Bengaluru women’s anti-CAA sit-in extended to 48 hours

Jan 24 (IANS) Several women have completed a 24-hour protest here against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and are going strong to stretch it to 48 hours. “More than a thousand women gathered... Read more »

Dalit, OBC kids to get admission in Atal residential schools

Jan 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that children of Dalit/backward communities, labourers and workers will be admitted to the Atal Residential Schools in the state. Yogi Adityanath made... Read more »

BSP may dent prospects of AAP, BJP in Delhi

Jan 23 (IANS) With an eye on Dalit votes, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has put up 70 candidates in Delhi which has a 25 lakh Dalit population and 12 reserved seats. The... Read more »

Jauhar university’s 104 bigha land seized in Rampur

Jan 23 (IANS) The district administration of Rampur, on Wednesday, seized 104-bigha land inside the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University campus on the directions of revenue board court in Prayagraj. The university was built... Read more »

Why’s PM not listening to Shaheen Bagh’s man ki baat: Azad

Jan 22 (IANS) With crowd at Shaheen Bagh cheering him on Wednesday, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad sharpened his attack on the Prime Minister, saying “if the PM can do ‘Mann ki baat,’... Read more »

Amit Shah claiming that Anti-CAA voices are anti-Dalit

Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday at a meeting here said that anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) voices are anti-Dalit. “Seventy per cent of these refugees are Dalits.... Read more »

Rohith Vemula March: The Caste Turn for Student Delhites?

Source: By NP Ashley Jan 16, Delhi is a city that has naturalised caste: a gardener believes he is born to be a gardener; a maid believes she was born to... Read more »

The Position of Dalit Women in Indian Society

Source: International Policy Digest The caste system is an ancient societal classification of people based on their varna (caste order or class) or jati (birth). An apartheid-like system, India’s caste order is... Read more »

Delhi court grants bail to Chandrashekhar Azad

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Wednesday granted bail to Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad who was arrested in connection with the violence that erupted in the Daryaganj area... Read more »

Maya slams BJP, Congress on her 64th birthday

Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj party chief Mayawati celebrated her 64th birthday on Wednesday by mounting attack on the BJP and the Congress and blamed both the parties for the plight... Read more »

Mayawati appoints Brahmin as leader in LS

Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) The 17th Lok Sabha is barely eight-months-old and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has set a record of sorts by changing its leader in the House with an... Read more »

Anti-CAA stir: Chinks appear in opposition’s armour

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Chinks have appeared in opposition ranks as they aim to take the anti-Citizenship Act stir to the next level. After Trinamool chief Mamata Banarjee, now BSP supremo... Read more »

Mayawati to skip opposition meet called by Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of betraying the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) despite giving outside support to the government in Rajasthan, party supremo Mayawati on Monday made it clear... Read more »

Priyanka meets CAA victims, visits temples in Varanasi

Varanasi, Jan 10 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, continuing her campaign to meet victims of violence under the Yogi Adityanath regime, reached Varanasi on Friday. Priyanka spent over an hour with... Read more »

Gujarat Dalits meet on Republic Day eve to ‘examine’: What’s Indian Constitution about?

Source: Martin Macwan, founder, Navsarjan Trust, Gujarat’s premier Dalit rights organisation, has declared to hold a unique public programme at the Dalit Shakti Kendra, village Nani Devti, Sanand-Bavla Road, Sanand taluka,... Read more »

Mayawati slams Congress for double standard on Kota deaths

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday slammed the Congress for having double standard and said while the party leaders come to Uttar Pradesh for shedding... Read more »

Why didn’t you go to Kota? Mayawati asks Priyanka

Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Slamming Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday asked her why she did not visit the mothers who lost their infants in Kota even as... Read more »

SC to examine plea seeking reservation for Dalit Christians

 Jan 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to look into a plea seeking directions to the Centre to allocate benefits given to Scheduled Castes to Christians having a Scheduled Castes origin.... Read more »

BJP ally, tribal parties revive ant-CAA stir in Tripura

Jan 7 (IANS) Around 250 tribals belonging to various parties were arrested for “unlawful assembly” while protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), here on Tuesday. Activists of the Indigenous People’s Front of... Read more »

Anti-CAA protests set to intensify in Telangana

Jan 7 (IANS) The anti-Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA), National Population Register(NPR) and National Register of Citizens(NRC) stir is set to intensify in Telangana as an umbrella organisation of various groups on Tuesday announced a... Read more »