Dalit chronicles (June 23, 2008)

Summary: Chandrabhan Prasad of the Pioneer advocates capitalism as solution for Dalit emancipation; CNN-IBN reports Dalits have it easier to obtain water in Bundelkhand; murder of Dalit in Karnataka adds to caste wars;

Adopt capitalism
Daily Pioneer – New Delhi,India
Last week I happened to meet and converse with an elderly Dalit who knew me well. Hesitatingly, the retired Government employee opened up and mentioned that …

I am not in talks with BJP leaders: Siddaramaiah
Hindu – Chennai,India
Siddaramaiah has been sulking after Congress denied him the post of Opposition leader which M Mallikarjun Kharge, KPCC President and a Dalit leader, ..

In Maya land, water comes at premium for upper castes
CNN-IBN – New Delhi,India
Bundelkhand: To be lavishly washing dishes used to be a luxury in a Dalit house in Bundelkhand a few months ago. But now with water available in abundance, …

Murder adds fuel to caste fire
Newindpress – Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
As day broke, Dalit youngsters held up traffic on the Chennai-Kolkata National Highway No 9 for more than three hours demanding justice and an immediate…

Orrisa: Tough time for Naveen
Merinews – New Delhi,India
It was never before in Orissa, one government remained in power in two consecutive terms without facing any political problem from within or from outside…

Pottilanka still in grip of fear
Hindu – Chennai,India
It is alleged that a small altercation between two groups near a tiffin centre two days ago led to the attack on Dalits. However, members of the other …

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