Cow Vigilantes Enjoy Impunity under Modi

Feb 20, The Indian government should prosecute mob violence by so-called “cow protection groups” that have targeted Muslims, Dalits and other minorities in the five years since the Hindu supremacist BJP came... Read more »

Pakistan and India must to jointly fight terrorism

By Sandeep Pandey Feb 19, I went to participate in a candle light homage paying event at Dr BR Ambedkar’s statue organised by about 200 Dalit students on Hazratganj main crossing in... Read more »

It is time that the followers of Right-wing Hindu groups realize they are the real anti-nationals

By Jestin Abraham Feb 18, When the whole of the nation bid an emotional farewell to its 44 brave soldiers, who lost their lives in the Pulwama terror attack, dozens of students from... Read more »

Noam Chomsky, top scholars ask NRIs to take stand on human rights violations in India

Feb 14, Renowned world scholars, including Noam Chomsky, James Petras, Angela Davis, Fredric Jameson, Bruno Latour, Ilan Pappe, Judith Butler, among others, have issued a statement castigating the Narendra Modi government for... Read more »

Hunger in India is reflection of rural distress arising out of the agrarian crisis, poor livelihood options

Feb 13, The Right to Food Campaign requests all political parties to consider the following suggestions towards ensuring right to food for all while working on their manifestos for the General Elections... Read more »

Child marriages still prevalent in Bihar, Bengal, Rajasthan: Unicef

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Although child marriages in India have declined, a few states like Bihar, West Bengal and Rajasthan continue to carry on with the harmful practice and there is nearly... Read more »

No aadhaar, no ration? Hard blow by Gujarat govt on poor and marginalized

By Pankti Jog Only those who have aadhaar registration and linked it with ration card will get ration from a Public Distribution System (PDS) shop. This decision of the Gujarat government has... Read more »

Protest against Citizenship Bill — a whiff of 1979 Assam movement

By Anup Sharma Guwahati, Feb 8 (IANS) Students’ movements are synonymous with Assam. India’s northeastern state witnessed the world’s longest such movement between 1979 and 1985 when lakh of students took to the... Read more »

India Has 10m Working Children, But Budget 2019 Has Slashed Outlay For Key Rehabilitation Project By 17%

By Shreehari Paliath Children constitute nearly 40% of India’s population, yet the funds allocated for their education, development, health and protection remained almost constant, the analysis noted. The largest chunk (68%) went towards education, followed... Read more »

Mob Lynching, cow vigilantism: “Changing pattern” of communal violence in India

By Irfan Engineer, Neha Dabhade, Suraj Nair, Siddhi Pendke Feb 07, The year 2018 saw 84 incidents of mob lynching. According to  Centre for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS) findings, 60... Read more »