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This is my Real Life Story: Troubled Galaxy Destroyed Dreams. It is hightime that I should share my life with you all. So that something may be done to save this Galaxy. Please write to: bangasanskriti.sahityasammilani@gmail.comThis Blog is all about Black Untouchables,Indigenous, Aboriginal People worldwide, Refugees, Persecuted nationalities, Minorities and golbal RESISTANCE.

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  • 09/22/15--13:22: Rajiv Lochan Sah 26 mins · नैनीताल का नन्दादेवी मेला एक और मायने में विलक्षण है। यहाँ आरती के अवसर पर भी कोई न कोई मुख्य अतिथि होता है, जो प्रायः कोई नौकरशाह, जज या नेता होता है। इस रायसाहबी दृष्टिकोण के चलते याद नहीं आ रहा है कि कभी ब्रजेन्द्र लाल शाह, बी एम साह, शेरदा 'अनपढ़'या गिरदा जैसे किसी संस्कृति पुरुष को सम्मानित किया गया हो। ताज्जुब नहीं कि सालों साल अपव्यय और आडम्बर में डूब रहा यह पुरातन मेला इस साल रामसेवक सभा और नगरपालिका के बीच दुकानों की कमाई की खींचतान के चलते जगहँसाई का कारण बन रहा है .....
  • नैनीताल का नन्दादेवी मेला एक और मायने में विलक्षण है। यहाँ आरती के अवसर पर भी कोई न कोई मुख्य अतिथि होता है, जो प्रायः कोई नौकरशाह, जज या नेता होता है। इस रायसाहबी दृष्टिकोण के चलते याद नहीं आ रहा है कि कभी ब्रजेन्द्र लाल शाह, बी एम साह, शेरदा 'अनपढ़' या गिरदा जैसे किसी संस्कृति पुरुष को सम्मानित किया गया हो। ताज्जुब नहीं कि सालों साल अपव्यय और आडम्बर में डूब रहा यह पुरातन मेला इस साल रामसेवक सभा और नगरपालिका के बीच दुकानों की कमाई की खींचतान के चलते जगहँसाई का कारण बन रहा है .....

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    2015-09-20 23:51:18 TelanganaAcross five districts in Telangana, 13 farmerscommitted suicide on Sunday. A report in Deccan Chronicle stated that this was the highest number of farmer suicide…

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    As a person from India I am very curious to know why so many people of this country (India) settled in the US (they have a special status in India called Non Resident Indians NRIs ) think and act like Sara Palin and Donald Trump?

    A majority of them would even want her and him to be the President and just as they are welcoming a person who allowed Adivasis in Dang Gujarat and Muslims people all over Gujarat to be slaughtered while he was the Chief Minister of that state? and...

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    नई दिल्ली। राजधानी के अलग-अलग हिस्सों में बसी मजदूर बस्तियों में आरएसएस की गतिविधियां बढ़ गई हैं। संगठन इन बस्तियों के प्रभावशाली बाशिंदों को शाखा जैसे माध्यमों से जोड़कर नई जमीन तैयार कर रहा है। हाल

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    Let Me Speak Human! Thanks Mr.Prime Minister to spare what`sup and social media from encryption policy. But I may not endorse Economic Blockade of Nepal just because Nepal has refused to go back to past and become a Hindu Nation once again.

    Palash Biswas

    Let Me Speak Human! 

    Thanks Mr.Prime minister to spare what`sup and social media from encryption policy!Though right to privacy and sovereignty of the citizens are violated by UID project!

     But I may not endorse Economic Blockade of Nepal just because Nepal has refused to go back to past and become a Hindu Nation once again.

    I was worried that the new encryption policy would stop me to work as a scribe as we might not hold information.

    What we write is equally important for governance also.

    If you stop us,you would never know the grass root truth and would never be able to govern!

    I am happy that you considered the issue and rolled back this draconian policy.

    I wonder,if Netaji returned in this scenario what the Hindutva Brigade would have done of him as the conscience of the Nation is being attacked again and again to pursue the agenda of making India a Hindu Nation within 2020 and the globe,a hindu globe within 2030.

    It is physically impossible until Kashmir remains in India with its Muslim Majority demography.

    Already three iconic personalities of Indian conscience Pansaare, Dabholkar and Kulbergi had been killed.

    Now Mr.Nikhil Wagle,the iconic journalist from Maharashtra is threatened with life and Bajrangi Brigade has issued a Fatawa that any journalist speaking against the Hindutva agenda would be treated in the same manner and their tongues would be chopped off!

    It is quite inhuman.

    As far as Nepal is concerned ,it is quite alarming that Nepalese people and Nepalese media has launched GO BACK India Campaign afresh after the massive earthquake.

    We would not like any third party interference in kashmir,North East or Central India or in any part of India.

    Why should we be so adamant to make Nepal a Hindu Nation, it is beyond any logic.

    Nepal has adopted new constitution and we should respect a free sovereign country and its people!

    Let Nepal address their internal problem of conflict which is nowhere related to the so much so hyped demand of making Nepal Hindu Rashtra again on RSS line.

    The problem is that only thirty percent demography of Nepal concentrated in and around kathmandu consists the ruling hegemony which is high caste hegemony as it is the same case in India.

    The rest of seventy percent population is not all Madheshi.

    The Janjati Adivasi people also demand democratic and civic rights,representation,equality and justice.

    In democratic secular Nepalese constitution ,the issue has been addressed and the Madheshi and Janjati people are not satisfied.

    Simply that`s it.

    Let Nepal resolve the problem why India or any other nation should indulge in interference just because Indian State is behaving Hindutva?

    Mr.Prime Minister,Politics is different from diplomacy and diplomacy is different from politics.

    Just remember how SAARC Summit failed just because you pushed your Hindutva agenda in Nepal.

    Economic Blockade deserves to be condemned just because it is INHUMAN!

    It is anti national as it relaunched GO BACK INDIA campaign yet again

    Indian Express Reports:

    Make seven changes to your new Constitution: India tells Nepal

    Make seven changes to your new Constitution: India tells Nepal

    These "amendments" have been conveyed to Nepal's leadership by the Indian government through official channels -- Ranjit Rae, India's ambassador to Nepal.

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    0 0 Let Me Speak Human! Sabita Babu Breaks Good News!हमारे वीरेनदा सही सलामत हैं और होश में है।आपरेशन उनका सही हो गया है।अब सविता बाबू को लाइव सुनिये।

    -- पलाश विश्वास

    परसो रात वीरेनदा  की तबीयत अचानक कंदे की नस फट जाने से बिगड़ गयी तो बरेली के राममूर्ति अस्पताल में उन्हें दाखिल किया गया।जहां उनका आपरेशन कामयाब हो गया।खून जो बह रह था ,वह थम गया।
    सुधीर विद्यार्थी ने कल सुबह खबर की थी ।यशवंत ने ब्यौरा बताया तो दिनेश जुयाल जो रातभर उनके साथ थे और खतरा टलने के बाद ही घर लौटे और कल और आज उनसे बाते होती रहीं और उनने कहा दिया कि वीरेनदा आईसीयू में हैं और होश में है।

    कल भाभी से संपर्क न हो पाया।आज वीरेनदा का नंबर डायल करते ही भाभीजी ने बताया कि वे सही सलामत हैं।होश में हैं और बोल भी रहे हैं।उनकी हालत सुधर रही है।

    भाभी से बात होने के पांच मिनट बाद फिर वीरेनदा के मोबाइल से फोन आया और मुझे लगा कि वीरेन दा खुछ बोल रहे हैं।

    क्या बोले सुनायी नहीं पड़ा।

    वे बोलना और लिखना चाहते हैं खूब।

    फिलहाल हम उनके ठीक होने का इंतजार कर रहे हैं और इसलिए उन्हें दोबारा फोन भी नहीं लगाया बहुत इच्छा होने के बावजूद।

    दिनेश ने बताया कि वीरेनदा का दिमाग बिल्कुल चुस्त है और तेवर वही,जैसे कुछ हुआ ही नहीं है।

    हमने कहा कि यही उनकी ताकत है।
    सही मायने में मौत से पंजा लड़ा रहे हैं हमारे समय के बेहतरीन कवि हमारे अपने वीरेनदा।वे हारेंगे नहीं और न हम हार मानने वाले हैं।

    दिनेश हमारे साथ 1984 में प्रभात खबर में थे रांची में तो 1990 में वे मेऱठ और मैं बरेली में अमर उजाला में थे।इन दिनों वे बरेली अमरउजाला में हैं।बरसों बातें नहीं हुईं।

    वीरेनदा के लिए हम पुराने दोस्तों में बातचीत चल पडी है और अब गपशप भी होगा।

    हाल में मंगलेश दा भी सही सलामत अस्पताल से लौट आये हैं।

    अभी पूरी लड़ाई बाकी है।

    सविता बेहद बेचैन थीं।

    हमने कहा कि आप ही लोगों को बताओ।उनकी रिकार्डिंग में स्पीकर टूट गया तो हमने कहा कोई बात नहीं,बिना स्पीकर बोलो।

    फिलहाल फिक्र करने की जरुरत नहीं है।

    तुर्की और प्रफुल्ल वहां हैं भाभी के साथ तो बरेली वाले भी साथ हैं।

    अब सविता बाबू को लाइव सुनिये।

    बिना स्पीकर के बोली हैं तो सुनने के लिए साउंड तनिको तेज कर लें।

    कहना तो बहुत कुछ चाहती थीं,लेकिन कम बोली हैं।
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  • 09/23/15--08:57: औरतें नौकरी करने लगीं, इसलिये देश में बेरोजगारी फैली! छत्तीसगढ़ में 10वीं के बच्चों को पढ़ाया जा रहा है यह पाठ! फिर कैद कर लो औरतों को जैसे मनुस्मृति में प्रावधान है! मोहन भागवत चाहते हैं कि आरक्षण खत्म कर दिया जाये। आनंद तेलतुंबड़े न जाने कब से आंकड़ों के साथ बकते जा रहे हैं कि आरक्षण खत्म है। जाति बोंदोबस्त बराबर चाहिए कि वर्गीय ध्रूवीकरण हुआ तो राजा का बाजा बज जाई। अपने जीवन की सबसे अहम किरदार वे शिक्षामंत्री का निभा रही हैं और स्क्रिप्ट नागपुर में लिखा गया है जहां निखिल वागले के मुताबिक जल्लादों का जमावड़ा हो रहा है।न जाने कितने जल्लाद हैं और उनकी हिटलिस्ट में न जाने किस किसका नाम हुआ करै हैं। ठोंकके बाजार न बता दिहिस कि बाजार का बाजा बजाइब तो खैर नाही सो एनक्रिप्शन रोल बैक का ड्रामा हुई गइलन। पहरा भी कम नहीं है।दासी भी कम नहीं हैं।मांस का दरिया भी कम नहीं है।मुक्त बाजार भी कम नहीं है।हिंदू राष्ट्र भी कम नहीं है।राम राम जपो और दाल रोटी खाओ।कत्लेआम भी कम नहीं है और न आगजनी कम है।राम नाम सत्य है। अब एक सार्वभौम देश नेपाल ने नवा संविधान में राजशाही और हिंदू राष्ट्र दोनों को ठुकरा दि
  • औरतें नौकरी करने लगीं, इसलिये देश में बेरोजगारी फैली! छत्तीसगढ़ में 10वीं के बच्चों को पढ़ाया जा रहा है यह पाठ!

