No school buses are running in Mumbai; 13 buses of the civic transport service ‘BEST’ were damaged by protesters.
While the organisers believe the battle was a victory over caste-based oppression, right-wing groups say it is wrong to give a caste colour to the war between the British and Indian rulers.
Navsarjan Trust said its activities were a “threat to the BJP” and hence its FCRA licence was cancelled.
Student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani lend their support to demands of Maharashtra’s workers
Jignesh Mewani has warned that the agitation will move ahead if the talks, scheduled for October 5, are found to be a “gimmick of the government”.
The surplus land taken from feudal landlords in the past is required to be distributed among the landless in Gujarat. However, until now the allotment has only been done on paper.
Municipal corporation agrees to demands of ‘safai kamdar’ workers for permanency, employment benefits and safety gear.
A nervous Gujarat government does not want to take any chances while Narendra Modi is visiting the state to celebrate his birthday.
The Gujarat government has tried to pit Dalits against Muslims to ensure upper-caste hegemony. As victims of cow vigilantism, both communities have come together.