Facing opposition Yogi claims crime situation in state is ‘satisfactory’

The government also compared the figures of murders, crime against women and children, and crime against Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes of Uttar Pradesh with the rest of India. Lucknow, July 8... Read more »

Prominent Dalit leader Bishnu Charan Das passes away

A six-time MLA, Das was elected to Odisha Assembly five times from Jagatsinghpur and once from Tirtol Constituency. He also had a brief stint as a Rajya Sabha member in 2016. Das... Read more »

California sues Cisco alleging caste discrimination against Dalit

By Arul Louis Opening a new front in the civil rights campaign in the US, California has filed a case against technology company Cisco alleging discrimination against a Dalit employee. Amid the... Read more »

Dalit activists write to Sonia for removal of Manu’s statue in Raj

He said the statue of Manu is “an insult to the Indian Constitution as well as Dalits, women and all those who believe in equality and justice”. New Delhi, June 26: In... Read more »

Chandrababu seeks Andhra Guv’s intervention to restore rule of law

The TDP leader said harassment of Dalits, BCs, minorities and women was rampant. The government has been suppressing dissenting voices in general and particularly targeting weaker and downtrodden sections of the society,... Read more »

National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma

Most of the tweets date back to the year 2018, in which the Bhim Army chief is seen using derogatory Hindi slangs to insult women having a different ideology. New Delhi, June... Read more »

Nadda tells Rahul “Worry about Cong’s DNA, not India’s”

In a serious allegation, Nadda claimed that all the central funds used to be restricted to “Srinagar’s locker” previously which has been changed after last August. He questioned Congress and former Prime... Read more »

Cong threatens to sue MP minister who accused Nath of insulting Dalits

“The BJP is without any issue and so it should stop misleading the people on false issues.” Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) The Congress has hit back at Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Minister Kamal... Read more »

Mayawati praises SC’s order on cases against migrants

“The Supreme Court’s decision of withdrawal of cases against unemployed and helpless migrant workers for not following the norms while they were returning home thousands of kilometres away due to corona epidemic... Read more »

Mayawati “Rise above party politics on border issue”

The Congress and the BJP are engaged in a war of words over the China-India border issue in Ladakh with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi constantly attacking the Narendra Modi government. Lucknow, June... Read more »

Kerala Police launch manhunt for man who slashed sister’s friend

The Kerala Police launched a massive hunt to nab Basil Eldose, who slashed the neck of his sister’s close friend Akhil, on Sunday night in Muvattupuzha near here. Kochi (Kerala), June 8... Read more »

Senior Congress leader Kharge nominated for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Karnataka

The race between B.K. Hariprasad and Kharge had narrowed and now Sonia Gandhi has taken the final decision on it in favour of the Dalit leader. Hariprasad lost in the final leg... Read more »

Lock-down causes job loss, forcing families to reduce intake of food

The disruption in the economy and labour markets in these states is enormous. Livelihoods have been devastated at unprecedented levels during the lock-down and the recovery from this could be slow and... Read more »

Class X girl commits suicide for being unable to attend online class

Hailing from a poor Scheduled Caste family, living in a very small house at Valancherry in Malappurram, the girl a very bright student all through her brief academic career, was deeply upset... Read more »

Delhi LG directs to help Covid victim sanitation worker’s family

The SDMC also paid homage to the deceased worker, calling him a “Corona Warrior”. New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, on Monday paid his condolences to... Read more »

Parties gear up for RS polls, 24 by-elections in MP

While joining the BJP, Guddu had hit out at the Congress as a party of “rajas and maharajas”. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had worked for... Read more »

Delhi HC pulls up NIA over Navlakha’s Mumbai transfer, says acted in haste

The Delhi High Court has expressed its unhappiness with the National Investigating Agency as it questioned the terror investigators’ move of hurriedly transferring Bhima Koregaon case accused and social activist Gautam Navlakha... Read more »

Dalit leaders in Congress say Mayawati is BJP spokesperson

“The language that ‘Twitter Behenji’ is using these days, clearly indicates that she makes the press note for the BJP and sends it. I think she is angry over the proactive efforts... Read more »

DMK R.S. Bharathi released on interim bail hours after his arrest

Stalin said Bharathi had given an explanation about his speech made at a party office and also expressed regret. Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Hours after Rajya Sabha MP and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam... Read more »

DMK RS Bharathi arrested for insulting speech against judges and Dalits

His speech on February 15 at a party office against judges and Dalits was considered insulting and a police complaint was lodged by the leader of Athi Tamilar Makkal Katchi Kalyanasundaram under... Read more »