    फिर कैद कर लो औरतों को जैसे मनुस्मृति में प्रावधान है!

    मोहन भागवत चाहते हैं कि आरक्षण खत्म कर दिया जाये।

    आनंद तेलतुंबड़े न जाने कब से आंकड़ों के साथ बकते जा रहे हैं कि आरक्षण खत्म है।

    जाति बोंदोबस्त बराबर चाहिए कि वर्गीय ध्रूवीकरण हुआ तो राजा का बाजा बज जाई।

    अपने जीवन की सबसे अहम किरदार वे शिक्षामंत्री का निभा रही हैं और स्क्रिप्ट नागपुर में लिखा गया है जहां निखिल वागले के मुताबिक जल्लादों का जमावड़ा हो रहा है।न जाने कितने जल्लाद हैं और उनकी हिटलिस्ट में न जाने किस किसका नाम हुआ करै हैं।

    ठोंकके बाजार न बता दिहिस कि बाजार का बाजा बजाइब तो खैर नाही सो एनक्रिप्शन रोल बैक का ड्रामा हुई गइलन।

    पहरा भी कम नहीं है।दासी भी कम नहीं हैं।मांस का दरिया भी कम नहीं है।मुक्त बाजार भी कम नहीं है।हिंदू राष्ट्र भी कम नहीं है।राम राम जपो और दाल रोटी खाओ।कत्लेआम भी कम नहीं है और न आगजनी कम है।राम नाम सत्य है।

    अब एक सार्वभौम देश नेपाल ने नवा संविधान में राजशाही और हिंदू राष्ट्र दोनों को ठुकरा दिया है तो आर्थिक नाकेबंदी भी कर दी है और नई दिल्ली से फतवा भी जारी हो गया है कि नेपाल अपना संविधान बदल लें।कमसकम सात संशोधन जरुर करके जैसा बाजा लोकतंत्र का हिंदूराष्ट्र भारत में बजा है,वैसा ही बाजा नेपाल में बजा दें।वरना ससुरो भूखों मरो।

    किसी स्वाधीन सार्वभौम राष्ट्र की हालत यह कूकूरगत है तो हम तो ससुरे डिजिटल मुल्क के नागरिक हैं कि एको बटन चांप दिहिस तो टें बोल जावै हैं।

    पलाश विश्वास

    छत्तीसगढ़ में हमारे लापता पुरातन मित्र आलोक पुतुल लगता हैं कि अभी जीवित हैं और उन्हें अचानक हमारी याद भी आ गयी है।यह खुशखबरी हमारे युवा तुर्क अमलेंदु के लिए खास है क्योंकि एक एक करके जनसरोकार से जुड़े तमाम बंदे हस्तक्षेप से जुड़ते जा रहे हैं।महिलाएं भा कम नहीं हैं।नाम नहीं गिना रहा हूं आप पढ़ते रहें हस्तक्षेप।

    आज शाम मेल बाक्स खोला तो बीबीसी में चमककर गायब हुए आलोक का मेल दीख गया।हमारे लिए खुशी की बात है कि ये आलोकपुतुल इस दुनिया में अकेले शख्स हैं जिन्हें खुशफहमी रही है कि मैं भी कवि हूं और जब तक वे अक्षर पर्व पर थे,हर अंक में मेरी लंबी चौड़ी कविताएं छापते रहे हैं।

    अब मेरी कोई कविताएं कोई नहीं चापता और न कविताएं लिखने का मुझे कोई शौक है।बहरहाल समय को संबोधित करते हुए कुछेक पंक्तियां कविता जैसी हो जाती हैं और उन्हें कविता मानकर लोग मजा ले लेते हैं,मुद्दों पर कतई गौर नहीं करते।

    यह कमी मुझमें हो गयी है कि दिल चाक चाक पेश करुं आपकी खिदमत में और आप शायरी समझकेखूब मजा ले लेते है,गौर करते नहीं हैं।मटिया देते हैं या पसंद न हुई तो गरिया देते हैं।

    आलोक ने बीच में समाचार पोर्टल रविवार शुरु किया था जो अब मोहल्ला हो गया है।अविनाश और आलोक हमारे मजबूत हाथ थे,जो अब हमारे हाथ नहीं है।

    अब उन्हीं आलोक ने बिना दुआ सलाम सीधे यह खबर भेजी है,तो गौर करना लाजिमी है।

    आप भी देख लीजिये।पहले लिंक और हमारे उच्च विचार और आखिर में वह खबर जस का तस।कृपया गौर करें।

    खासकर महिलाएं जो हिंदू राष्ट्र बनाने के लिए बेताब हैं और तीज त्योहार पर्व पूजा वगैरह वगैरह के साथ हिंदुत्व के रंग में नख शिख तक जो भगवा हैं और उनमें भी अनेक दुर्गाएं हैं तो कुछ साध्वियां भी हैं।गौर करें वे महिलाें आदरणीय जो सवर्ण है ,लेकिन शूद्र हैं।यह मनुस्मृति का प्रावधान है कि हर स्त्री शूद्र है नरकद्वार।

    वे तमाम महिलाएं और वे आजाद महिलाएं भी जो मुक्त बाजार में खुलेआम स्त्री देह की नीलामी को आजादी समझती हैं और उनका स्त्री विमर्श पितृसत्ता के नजरिये से देखने को अभ्यस्त हैं, बुनियादी मसले भी और सियासत मजहब और हुकूमत का जो जहरीला त्रिशुल दिलोदिमाग को बिंधे हैं,उससे लहूलुहान जो बुलबुल की तरह गायें न गायेे,चहकती फिरती हैं,वे भी गौर करें।

    पहले लिंकः

    औरतें नौकरी करने लगीं, इसलिये देश में बेरोजगारी फैली. छत्तीसगढ़ में 10वीं के बच्चों को पढ़ाया जा रहा है यह पाठ

    यूं कहें तो हम भी मानीय मानव संसाधन मंत्री के फैन हुआ रहे हैं और उनके दक्ष अभिनय से उनकी शैक्षणिक योग्यता और उनकी डिग्रियों का कोई नाता है,ऐसा हम नहीं माने हैं।

    अपने जीवन की सबसे अहम किरदार वे शिक्षामंत्री का निभा रही हैं और स्क्रिप्ट नागपुर में लिखा गया है जहां निखिल वागले के मुताबिक जल्लादों का जमावड़ा हो रहा है।न जाने कितने जल्लाद हैं और उनकी हिटलिस्ट में न जाने किस किसका नाम हुआ करै हैं।

    आलोक भइया यूं तो छत्तीसगढ़ में दशकों से सक्रिय हैं और कोई सूरत नहीं हैं कि वे हरिशंकर व्यास के व्यंग्य और हबीब तनवीर के नये थियेटर और नाचा गम्मत के वाकिफ न हों।मसला वही नाचा गम्मत है।

    फिर वही कटकटेला अधियारा का तेज बत्तीवाला किस्सा है।

    भइये,अंधियारा का जब ससुरा यह मुक्तबाजारी कारोबार है और शासन भी मनुस्मृति का है,तो हैरतकी बात आखिर क्या है।

    मोहन भागवत ने आरक्षण पर नया विमर्श छेड़ दिया है।जाति को खत्म नहीं करना चाहते और आरक्षण खत्म करना चाहते हैं।कारपोरेट मीडिया बल्ले बल्ले हैं।

    मोहन भागवत के नये विमर्श के हक में एडिट उडिट मस्त मोटा झालेला कि आरक्षण खत्म तो क्रांति हुई जाये रे।

    जाति बोंदोबस्त बराबर चाहिए कि वर्गीय ध्रूवीकरण हुआ तो राजा का बाजा बज जाई।

    पाटीदार अलगक्रांति कर रहे हैं हिंदुस्तान की सरजमीं से अमेरिकवा में भी।

    बैंकवा से थोक भाव में पचास पचास लाख के चेक जरिये सारी नकदी निकारके बैंक फेल करवा रहिस और आरक्षण भी मांगे है।आरक्षण खत्म करने का खेल मोटा मस्त  बराबर।

    कौन ससुरा माई का लाल दलित उलित,पिछड़ा उछड़ा, मुसलमान की औलाद,बेदखल आदिवासी की औकात है कि तमामो कुनबों को साथ लेइके नइकी फौज बनािके बैंकवा पर एइसन दावा बोले है,समझा भी करो भइया।

    मोहन भागवत चाहते हैं कि आरक्षण खत्म कर दिया जाये।

    आनंद तेलतुंबड़े न जाने कब से आंकड़ों के साथ बकते जा रहे हैं कि आरक्षण खत्म है।

    बाबासाहेब ने नौकरियों के लिए स्थाई आरक्षण का बंदोबस्त किया है और राजनीतिक आरक्षण का नवीकरण हर दस साल अननंतर होवेके चाहि।

    अब ससुरा राजनीतिक आरक्षण के अलावा कौन आरक्षण बचा है 1991 के बाद।मेहनतकशों के हक हकूक खत्म।

    सातवें वेतन आयोग में उत्पादकता से जुड़ा है वेतनमान तो लोग हिसाब जोड़े त्योहारी खरीददारी में मस्त है।

    सर पर लटकती तलवार किसी को दीख उख नहीं रही है कि सातवां वेतन आयोग की सिपारिशों के बाद नौकरी की हद फिर तैंतीस साल है महज।

    शिक्षा क्षेत्र में जो 65 साल तक नौकरी के मजे ले रहे हैं,वे बूझ लें।फिर छंटनी ऐसी होगी कि ग्रोथ रेट दनादन बढ़े और जीडीपी वेतन के मद में खर्च ही न हो ,एइसन संपूर्ण निजीकरण,संपूर्ण विनिवेश,अबाध पूंजी,संपूर्ण विनिवेश का अश्वमेध अभियान है।

    आलोक भइया,प्यारे भइया,तनिको समझो कि देश कुरुक्षेत्र है।कर्मफल भुगतना ही है सबको,गीता का उपदेश अंतिम सच है।स्त्री फिर द्रोपदी है,या गांधारी महतारी है या कुंती है या सत्यवती।मनुस्मृति अनुशासन में बंधी सी।

    सीता मइया भी अग्निपरीक्षा से निखरकर निकली तो वनवास को चली गयी।सनातन रीति यह चली आयी है।

    पितृसत्ता के वर्चस्व के लिए सती सावित्री बनकर रहना है तो मुंह उठाइके क्यों घर से बाहर निकरी है।

    उसीका सच किताब में लिखा है।

    हिंदू राष्ट्र में यही होना है क्योंकि चक्रवर्ती राजा का पुण्यप्रताप है कि देखें कि उनके अमेरिका प्रवास से पहले कितने ही हधियारों के सौदे हो गये।उन हथियारों का इस्तेमाल भी छत्तीसगढ़ में होवेके चाहि।

