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Adivasis and the Indian State: From Lohra tribals to Rautias, in Jharkhand, vulnerable groups bear burden of identity
India

Adivasis and the Indian State: From Lohra tribals to Rautias, in Jharkhand, vulnerable groups bear burden of identity

During one Census, the administration erroneously entered Lohra, as Lohar in the records, and in the process stripped the community of its Adivasi identity, and along with reservations on jobs, education and several other social welfare benefits

Study links underweight children in urban India with social backwardness, illiteracy and lack of toilets
India

Study links underweight children in urban India with social backwardness, illiteracy and lack of toilets

A new study by National Institute of Nutrition shows that an underweight child in urban India is more likely to belong to a disadvantaged community, have an illiterate father or live in a home without a toilet than other children

Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale calls for 25% reservation for sections included in other communities
India

Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale calls for 25% reservation for sections included in other communities

Union minister Ramdas Athawale Monday favoured giving reservation to economically-backward sections among other communities (OCs) without "touching" the existing quotas for SCs, STs and OBCs