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Can a Savarna apply for a 'Dalit' job? No, says RSS

By Amit Kumar,

Ahmedabad: It is no secret that when it comes to doing menial jobs in our society, it is almost always seen as a responsibility of the lower castes in India. This begs a question: if upper caste people who are poor are given a chance to apply for these jobs, would they consider applying or would it be beneath their 'social status' to do so? An institute based in Gujarat tried to find out, and the result was inviting the wrath of Hindu right-wing organisations.

The works of a restless Dalit mind: Understanding Prabhakar Kamble’s art.

By Shiva Thorat,

तब्लीग़ी जमाअत : अमीर बनने के लिए हो रही है ‘गुंडागर्दी’

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

दिल्ली : हिन्दुस्तान की एक ऐसी जमाअत जो दुनिया की सबसे मुख़लिस जमाअतों में शुमार है, खुद अपने ही चिराग़ से जल रही है. यह ‘आग’ कोई बाहरी नहीं, बल्कि अंदर से लगाई गई है, जिसकी चिंगारी को सालों से हवा मिल रही थी, जो अब आग में तब्दील हो गयी है. और ये आग है जमाअत के अमीर की दावेदारी की.

ये आग यानी ‘तब्लीग़ी जमाअत’ के अमीर की लड़ाई इस क़दर बढ़ गई है कि इसे लेकर मुसलमानों में काफी बेचैनी पाई जा रही है, क्योंकि पहली बार दिल्ली के हज़रत निजामुद्दीन की गोद में बनी बंगले वाली मस्जिद के सेहन और दरो-दीवार खून के छींटों से लाल हैं.

Police sub-inspector shot dead in UP

Lucknow : A police sub-inspector was shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun distrcit during a gun battle with armed assailants, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place on the Bareilly highway late Wednesday night in which sub-inspector Sarvesh Yadav was shot dead and two other policemen were injured in the exchange of fire.

An official told IANS during a checking, three assailants on a bike were intercepted on a tip-off that they were on the way to a loot.

Akhilesh Yadav to expand cabinet on June 27

Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav would be expanding his cabinet on June 27, officials said on Thursday.

While it has been rumoured for some time that Yadav would rejig the ministry, it was only after Governor Ram Naik set the timetable for swearing-in on June 27 that the news was confirmed.

The Parliamentary Board of the Samajwadi Party (SP) will meet on June 25 to deliberate on the potential candidates for the ministry.

कैराना से खुद हुकूम सिंह ने किया था पलायन

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

कैराना(उत्तर प्रदेश): कैराना से पलायन करने वालों की सूची जारी करने वाले सांसद हुकूम सिंह बेहतर जीवन की तलाश में खुद भी कैराना से पलायन कर चुके हैं. लेकिन उन्होंने जो सूची तैयार की है, उसमें उन्होंने अपना नाम नहीं लिखा.

जी हां! कैराना से पलायन की सूची बनाने वाले हुकूम सिंह खुद पलायन के आरोपों से घिरे हुए हैं. कैराना के लोगों का आरोप है कि हुकुम सिंह खुद कैराना से तीन दशक पहले पलायन कर चुके हैं. कैराना छोड़कर हुकूम सिंह का पूरा परिवार मुज़फ़्फ़रनगर में जा बसा था.

Liberalised FDI reforms detrimental to nation’s interests: Welfare Party of India

By TCN News,

New Delhi: The Welfare Party of India (WPI) strongly objected to the recent broad policy changes in FDI announced by the Modi government.

Dr. S.Q.R. Ilyas, national President of WPI in a statement said the unrestrained changes without adequate and appropriate safety valves will be detrimental to the interests of the nation. He also criticized BJP for taking a complete U-turn on FDI.


Paswan joins Maurya, accuses Mayawati of auctioning party tickets

New Delhi : Hours after Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati came under attack from a former colleague for "auctioning" party tickets in the run up to the Uttar Pradesh polls, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan too accused the former state chief minister of making ticket distribution a "business" before every election.

"Mayawati has never served the interest of Dalits. She has always made this (ticket distribution) a business," Paswan told reporters here.

AIIMS gets new centre for integrative medicine

New Delhi : Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday inaugurated the Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research (CIMR) at the AIIMS, aimed at seeking convergence of contemporary medicine with India’s ancient and traditional medical practices.

According to the minister, the centre has been envisioned as a “state of the art” research centre where top experts from various disciplines of contemporary medicine will collaborate with yoga and ayurveda specialists, both for disease treatment and for preventive healthcare.

US based Aligarh Education Endowment Fund provides scholarship to 75 students in UP

By TCN News,

Foster City, California: As many as 75 students from different schools in Faizabad and Ambedkar Nagar districts of Uttar Pradesh received scholarship from The Aligarh Education Endowment Fund (AEEF).

AEEF is a USA based charitable organization founded by AMU alumni and well-wishers in 2005 as a non-profit, secular, non-partisan, and non-political organization to serve the educational needs of the underprivileged communities in India.