Dalit chronicles (May 27, 2008)

Summary: Hindustan Times comments on the Gujjar agitation for backward caste status; Left demands dismissal of Raje government; Dalit rallies mount in Gujarat; NASA scholarship for Dalit boy hoax

Caste, a crooked eye
Hindustan Times – India
Their position became worse than that of many Dalit communities in the country. The Government of India repealed the noxious British act in 1952. …

LJP demands dismissal of Raje govt.
Hindu – Chennai,India
Strongly condemning the killing of Gujjars in police firing in Rajasthan, the LJP and Dalit Sena leaders alleged that the administration in the state had …

Dalits mount pressure with rallies
Ahmedabad Newsline – Ahmedabad,India
Rajkot, May 26 With Dalit protest over renaming of the Rajkot Municipal Corporation building mounting with each passing day, the Bahaujan Samaj Party in …

NASA fellowship that wasn’t !
Gunaah – Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
The incident was even published in a national newspaper on May 15, 2008 (‘Dalit boy touches the stars’). However, a mandatory scrutiny of the testimonials …

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