32 MPs ask Prez to disband expert committee to study Indian culture

There are no South Indians, Northeast Indians, minorities, Dalits or women. Almost all the members of the said committee belong to certain specific social groups which are in top of the Caste... Read more »

Naidu “YSRCP leaders spreading lies on TDP, destroying Amaravati”

Naidu alleged that Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is indulging in vote bank politics, and claimed that he is not condemning attacks on temples, dalits, BCs and minorities. Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh... Read more »

University of Hyderabad VC’s tenure extended by a year

A few months after his appointment, the central university was rocked by the massive protests over the death of a Dalit PhD scholar. Hyderabad: The Union Ministry of Education has extended the tenure... Read more »

Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, thorn in the flesh of Andhra CM

BY SHARON THAMBALA  Kanumuru Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, YSRCP MP from Narasapuram, has emerged as a thorn in the flesh of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy of late. It has... Read more »

High Court of J&K approves Arbitration Centres at Srinagar and Jammu

Srinagar : In order to provide an institutionalised framework for speedy and expeditious resolution of disputes through alternate dispute resolution mechanism, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir has accorded approval to setting... Read more »

Purpose of UPs detention centres is to “keep Muslims perpetually under threat ” and it reflects “anti-Dalit mindset of BJP”

Several well-known social and political activists from across India fear that the “decision” of the Uttar Pradesh government to to convert an Ambedkar hostel in Ghaziabad into a detention centre will be used for... Read more »

In another incident of mob lynching in UP a 25-year-old dies

According to reports, Manish Ram, a Dalit, had an affair with a girl of the same village, but their families were opposed to the relationship. Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 10 (IANS) In yet... Read more »

KGBVs ‘temporarily shut’ in UP, students being shifted

These exclusively residential schools for girls were established in 2004 to ensure access to quality education to the girls belonging predominantly to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and minority communities... Read more »

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA arrests three Kabir Kala Manch activists

The case was filed in the Vishram Baug Police Station in Pune on April 4, 2018 regarding incitement of people and giving provocative speeches during the Elgar Parishad organized at Shaniwarwada, Pune... Read more »

Debate on Dalit Christian reservation continues

By Madhu Chandra “Commission for Minority Religion and Linguistic Minority” known as “Misra Commission” was setup by United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government in 2005 to study and report on socio-economic condition of... Read more »

UP starvation death: AAP to take care of bereaved family

“It is shameful on the government’s part that a child died due to hunger. The family had lost their son after demonetisation. The district administration, instead of making efforts to ensure that... Read more »

Quota within Quota: SC for revisiting 2004 verdict on sub-classification

The bench observed that reservation may be made for the sub-castes within Scheduled Castes, and such classification would not lead to interfering with the presidential order under Article 341. New Delhi, Aug... Read more »

Congress turns blue in UP

The shade of blue was strikingly similar to the shade of blue that is the colour of Bahujan Samaj Party. Lucknow: The Congress in Uttar Pradesh turned ‘blue’ on Thursday, leaving several... Read more »

Maharashtra minister detained in UP

The Congress delegation, led by UPCC chief Ajay Kumar Lallu, had been detained earlier in the day when they were on their way to meet the family of Dalit sarpanch Satyamev Jayate,... Read more »

Congress delegation detained in Azamgarh

Sarpanch Satyamev Jayate aka Pappu Ram, was shot dead by three motorcycle-borne men last Friday in Bansgaon village in Azamgarh district. Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh): Congress leaders, including UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu... Read more »

Cong: Riots 8 km from Vidhana Soudha, can K’taka govt protect citizens?

Ugrappa, who is a lawyer by profession, remarked that Murthy can approach the police at any point of time to invoke the SC/ST Atrocities Act in the riots case in which his... Read more »

SC defers hearing on plea challenging merger of Raj BSP MLAs with Cong

The bench took note of the submissions of advocate Sunil Fernandes that the High Court could not complete the order on Friday. New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday deferred... Read more »

AAP MP Sanjay Singh accused for insulting Dalits

Singh has been booked for accusing the UP government of being “pro-Thakur” and insulting the Dalits by not inviting President Ram Nath Kovind to the foundation stone laying ceremony of Ram Janmabhoomi... Read more »

WC to hear BJP MLA plea challenging the merger of six BSP MLAs into Congress

Salve argued that the BSP itself claimed to be an original political party, and it didn’t merge with the Congress in Rajasthan. He insisted that the question of merger cannot be decided... Read more »

BSP MLAs merger: Gehlot govt gets a breather from Raj HC

As the ruling party MLAs are camping in a Jaisalmer hotel, it said that the Jaisalmer District Judge should ensure timely delivery of the notice, taking the help of the local Superintendent... Read more »