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Quota sought for dalits, OBCs in contracts, pvt jobs

Shudra Ekta Sammelan, a conference of backwards and dalits held at SK Memorial hall here on Saturday, demanded 60% reservation for the members of backward, SC and ST communities in all contracts/ contractual works in the Union government, state governments ... Times of India, 2 weeks ago

59 to get Rajyotsava award

Noted space scientist K Kasturirangan, former chief justice of India M N Venkatachaliah, writer Shudra Srinivas, singer S Janaki and athlete M V Poovamma are among the 59 personalities selected by the State government for the 2014 Kannada Rajyotsava awards.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Venkatachaliah, S. Janaki among Rajyotsava awardees  The Hindu1 month ago

Hindu priests back demand for burial ground for children

riests have supported the demand of earmarking a separate place for performing the last rites of children within the city limits. The death of a five-year old child and the problems the grieving family faced in finding a resting place was reported ...
 New Delhi Pioneer5 hours ago

The Gita and OBCs

The Yadavs in north India, a powerful OBC community, consider Krishna as their community god. But they go by the story that he was brought up by a Yadav family and became the ruler of Yadu Rajya. Theirs is mainly physical worship of Krishna’s ...
 Asian Age2 days ago
Deccan Chronicle

The Gita and OBCs

Bhagwad Gita teachings - Artist's impression (Photo courtesy: The Other Backward Classes are a historically oppressed majority in India. All debates on Hindu nationalism initiated by the Brahminic forces assume that the ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 days ago
DAWN Group

View from abroad : Horrors of the caste system

RECENTLY, RSS, the extremist Hindu organisation, proudly announced the conversion of 350 Muslims as part of its Ghar Vapsi, or Return to Home programme. It is also planning to convert 4,000 Christians at Christmas as part of the same drive.
 DAWN Group1 week ago

Free the Planning Commission of bureaucrats

Dr Bharat Jhunjhunwala There was consensus in the meeting of Chief Ministers that the present role of the Planning Commission needs change. The system of determining the size and direction of annual plans of the States should be done away with. The ...
 Daily Excelsior.com1 week ago

Anti-Conversion Law: What social scientists think about the idea?

PM Narendra Modi-led government has mooted the idea of anti-conversion law all over the country to enforce ban on religious conversion activities. Replying to the debate in Lok Sabha on the issue of religious conversion, Union Minister for ...
 Meri News1 week ago

Liberation and the English language

The two lectures and accompanying discussions held in Goa recently under the aegis of the Dr. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture Series provided much needed food for thought and discussion. Organized to proffer Ambedkarite visions on issues that are of ...
 Goa Herald1 week ago

Are All Indians Sons of Ram? During the anti colonial movement, Mahatma Gandhi emerged as the tallest of leaders and was called, Father of the nation Rashtrapita. This term was first used by Subhash Chandra Bose in a Radio address in 1944 and later ...
 Counter Currents2 weeks ago
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