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#India – Migration back to villages

Monday, February 17, 2014 – 06:00 IST | Agency: DNA Devinder Sharma  The government’s lack of focus on agriculture shows its lopsided priorities. In the coming months, about 1.5 crore farmers who quit agriculture in the past seven years, are… Continue Reading →

Dongaria and Kutia Kondh leaders seek Governor’s intervention

BHUBANESWAR, June 13, 2013 Special Correspondent, The Hindu A group of Dongaria and Kutia Kondh leaders from Niyamgiri area on Wednesday sought the intervention of Governor S.C. Jamir to save them from the ‘mischief’ that the ST and SC Department of… Continue Reading →

Dalit boy forced to carry footwear on his head as punishment, wary Dalits flee #WTFnews

By Harish Murali | ENS – MADURAI 08th June 2013 Photos A deserted street in the Dalit area of Vadugapatti village near Usilampatti in Madurai district on Friday | Vajiravelu Pechiammal (61), the grandmother of Dalit boy Arun Kumar who was… Continue Reading →

#India – Students trudge 10,000 km to complete school education #WTFnews

R. AVADHANI, The Hindu Students of Gunukulakunta village who walk 12 km a day to attend school in Narayanakhed mandal in Medak district, on Sunday. Photo: Mohd Arif Each student of Gunukulakunta village walks 12 km a day What is… Continue Reading →

Women of Koodadankulam – We do not want to be branded terrorists #Vaw #Womenrights

Urgent: From the Women of Koodankulam ANTINUCLEAR MOVEMENT, LATEST  From The Women Of Idinthakarai People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy Idinthakarai Thirunelveli District Tamil Nadu Dear Friends. Today, April 16,2013, we women, men and children, young and old will assemble under the… Continue Reading →

Haryana- Dalits flee Haryana village after upper caste attacks

Deepender Deswal, TNN | Apr 16, 2013, 0 More than 100 Dalits fled a small Haryana village after being chased by upper caste goons, angry that a Dalit man had dared to marry one of their girls. KAITHAL: As politicians and administrators… Continue Reading →

#India – A love affair is the reason for denial of work to Dalits #Vaw #WTFnews

R. ARIVANANTHAM, The Hindu  Dalit women explaining their woes of discrimination at Deveerahalli village on Thursday. Photo: N.Bashkaran Over 300 Dalit families of Deveerahalli Village, of Kudimenahalli Panchayat, in Krishnagiri district allege that they are being denied work by intermediate… Continue Reading →

#India – MGNREGA activist gangraped, murdered in Bihar #Vaw #WTFnews

Author(s): Alok Gupta, downtoearth.org Date: Apr 3, 2013 Victim had angered influential landlord community of her village A 45-year-old activist, who had been protesting against irregularities in the implementation of the rural employment guarantee scheme, was gang raped near Mandai Khurd village… Continue Reading →

Dalits stopped from performing Holi puja in Haryana village #WTFnews

    PTI Mar 28, 2013,TNN ROHTAK: Schedule Caste (SC) families were stoppped from performing Holi pooja and assaulted allegedly by the members of upper caste at Jahangirpur village of Jhajjar district of Haryana. Police have started investigation into the matter… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- Peaceful protesters demand withdrawal of police forces in Odisha

PPSS Update : 24th March 2013 PRESS RELEASE From 22nd March 2013 onwards, more than 200 women of Govindpur village are continuing daily peaceful protest and shouted slogans opposing undemocratic moves of the government and POSCO in the village of… Continue Reading →

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