Dalit chronicles (Jan 29, 2008)

Dalit woman kills her five children, self
Mangalorean.com – Mangalore,India
Patna, Jan 29: A Dalit woman burnt herself and her five children to death after a quarrel with her husband in Bihar’s Sasaram district Monday night. …

Centre asks Maya to resolve Dalit suppression incidents
Lucknow Newsline – Lucknow,India
Lucknow, January 28 The two isolated cases of school students refusing to eat mid-day meal cooked by Dalit women have once again emerged to haunt the …

The Dalits: India’s “little” secret
YourHub.com – Denver,CO,USA
India’s lowest caste, known to many as the “untouchables,” today are called the Dalits. The Dalit people who comprise the very bottom of India’s social …

Single VDC ward in Kailali has 30 HIV patients
Himalayan Times – Kathmandu,Nepal
Eleven Dalit women, five of their children and 14 persons from the non-Dalit community are suffering from HIV/AIDS in ward no 6 of Godavari VDC in Kailali …

Mangalore: Dalit Sangharsha Samiti holds Protest Rally
Daijiworld.com – Mangalore,India
Mangalore, Jan 28: Dakshina Kannada unit of Karnataka Dalit Sangarsha Samiti, held massive protest rally from Light House Hill to district headquarter of …

Enter a Dalit, pursued by India’s worried leaders
Reuters – USA
By Alistair Scrutton – Analysis NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Months after an outright poll win in India’s most populous state, a Dalit or “untouchable” leader is …

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