    मधेशी और जनजाति नेपाल में नये संविधान एक तहत अपना हिस्सा बराबर मांग रहे हैं।वरना बाकी नेपाल की तरह वे भी हिंदू राछ्ट्र फिर से बनने को इंकार कर चुके हैं।

    हिंदुत्व का अजब गजब नेटवर्क नेपाल में भई रहल कि भूकंप के दौरान गो बैक इंडिया का नारा बुलंद हो गइलन।

    फेर वही गो बैक इंडिया का नारा बुलंद हुआ है क्योंकि चक्रवर्ती राजा की इच्छा है कि नेपाल फिर हिंदू राष्ट्र बनकर हिंदू राष्ट्र भारत का उपनिवेश बनकर जीवै हजारों साल।

    अब एक सार्वभौम देश नेपाल ने नवा संविधान में राजशाही और हिंदू राष्ट्र दोनों को ठुकरा दिया है तो आर्थिक नाकेबंदी भी कर दी है और नई दिल्ली से फतवा भी जारी हो गया है कि नेपाल अपना संविधान बदल लें।कमसकम सात संशोधन जरुर करके जैसा बाजा लोकतंत्र का हिंदूराष्ट्र भारत में बजा है,वैसा ही बाजा नेपाल में बजा दें।वरना ससुरो भूखों मरो।

    किसी स्वाधीन सार्वभौम राष्ट्र की हालत यह कूकूरगत है तो हम तो ससुरे डिजिटल मुल्क के नागरिक है कि एको बटन चांप दिहिस तो टें बोल जावै हैं।

    ज्यादा लंबी जुबान हो तोबजरंगी किसिम किसिम के हैं,काट लीन्है जुबान लंबी लंबी।

    तमिलों का नरसंहार आधार से हुआ तो वही नंबर फिलव्कत हमारा वजूद है।

    फिर यह रोबोटिक तंत्र मंत्र यंत्र है।ड्रोन का पहरा है।नागरिकता है नहीं।बेदखली विकासगाता हरिअनंत हैं।

    कोई महिला ईंची उड़ान भरने लगें तो किस्सा उसका खुल्ला केल फर्रूखाबादी बना दिहिस।सच झूठ कोई पैमाना नहीं।मीडिया ट्रायल में जान निकार देंगे।

    जो कुछ जियादा मर्द बाड़न,बेमतलहब चुदुर बुदुक करत रहै,इस कटकटेला अंधियारा मां कौन जल्लाद कहां से छह इंच छोटा कर दें,मालूम नइखे।ई सब शेयर वेयर करत बाड़न तो विपदा भारी है।औरत तो दासी है और किसी वर्ण जाति में है नहीं वैदिकी यज्ञ होम में उनका कोई अधिकार नहीं और मनुस्मृति के मुताबिक उनका कोई अधिकार भी नहीं है।

    सारे श्रम कानून बदल गये,बड़का बड़का क्रांतिकारी खामोश बाड़न आउर तो औरत के हक में बोलत ह,कोनो साध्वी की नजर लाग गयीतो जीते मरब हो तू।हिंदुत्व के खिलाफ बोल नांही,जीवैके चाहि वरना पनसारे,दाभोलकर,कलबुर्गी,हुसैन, वागले वगैरह वगैरह मिसाल ढेरो हैं।

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    दिलोदिमाग खेंचके बाहर निकार देंगे वे बराबर।

    सरकारी नौकरियां हैं नहीं।

    अकेले महाराष्ट्र में सिर्फ मराठी और गुजराती स्कूलों के एक लाख शिक्षकों का काम तमाम।डाटा बैंक तैयार हैं कि कितने स्टुडेंट हैं और कितनेटीचर कुर्सी तोड़त बाड़न।मास्टरी किसिम किसिम रोजगार का जलवा है,उ तो खतम।

    रेलवे मा अठारह लाख कर्मचारी घटत घॉत तेरह लाख है।रिजर्वेशन,कोटा और जांत पांत भुंजके खावैके चाहि कि

    अब रेलवे में चार लाक से जियादामुलाजिम हरगिज ना चाहि।

    निजी बैंकों मा सौ फीसदी एफडीआईहै और अब सरकारी सारे बैंक निजी बनने को है।सारे बैंकों के माई बाप निजी क्षेत्र के हैं।रिजर्व बैंक के सत्ताइसो विभाग निजी क्षेत्र के हवाले हैं।

    तो समझो मर्दो के लिए नौकरियां नइखे।

    मर्द गोड़ तुड़ाके घर में भिठलन बाड़न आउर तू चाहे कि मेहरारु चमके दमके टीपटाप रहे।

    इसी के वास्ते मर्दो की सुविधा वास्ते यह नये फतवे की तैयारी है और मगजधुलाई बेहद जरुरी बा कि साबित भी हुई गवा कि

    बेरोजगारी के लिये औरतें जिम्मेवार।

    अब चहके जरा थमके।

    जरा समझ लो कि व्हाट्सअप है किसलिए।

    ई थ्रीजी फोर जी वगैरह वगैरह है किस लिए।

    एनक्रिप्सन का पहरा खत्म नहीं हुआ बे मूरख,उ ई कामर्स के वास्ते खुल्ला खेल फर्रूखाबादी है और सूचना और ज्ञान और विचारों पर पहरा चाकचौबंद है।

    झियादा पादें तो सबस्क्रिप्शन ही खारिज हो जावै है।

    बगुला जमात के ड्राफ्ट मा गड़बड़ी हुई रहिस के ई कामर्स और मुक्त बाजार के लिए सिलिकन वैली है।

    ई पेमेंट,ई बाजार और ई डील मुक्ताबाजार है।

    ठोंकके बाजार न बता दिहिस कि बाजार का बाजा बजाइब तो खैर नाही सो एनक्रिप्शन रोल बैक का ड्रामा हुई गइलन।

    पहरा भी कम नहीं है।दासी भी कम नहीं हैं।मांस का दरिया भी कम नहीं है।मुक्त बाजार भी कम नहीं है।हिंदू राष्ट्र भी कम नहीं है।राम राम जपो और डदाल रोटी खाओ।कत्लेआम भी कम नहीं है और न आगजनी कम है।राम नाम सत्य है।

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    Wednesday, September 23, 2015


    रायपुर | संवाददाता: स्वतंत्रता से पूर्व बहुत कम महिलाएं नौकरी करती थी लेकिन आज सभी क्षेत्रों में महिलाएं नौकरी करने लगी हैं, जिससे पुरुषों में बेरोजगारी का अनुपात बढ़ा है.

    बेरोजगारी के इस कारण को पढ़ कर भले आप चौंक जायें लेकिन छत्तीसगढ़ राज्य शैक्षिक अनुसंधान और प्रशिक्षण परिषद अपनी किताबों में बच्चों को यही पढ़ा रहा है. अपने पाठ्यक्रमों में तथ्यों को गड़बड़ी के लिये कुख्यात हो चुके छत्तीसगढ़ राज्य शैक्षिक अनुसंधान और प्रशिक्षण परिषद की 10वीं कक्षा के सामाजिक विज्ञान की किताब में महिलाओं की नौकरी पर ही सवाल खड़े कर दिये हैं.

    सामाजिक विज्ञान की किताब में 'आर्थिक समस्याएं एवं चुनौतियां'पाठ में बेरोजगारी के लिये कुल 9 कारणों को जिम्मेवार बताया गया है. जिसमें एक बड़ा कारण "महिलाओं द्वारा नौकरी"को बताया गया है. इस पाठ में कहा गया है कि-"स्वतंत्रता से पूर्व बहुत कम महिलाएं नौकरी करती थी लेकिन आज सभी क्षेत्रों में महिलाएं नौकरी करने लगी हैं, जिससे पुरुषों में बेरोजगारी का अनुपात बढ़ा है."

    इस मामले की शिकायत 23 अगस्त को जशपुर की एक शिक्षिका सौम्या गर्ग ने राज्य महिला आयोग से की थी. लेकिन आज तक इस मामले में महिला आयोग ने कोई कदम नहीं उठाया.

    सौम्या गर्ग जशपुर के कांसाबेल में सरस्वती शीशु मंदिर में अवैतनिक शिक्षिका के रुप में पिछले साल भर से पढ़ा रही हैं. उनके पिता ने एमटेक करने के बाद कुछ समय तक नौकरी की और बाद में कांसाबेल में ही रह कर किराने की दुकान चलाते हैं.

    सौम्या गर्ग का कहना है कि "मैं चकित हूं कि इस मामले में अब तक कोई कार्रवाई नहीं की गई."

    इस पूरे मामले पर राज्य की महिला एवं विकास मंत्री रमशीला साहु ने भी नाराजगी जताई है. वे कहती हैं- "यह बहुत ही गलत बात है. ऐसा कैसे पढ़ाया जा सकता है. हम इस मामले में हस्तक्षेप करेंगे और जो भी दोषी होगा, उसके खिलाफ कार्रवाई करेंगे."

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    Heavy rainfall paralysis normal life : across the State, land-slides and blockade of several roads : Sharp fall in Temperature : Daily " Chattan " Srinagar : Wednesday, September 23 : News By: Makbool Veeray Photo By: Bilal Habib:

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    Vineet Tiwari wrote:


    • 22 Sep 2015
    • Hindustan Times (Indore)
    • HT Correspondent
    Youth's death sparks clashes in Indore, several injured 
    INDORE: Several people including policemen were injured on Monday when slum- dwellers clashed with security personnel, vandalised government offices and torched vehicles in Indore following the death of a 24-year-old man in a wall collapse. 
    SHANKAR MOURYA/ HT Riot police confront residents of CP Shekhar Nagar after violence erupted in the locality, in Indore on Monday. 
    Officials said security forces were forced to lob tear gas shells and cane the mob after they were pelted with stones, which left several policemen injured at the Pandrinath police station. 
    The mob was demanding registration of an FIR against the Indore Municipal Corporation for alleged negligence, leading to the death of Anil Totaram at CP Shekhar Nagar, a slum situated on the banks of Kahn river. 
    The IMC has been demolishing houses at the slum after relocating most of its residents to low-cost houses built in another part of the city. However, several families, including the deceased, had refused to shift. 
    IMC officials, however, later said there was no demolition on Monday and added that the wall which fell on Totaram was demolished by other residents of the slum. 
    Several people including Adivasi rights activist Madhuri Krishnaswamy were taken into custody by police after the violence. 
    District collector P Narahari ordered a magisterial enquiry into the death of the man and also announced an ex- gratia relief of Rs 25,000 to the kin. The body was cremated amidst tight security later in the evening. 
    Police said that trouble started soon after the man died at around 11 am following which slum residents vented their ire on a nearby office of IMC, damaging several vehicles parked there. 
    According to IMC official Vijay Narole, the mob damaged five vehicles of the civic body including three earth-movers and two dumper-trucks. One of the trucks was set on fire. 
    Several private four-wheelers and motorcycles owned by IMC employees and parked at the zonal office were also damaged. 
    The mob then moved to the Pandrinath police station demanding that an first information report be lodged against the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC). When police refused saying they would verify the matter, a heated argument ensued. 
    Officials said the mob then resorted to stone-pelting at the policemen and also started damaging vehicles parked outside. A motorcycle of a journalist on also set fire. 
    The situation was brought under control after police dispersed the mob with tear gas shells and a baton-charge. 
    Superintendent of police (west) Kalyan Chakrabarthy said that they were trying to identify people involved in stone-pelting and arson. 
    Hemant Parmar, a law officer of the Human Rights Law Network, is also said to be among those injured in the police action. The Indore District Bar Association later demanded action against police for assaulting a lawyer who was in uniform. 
    6th September, 2015. Naidunia…/indore-city-news-467620
    21st September 2015, Hindustan Times…
    22nd September, 2015, hindustan Times…
    Photos: Raj Thakur

