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Massive Agitation of All-India SC/ST Employees for Reservation in Promotion

Nikhil Sablania

22 August 2012. Today, Rashtriya Dalit Panchayat and All India SC/ST Railway Employees Association held a mass rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to protest against the Uttar Pradesh government for accepting the Supreme Court order that declared as unconstitutional a section of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service (reservation for SC, ST and OBC) Act-1994, which gave reservation in promotion in government departments. In a press conference organised by the Confederation of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes Organizations, Karamveer Singh — the organiser of the rally — said: "The 85th constitutional amendment is not being implemented even though the Parliament has made it clear that reservation to Dalits should be given with consequential seniority."

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Media Fellowship for Young Journalist

Karthik Navayan

Action Aid needs a young journalist who is interested in social issues

Action Aid, an international NGO, offers a Media Fellowship for a young journalist from Dalit, Minority, BC, women categories. The selected person will be given fellowship for one year initially. The fellowship holder has to write one article every month on contemporary social issues in English or Telugu newspapers (we will suggest the issues, if needed). Candidate should be based in Andhra Pradesh and he should not be a paid employee of any media group. He should be independent and interested in the social issues.

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National Conference of All India Confederation of SC/ST Organisations

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Dear Friends,

The All India Confederation of SC/ST Organisations is going to organise a National Convention on 25 & 26 August, 2012, in Mavlankar Hall, New Delhi & a One Day Dharna at Jantar Mantar on 27 August 2012.

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Discussion on 'Caste discrimination in Delhi University admissions'

Via Ratnesh Kumar

Insight Foundation

in collaboration with

Academic Forum for Social Justice

invites you for a discussion on

"Caste discrimination in Delhi University admissions"

Date: 19th August 2012 (Sunday)

Time: 9am to 1pm

Venue: Indian Social Institute, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

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Dr. Paul Chirakkarodu Memorial Meeting

[Via Shibi Peter]

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Dr. Paul Chirakkarodu Memorial Meeting

Saturday

10:00am until 5:00pm

S.E.D.S Centre, Pakkil, Kottayam

10 am: Seminar

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Caste and the Indian Political Economy

Lamakaan Night School on

'Caste and the Indian Political Economy'

Friday 17th & Saturday 18th Aug,

7:00 - 9: 30 PM

By Dr. Anand Teltumbde

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It is not red versus blue

 Via DABMSA (Dalit Adivasi Bahujan Minority Students Association)

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