NCP seeks review of Koregaon-Bhima cases against activists

Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party on Wednesday urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to drop charges against human rights activists and civil rights defenders arrested last year in connection... Read more »

UP govt on backfoot as Cong woos Brahmins

By Saiyed Moziz Imam New Delhi/Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) With the Congress consistently wooing the Brahmin community, the Uttar Pradesh government headed by Yogi Adityanath is on the backfoot. The government removed... Read more »

SP to observe Ambedkar anniversary to woo Dalits

Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party, after its break-up with the Bahujan Samaj Party, is preparing to make inroads into its Dalit vote base. For the first time, the Samajwadi Party... Read more »

BSP losing ground, and its leaders in UP

By Amita Verma Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh is facing rapid erosion of his vote base among Dalits. While several Dalit leaders have left the... Read more »

Proposed anti-conversion law triggers panic in UP

Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Reports over the proposed anti-conversion law, as suggested by the State Law Commission in Uttar Pradesh, have triggered panic among some communities and human rights activists. “The Constitution... Read more »

Amidst tall claims of development, we have failed to abolish untouchability, a root cause of atrocities

Source: By Martin Macwan Historically, for Dalits to be on crossroads is a new phenomenon. They have, with their own labour and sweat, gradually progressed through a most difficult journey, unique... Read more »

Sisters’ killings: Cong for Shah help to unmask Left ‘plot’

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a surprise move, the Congress has sought intervention of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to initiate a CBI probe into the sensational murder of two Dalit... Read more »

Right to own Land. A Distant Dream for Dalits in TN?

Source: News Click Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front (TNUEF) is gearing up to launch an agitation in February 25, 2020, to reclaim Panchami lands allocated to dalit communities across the... Read more »

TN Releases 1997 Dalit Massacre Convicts

Source: The Quint Fifty-six-year-old Karuppiah, a resident of Melavalavu village in Madurai, has barely slept the last week. The Dalit man who works as a clerk in a Judicial Magistrate court in... Read more »

BJP MLAs demand fair probe in death of panchayat official

Source: Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): In protest against Odisha government, BJP MLAs on Friday covered their mouth with a black cloth while attending the winter session of the assembly... Read more »

Source: The Times of India HYDERABAD: Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s much publicised promise of distributing three-acre land to landless families of Scheduled Caste (SC) community remains a pipe dream. Of the... Read more »

Mayawati to withdraw 1995 case against Mulayam

Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) In an unexpected move, Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati has decided to withdraw her case against Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh in the 1995 infamous state guest house incident.... Read more »

BSP spurns Bhim Army’s offer for truce

Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has rejected Bhim Army’s offer for a joint strategy to counter the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. A senior BSP functionary termed a letter... Read more »

Stalin “Murasoli land title will be proved”

Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday said the land title on which the office of party news organ ‘Murasoli’ is situated will be proved at... Read more »

In Gujarat, even Dalit Cops are not spared, driven out of temple, refused food

Source: RAJKOT: A sign of how entrenched is caste in the western Indian state of Gujarat, Times of Indiareported how a Dalit lok rakshak police constable has lodged a complaint against... Read more »

Thousands of India’s ‘Untouchables’ Accuse Twitter of ‘Caste’ Bias

Source: New Delhi (Sputnik): While Twitter has not been releasing specific active users’ data to India, some of the independent agencies claimed that it has around 33 million users in comparison... Read more »

Why minorities in India need to ‘rise above’ narrow sectarian parochial interests

Source: By Swami Agnivesh The predicament of minorities in every society has to be understood sensitively and wisely, especially by themselves. On the whole, this is not the case. Religious minorities... Read more »

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 »