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Mar 28, 2019
The last shepherd basket weavers: An octogenarian is among the few surviving 'Dhangars' to practice the craft85-year-old Siddhu Gawade, a shepherd, has been weaving symmetrical baskets for the past 55 years.
Aug 13, 2018
Dhangar protest: After Marathas, Maharashtra's shepherd community demands quota; agitation in Mumbai, MarathwadaAfter the Maratha agitation in Maharashtra for 16% quota in government jobs, the Dhangar community in the state is set to launch a stir seeking reservation in jobs and educational institutions under the Schedule Tribe (ST) category.
Aug 10, 2018
Maharashtra govt 'committed and taking every effort' to establish Dhangar quota, says Devendra FadnavisThe Chief Minister had said during a televised address that TISS was preparing a survey report about reservations for the Dhangar community in the state.
Feb 13, 2018
Ahead of Chhattisgarh polls, govt helps SC/STs denied caste certificates due to spelling mistakes avail benefitsThis move by the Chhattisgarh government comes months ahead of Assembly elections, which are expected to be held towards the end of the year
Feb 12, 2016
Perfect flag-bearers of Indian ethos: Sushma Swaraj praises Roma community“We Indians are proud of the progress and name that the Roma community has made for itself at the local and international level," said Sushma Swaraj
Aug 28, 2014
Pre-poll bonaza: Maharashtra plans OBC status to Lingayat communityIn July, the Congress-NCP ruled state government in Maharashtra announced 16 percent reservation in government jobs and education for the politically powerful Maratha community and 5 percent reservation for Muslims.
Aug 08, 2014
Maharashtra minister suffers eye injury after protesters threw ink at himMaharashtra cooperation minister Harshavardhan Patil on Friday suffered an eye injury after some activists from Dhangar community threw ink at him.