    From Ashok Dube's facebook wall
    22nd September, 2015. 5 pm
    फोटो शेखर नगर बस्ती के, जिसे हाल ही प्रशासन द्वारा उजाड़ दिया गया है | शेखर नगर में लगभग 1500 परिवार रहते थे जिनका मुख्य कार्य कचरा बीनना, कबाड़े का धंधा आदि है | इनमे से अधिकांश को प्रशासन नैनोद, बड़ा बांगड़दा , और भूरी टेकरी के बने फ्लैटों में जबरन शिफ्ट कर चुका है| कई परिवारो के पास स्टे है, पट्टे है जो नही जाना चाहते | जो दबाव में आकर चले गये वे सभी लगभग रोज १०० रु खर्च कर रोजी रोटी कमाने आते शेखर नगर ही है | अधिकांश बस्ती वालों में इस जबरिया विस्थापन से रोष है | आज बस्ती में तोड़ फोड़ के दौरान फर्शी गिरने से एक युवक की मौत हो गयी | इसकी न्यायिक जांच की मांग को लेकर बस्ती की महिलाओं ने बस्ती के सामने पंढरीनाथ थाना घेरा......पुलिस का लाठीचार्ज .....माधुरीबेन गिरफ्तार......
    22nd September, 2015. 8 pm.
    शेखर नगर दहशत के साये में
    24 वर्षीय युवक अनिल की मौत के हादसे का प्रकरण न दर्ज करने से गुस्साई भीड़ ने थाने में उग्र रूप लेने के बाद पुलिस द्वारा बस्ती में बेरहमी से लाठी चार्ज। पूरी बस्ती डरी सहमी।
    बस्ती से सभी मर्द पुलिस के डर से गायब। शेखर नगर में फिलहाल सिर्फ औरते हैं।

    2015-09-23 19:39 GMT+05:30 Ali Javed <>:

    Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 21:17:00 +0530
    Subject: आवश्यक - प्रलेस

    प्रगतिशील लेखक संघ का यह अकाउंट देखिये जिसमें एक साथ प्रलेस और आरएसएस दोनों को पसंद किया है। यदि यह प्रलेस का नहीं है तो इसे रोकने की कार्रवाई होनी चाहिए -

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    CC News Letter 23 Sep - Occupy This Question: What's Changed In 4 Years?

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    If you think the content of this news letter is critical for the dignified living and survival of humanity and other species on earth, please forward it to your friends and spread the word. It's time for humanity to come together as one family! You can subscribe to our news letter here You can also follow us on twitter, and on Facebook,

    In Solidarity
    Binu Mathew

    The Munnar 'Green Blood Women's Revolution': Sweat, Blood And The Bitter Cup Of Tea
    By Binu Karunakaran

    The 'sweet' 20 per cent bonus offered to agitating tea workers of Kanan Devan Hill Plantations Ltd in Munnar, at the behest of the Kerala state government, should be seen as a ploy to contain the seething labour discontent ahead of Assembly polls and limit damages to the brand image of Tata rather than a serious attempt to address concerns raised by them

    Occupy This Question: What's Changed In 4 Years?
    By Mickey Z.

    The United Nations estimates 29,158 children under the age of five die each day from preventable causes. Four years = 42 million. Please read that again: 42 million children under the age of five have died from preventable causes since the first "mic check" echoed across Zuccotti Park

    Serious Journalism? Paying For "Nothing" Is Paying For Something
    By Romi Mahajan

    We all hate "being advertised to" but we invite that fate by being unwilling to part with a few dollars to support the authors and publishers of serious content so that indeed we can avoid being advertised to. This is an abdication, both an economic and a philosophical one. And it's self-destructive to boot

    Middle Eastern Conflicts Spill Onto Spanish Soccer Pitch
    By James M. Dorsey

    Inevitably, the mass exodus of refugees from conflict areas was going to provoke the spilling into Europe of multiple disputes in the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. Spanish soccer is the first to feel the weight of the baggage that has turned vast numbers into destitute refugees. Kurdish rebels have accused a Syrian coach who was hired earlier this month by Real Madrid after having been tripped on camera by a Hungarian camera woman as he was running towards the border a child in his arms of being an Al Qaeda fighter and the instigator of a deadly anti-Kurdish soccer brawl

    "Lipstick On A Pig" Malcolm Turnbull Heads War Criminal And Climate Criminal
    Australian Coalition Government After Parliamentary Coup
    By Dr Gideon Polya

    In Australia's Third Coup against a popularly elected Prime Minister in a bit over 5 years, a deeply unpopular Australian Coalition PM Tony Abbott was replaced by his Liberal Party MP colleagues with his charming, articulate and popular colleague Malcolm Turnbull. However as a part payment to the Coalition Right for the Coup, a "lipstick on a pig" Malcolm Turnbull immediately adopted hardline rightist anti-marriage equality, climate change inaction, ecocidal and pro-war US lackey policies

    Socialism Vs Capitalism : Past, Present, And Future
    By Jon Kofas

    A new synthesis of Marxism and Existentialism rooted in each country's culture, traditions, and needs of workers and not just the bourgeoisie may produce successful leftist regimes in the future. Socialism in some form, which has been around before civilization, will eventually prevail

    By Dr Hakim

    We may not have experienced war as Zarghuna has, but we've each had enough of different severe frustrations; of being treated as less than others, discriminated against, insulted, looked down upon, disrespected, exploited, and violated in various ways

    Subduing al-Quds: Israel's High-Stake Game In al-Aqsa
    And Why Netanyahu May Prevail
    By Ramzy Baroud

    The fact that plans to conquer even the remaining symbols of Palestinian nationhood and spirituality have finally reached al-Aqsa is particularly alarming. Considering the turmoil throughout the Middle East region and the ineffectual Palestinian leadership of Mahmoud Abbas, Netanyahu is likely to push forward with his plan, no matter the price or the consequences

    Wise Up, President Obama!
    By Dr. Ludwig Watzal

    What kind of values are the American politicians talking about, while defending Zionist zealots in the Occupied Palestinian Territories? At the end of his term in office, President Obama should be doing the Palestinian people a great favor and recognize the State of Palestine. He can be sure that all the European vassals will follow suit, even the Germans

    GM Mustard In India: A Case of Monumental Fraud
    And Unremitting Regulatory Delinquency
    By Colin Todhunter

    The approval and planting of large-scale field trials of genetically modified (GM) mustard in India is currently taking place. According to environmentalist Aruna Rodrigues, this is completely unconscionable. It is occurring even as the Supreme Court-appointed Technical Expert Committee (TEC) Report awaits adjudication in India's Supreme Court, which expressly recommends a bar on herbicide-tolerant (HT) crops. As a result, Rodrigues is mounting a legal challenge as the lead petitioner in a Public Interest Litigation

    Disaster Capitalism: Outsourcing Violence And Exploitation
    By Robert J. Burrowes

    In his just-released book, 'Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing out of Catastrophe', Antony Loewenstein offers us a superb description of the diminishing power of national governments and international organisations to exercise power in the modern world as multinational corporations consolidate their control over the political and economic life of the planet

    Why Bihar Election Is Important For The Country
    By Syed Ali Mujtaba

    Bihar poll is a referendum on the politics of secularism and inclusive development and those of communalism that excludes minorities. It's Bihar that upheld the flag of secularism when the entire country was burning in Ayodhya Fire. The elections results may have impact on the nature of direction of change on the political outlook of the country

    Flood of Schemes: Revisiting The Adivasi Schemes on World Indigenous Day
    By Dr. Abhilash Thadathil

    Declaring a new scheme on World Indigenous Day without comprehending the web of myriad issues evolve in and around the contemporary adivasi livelihood would be counterproductive and dysfunctional

    This And That of History: The Concern of Contemporary
    By Parvez Alam

    In case, if tomorrow one sees Nathu Ram Godse Road, Godse Bhawan and Godse Club or whatever manifestation of the name, it should not surprise us. The syncretic culture of this land is under threat and the narratives of venom and hatred are celebrated in open place. I am quite amazed that the literate masses are also supporting in the name of this issue and that. The civil society is worried about their own interests of losing fund, this and that. Instead of cherishing little histories, we are aligning with mega histories which are always exclusive
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    Rihai Manch; press release- एएमयू को आतंकवाद की नर्सरी कहने वाले हिंदु युवा वाहिनी को योगी आदित्यनाथ से पूछना चाहिए वे क्यों रहे इसकी कोर्ट के सदस्य- रिहाई मंच

