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Government admits roster axe on tribal quota in teaching jobs -Basant Kumar Mohanty

-point roster system that the department of personnel and training unveiled last week. The roster reserves the first three posts for general candidates, the 4th, 8th and 12th for OBCs, the 7th for Dalits, and the 10th for the economically weaker sections among the upper castes. For reasons unexplained, the roster has two positions at the 13th slot, the first for general candidates and the second for the Scheduled Tribes, which practically means

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Students hit Delhi streets for jobs -Pheroze L Vincent

s us of the JP movement when a strong youth revolution dislodged the government…. If you want to keep the 13-point roster, give first preference to the weakest sections that are Adivasis, then Dalits, then OBCs and then the rest. But your mentality is such that you don’t want the oppressed to reach universities,” Samajwadi MP Dharmendra Yadav, one of the two parliamentarians on the stage, told the protesters. “I feel very h

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Budget 2019: Behind Chest Thumping, Cuts in Welfare and Silence on Jobs -Subodh Varma

-Newsclick.in The Interim Budget granted a paltry Rs 500 per month to farmers as relief, fund cuts for Dalits, adivasis and minorities, and was silent on agricultural and industrial workers. It was the theatre of absurd in the Lok Sabha on Friday as replacement Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented the Interim Budget through an election speech, tom-tomming the so-called achievements of the Narendra Modi government over the past five years, o

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Aruna Roy, well-known social and political activist, interviewed by Jipson John and Jitheesh PM (Frontline.in)

rish the Constitution if our real independence of exercising fundamental rights has to remain. * Every day from different parts of the country, one hears of the brutal lynching of poor Muslims and Dalits in the name of cow protection. The Union government went to the extent of putting a ban on cattle trading across States. How does this cow vigilantism affect the agrarian economy? What are the consequences? What is the political economy that allows

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Why Can't Muslim Community Build and Run Modern Schools Like Others: Zameer Uddin Shah -Mohd. Imran Khan

lim youths hardly qualify or crack competitive exams and tests for admission in top educational institutions,” he said, while admitting that there was partial discrimination against Muslims and Dalits, as they lagged in modern education. Shah was also critical that unlike Christians and Sikhs, Parsis and Jains, the Muslim community hardly made any serious effort to construct and build modern educational institutions, including schools. He ci

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Bihar school shocker: Separate classrooms for upper caste, OBC and Dalits

e basis of caste and religion is existing in the GA Higher Secondary School at Lalganj in Vaishali district. Separate classrooms were allotted for the students belonging to the upper castes, OBCs and Dalits. Similarly, there are also separate sections and rooms for students belonging to Hindu and Muslim communities at the school," confirmed Vaishali District Magistrate, Rajeev Roshan to news agency ANI. Please click here to read more. 

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Vijoo Krishnan, joint secretary of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), interviewed by Payel Majumdar Upreti (The Hindu Business Line)

is an atmosphere of urgency concerning farmers. The Rajasthan struggle was joined by DJs, auto drivers, milk van drivers, small shopkeepers; in Mumbai there were the dabbawallahs, the Sikh community, Dalits and slum dwellers. In Delhi, teachers, lawyers, scientists, artists, students, retired jawans and doctors were out on the streets. * Did the participating farmers have specific demands? Certain demands were similar. Prices of all crops have c

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A very material shift -Sajjan Kumar

13 Assembly elections. The upper castes, who perceived the BJP as a pro-Hindutva party, also made the same shift. In the same period, particularly from the mid-1990s to 2008, a significant section of Dalits in the areas adjoining U.P. shifted to the Bahujan Samaj Party, thereby signifying the dominance of caste-based identity over other markers. However, now, after demonetisation and other factors, my two-phase field study in Madhya Pradesh in May-

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On Friday, farmers groups from across India will march to Parliament. Here is how they mobilised in a year -Kunal Talgeri

the midst of violence and police shootings. * In 12 months, the AIKSCC has managed to drive the convergence of farmer groups, including those representing marginalised farmers (women, adivasis and Dalits), apart from the introduction of two Bills. “Farmer movements haven’t seen this kind of hope in decades,” says Kavitha Kuruganti, founder of advocacy-platform ASHA (Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture). She is re

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'I am Fighting Caste Through Capital. Creamy Layer Can Wait': How Dalits are Going About Their Business -Manas Mitul & Eram Agha

-News18.com The Dalit entrepreneurs said that it was not the right time to define creamy layer. We are still viewed to be good plumbers, electricians, contractors. Not owners of a 500-crore company, said a Dalit businessman. New Delhi: When Nidhish Anand, a Dalit jeweller in Delhi, was about to enter a partnership with a Brahmin businessman, Anjani Kumar Pathak, a disclosure preceded the terms of agreement. “But I am a Dalit,” Anand had said before any progress was made in ta

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