Friday, 14 June 2019

The forgotten women living in the time of Buddha part 2: Queen Mallika

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The forgotten women living in the time of Buddha part 2: Queen Mallika: Which comes first: music or magic? That’s the quintessential question eternally abeat at the centre of one of Buddhism’s most enduring love stories.

Friday, 7 June 2019

Dalits fight against all odds for promised lands across India

Dalit protest



Dalits fight against all odds for promised lands across India: In 2014, Bihar--where almost 90% of dalit farmers are farm labourers--became the first state to recognise that lack of possession was a problem that needed state intervention

Friday, 24 May 2019

With Justice Gavai's Appointment, SC Gets A Dalit Judge After Nine Years

With Justice Gavai



With Justice Gavai's Appointment, SC Gets A Dalit Judge After Nine Years: With the appointment of Justice Bhushan Ramakrishna Gavai to Supreme Court, the apex court has got a judge from Dalit community after nine years.After the retirement of the former Chief Justice K G...

Saturday, 18 May 2019

South Asia celebrates Lord Buddha's birthday

Buddha, a teacher, philosopher, is believed to have received his enlightenment in Bodh Gaya in the Indian state of Bihar, following which he started sharing his knowledge with his disciples.



South Asia celebrates Lord Buddha's birthday: Kathmandu [Nepal], May 18 (ANI): Buddha Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, is being celebrated by people across south Asia on Saturday by organising various programmes.

Friday, 17 May 2019

Dalit groom beaten for riding horse in Bikaner

Dalit groom beaten for riding horse



Dalit groom beaten for riding horse in Bikaner: A Dalit groom was allegedly beaten by upper caste people for riding a horse at a village in Napasar area in the district on Wednesday night, police said.According to police, people from the Rajput community in Belasar village of the district raised

Monday, 13 May 2019

Harish Rawat observes 'silence' to protest against death of Dalit man

Congress general secretary Harish Rawat (File Pic)



Harish Rawat observes 'silence' to protest against death of Dalit man: Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], May 13 (ANI): Congress general secretary Harish Rawat along with other party officials on Monday observed an hour of 'maun vrat' (silence) here at the Gandhi Park to protest against the killing of a Dalit youth by upper caste men in Tehri.