    For Resistance Against Repression
    एएमयू को आतंकवाद की नर्सरी कहने वाले हिंदु युवा वाहिनी को योगी
    आदित्यनाथ से पूछना चाहिए वे क्यों रहे इसकी कोर्ट के सदस्य- रिहाई मंच
    एएमयू के छात्रों का तो नहीं योगी आदित्यनाथ का जरूर है आतंकवादियों से
    सम्बंध- राजीव यादव
    भाजपा को बताना चाहिए सावरकर ने क्यों मांगी माफी, हेडगेवार का वजन भूख
    हड़ताल के दौरान आठ किलों क्यों बढ़ा और वाजपेयी ने क्यों की अंग्रेजों
    की मुखबिरी
    लखनऊ 23 सितम्बर 2015। रिहाई मंच ने हिंदु युवा वाहिनी के नेताओं द्वारा
    अलीगढ़ मुस्लिम विश्वविद्यालय के छात्रों का आतंकवादी संगठन आईएसआईएस से
    सम्बंध होने सम्बन्धित बयान को जनता को गुमराह करने और इसके जरिये
    साम्प्रदायिक माहौल निर्मित करने की कोशिश का हिस्सा बताया है। संगठन ने
    भाजपा के पूर्व सांसद प्रफुल्ल गोराडिया द्वारा अलीगढ़ विश्वद्यिालय का
    फंड रोक देने की मांग को भाजपा और संघ परिवार के वैचारिक दिवालियापन का
    नया उदाहरण बताया है जो अपने देश विरोधी इतिहास को छुपाने की कोशिश है।
    रिहाई मंच द्वारा जारी प्रेस विज्ञप्ति में मंच के नेता राजीव यादव ने
    कहा है कि   अलीगढ़ विश्वविद्यालय के किसी भी छात्र पर आईएसआईएस या किसी
    भी आतंकी संगठन से सम्बंध होने का आरोप तो नहीं है लेकिन विश्वविद्यालय
    के स्र्वाेच्च नियामक संस्था अलीगढ़ मुस्लिम यूनिवर्सिटी कोर्ट के एक
    पूर्व सदस्य और हिंदु युवा वाहिनी के सरगना तथा सांसद योगी आदित्यनाथ का
    जरूर आतंकवादी संगठनों के साथ घनिष्ठ सम्बंध का जिक्र मालेगांव, अजमेर
    दरगाह और समझौता एक्सप्रेस में हुए आतंकी विस्फोटों के मामले में दायर
    एटीएस के चार्जशीट में मौजूद है। जिनपर आतंकियों को आर्थिक मदद पहंुचाने
    से लेकर आश्रय देने तक का संगीन आरोप है। जिससे वे सिर्फ इसलिए जेल जाने
    से बचे हुए हैं कि जांच एजंेसीयां भी साम्प्रदायिक हैं जिसके चलते देश की
    सुरक्षा खतरे में पड़ी हुई है और जनता हलकान है कि कब योगी और उनसे
    सम्बंध रखने वाले आतंकी संगठन किसी भीड़- भाड़ वाले इलाके में बम विस्फोट
    करा दें और बेगुनाहों की जान ले लें।
    श्री यादव ने कहा कि हिंदु युवा वाहिनी के लोग अगर सचमुच आतंकवाद के मसले
    पर इमानदार हैं तो उन्हें पहले अपने सरगना योगी आदित्यनाथ के खिलाफ बयान
    देना चाहिए जो 2004 से 2007 तक यानी यूपीए 2 की सरकार में एएमयू कोर्ट के
    सदस्य रह चुके हैं। अगर वो ऐसा नहीं करती है तो इसे उसका दोगलापन और जनता
    को गुमराह करने का प्रयास ही माना जाएगा।
    रिहाई मंच प्रदेश कार्यकारिणी के सदस्य हरे राम मिश्र ने प्रफुल्ल
    गोराडिया के अलीगढ़ और जामिया मिल्लिया विश्विद्यालय को देश विरोधी
    संस्थान बताए जाने और उसे आवंटित होने वाले फंड को रोकने की मांग पर कहा
    है कि संघ और भाजपा जब भी सत्ता में आती हैं उन्हें अपने देश विरोधी
    इतिहास को छुपाने के लिए मजबूरन इस तरह की अफवाहें फैलानी पड़ती हैं
    क्योंकि जनता जानती है कि खुद उनका इतिहास देश विरोधी और अंग्रेजों के
    पिठ्ठू का रहा है। श्री मिश्र ने कहा कि प्रफुल्ल गोराडिया को पहले भाजपा
    सांसदों भारतेंद्र सिंह जो मुजफ्फरनगर साम्प्रदायिक हिंसा के आरोपी भी
    हैं, गौतम कुमार जो कथित घरवापसी अभियान में अग्रिम भूमिका में थे,
    कल्याण सिंह के पुत्र और सांसद राजवीर सिंह और केंद्रिय मंत्री मुख्तार
    अब्बास नकवी से इस्तिफा मांगना चाहिए जो एएमयू कोर्ट के सदस्य हैं।
    उन्होंने कहा कि अलीगढ़ विश्वद्यिालय की अकादमिक हैसियत को संघ गिरोह से
    ताल्लुक रखने और सरस्वती शिशु मंदिरों की पैरवी करने वाले नहीं समझ सकते
    हैं जहां अंधविश्वासी और साम्प्रदायिक दिमाग तैयार कर बच्चों के मनुष्य
    बनने की प्रक्रिया को ही रोक दिया जाता है।
    हरे राम मिश्र ने कहा है कि अलीगढ़ विश्वविद्यालय और जामिया मिल्लिया
    विश्वविद्यालय की स्वतंत्रता आंदोलन में भूमिका पर सवाल उठाने वालों को
    पहले इसका जवाब देना चाहिए कि उनके विचारक सावरकर ने अंग्रेजों से माफी
    मांग कर क्यों अपनी रिहाई हासिल की जबकि भगत सिंह समेत हजारों देशभक्तों
    ने फांसी पर चढ़ना स्वीकार किया। उन्हें यह भी बताना चाहिए कि संघ के
    संस्थापक हेडगेवार जब पहली और आखिरी बार कांगे्रस के सदस्य होने के नाते
    कांग्रेसी आंदोलनकारियों के साथ जेल भरो आंदोलन में जेल गए तो वहां वे
    अन्य आंदोलनकारियों के साथ भूख हड़ताल में शामिल होने के बावजूद अंग्रेज
    जेलर से सांठ-गांठ करके छुप कर खाना क्यों खाते थे जिसके चलते बाकी सभी
    आंदोलनकारियों का तो वजन घट गया लेकिन हेडगेवार का वजन आठ किलो बढ़ गया।
    रिहाई मंच नेता ने कहा कि गोराडिया को इसका भी जवाब देना चाहिए कि 1942
    के भारत छोड़ो आंदोलन के दौरान अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी ने क्यों अंग्रेजों की
    मुखबिरी की और स्वतंत्रता आंदोलन के ग्वालियर के नेता लीलाधर बाजपेयी को
    जेल भिजवाया, जिसका दस्तावेज आज भी मौजूद है।
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    PRESS RELEASE: Delhi citizens protest against complete breakdown of health services and apathy of private hospitals

    Mass organisations, public health activists and civil society groups demand Delhi Govt. to declare dengue an epidemic and ensure that no hospital refuses to admit dengue patients


    Members of over 16 mass organisations, public health and civil society groups came together at the Delhi Secretariat today to protest against the rapidly deteriorating health situation and apathy of private hospitals. The city has been witnessing a spate of tragic dengue deaths where private hospitals have been refusing to admit desperate patients and public hospitals are overburdened and under-prepared. Dengue has now reached epidemic proportions in Delhi as also experienced for the last decade.  The number of reported cases so far is a record high (over 2500 cases by 19th Sep), though the actual number is likely to be much higher than what is being reported.


    Despite it being a known fact that Dengue generally peaks during the post monsoon season (during the months of August to October), the lack of preparedness of State agencies, the negligence and extremely weak response,  blatant denial of health care reflect the apathy of the State and its disregard for people's health rights and lives.  The stories of Avinash Rout and Aman Sharma are unfortunate illustrations of this - they were citizens who had fallen prey not only to the disease, but also to the heinous acts on the part of the (only for profit) private health care institutions, and to the non-vigilance and non-preparedness of the State.


    Annie Raja of NFIW demanded that the Delhi Government declare an epidemic and action a comprehensive epidemic control and response plan especially for the needy, economically weak and vulnerable communities. Joe Verghese of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan said 'there is an urgent need for acitizen's fact finding commission lead by public health experts to understand and draw wider attention to the systemic issues that lead to collective failure to manage the recent dengue epidemic in the state.'  Prof. Dinesh Varshney of Delhi University spoke of the corruption involved in medical education pointing out that 'the Vyapam scam is happening in every state, not just in Madhya Pradesh'. He also stressed the need to declare an epidemic and immediate measures be taken including stringent action on private hospitals that are not adhering to rules. 'In several countries around the world, it is compulsory for private hospital doctors to treat patients in public hospitals in an epidemic situation', he said.


    Citizens gathered protested against the extremely disorganised response by the state machinery which has only been passing the buck between state and central government and municipal agencies. A delegation of four representatives met the Health Minister Satyendra Jain with a memorandum of demands (attached) including long-term commitments to ensure fundamental and structural changes in the uncaring, inhumane and profit-driven health system.

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    Job for kin of deceased Dalit student - The Hindu


    Punjab Cong to seek probe into scholarship delay for SC students - The Times Of India

    Tirumala to train dalits, make them priests - The Times Of India

    The merits of affirmative action - Info Change


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    The Hindu


    Job for kin of deceased Dalit student





    Social Welfare Minister Ravela Kishore Babu on Tuesday announced a suitable government job for the mother of a 15-year-old dalit student who allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in Darsi last week.


    Mr. Kishore Babu, who is also the Minister in-charge of Prakasam district, promised a fair probe into the death of the boy under mysterious circumstances.


    The Darsi Police, based on a complaint filed by the boy's parents, has already registered a murder case against the School Principal, Physical Science teacher and Physical Education teacher.


    Later in the day, the Minister also gave Rs. 1 lakh compensation each to the family members of the four persons who were struck dead by lightning in the district during the recent rains.


    The Times Of India


    Punjab Cong to seek probe into scholarship delay for SC students


    TNN | Sep 23, 2015, 12.36 PM IST

    CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress will demand a CBI inquiry into alleged delay in disbursal of post-matric scholarships for scheduled caste students in the state. Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Sunil Jakhar said details of the scholarships procured by him showed that entire fund received from the Centre had not been passed on to the departments concerned in the same financial year. The Congress will raise the issue in the Punjab assembly session on Thursday.

    "Resultantly, students are being made to run from pillar to post seeking what was due to them 3-4 years back. To confuse, the state government has been showing the total amount disbursed in a year and not what was actually received from the Centre. The Centre received Rs 28,081 lakh was under the post-matric scholarship for children from SC category during 2013-14 but the disburse amount for the period was only Rs 3,175 lakh," alleged Jakhar.


    The Times Of India


    Tirumala to train dalits, make them priests


    Sribala Vadlapatla,TNN | Sep 23, 2015, 12.34 AM IST


    TIRUPATI: In a sharp departure from tradition, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams has decided to train non-Brahmins in temple rituals and practices. About 200 people from dalit and backward communities will be given rigorous training for three months as part of a pilot project. To begin with, the beneficiaries will be selected from Chittoor and West Godavari districts. 

    This is the first time that the administration of the world's richest temple is offering a certificate course in Vedic rituals for dalits and backward classes. Earlier, the TTD had conducted several short training sessions for tribal priests in Vedic rituals. But now, the training will be full-fledged with a certificate awarded at the end of the programme. 

    "The TTD will train youths from downtrodden sections of society in temple rituals. We will focus on people living in remote and backward areas. The endowments department, in association with the TTD, will also build temples in far-flung villages. Once the training session is over, these youths will be handed over the task of daily rituals in those proposed temples," AP endowments minister P Manikyala Rao said. 

    The TTD had earlier launched a similar initiative, Dalita Govindam, to spread the Hindu Dharma in Dalit hamlets by training the youths in offering 'prasadam' to the deity. "It was a week-long programme. They were simply trained in offering 'prasadam' and a couple of rituals. There was no follow-up action either. Now we will take up a comprehensive training program," said an official in the endowments department. The TTD will conduct the certificate program in Sri Venkateswara Vedic University. 

    According to TTD officials, 'Agamas' (traditional doctrine for temple ritual) are of three types. While the highest form of these rituals is practised by traditional priests, the other two forms can be performed by the general public. 

    As part of the certificate program, about 100 youth each from West Godavari and Chittoor districts will be trained in 'Smartha' traditions. Smartha deals with all types of common rituals in a family including fixing muhurthams for weddings. The training programme will focus on the general tenets of the Vedic religion, evolution of temple system, the dos and don'ts of idol worship and rituals, and conduct of festivals among other things. During the training session, the priests-to-be should wake up before the sunrise, perform yoga and recite the prescribed mantras before attending to the classroom. The TTD will, however, not employ the trained youth.


