Women And Poverty: By Vidya Bhushan Rawat

22 November, 2006Countercurrents.orgIn the country of one billion people over 24% of the population belong to Dalits and tribals. Nearly 80% of the Dalit population in India lives in villages and very interestingly the gender…

Quota sought for Dalit Muslims

23 Nov, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORK PATNA: The All India United Muslim Morcha (AIUMM) chief, M Ezaz Ali, has opposed the move for Muslim reservation tooth and nail and has rather demanded reservation for Dalit…

No reservation benefit if father not SC

Subodh Ghildiyal21 Nov, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORKNEW DELHI: National Commission for SCs has taken the view that reservation benefits should not be extended to children born to Dalit mothers married to non-SC men as such…

Dalit panchayat president killed by vice president

Thursday November 23 2006, Newindperss.comTIRUNELVELI: A Dalit panchayat president was allegedly hacked to death by the vice president of the same panchayat, near Sankarankoil on Wednesday morning.P Jakkaiyan (45) was elected as president of the…

India downs five, 148th in football rankings

Indo-Asian News ServiceNew Delhi, November 22, 2006India slipped five places to be 148th while Brazil continues to top the list in the latest FIFA world football rankings released on Thursday.India, which was 143rd in last…

SC does its bit to save marriages

23 Nov, 2006TIMES NEWS NETWORKNEW DELHI: Courts, increasingly being called upon to decide matrimonial disputes and divorce petitions, are obliged not to untie the nuptial knot and should make all efforts to keep the marriage…

New clause in N-deal worries scientists

23 Nov, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORKMUMBAI: A new clause, which was introduced by the Senate, in the Indo-US nuclear deal has become a matter of concern for Indian scientists.Clause in Section 115 of the Bill…