Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicDalit Community

Topic: Dalit Community

Dalits live in fear in Punjab, there is no law and order: SC panel chief Vijay Sampla

Sampla cites assault on minor Dalit boy in Sangrur, murder of 2 Dalit girls in Moga, attack on BJP MLA Arun Narang to claim there is 'complete breakdown of law & order' in Punjab.

UP villagers clash with police after body of 16-year-old Dalit girl found in field

The girl had gone to collect fodder for cattle Sunday afternoon but did not return. Her body was found in a field when her family started looking for her, said police.

Nitish wants new Dalit faces ahead of polls after constant LJP attacks and minister’s exit

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wants to counter the charges of neglecting Dalits, and so the party is looking for fresh Dalit faces to field in the state polls, JDU leaders say.

A Brahmin doctor’s house first revealed the ugly side of Hindu faith to me

Manoranjan Byapari writes about his life and observations as a servant to a Brahmin doctor.

Yogi’s ‘casteism’ will make Dalits desert party: BJP MP Chhote Lal Kharwar

After writing a letter to PM Modi complaining about the UP CM and BJP general secretary Sunil Bansal, Kharwar says Dalit leaders and the public are angry with the party.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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