    Info Change

    The merits of affirmative action


    By Meher Gadekar


    An important pillar of affirmative action in the US has been the preferential allotment of tenders and contracts in the corporate sector to blacks. What have opinion-makers and industry in India done to build a just society for dalits? Most recently,industry turned down the government's request for reservations in the private sector.


    Over the past few years the debate and discourse on the issue of empowerment of dalits by providing them equal opportunities for their development, and the government's reservations policy, has come under sustained criticism in the mainstream media by the intelligentsia, educationists, industry and other elite who are the major opinion-makers in society. The main argument against the policy of reservations is that merit is being compromised, implying that in the absence of reservations society is governed only by rational, objective, optimal, merit-based decisions that are devoid of nepotism, corruption and ulterior motives. Also implied (though not so obviously) is the hypothesis that merit rests with the so-called "forward" castes and communities.

    Is there any data/logic to support either of these two hypotheses?


    What is 'merit'?

    According to the Random House Dictionary, merit is "claim to commendation; excellence; worth". It is also "something that entitles a reward or commendation; a commendable quality, act, etc". In addition, "it is the state or fact of deserving". It is also "that which is well deserved; to be worthy of; deserve". The word is generally used in a favourable sense and signifies inherent value or goodness.



    Why do dalits (includes scheduled castes and scheduled tribes) lag behind?


    Dalits lag behind other "forward" sections of society for the following reasons:


    ·                     They were deprived of opportunities for development as they lacked opportunities and access to education, employment, etc; they faced discrimination, segregation, untouchability and were looked down upon.


    ·                     Many dalit communities were/are artisans and hence never put a premium on getting an education.


    ·                     Tribal people's culture is governed by principles of reciprocity and redistribution. They do not believe in creating surplus but, rather, live from day-to-day. What they collect, hunt or gather from nature is always within limits. Hence it is sustainable (from a resource utilisation point of view) and does not place a burden on nature. They do not have the concept of privately owning land or waterbodies, or generating profits. They believe in co-existence rather than "ownership" or "control".


    ·                     Many dalit castes were engaged in occupations (if you can call it that!) like scavenging, flaying the skins of dead carcasses, making shoes, carrying night soil (on their heads!) and other activities considered demeaning and polluting in Indian society and culture. Obviously, getting an education would not help them further their career prospects! Today, for obvious reasons, many communities have given up these vocations.


    ·                     In contemporary India, while untouchability is not overtly practised it has taken newer and more sophisticated forms. Thus, housing societies, cooperative banks, cooperatives, clubs and other membership-based organisations dissuade dalits from gaining membership. Occasionally, dalits do manage to become members of these organisations, but they are exceptions to the norm. In rural areas, efforts to dominate and discriminate against dalits are carried out more vigorously and systematically. Dalits are denied minimum wages, their lands are encroached upon; if they try to assert their rights they may face boycott and segregation. Often, they are threatened and even beaten up. They are hit where it hurts most: their women are threatened, abused, molested and even raped. So what if there is an Act to prevent atrocities against dalits?! This has never been a major deterrent to the more powerful forces of domination, orthodoxy and communalism in rural and semi-urban areas. The incident at Khairlanji is the latest in a long list of such events that take place all over India. It can be surmised from this that India's record vis-à-vis the human rights of dalits is not one to be proud of.


    One way to get ahead of the pack and make progress is to work hard over sustained periods of time, do quality work, and remain motivated to do both over the long run. The dominant (or "forward" communities) have found a smarter way to avoid this difficult path with a much simpler alternative. Baptise large sections of society as "dalit" and thus devoid of merit and talent. Segregate, discriminate, subjugate, exploit and tread over them for a period of time. This breaks their spirit, their self-respect and self-belief. Perpetuate the myth that merit is intrinsic in a few communities (due to the accident of birth) and create a society which, while grossly violating the human rights of dalits, paves the way for a smooth, hassle-free ride on the expressway of growth, development and wealth for India's elite, the so-called "forward" castes.


    What policy options does the State have? And what is it doing?

    The State has the following policy options for developing and empowering dalits:

    ·                     Provide reservations in education, jobs etc, as is the practice today.

    ·                     Provide opportunities to dalits through scholarships, freeships, etc.

    ·                     Make it mandatory, through legislation, that a certain percentage of all contracts and tenders, whether government or private, is allotted to dalits.


    ·                     Work on changing the mindset of society at large towards dalits, so that dalits are treated as equals, with dignity and fairness and are not subjected to discrimination, segregation and untouchability.


    The State has, by and large, only exercised the first two options; the last two have not been addressed at all. Hence the first two options create a tremendous amount of animosity and hatred in the minds of people at large who feel that the State pampers dalits and provides them opportunities that they (dalits) do not deserve. And so dalits face further repression, discrimination etc, and the vicious cycle continues...


    Comparison with the situation of blacks in the US (and other places)

    Many scholars have compared the situation of dalits in India with the situation of blacks in the US and other places. While there are a number of similarities in the plight of these two communities, one basic fact needs to be mentioned. Unlike the blacks, the dalit community in India is indistinguishable from society at large. There are no outward ways to identify a dalit. Dalits are as tall, short, dark, fair, stout, thin, intelligent or unintelligent as other sections of society. They are not a separate race or people. And anyway, anthropologists now debunk the concept of race as being unscientific and incomplete. Some tribal people have certain prominent physical features, but these are largely location- and geography-specific. With large-scale migration in search of livelihoods, dalit (and, to a lesser extent, tribal) communities are indistinguishable on the basis of physical characteristics.


    To the best of my knowledge there is no research that proves that there are any genetic differences between the "forward" castes and dalits. Nor are there any studies showing that "forward" castes have higher IQs than dalits.


    Towards a just society

    What steps have the government, industry, the intelligentsia, educationists, elites and other opinion-makers in society taken for the development of dalits, and to create a just and inclusive society?


    We know what steps the government is taking (they are constantly being criticised by opinion-makers at all platforms!). But besides the government none of the other stakeholders -- industry, the intelligentsia, educationists, elites and other opinion-makers -- have done anything that's worth mentioning. Rather, there is the constant buzz in the mainstream media about how merit is compromised by reservations, how reservations hinder the achievement of world-class quality, how India is falling behind because of such regressive State policy.

    Although much of this comment is muted, implied and often not implicitly stated, of late it has become more strident. One example is industry's categorical and unequivocal "No" to the government's request/polite suggestion to initiate reservations in the private sector. The fact that affirmative action has been practised vigorously in the US for many years is conveniently ignored by industry mandarins who otherwise idolise all things Western (including the US). An important pillar of affirmative action in the US is industry's role and efforts in providing opportunities to blacks for self-development and empowerment, through preferential allotment of tenders and contracts.


    There's the mistaken belief that reservation was for an initial period of 10 years only. But this applies to political reservations, ie reservations in governance, which is ratified and extended by Parliament every 10 years. There is no time limit set for reservations with regard to education, employment, promotions etc for dalits. Systematic efforts are made to confuse these two types of reservations; this needs to be addressed once and for all.


    Achievements of dalits

    The achievements of dalits in all spheres of public and private endeavour are remarkable, especially considering the limited opportunities available to them and also the hostile environment in which they have been made. Listed below are a few of them:


    ·                     Dalits have performed excellently in sports like hockey, archery, etc. Anybody who has the slightest doubt should race with the numerous "Tirkeys" who are a regular and permanent feature in Indian hockey! If dalits and tribals are systematically selected and groomed for endurance events and for the middle distance events in athletics, archery (communities like the Bhils are traditionally excellent archers), javelin-throwing, hockey, wrestling, marathons, swimming etc, they would make world champions.


    ·                     Many dalit communities have an innate sense and understanding of music and rhythm. If they are selected at a young age, groomed and trained for a career in these vocations at world-class institutions, they would become exceptional performers and artistes.


    ·                     Most of the roads, bridges, railway networks and tunnels in post-Independence India (even in earlier times) have been built by the sweat, blood and tears of the dalit people. The "forward" communities have been too soft and well-to-do to participate in such exhausting and non-remunerative, but nevertheless vital, nation-building activities. This does not stop them from driving/travelling or using them, while constantly criticising the drop in "quality" and "merit" due to the government's efforts to empower dalits by providing them opportunities through a sub-optimal policy option like reservations.


    ·                     The achievements of giants like Dr Ambedkar, Jagjivan Ram and Dr K R Narayanan and others are testimony to the inherent talent of dalits. It is important to note that Ambedkar received invaluable support in the form of patronage from two kings -- Sayajirao Gaekwad and Shahu Maharaj. It is only because of this that the otherwise poor Ambedkar was able to pursue higher education, develop his inherent talents, interact with world leaders, study at world-class institutions and attain self-empowerment. Shahu Maharaj even supported his newspapers and journals. Most dalits could never hope for access to such opportunities. Hence their latent talent withers away without achieving fruition. Society at large is ignorant of the lives, work and achievements of dalits because the mainstream media has never bothered to cover them, being obsessed with Page 3 events and personalities.


    ·                     There is an active section of dalits who occupy the highest positions in industry, education, government, and research institutions in India. There is also a vibrant dalit diaspora that is active all over the world. The diaspora thrives abroad without reservations, unhampered by prejudice and able to develop and bloom to the full extent that their talent, merit, hard work and education allows them to. Many members of the dalit intelligentsia, elite and leaders have reached positions where they do not need the support of reservations. Many can compete with the best, globally. The reason they do not advocate the abolition of reservations, though they themselves do not need it or use it, is in order not to deprive their brethren who still require support for their growth and development.


    ·                     Artisan dalits like potters, weavers, shoemakers etc are known all over India (even abroad) for their talent and fine skills in manufacturing artefacts of the highest quality and beauty.


    Poverty of logic, reasoning and substance in the discourse on dalit empowerment

    From the above it is obvious that the discourse and dialogue on the issue of development and empowerment of dalits and the popular criticism of reservations as undermining merit and quality in the meritocracy that is India (sarcasm intended!) is devoid of logic, reasoning and substance. The sooner opinion-makers realise this (and it stops being reported in the mainstream media, which in any case supports the status quo and acts as a handmaiden of dominant castes, communities and mindsets), the sooner India will develop. And be accepted by the comity of nations as a nation where human rights are not routinely violated for the section of society categorised as "dalits".


