Results of Andhra Pradesh village/ward secretariat exams out

Qualifying marks in the district level will be decided by the district selection committee under the chairmanship of the District Collector according to the number of vacant posts.

published on : 28th October 2020

Tamil Nadu: Another Dalit panchayat president complains of caste discrimination

The issue came to light after the panchayat president, M Sukanya Vadivel, submitted a petition to the Additional Director of Panchayat (Tirupur) on Thursday.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Reliance Jio gains 2.5 million subscribers in July 2020 as Airtel, Vodafone Idea slip

TRAI said that the proportion of active wireless subscribers was nearly 83.54 per cent of the total wireless subscriber base.

published on : 18th October 2020

Caste discrimination: Minor Dalit girl forced to abort by in-laws, Ranipet police nab 19-year-old husband, family

Sources said that the girl, a Dalit belonging to Villivakkam in Chennai, had fallen in love with the caste-Hindu boy from Senkadu, Wallaja in Ranipet district over TikTok.

published on : 17th October 2020

Dalit teen set ablaze by Telangana employer’s son succumbs

During probe, it was found that the incident happened on September 18 after which the employer got her admitted to a private hospital and hid the facts of the incident from her parents.

published on : 16th October 2020

Panchayat secy transferred on discrimination charges

She also urged the administration to take action and transfer him. Following this, a team, led by the Assistant Director of Audit, inquired about the issue and submitted a report to the Collector.

published on : 16th October 2020

Train between Tirupati, Vizag begins plying

The superfast express 02708 will leave Tirupati around 9.50 pm every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday.

published on : 15th October 2020

Scourge of caste in TN local bodies

A panchayat president of a village in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore district was allegedly forced to sit on the floor during a meeting last week, sparking off outrage in the state.

published on : 15th October 2020

Two members of scripture union booked for sexually harassing minors

Two staff members of Scripture Union, an international Christian organisation, were booked by the city police on Wednesday for sexually harassing minor girls.

published on : 15th October 2020

Case filed against two Chennai preachers over sexual harassment of minor girls

The matter came to light after a Twitter user shared screenshots of chat conversations purportedly between Jaisundar, another SU preacher Reuben Clement and girls from the ages of 10-17

published on : 14th October 2020

'This is new-age untouchability': Pudukkottai Dalit woman chairman alleges caste discrimination after name left out from credits

Sources said that Uma Devi belongs to the DMK whereas the MLA and union councillor belong to the AIADMK and this might have also been the reason for her name being left out.

published on : 12th October 2020

Ancient name of village found in 900-year-old inscription

The temple was built during the medieval Pandian era (between 960 CE to 1,230 CE), he said. “Three inscriptions were found in a partially-damaged condition.

published on : 12th October 2020

Victims in Scripture Union case explain why they took so long to make issue public

Days after two preachers were ‘outed’ for allegedly sexually harassing young girls, very few victims are ready to file a police complaint

published on : 12th October 2020

Caste in urban India exists in matrimonial columns, hushed whispers

In the rural hinterland, it assumes its ‘Viswaroopa’, with its myriad heads and a thousand hands, all carrying many brutal weapons of murder, pillage, and arson. Rape is just one weapon in its armour.

published on : 11th October 2020

Caste violence exists, say activists

Though authorities say caste divide is not very evident here, activists think caste prejudice in the state rears its head in more subtle and indirect ways

published on : 7th October 2020
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