Dalit Speaks

9 arrested for creating ruckus over sick cow’s death in Jaipur, released on bail

The accused broke the windshields of two animal ambulances and shouted anti-JMC slogans after the cow died. Nine people arrested for damaging government property, manhandling animal rights activists, and blocking a road over the death of an ailing cow in ...

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Meet the first Dalit priest in a temple in Kerala

The 22-year-old is the first Dalit priest at a state-sponsored temple Yadukrishnan chants the Gayatri Mantra in a soft voice but it carries through the 150-year-old Siva temple in Keezhcherivalkadavu, a small hamlet in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district. His day began ...

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Dalits ask California to delay nod for textbooks

‘There are diversions in texts from approved framework’ School children in California will learn the Indus Valley civilisation as ‘Indus Saraswati’ civilisation; the Aryan migration to the subcontinent may not have happened at all, because the Vedas “do not make ...

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Magazine to help Dalits become job givers launched

Founded in 1970 by Earl G Graves, Sr, the Black Enterprise is a monthly magazine dedicated to promoting business, investments and wealth-building among African Americans. Inspired by a nearly five-decade-old magazine focused on success stories of African American entrepreneurs, the ...

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Mumbai couple provides free meals to abandoned senior citizens in son’s memory

A middle-aged couple – Damayanti and her husband Pradeep Tanna – has been running a tiffin service for the last five years in Mumbai for abandoned senior citizens in memory of their son, who died in a train accident in ...

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