OSTRACISED

  • Govt land given to ostracised siblings a disputed property; kids return to graveyard July 29, 2013

    Land for a house granted to five siblings who were found living in a graveyard cannot be handed over to them as there is a stay order against its transfer, one of the children has said. Irfan, one of the siblings, said that the problem over the plot of land had...
  • Rajasthan: HIV positive man and his family ostracised December 15, 2012

    Jaipur: A family of five has been socially ostracised in a Rajasthan village after the identity of an HIV positive member was disclosed in a letter sent by the state government, a social activist said. The family, comprising an HIV positive husband, his wife and three children, has been displaced...
  • Demand to ostracise Nithyananda from Karnataka June 11, 2012

    Bangalore: ProKannada organisations along with Swami Yogeshwar Rishi Kumar of Kali Mutt took out a rally from the Koti Anjaneya Temple to Nithyananda Swami Dhyanapeetam Ashram in Bidadi on Sunday, condemning the roughing up of media personnel by followers of selfstyled godman Swami Nithyananda. Over 3,000 protesters took out a...
  • TN: Civic chief's family among 50 ostracised May 8, 2012

    THOOTHUKUDI: A total of 50 families from K Kumarettiahpuram in the Vilathikulam panchayat union have allegedly been ostracised from their community, reportedly over their support to a particular candidate during the recent civic polls. These families and the candidate, who was subsequently elected the panchayat president, have allegedly been barred...
  • WB: Tribal girl raped at gunpoint, ostracised March 11, 2012

    Kolkata: A tribal girl was allegedly raped at gunpoint on February 26 in Birbhum, West Bengal and has now been asked to leave her village by the village chief and elders. Her house was ransacked and she was threatened that she would be paraded naked if she continued stay in...
  • Bihar man ostracised, fined for voting May 9, 2009

    Patna: A man has been ostracised and fined Rs15,000 for exercising his right to vote in Bihar's Nalanda constituency. His neighbours boycotted the poll on Thursday to protest lack of development. Chinis Kumar, in his 30s, was the only voter who excercised his franchise on Thursday despite a poll boycott call...
  • Terror fallout: Surat citizens shunt out Muslims December 15, 2008

    Surat: Experts have been fearing communal polarisation as an outcome of the recent terror attacks in Mumbai. The sufferers in that case would be people of the same religion as the terrorists, who have nothing to do with the terror issue. There have been some reports of disharmony in certain parts...
  • Bihar man ostracised for refusing to give wife to rich man August 27, 2007

    Patna: A poor landless labourer and his family have been ostracised in a Bihar village for his refusal to hand over his wife to a rich man. Rudo Mandal, 40, and his wife Sushila Devi, 30, have been forced to go hungry along with their six children after they were...