    (Meher Gadekar is a specialist in rural development and management)


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    News Updates from CLG
    23 September 2015
    Previous edition: MI5 chief demands more powers to snoop on Facebook and Twitter messages to 'stop terrorists'
    Pope Francis Arrives on Historic First U.S. Visit | 22 Sept 2015 | Pope Francis landed to a red-carpet welcome on Tuesday as he opened his first visit to the United States determined to press the world's last superpower to do more to care for the planet and its most marginalized inhabitants. The papal jet descended out of cloudy skies to touch down at Joint Base Andrews, the iconic post still better known as Andrews Air Force Base...The pontiff was greeted by President Obama, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and their families. The exuberant but unassuming ceremony seemed designed especially for a pope who has inspired millions around the world with a humbler, more populist approach to the papacy.
    George W. Bush Made Retroactive N.S.A. 'Fix' After Hospital Room Showdown | 20 Sept 2015 | President [sic] George W. Bush sought to retroactively authorize portions of the National Security Agency's post-9/11 surveillance and data collection program after a now-[in]famous incident in 2004 in which his attorney general refused to certify the program as lawful from his hospital bed, according to newly declassified portions of a government investigation. Mr. Bush's effort to salvage the surveillance program without changes did not satisfy top Justice Department officials, who threatened to resign. But the newly disclosed passages of a report by inspectors general of six agencies suggest that the confrontation in the hospital room came after the Justice Department identified several problems, including a "gap" between what Mr. Bush had authorized the N.S.A. to collect and what the agency was collecting in practice...The authorization "gap" was among the disclosures in newly declassified passages of a 746-page report by six agencies' inspectors general about the N.S.A. program, code-named Stellarwind.
    Sen. Wyden lifts his hold on bill allowing funding of NSA, FBI and CIA | 21 Sept 2015 | Sen. Ron Wyden on Monday stopped blocking a bill that authorizes 2016 funding for the FBI, CIA, and the National Security Agency after it was stripped of a provision that would have required Twitter, Facebook and other social media companies to heavily police their users' online speech. The Oregon Democrat placed a "hold" on the bill in July in hopes of working with Senate leaders to remove or revise the provision, which was opposed by major U.S. tech companies. The bill authorizes 2016 funding levels for all U.S. agencies that engage in intelligence-gathering activities, including the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security.
    Democrats block defense spending bill in Senate | 22 Sept 2015 | Democrats blocked the fiscal 2016 defense spending bill in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, amid a fierce fight with Republicans over tax and spending policy days before a potential Oct. 1government shutdown. The vote was 54-42, largely along party lines with Republicans voting yes and Democrats no. It meant the appropriations measure failed to achieve the 60-vote majority needed to advance to final passage in the 100-member Senate.
    FBI says 'Australian ISIS jihadist' is actually a Jewish American troll named Joshua Ryne Goldberg | 12 Sept 2015 | A young Jewish American man has been charged with pretending to be an Australian-based Islamic State jihadist after a FBI joint investigation with the Australian Federal Police based on information provided by Fairfax Media. Joshua Ryne Goldberg, a 20-year old living at his parents' house in US state of Florida, is accused of posing online as "Australi Witness," an IS [I-CIA-SIS] supporter who publicly called for a series of attacks against individuals and events in western countries. In recent days Australi Witness has claimed online that he is working with other jihadists to plan attacks in Australia and the United States. He distributed pictures of a bomb that he was working on with "2 lbs of explosives inside".
    U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse, Rape of Boys by Afghan Allies | 20 Sept 2015 | In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing raping boys they had brought to the base. "At night we can hear them screaming, but we're not allowed to do anything about it," the Marine's father, Gregory Buckley Sr., recalled his son telling him before he was shot to death at the base in 2012..."The reason we were here is because we heard the terrible things the Taliban were doing to people, how they were taking away human rights," said Dan Quinn, a former Special Forces captain who beat up an American-backed militia commander for keeping a boy chained to his bed as a sex slave. "But we were putting people into power who would do things that were worse than the Taliban did -- that was something village elders voiced to me." The policy of instructing soldiers to ignore child sexual abuse [and rape] by their Afghan allies is coming under new scrutiny, particularly as it emerges that service members like Captain Quinn have faced discipline, even career ruin, for disobeying it.
    Downing Street stays silent over claims David Cameron put genitals in a dead pig's mouth while at Oxford University | 21 Sept 2015 | Downing Street has refused to comment on extraordinary allegations made in a new book that David Cameron performed an obscene act with a dead pig and smoked cannabis while he was at Oxford University. Lord Ashcroft, the former deputy chairman of the Conservative Party and a prolific donor, reportedthe claims in Call Me Dave: The Unauthorised Biography. It comes during a continuing feud between the pair, who are said to have fallen out after Lord Ashcroft was passed over for a leading role in the Coalition Government.
    Parliament building being evacuated in Brussels after bomb threat - reports | 23 Sept 2015 | The Belgian Federal Parliament building in Brussels is being evacuated due to a bomb alert, the Belgian media are reporting. A large number of police officers have arrived at the scene, the Belgian broadcaster RTBF is stating, while also adding that there are still people inside the building. Parliament officials confirmed that an evacuation had taken place, according to the La Libre newspaper.
    Eiffel Tower closed after three 'terror suspects' spotted with large backpacks | 20 Sept 2015 | The Eiffel Tower was forced to close today after three 'terror suspects' were spotted on the iconic French tourist landmark. The alarm was raised after a group of people were seen ascending the famous attraction in Paris. Anti-terror police supported by a helicopter could be seen at the Eiffel Tower after it closed around 9am.
    Outrage after U.S. ally 'beheadings-are-us' Saudi Arabia selected to head key UN human rights panel --Anger after Saudi Arabia 'chosen to head key UN human rights panel' --UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer said the appointment, made in June, went unreported until now | 20 Sept 2015 | The United Nations is coming under fire for handing Saudi Arabia a key human rights role even though the Kingdom has "arguably the worst record in the world" on freedoms for women, minorities and dissidents. Critics, including the wife of imprisoned pro-democracy blogger Raif Badawi -- sentenced to 1000 lashes for blogging about free speech -- say that the appointment is "scandalous" and means that "oil trumps human rights". The Saudis'bid emerged shortly after it posted a job advertisement for eight new executioners, to cope with what Amnesty International branded a "macabre spike" in the use of capital punishment, including [hundreds of] beheadings, this year.

    Saudi Arabian beheadings poised to double in 2015 --Under King Salman's reign [of terror], someone is publicly executed every two days, including minors and the disabled. | 12 Sept 2015 | In the first six months of 2015, Saudi Arabia's governmentregime executed more people--102--than all of 2014 combined. At its current trajectory, the nation's execution rate will be at its highest level in years. The rise of these public deaths--most often beheadings, though occasionally firing squads or stoning are implemented--could, in part, be attributed as backlash toward recent criticism from the international community. Saudi Arabia's theocratic justice system of Sharia Law permits capital punishment for a host of offences from murder to "sorcery" or converting to another religion. [Notice the US media is generally *silent* on the human rights abuses waged by US ally Saudi Arabia? Only I-CIA-SIS beheadings are 'fair game' for media discussion, even as the Islamic State army is a wholly-managed subsidiary of the CIA, Mossad, and the Saudi sociopaths -- unleashed to overthrow democratically-elected secularist, Dr. Bashar al-Assad of Syria. --LRP]

    John Kerry: U.S. to Accept 85,000 Refugees in 2016, 100,000 in 2017 | 20 Sept 2015 | The U.S. is offering new details about its plan to ease the [US-engendered] Syrian refugee crisis [war on Syria] by significantly increasing the number of worldwide refugees it will take in over the next two years. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. will accept 85,000 refugees from around the world next year, up from 70,000, and the number will rise to 100,000 in 2017. Aides to Kerry say that many, though not all, of the additional refugees would be Syrian.
    Hillary Clinton: I Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline | 22 Sept 2015 | After months of declining to take a position on the Keystone XL pipeline, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she opposes the construction of the project. Clinton had long cited her former job as secretary of state as a reason to delay weighing in on the deal until the administration formalized its opinion on the project. In July, she said she did not want to "prejudge" President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry on the result of an administration review of the pipeline's environmental impact. But last week, she promised that her decision would be coming "soon" and suggested that she has been growing impatient with the White House for delaying its final verdict on the matter.
    Scott Walker suspending presidential campaign | 21 Sept 2015 | Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is suspending his presidential campaign today, according to several Republicans briefed on his plans, effectively ending a once-promising GOP presidential bid that collapsed over the summer. He planned to speak to reporters at a 5 p.m. CT press conference in Madison, Wis. Walker, who tumbled from top-tier status amid tepid debate performances and other missteps, had seen his candidacy wilt in the heat of a summer dominated by Donald Trump. The large cadre of staff and paid consultants around Walker had been on what one called a "death watch" for the past several weeks, and it was clear to many that a single bad debate performance would spell the beginning of a dramatic downsizing of Walker's campaign, which a recent count numbered around 90.
    Carly Fiorina's disastrous record as HP's CEO --The more closely voters examine Carly Fiorina's record as HP's CEO, the worse she'll look. | 21 Sept 2015 | A new CNN poll released yesterday shows that Carly Fiorina has surged in the rankings since her impressive performance in the Republican candidates' debate Wednesday evening. The new issue is Fiorina's record as Hewlett-Packard's CEO, the centerpiece of her case for why she'd be a good president...If you want the withering details of her performance, the best analysis by far was written by the great Carol J. Loomis in a 6,700-word 2005 Fortune cover story called "Why Carly's big bet is failing." A few weeks after that article appeared, the HP board fired Fiorina. The company gained almost $3 billion of market value on the news that day.
    Kochs Demand Walker Return Nine Hundred Million Dollars | 21 Sept 2015 | Just minutes after the Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker dropped out of the Republican Presidential race, the billionaire Koch brothers demanded that he return the nine hundred million dollars they had allocated to his campaign. For the Koch brothers, who purchased Walker earlier this year, the demand for a full cash refund reflected how badly their relationship with the formerly promising candidate had deteriorated. According to an aide familiar with the phone conversation between Walker and the Kochs, the industrialist brothers were "not amused" that the Governor had blown through millions of their dollars to become the choice of only one per cent of likely Republican voters. (Satire)
    Republican candidate Carson says Muslims unfit to be U.S. president | 20 Sept 2015 | Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Sunday said Muslims were unfit to be president of the United States, arguing their faith was inconsistent with American principles. "I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that," Carson told NBC's "Meet the Press." Carson said he thought a U.S. president's faith should be "consistent with the Constitution." Asked if he thought Islam met this bar, the retired neurosurgeon said: "No, I do not." [Actually, people who favor mandatory vaccines -- inconsistent with the Constitution -- should not be in charge of this nation. Buh-bye, Ben.]
    Executive who shipped tainted peanuts gets 28 years; 9 died of salmonella | 21 Sept 2015 | Stewart Parnell, a former peanut executive convicted for his role in a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2008 and 2009 that killed nine people, was sentenced Mondayafternoon to 28 years in prison at the federal courthouse in Albany, Ga. Federal officials had recommended that Parnell receive a life sentence -- the harshest punishment ever for a food-related crime. In court Monday, families of victims poisoned by salmonella after eating products from Parnell's company had urged a judge to impose a stiff sentence on Parnell.
    Volkswagen says 11 mln cars hit by scandal, probes multiply| 22 Sept 2015 | Volkswagen AG said a scandal over falsified U.S. vehicle emission tests could affect 11 million of its cars around the globe as investigations of its diesel models multiplied, heaping fresh pressure on CEO Martin Winterkorn. The world's largest automaker said it would set aside 6.5 billion euros ($7.3 billion) in its third-quarter accounts to help cover the costs of the biggest scandal in its 78-year-history, blowing a hole in analysts' profit forecasts. It also warned that amount could rise, saying diesel cars with so-called Type EA 189 engines built into Volkswagen models worldwide had shown a "noticeable deviation" in emission levels between testing and road use.
    Drug Goes From $13.50 a Tablet to $750, Overnight | 20 Sept 2015 | Specialists in infectious disease are protesting a gigantic overnight increase in the price of a 62-year-old drug that is the standard of care for treating a life-threatening parasitic infection. The drug, called Daraprim, was acquired in August by Turing Pharmaceuticals, a start-up run by a former hedge fund manager. Turing immediately raised the price to 750 a tablet from 13.50, bringing the annual cost of treatment for some patients to hundreds of thousands of dollars.
    Kentucky clerk Davis rejects marriage licenses as invalid: ABC | 22 Sept 2015 | The county clerk from Kentucky who went to jail rather than issue marriage licenses to gay couples said the licenses being granted by her staff are invalid, according to an interview that aired on Tuesday. Davis added that she was prepared to return to jail over the controversy, according to ABC. She returned to work on Sept. 14 after a five-day stint in jail for refusing to issue any marriage licenses following a Supreme Court ruling in June that made gay marriage legal across the United States. On Monday, lawyers for couples suing Davis said that she made material changes to the forms since returning to work and is not in compliance with a federal court order.
    Pizza Rat: Video shows New York City rodent carrying pizza slice down subway stairs | 21 Sept 2015 | A video taken Sundaynight has sparked a social media firestorm, with many saying a furry scavenger perfectly captures the life of an average New Yorker. The video, taken by Matt Little at the First Avenue L train station in the East Village, shows a rat attempting to carry a slice of pizza in its mouth while climbing down the stairway. The rat eventually dropped the pizza and scurried away.
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    Serious Journalism? Paying For "Nothing" Is Paying For Something

