- Dalit women kept away from knowledge: Krishna Tirath
Dec 13, 2012
Talking to Ashok Kumar from OneWorld South Asia, India’s Minister for Child and Development, Krishna Tirath, explains how education can be the weapon for the progress of Dalit women. The minister was interacting with the media on the sidelines of the first National Conference for Dalit Women organised by the National Confederation of Dalit Organisations (NACDOR) in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview:
[Dalits] [Girl education] [India] [Ambedkar] [Dalit women] [Indian Government] [South Asia]
- Pranab Mukherjee: From the flicker of a lamp to chandeliers of Delhi
Jul 25, 2012
Newly elected President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, said that he has seen vast changes during his journey from a small Bengal village to New Delhi. He also said, the country has achieved much in the field of agriculture, industry and social infrastructure.
Excerpts from his acceptance speech.
[Pranab Mukherjee] [Sardar Patel] [Africa] [India] [Maulana Azad] [President development] [Mahatma Gandhi] [Asia] [Rajendra Prasad] [India new President] [South Asia] [Latin America] [Jawaharlal Nehru] [Ambedkar]