44 cow-related deaths: US-based rights body blames BJP rulers for violence, cover-ups

Feb 21, The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), in detailed report, “India: Vigilante ‘Cow Protection’ Groups Attack Minorities”, has blamed for BJP for increasingly using communal rhetoric since it came to... Read more »

SC to hear challenge to amendment to SC/ST law from March 26

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would commence hearing from March 26 on a batch of petitions challenging amendment to SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act that restored... Read more »

Tripura police charges three tribal leaders with sedition

The indigenous Borok people of Tripura and their human rights defenders have been targeted for their peaceful human rights work before. On October 2, 2008, a crude bomb was thrown over the... Read more »

Cattle trader shot dead in Bihar

Patna, Feb 15 (IANS) A cattle trader was shot dead and his money was looted by criminals in Bihar’s Samastipur district, police said on Friday. Police officer Amit Kumar said Mohd Mumtaz was... Read more »

Does the new India really want to get rid of atrocities based on casteism or just the reservation based on caste system?

Source:timeslifestyle.net Recently, the Union cabinet approved of 10 percent reservation in Government jobs and education to the economically weaker section of the general category. Economically weaker section of Indian society refers to... Read more »

Adivasi, Dalit Villagers File Suit In Jharkhand High Court Against Land Acquisition For Adani Power Plant

Feb 13, Sixteen residents of four villages in Jharkhand’s eastern district of Godda moved the Jharkhand High Court on February 4, 2019 asking it to strike down the contentious acquisition of fertile... Read more »

Dalit Shoshan Mukti Manch holds convention

Source:statetimes.in  Dalit Shosan Mukti Manch organized a convention on theme ‘The Atrocities on Dalits in J&K State and in the country’ here.Threadbare discussions were held on the atrocities on the Dalits, against... Read more »

HC seeks details of trial in atrocities case

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday sought details of the trial by a special court that was hearing a case of atrocities against Dalits in Thamarakki village, Sivaganga... Read more »

Andhra man kills daughter for ‘honour’

Vijayawada, Feb 5 (IANS) In a shocking incident of honour killing, a man in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district killed his daughter for being in love with a boy from another caste, police said.... Read more »

Probe launched into ‘murder’ of dalit youth

Source: The Times Of India Attingal, Feb 03 Attingal police have launched a high-level probe into the death of a dalit youth, who was allegedly thrashed to death. Attingal DSP P Anilkumar... Read more »