Mayawati pledges to fulfil Kanshi Ram’s dreams

Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) National President of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati on Wednesday paid tributes to Kanshi Ram on his 13th death anniversary. She also pledged to fulfil all his... Read more »

BJP confident of winning all 11 seats in UP bypoll

Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is confident of winning all the 11 Assembly seats in the bypoll to be held on October 21. “The mood... Read more »

Branding incidents of violence as ‘lynching’ defames India: Mohan Bhagwat, RSS

Source: A book should never be judged by its cover neither a news report by the headline! When ANI put out this story, Lynching alien concept to Bharat, has its references... Read more »

Dalit rights leader asks Murari Bapu to campaign for saving cows from plastics

Source: Gujarat-based Dalit rights activist Natubhai Parmar, who created flutter across Gujarat through his unique protest of dumping dead cows in front of the Surendranagar district collector’s office following the Una... Read more »

Will ‘sabka sath, sabka vikas’ end untouchability?

New Delhi (IANS) Can Prime Minister Narendra Modi governments ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas agenda ensure fulfillment of Mahatma Gandhis dream of ending social discrimination like untouchability? This question may be asked as... Read more »

Fate of 6 BSP MLAs in Rajasthan hangs in balance

By Archana Sharma Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) The fate of six MLAs, who quit the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to join the Congress earlier this month, hangs in balance as they are... Read more »

Fair, fast, forthright justice ‘seems mirage’ for Dalits, Muslims, other marginalized people

Source: By Sheshu Bab It seems that judicial system is moving far away from major section of society, specially Dalits, marginalised sections, Muslims and women. Many recent instances are ample proof... Read more »

Dalit MP shunned away from Gollarahatti last week receives grand welcome: Karnataka

Source: On September 16, Chitradurga MP A Narayanaswamy was stopped by residents from entering a hamlet in Karnataka Chitradurga MP A Narayaswamy who in a blatant practice of untouchability was refused... Read more »

Rampur to witness fiercest battle in UP bypolls

By Amita Verma Rampur, Sep 24 (IANS) Of the 11 Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats where bye-elections are to be held in October, it is the Rampur seat that will witness the fiercest... Read more »

ABVP march to Jadavpur campus foiled, 7 activists hurt

Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) As many as seven Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists were injured in the police baton-charge during a march against the last week’s ‘manhandling’ of Union Minister Babul Supriyo... Read more »

‘Declare Hari Singh’s birth anniversary a public holiday’

Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Karan Singh on Friday urged Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik to declare the birth anniversary of his late father Maharaja Hari Singh on September... Read more »

Gehlot “BSP MLAs joined Cong on their own”

Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here on Tuesday said the six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators had joined the Congress on their own and alleged the Bharatiya Janata Party... Read more »

Mayawati says Congress is ‘unreliable’ after MLAs’ defection

Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress and termed it an “unreliable” party after all six of her party MLAs switched over to... Read more »

Bhim Army condemning the “fascist actions of the BJP Government”, demand release of leaders

Source: Dalit- Ambedkarite outfit Bhim Army has called for a Press Conference condemning the “fascist actions of the BJP Government” against the activists who participated in protests opposing the demolition of... Read more »

All six Rajasthan BSP MLAs join Congress

Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) In a big jolt to Mayawati’s Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) in Rajasthan, all of its six MLAs have joined the Congress. With this merger, the Congress now has 106... Read more »

Cong plans pointsmen to regain Dalit votes in 3 poll-bound states

BY ANAND SINGH  New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Worried over the decline in the Dalit vote share, once considered party stronghold, the Congress is planning to appoint coordinators for all Scheduled Caste (SC)... Read more »

Bhima-Koregaon Case: HC Refuses to Quash Case Against Gautam Navlakha

Source: The Bombay High Court on Friday refused to quash the case lodged against civil liberties activist Gautam Navlakha in the Bhima-Koregaon violence and for having alleged Maoist links, noting that... Read more »

Economic distress cause for political distress; Modi ‘needs’ new diversion: Conversion

Source: Some years ago late J Jayalailthaa, then chief minister of Tamil Nadu passed an ordinance on religious conversion making it subject to state approval. This came in the wake of... Read more »

Four labourers die cleaning septic tank in Bihar

Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Four labourers died on Tuesday after they were exposed to poisonous gas inside a septic tank in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, officials said. District official Kundan Kumar said that the... Read more »

Centre scrambles top names to flaunt 100-day achievements

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Having crossed the 100-day mark of the Modi 2.0 government with a stint that saw Kashmir’s special status end and instant Triple Talaq criminalized, BJP has now scrambled... Read more »