Dalit chronicles (Feb 23, 2008)

UP cop arrests maid over dog’s death, sparks row
CNN-IBN – New Delhi,India
A Dalit woman, Mithilesh Sonkar, who worked as a maid at sub-inspector Haridas Varma’s home, was arrested on Wednesday. Her crime? …

When schools ‘teach’ untouchability
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
While there are no Dalit organisers of the school, only 1% of the cooks are from this marginalised section,” it says. The survey was carried out in 110 …

Paswan’s Dalit rally on April 14
Times of India – India
PATNA: Union steel minister Ramvilas Paswan on Friday warned of the dangers posed by casteism in society and advised policy makers not to divide Dalits into …

Seek Punishment, Be Punished
Tehelka – New Delhi,India
The daughter of an activist couple goes missing after they take up cudgels for a Dalit girl against a businessman. SHOBHITA NAITHANI reports THE CONSEQUENCE …

Feed Them, Mayawati
Tehelka – New Delhi,India
AS MAYAWATI, the Dalit titan from Uttar Pradesh sets her eyes on New Delhi, the question that needs immediate attention is the ever-increasing number of …

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