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Left out of Narendra Modi's 'inclusive' politics Dalits in Gujarat

Oct 21, 2013

Left out of Narendra Modi's 'inclusive' politics Dalits in Gujarat

However, with Modi and the BJP identifying Muslim votes as his biggest hurdle, seem to have forgotten what being a favourite with Hindus doesn't warrant - support of the people placed low in the caste hierarchy in India. #India #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Dalits #Saurashtra #Caste discrimination #Narendra Modi's politics #Manual scavengers
After Rahul's speech, govt announces schemes for manual scavengers

Oct 09, 2013

After Rahul's speech, govt announces schemes for manual scavengers

A day after Rahul Gandhi voiced his concern about manual scavengers, government today announced a slew of measures including houses to them under Indira Awas Yojana and loans with lesser interest rate for the self-help groups run by women liberated from the age-old practice. #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Manual scavenging #Indira Awas Yojana #Kumari Selja
How Parliament has helped manual scavengers restore their dignity

Oct 07, 2013

How Parliament has helped manual scavengers restore their dignity

For those who have been socially ostracised for being manual scavengers, Parliament's passage of the anti-manual scavenging has given them a fresh start. #India #NewsTracker #ChangeAgent #Manual scavenging #Sulabh International
SC to examine through manual scavenging legislation

Sep 09, 2013

SC to examine through manual scavenging legislation

Parliament's approval to the Bill banning manual scavenging will come in for scrutiny of the Supreme Court which will examine the bill's contents. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Parliament of India #Manual scavenging