After interesting 'shers' by Saeed Naqvi, the audience viewed a short yet stirring movie on Musahar community, 'Beyond Imposed Identities', and a film on the life of Baby Haldar. Times of India, 3 weeks ago
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ers of the Musahar community, which is considered untouchable by upper castes, in UP's Gurumiha-Mafitola. Its men are known to 'steal' rats' food from agricultural fields to feed their families. Every single day of his life has been a struggle - ...India Today, 1 month ago
MAR 06 - During a recent visit to the Jhikhukhola River basin in Kavre district, I was struck by the sight of disappearing springs, bodies of water that were nearly dry and community taps with giant locks to prevent water theft. The locked taps ...Kathmandu Post, 6 days ago
VARANASI: Body of Laltu Maurya (45), a brick-kiln labourer who was missing for past four days, was recovered from a well in Baijalpatti village under Badagaon police station on Wednesday. It is suspected that he was murdered and then his body was ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
ARA: Though the Bhojpur district administration had made elaborate arrangements for auctioning of liquor shops on Saturday and even promulgated prohibitory orders under Section 144 in and around Sanskritik Bhawan where the bids were to be made, ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
PATNA: Valentine's Day this year was also Sant Ravidas Jayanti: in honour of the guru of the Bhakti movement who was a cobbler by caste. The Bhakti movement was a quest for the equality of human beings before God and the quest for a society where ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
PARSA, JAN 27 - A intellectually-disabled Dalit woman has recently been raped in the district. The woman from the Musahar community at Lahawarthakari vilage in the district was raped a week ago. The incident, however, came to light only ...Kathmandu Post, 1 month ago
People of a Dalit settlement in Mahottari district have realised a hard way the troubles of not having their birth certificate. The have-nots at Jamuniya in Fulkaha VDC-8 have been facing hardships in admitting their children to school. In the ...Kathmandu Post, 1 month ago
LUCKNOW: The National Human Rights Commission took up 49 cases on Wednesday as part of its three day camp sitting in Lucknow. One of the cases was related to sexual abuse of three girls at Rajkiya Bal Griha, Allahabad in the year 2012. The State ...Times of India, 1 month ago
As the displaced riot victims in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli brave the cold wave conditions in makeshift shelters, the NationalHuman Rights Commission (NHRC) will take up the issue of the living conditions in the relief camps and the deaths in these ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
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