Ram Vilas Paswan : Dalit MPs want Indian Judicial Service with quotas

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

New Delhi : Irked by the Supreme Court observations on reservation not being a fundamental right, Dalit MPs across party lines met at Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan’s residence recently and favoured the creation of an Indian Judicial Service (IJS) with reservation. Speaking to The Indian Express, Paswan said: “All the MPs who attended […]

Drop Criminal Cases Against Dalit Protesters: Jignesh Mevani

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Ahmedabad : Dalit leader and Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday, 4 June, met Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja and demanded withdrawal of criminal cases registered against Dalits during their agitation following the public flogging of seven Dalits in Una, three years ago. He also sought protection for […]

Will present 3 more budgets: CM

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Bengaluru : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah expressed confidence that he would continue as CM and present three more budgets before the term of the State government ends. The budgets will stress on the overall development of the State, he said. After laying foundation stones to several developmental works at Megalakoppalu village, in Periyapatna taluk of the […]

Staff shortage in DK police : Sharanappa

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Mangaluru : Superintendent of Police Dr Sharanappa has expressed serious concern about the dearth police personnel in Dakshina Kannada. As per the norms there should be 250 police personnel for every lakh people. At present, it is around 100 in the state and just 55 in the district, he said. Speaking on the sidelines of […]

Police department to reintroduce e-beat system in city: SP

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Mangalore : Dakshina Kannada district Superintendent of Police Sharanappa said that the district police will once again introduce the concept of electronic beats known as e-beats within a month, which will ensure the personnel’s to stick on to their duty allotted to them. He was speaking at the SC/ST grievances meeting held at SP’s office […]

Caste discrimination in Beltangady school ; students say ‘no’ to mid-day meal prepared by Dalit cook

Friday, February 8th, 2013
GLP School Beltangady

Beltangady : it has been gathered that students of the Government Lower Primary School at Surya in Beltangady  taluk, on February 7, Thursday refused to  have food prepared by a Dalit cook. Reports said the parents of the children on coming to know that a Dalit woman was preparing food, took the children home for […]

Dr V S Acharya is a disease to the society – G. K. Govinda Rao

Monday, January 2nd, 2012
govinda rao

Mangalore : Renowned writer and thinker, G. K. Govinda Rao said that the people supporting the Made Madasnana practice will destroy the democratic system. He was speaking at a seminar titled Made Snana, Belief, Practice, and Opposition jointly organized by DYFI, DSS, and other organizations at University College auditorium. Further he said that Anna Hazare […]

Muzrai Minsiter assils those who want ban on MadeSnana, rejects their contention

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Mangalore: Dr. V.S. Acharya, a senior minister holding HRE/Muzrai portfolio in the new cabinet, made it clear on Sunday that ‘Madesnana’ (rolling ritual on banana leaves) left by Brahmins, was an age-old practice and it was not quite possible to stop it all of a sudden, just because a Dalit leader demands it. B.K. Bhaskar […]

Do not play with fire, Dalits advised in Kukke Naga Subrahmanya Kshetra

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
Do not play with fire, Dalits advised in Kukke Naga Subrahmanya Kshetra

Subrahmanya: The devotes of “Madesnaana” ritual during Kukke Champashashti Utsava at Sri Subrahmanya Temple, is done voluntarily, and not open for inspection as Dalit leaders recently tried to find out, and those who took vows to roll ever “leftovers on Banana Leaves” by certain diseases out of their faith in Lord Naga Subrahmanya. The holy […]

Komu Souharda Vedike protest against Made Snana ritual

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Mangalore : The The members of DK District Karnataka Komu Souharda Vedike and other like-minded organizations staged protest organizations in front of the DC’s office on Dec 3, Saturday. Addressing the protestors, K. L. Ashok, the secretary of the Karnataka Komu Souharda Vedike said that people are still following superstitious rituals such as Made Snana […]