UNTOUCHABILITY

  • A Karnataka village where menstruating women are treated as untouchables November 28, 2014

    This happens in modern India. Women from the Kadugolla community in Karnataka face a regressive practice in the name of tradition. These women are shunned by their own every month when they menstruate and after delivering a child. But the younger lot of women are beginning to fight...
  • What happened with Bihar CM Manjhi a matter of shame: Paswan September 29, 2014

    Food Minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan condemned the incident of alleged discrimination against Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi. Paswan said, "Untouchability is a crime. If it has happened with Bihar Chief Minister, it is a matter of shame." ...
  • CJ: stories of untouchability in modern day India April 15, 2012

    The Parayan caste tells how they are treated as untouchable by others. ...
  • Cong practising politics of untouchability March 30, 2010

    The old conflict between Amitabh Bachchan and the Congress is once again out in the open. After Abhishek Bachchan's posters were reportedly removed from a Delhi function, on Monday, the Congress demanded that Bachchan make it clear that as Gujarat's brand ambassador, what is his view of the 2002 riots....