Dalit Chronicles (June 21, 2008)

Summary: Ministerial panel demands Rs 7140cr scheme for Dalits; Congress lone sympathiser of Dalits; Honour killing for marrying a Dalit man; Congress alleges atrocities against Dalits in MP

GoM demands Rs 7140 cr special scheme for Dalits
Times of India – India
NEW DELHI: A ministerial panel reviewing measures for Dalit welfare has asked the government to prepare a blueprint at the earliest to implement a Rs 7140 …

‘Congress is lone sympathiser of the poor’
The Statesman – Kolkata,India
Welcoming a section of former BSP activists to the Congress fold at a function here today, Mr Maken said: “Congress is secular and pro-poor, Dalit, …

Man kills daughter to ‘save’ honour
Expressindia.com – New Delhi,India
In what is being seen as an honour killing, a 19-year-old woman was murdered allegedly by her father and two brothers at Rajpara village in Sihor taluka of …

BJP politicising development: Sonia
Central Chronicle – Bhopal,India
… alleged that law and order situation in the BJP-ruled state was deteriorating and cited as an example the spurt in atrocities on Dalit and poor. …

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