14-yr-old girl made to work as housemaid

“DCW has been working day and night to save lives. The placement agency racket is spreading all across the country at a very dangerous rate. Young children are being deprived of their... Read more »

WC to hear BJP MLA plea challenging the merger of six BSP MLAs into Congress

Salve argued that the BSP itself claimed to be an original political party, and it didn’t merge with the Congress in Rajasthan. He insisted that the question of merger cannot be decided... Read more »

Strengthening artisan clusters across India

By Siddhi Jain As a young girl, Assam’s artisan entrepreneur Nabanita Kalita saw her mother, grandmother and aunts spend hours on the handloom weaving beautiful Mekhela Chador and Ghamosas and other textiles... Read more »

Manoj Sinha: Man who almost became UP CM, appointed new J&K L-G

It is believed that caste equations contributed to his defeat, despite his admirable track record. New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Manoj Sinha – an Uttar Pradesh BJP leader who enjoys the trust... Read more »

Railway officials’ wards shine in civil services exam

Out of the 829 candidates, 304 are from general category, 78 from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), 251 from Other Backward Classes (OBC), 129 from Schedule Castes and 67 from Schedule Tribe category.... Read more »

Orphanages and old-age homes to get refurbished hotel soaps

“One more challenging project involves providing vocational training and employment opportunities for academically weak village girls. Our ultimate objective is to undertake activities that help uplift the community in which we operate;... Read more »

Eminent personalities from Telugu states who succumbed to Covid-19

Tribal leader and former legislator Sunnam Rajaiah, who died at a hospital in Vijayawada on August 4, is the latest prominent personality to lose the battle against Covid-19. Hyderabad/Amaravati, Aug 6 (IANS)... Read more »

BSP MLAs merger: Gehlot govt gets a breather from Raj HC

As the ruling party MLAs are camping in a Jaisalmer hotel, it said that the Jaisalmer District Judge should ensure timely delivery of the notice, taking the help of the local Superintendent... Read more »

Dalit family 1st to receive Ayodhya prasad

The family is Mahabir’s, and they were given ‘prasad’ along with a copy of Ram Charit Manas and a ‘Tulsi mala’. It was only after that the distribution of the prasad for... Read more »

“Ram temple is not going evoke reverence in me for Ram residing in the new abode; he would continue to remain within me”

By Dr Satish Misra India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s laying the symbolic brick at the foundation laying ceremony of Ram temple which became possible after the Supreme Court judgement last year that... Read more »

Dharavi’s rap on Covid’s knuckles

In the anthem, now streaming on TDDP’s social media platforms, the rappers narrate their own personal journeys while offering hope, reassurance, confidence and vanquishing the worry that beating COVID-19 is impossible. Now... Read more »

Dalit politics should take a radical agenda and adopt pro-people and socialist politics

By SR Darapuri Till now Dalit politics / Dalit movement has been limited to saving reservation in government jobs only and Dalit leaders have been considering gaining power as the victory of... Read more »

How state ‘violates’ MNREGA’s legal provision of job

By Anurag Singh, Sandeep Pandey Atma-nirbhar (self-reliant) India must perform on several fronts in order to vindicate itself on its adopted path in the current economic crisis coupled with crippling pandemic, two... Read more »

Caste atrocities in Tamil Nadu continue unabated

The silence of the government and the major opposition party, both claiming to have championed the cause of social justice remains a major motivating factor for such cruelty. This is complemented by... Read more »

People behind the Ayodhya movement

Uma Bharti and Sadhvi Rithambhara led the women brigade in the temple movement. Both were known for their fiery speeches. Cassettes of Rithambhara’s fiery speeches were sold at a premium in the... Read more »

Pradeep Singh tops 2019 civil services exam

According to UPSC, a total of 829 candidates have been selected for various civil services through the 2019 edition of the exam. UPSC said that out of the 829 candidates, 304 are... Read more »

‘Vriksha-bandhan’ marks Rakhi at Aarey, Yeoor

“The Aarey Colony forest has a rich biodiversity and a perfect ecosystema plus it’s the catchment area for the Mithi River. We decided to celebrate ‘Rakshabandhan’ today by tying ‘rakhis’ to trees... Read more »

Apna Dal MLA “Dalits ignored in ‘bhumi pujan'”

“Dalits and backwards have been deprived of an opportunity to attend the Ayodhya bhumi pujan event. The haste which PM Modi showed for building the temple should have also been shown for... Read more »

AP govt build ties with FMCG to improve economic condition of women

Under the YSR Cheyutha scheme, around 25 lakh women belonging to SC, ST, BC and minority communities will be benefitted. They will receive Rs 75,000 in four instalments of Rs 18,750 per... Read more »

Cash-starved slum dwellers and informal traders fear long-term hit to their income

By Roli Srivastava Samita Chavan used to wake up at 3am every day to the sound of her neighbour’s wet grinder in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum. Now, she is adjusting to a rare... Read more »