    By Romi Mahajan

    23 September, 2015

    For years I have seen the degradation of journalism world-wide and more broadly, the extent to which the "content" readily available from most sources has become increasingly trivial and below the standard on which any of us should base important decisions. Though there are notable exceptions --usually the product of heroic and valorous attempts by courageous and under paid people—the preponderance of what we have available is little better than pabulum.

    A "form factor" that has paid the price dearly is the serious magazine. Tabloids sell well and indeed much of print has become little better than tabloids, but serious magazines have been badly hit by the "changes" in media. Some have adapted, others are struggling and living, while many perished. Worse still is the fate of the investigative element of content-development, the type of follow-the-money, expose-the-powerful journalist and content development that has all but disappeared in the mainstream.

    The race to the bottom continues as serious and deep content developers (authors) are fired from their roles and are forced to factory-farm content simply to feed their families. They produce "by the piece" and as prices go down and content serves largely as "clickbait," they have to produce more. The more a person produces in a day the more the gravity and quality erodes and the race continues until we have clickbait pap as the mode and decent content as the exception.

    While money and corporate profit maximization is the root of much of this derogatory turn of events, we as consumers cannot escape our own role in this race to the bottom. Put simply, many of us have decided to demand free content while remaining seemingly oblivious to the fact that indeed we pay with our time, privacy, and often dignity when we avoid paying a few dollars for the intellectual labor of others.

    As I discuss this with many people, I am told, more often than one might imagine, that there indeed should be an aversion to "paying for nothing." While the very people who say these things seem to be the base for Netflix's growing subscriber base (for which one pays) or the success of the Amazon Kindle (for which one pays), the idea that one should pay for great journalism or great investigative content seems to be absent.

    But "paying for nothing" is indeed paying for something- something very dear. While as consumers we should absolutely be willing to pay for content the onus is all the more so if we consider our main incarnation—as citizens.

    We all hate "being advertised to" but we invite that fate by being unwilling to part with a few dollars to support the authors and publishers of serious content so that indeed we can avoid being advertised to. This is an abdication, both an economic and a philosophical one. And it's self-destructive to boot.

    So even if you aren't receiving a physical "good" for your money, try subscribing to publications that seek to get to the bottom of things, from which you can learn and via the learning evaluate the best choices for you, your society, and your ecosystem. And even if you can't read every article in the media to which you subscribe, remember that your dollars help others gain the same insights they need to benefit not only themselves but the world we all share.

    Paying for nothing is absolutely paying for something.

    Romi Mahajan is the founder of KKM Group a marketing firm, an author, an investor, and an activist. His career is a storied one, including spending 9 years at Microsoft and being the first CMO of Ascentium, an award-winning digital agency. Romi has also authored two books on marketing- the latest one can be found here . A prolific writer and speaker, Mahajan lives in Bellevue, WA, with his wife and two kids. Mahajan graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, at the age of 19. He can be reached at

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    Nikhil Bharat Bangali Udbastu S.Samiti has organized a open convention at pakhanjore (Dandokarn,Cg)on 21st Sep 2015.About 60th refugees. Participated the program.our demands  mother tongues. ,cast certificate etc.Electronics  media. Has live telecasted the program. And all the print media has highlighted the news. Dr.Subodh Biswas.Nibbuss

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    Are SCs, STs and OBCs less talented?


    Mahitosh Mandal


    Often I notice people degrading, sometimes publicly, the SCs, STs, and OBCs as inefficient at their workplaces. Be it an SC doctor or an SC professor or even an SC student, the person in question is not an individual human being but a 'reserved category candidate', and hence promptly to be dismissed as weak, inferior, and incapable. The question which bothers me is:are SCs, STs and OBCs less talented?


    Ordinary people, who are not really 'caste conscious', have always found many doctors, professors, and students – irrespective of which caste they belong to – to be incapable. That is to say, we can find students/doctors/professors belonging to the so-called 'general' category, who are quite insincere, unethical, and inefficient. I know of a 'general' doctor who asked his lady patient to call him up in the night to report her health, and instead of talking medical matters he started flirting with her to the extent that she had to take recourse to another doctor. I know of 'general' professors who have wasted the students' time in class by talking irrelevant things or teaching nothing, or casually absenting themselves from class. I know of 'general' students who have been insincere to the extreme and have failed to prove themselves.


    Can I generalize, on the above ground, that everybody belonging to the 'general' category is incapable? If I do so, you would call it absurd. Just because a few people are insincere and incapable, does not mean everybody belonging to the general category is incapable. But, my dear friend, why don't you use the same logic when it comes to judging people belonging to the lower castes? Just because a few SC candidates are apparently inefficient cannot exclude the possibility that many others belonging to the lower castes might be highly capable. You know what? When it comes to judging a Brahmin guy, you point out his personal flaws and don't say that he is bad because he is Brahmin. But when it comes to assessing a candidate who is accidentally born in a lower caste, you do not consider him as an individual with personal flaws. You end up blaming, wittingly or unwittingly, the entire community of people to which he belongs. Remember, to debase an entire community of people is to commit violence against humanity. And history will not forgive you for that.


    Not all lower caste candidates are incapable. There are many who are more capable than any general category candidate. Think of B R Ambedkar, whom I am sure many of you never cared, or shall I say, never dared, to read. You guys would read Marx, Freud, and Derrida, and you would pose as intellectuals. You guys would fight in the name of Che Guevara and pose as revolutionaries. But you won't read Ambedkar. Let me tell you, if there has ever been any original thinker in India, it is Ambedkar. If any thinker has genuinely cared for the downtrodden men and women of India, it is Ambedkar. If you have not read Ambedkar you should be ashamed of yourself. I am sure, the preceding statements of mine would be ridiculed by some as 'arrogant' and 'misleading'. People who would pour such ridicule are people who are extremely prejudiced. They are being requested to read Ambedkar's works and get back to me.


    Now to get back to the question I am grappling with. Is an SC candidate inefficient because he was born in a lower caste? Any logical thinking would prompt an answer in the negative. What then could be the cause of such a candidate's inefficiency? One might say the cause of inefficiency would differ from case to case. That would be an irresponsible answer. I think one major reason why the lower caste candidates sometimes end up as 'inefficient' is that they do not receive the proper guidance, or the extra guidance, that they need. Now don't counter this statement by saying that there are many general candidates who too do not receive proper guidance. Read on what I am saying. Who would be responsible for the proper guidance of a student? Parents and teachers, of course! Now see what happens with the SC/ST candidates. In majority of cases such students are the first generation learners. That is to say, their parents did not go to colleges and universities, and left their schools at an early age to work for their families. Their parents might allow them to study but would ask for their getting a quick job and earning money for the family. Such parents have never known how one becomes doctors or professors or engineers. The ancestors of such parents have never been allowed to receive education. Such parents are incapable to guide their aspiring children. 


    Now let us turn to the teachers. I think teachers can, and teachers should, play an important role in the proper development of the lower caste students. I myself have witnessed, time and again, how teachers at different institutions have failed in this task. Often the teachers would complain that this or that student does not understand what is being taught, or that he gives vacant look in class, or that he cannot write a single sentence in correct English. I have seen how such students are, in majority of cases, lower caste candidates. I would ask these teachers: Have you yourself done anything to help the student improve himself? If a student cannot connect with what is being taught in class or writes a bad assignment, have you inquired why the student was inefficient? I have seen how the lower caste students feel ostracized in class, and feel afraid to approach the teachers because they, the students, think they won't be able to properly communicate, and hence would be ridiculed. Have the teachers taken special care for such students? Have the teachers talked to, and cared to listen to, such students? I am sorry, they haven't.


    If a lower caste student is found inefficient it is neither because he is less talented nor always because he has been insincere. It is because neither in his childhood nor in his student life did he receive proper training. That he has got a chance to study at an academic institution or that he has got a government job may be due to the reservation. But that he is inefficient is because he has always been deprived of the proper academic environment and proper training.


    Now the question is: should the SCs, STs, and OBCs stop studying, and stop applying for government jobs? That is, should they go back to cultivate lands, because some pundits consider them inefficient? Or, should they be helped to overcome the obstacles in the way of their development? I think this issue can be resolved by awakening what I have called 'caste consciousness' or an awareness of how historically the lower caste people have been systematically exploited and deprived of education and the means of self-preservation. The students who belong to the lower caste should from the beginning be conscious of the fact that they belong to the lower caste, that in the name of 'reservation' they have been offered an opportunity to develop themselves, or prove their potential. On the other hand, the teachers should also be 'caste conscious', that is, they should understand that in every batch of students there are some who have no academic background, who sometimes have no clue what is being taught in class, and who need extra care.


    One should first understand that 'reservation' is a misnomer, and that 'representation' is the right word. That is to say, such 'lower caste' students are 'reserved category' students neither because they are economically weak (in majority of cases they are weak) nor because they are enjoying a 'privilege', but because they represent a community that has, for more than three thousand years, been deprived of education. The teachers should help the students not to feel ashamed because they belong to the lower castes or not to hide their caste identity. The teachers should tell the students that our birth is not in our hands and that one is not known by one's birth but rather by one's work. The teachers should train and inspire the students properly to develop efficiency in their respective fields.


    The problem, however, is that most people do not have any clear idea about the 'what and why' of 'reservation'. Dear friends, do a little bit of research; and yes, read Ambedkar! Time is ripe to keep aside caste prejudice and to awaken a positive kind of caste consciousness.


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