musahar women

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. SAPTARI, July 23 -- An unknown disease has spread panic in the Musahar community of Ramnagarkodarkatti in Saptari few days. About two dozen females of the ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago

14 Musahar families get houses at Atal Nagar

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Varanasi, July 14 -- Union ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Birendra Singh handed over the keys of brand new houses to 14 Musahar families in the PM's adopted ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Heritage series book tribute to Musahar movement

A memorial in Patna depicting seven martyrs who died in a police firing ordered by then Patna collector WG Archer. The firing had taken place on Agugust 11, 1942. Telegraph picture People in Bihar generally recall ICS officer late WG Archer's ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Bihar govt declares 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man' movie tax-free

Manjhi was a poor labourer born in 1934 to a landless family of 'mahadalit' Musahars - the lowest of the low in Bihar's highly caste-ridden society.
 Economic Times1 month ago Raj Bhavan for man who shunned TV  Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago Bihar frees Manjhi - The Mountain Man of entertainment tax  Hindustan Times1 month ago Bihar govt declares Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Manjhi The Mountain Man movie tax-free  Indian Express1 month ago
Himalayan Times

Diarrhoea outbreak yet to come under control in Saptari

A woman of Musahar village, suffering from diarrhea, sleeping outside her house in Maleth-6 of Saptari, on Thursday August 6, 2015. Photo: ByasShankar Upadhyay RAJBIRAJ: The Musahar village of Maleth-6 of Saptari district which was gripped by ...
 Himalayan Times4 weeks ago
Himalayan Times

Water crisis hits Saptari Musahars hard

Musahar People fetching water from the tube well that they have in their community in Kodarkatti of Ramnagar VDC-3 in Saptari on Monday, July 27, 2015. Photo: Byas Shankar Upadhyaya SAPTARI : As many as 250 households of Musahar community in ...
 Himalayan Times1 month ago
Al Jazeera

Are India's Muslims a minority?

Minister in Hindu nationalist BJP government says Muslims are not minority causing controversy on status of community. Story highlights Only a day after the Indian government led by the right-wing BJP leader Narendra Modi took oath of office, ...
 Al Jazeera4 hours ago
Millennium Post

Bihar poll the real test for Modi

Roughly 32,000 new voters enrolled in each constituency for this year's assembly election in Bihar may play a decisive role in determining the ultimate poll result. The presence of these new voters becomes important. During the last two assembly ...
 Millennium Post3 days ago Bihar assembly poll the real test for PM Narendra Modi  India TV1 week ago Bihar polls: Real test for PM Modi | Yadavs to go all out for RJD-JD(U) win | Coverage  Economic Times1 week ago

Paradigm shift in dalit politics after Manjhi rise

For decades, dalit politics in the state was controlled by Paswans and Ravidas, the castes to which Ram Vilas Paswan and the late Jagjivan Ram respectively belonged. Political observers believe these two castes are relatively better off and have benefitted at ...
 Times of India5 days ago
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