Dalit chronicles (June 25, 2008)

Summary: MP alleges Congress incitement over Pottilanka; Andhra Jyothi journalists arrested over “anti-Dalit” reports; Dalit and peasant women film-makers advise cotton farmers to move to food crops

Harsha Kumar flays rasta roko
Newindpress – Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
Meanwhile, a fact-finding committee of the Dalit Stree Shakthi (DSS) on Tuesday alleged that the police were acting in a partisan manner and were filing …

Editor, two reporters of Telugu daily arrested
The Statesman – Kolkata,India
… was that journalists’ organisations burnt and slippered effigies of Dalit leader Mr Manda Krishna and violated the Act. The journalists’ organisations …

After journey from sickle to camera, they have a message for …
Expressindia.com – New Delhi,India
A group of poor, uneducated Dalit women from Pastapur, a small village in Andhra Pradesh, is in the city with a piece of advice for Vidarbha’s farmers: Form …

Journalists arrested over article on Dalits
Sify – Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
The arrests were made based on a complaint by a Dalit outfit Madiga Reservation Porata Samithi (MRPS) which is spearheading a movement for increasing …

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