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On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him.
Manju entered the temple with the help of Ayyappa Seva Sangham workers at around 7.30 am on Tuesday, and conducted ghee abhishekam and offered prayers at Malikappuram.
Less than 3 per cent of the faculty at India’s top engineering institutions — the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) — are from reserved categories.
Police claimed that Maoists had funded Elgar Parishad in order to mobilise Dalits against the government.
P Ramalingam, a 70-year-old resident, says that the fight for a new cemetery began during his grandfather’s time and has continued to this day, with his grandsons now taking it up
The internet entrepreneur, who had participated in a roundtable of women journalists and activists during his recent visit to India, had been gifted the placard by a Dalit activist.
Dalit leader Devidas Jayant, who also converted, said they had taken the step due to discrimination and atrocities against the community.
The saffron party has promised to construct a 150-ft Ambedkar statue at Tank Bund if voted to power.
Kapu patriarch Mudragada Padmanabham said the meeting was the beginning of a new political front in the State.
Ramdas Athawale said he would soon meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to submit this demand.
The "very positive trend" during the decade between 2005-06 and 2015-16 in India is that "the poorest are catching up", Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative.
Besides those arrested, another 11 people wanted in the case - five caste Hindus and six Dalits - are absconding.
Yadav also said by passing a bill in Parliament the NDA government reversed the dilution of the SC/ST Act, but it left scope for tinkering in future.
The BJP will hold a two-day meeting amid unrest among upper castes over its pro-Dalit push, with key focus on Vajpayee's legacy and strategies for the upcoming state and assembly elections.
Sources said that the BJP leaders had brought to the notice of the party high command simmering anger among the upper castes in a number of states.