Dalit Riots :

Rajshri Mehta, DNAINDIA.COM Sunday, December 03, 2006The widespread Dalit outburst seen across India, including in Maharashtra, is a release of their pent-up fury against the upper cast hegemony, feel social activists and sociologists.According to Achyut…

Muslims face more problems in jobs: Sachar Panel`s…

Zee News New Delhi, Dec 03: When it comes to employment and economic opportunities, Muslims face many problems like lower earnings, inferior jobs, insecurity and fewer credit options, according to the Sachar Committee's report.Muslim workers…

No culture of sports in India, say law…

Chetan Chauhan, Hindustan TimesNew Delhi, December 3, 2006Sports fans are not the only ones disappointed with India’s poor showing in most international sporting contests. Parliamentarians also think sports in India lacks “accountability”, “transparency” and "direction",…

Call to oppose torture in any form

The Hindu , 03 Dec 2006HYDERABAD : The Seminar on Preventing torture has given a call for opposing torture perpetrated in any form.In the seminar organised by People's Watch -Andhra and Bar Association at the…

Life For Muslims : Nalini Taneja

People's Democracy , 3 Dec 2006Nalini TanejaTHE UPA government has not bothered much with Gujarat. Life remains bleak for the Muslims and the tribal Christians of Gujarat. One cannot say justice has been achieved for…

Kerala bridges digital divide

Sangeetha Nair, The Statesman , Dec 3, 2006MALAPPURAM (Kerala), Dec. 2: Akshaya, India’s first district-wide e-literacy campaign aimed at providing basic computer education to 5.9 lakh people, is probably the biggest success story of decentralised…

Shiv Sainiks, Mann supporters clash, 10 injured

Zee NewsTarn Taran (Punjab), Dec 03: At least 10 people were injured in a clash here today between activists of the Shiv Sena and Shiromani Akali Dal-Amritsar that was sparked by the alleged burning of…

Law to ban corporal punishment sought

"Regulatory body for private schools needed""Teachers have to battle with pressure to complete syllabus within stipulated time"Speakers emphasis the need for teachers to act responsiblyRequirement for a teachers' voluntary code stressedCHENNAI : "We need a…