Blood on the Playground

Source: Countercurrents.org By C Vanaja “We received information that 100 to 150 Naxals had gathered deep in the forest and constituted a search party of 100 and went in search of them. When... Read more »

One Year of Bhima Koregoan Arrests: Protest Held in Delhi

By Press Release Source: Countercurrents.org The completion of a year since the arrest of academics, activists, artists and lawyers; Mahesh Raut, Rona Wilson, Shoma Sen, Sudhir Dhawale and Surendra Gadling, framed for violence... Read more »

Alwar gangrape: Case against Thanagaazi SHO

Jaipur, June 8 (IANS) After receiving an investigation report in the Alwar gangrape case, the Rajasthan government has ordered to register a case against Thanagaazi police Station House Officer (SHO) and removal of... Read more »

UN demands GOI response on Human Rights crisis related to NRC in Assam

Source: Sabrangindia.in June, 7: In a scathing letter to the Government of India, five senior officials of the United Nations have expressed regret at the lack of response from the government on... Read more »

Majority of Indians don’t aspire for a democratic society, often at the cost of minorities

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Battini Rao June, 7: Reservations have been continued and extended by democratically elected governments. Citizens have a right to criticize any government policy or law. However, no one has a... Read more »

In Jharkhand, Ram Navami Celebrations Now Sites For Violence

Source: Sabrangindia.in Gumla town, Jharkhand: Irshad Khan knew there would be trouble when he saw the procession. “They were up to no good,” he said of the Ram Navami revellers in Gumla... Read more »

India News Roundup: Labourers beaten up allegedly for eating meat

Source: Countercurrents.org In yet another case of mob violence in Bareilly of Uttar Pradesh four daily wage labourers were mercilessly thrashed by unidentified assailants allegedly after they were seen eating meat near... Read more »

Mob lynching, murder of Jharkhand Adivasi: People from 3 districts protest cop “inaction”

Source: Counterview.net Hundreds of people from Gumla, Latehar and Ranchi districts of Jharkhand have protested against police “inaction” against the killing of Prakash Lakda, a 50-year old Adivasi of Jurmu village of... Read more »

Indigenous Assamese Muslim family attacked, women assaulted at NRC hearing centre

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Zamser Ali Guwahati, 31st May:  In a shocking incident, an indigenous Muslim man was brutally attacked by a group of people just outside a center where hearings are held as... Read more »

India News Roundup: reporting Atrocities against Dalits and Muslims

Source: Countercurrents.org In Singampalli village panchayat of Rangampeta mandal in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday a Dalit was lynched for allegedly plucking mangoes from an orchard belonging to an... Read more »

Crime Branch to investigate Mumbai doctor’s death

Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) In a significant development, the Mumbai police’s Crime Branch will take over the investigations into the alleged suicide of Mumbai medico Payal S. Tadvi, official sources said here on... Read more »

Maoist links? Jharkhand Dalit rights activist arrested for “opposing” Mandal dam

Source: Counterview.net The civil rights organization Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha (JJM), describing the recent arrest of Naresh Bhuiyan, an active member of the Bhartiya Bhuiyan Vikas Parishad and currently involved in protests against... Read more »

UP police books 7 for raping and setting ablaze Dalit girl in Muzaffarnagar

Credits: indianexpress.comThe Uttar Pradesh Police Tuesday booked seven men for allegedly raping and killing a 14-year-old Dalit girl by setting her on fire in Muzaffarnagar district. The body of the girl, police... Read more »

Akhilesh terms ST student’s suicide as murder of Constitution

Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has said that the death of Payal Salman Tadvi, a medical student in Mumbai, was actually “a murder of the constitutional protection given to... Read more »

Chorus demanding justice for ‘institutional murder’ of Dr Payal Tadvi grows

Source: Sabrangindia.in On May 22, Dr Payal Tadvi, a 23 year old doctor hailing from a tribal community in Jalgaon allegedly committed suicide at her hostel in Mumbai’s prestigious Nair Hospital after being allegedly... Read more »

Maharashtra students protest against medico’s suicide

Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) The Students Federation of India (SFI) and other student organisations staged vociferous protests against the recent suicide of a post-graduate woman medical student due to alleged casteist abuse in... Read more »

Days After Elections Attack On Minorities Increase

Source: Countercurrents.org Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s far right Hindutva party Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP) secured a second term with brute majority violence against Muslims and Dalits have erupted in many... Read more »

Cow vigilantes brutally attack two Muslim men and a woman for allegedly possessing beef, Madhya Pradesh

Source: Sabrangindia.in Seoni: Just a day before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were announced, one atrocious incident took place in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh. Two Muslim men and one woman were brutally thrashed... Read more »

What Modi’s landslide election victory means for already terrified Indian Muslims?

Source: Countercurrents.org By Abdus Sattar Ghazali  Washington Post:  Modi’s win is a victory for a form of religious nationalism that views India as a fundamentally Hindu nation and seeks to jettison the secularism promoted by... Read more »

We said we were Dalit, he said what can Dalits do to us: Alwar gangrape victim

Nearly one month after a 19-year-old was gangraped by five men in Alwar, while she was on her way to the market along with her husband to purchase clothes for a wedding,... Read more »