International Human Rights Day: Floral Tribute To Nabin Nayak, Indigenous Leader Of Kashipur

Odisha, Dec. 12 Report by Badal Tah; Kashipur : Assembly elections are due in Odisha in 2019. Currently, there is a significant disconnect between indigenous communities’ demands and needs and the political... Read more »

India being dragged into “unmitigated” disaster by government

By Fr Cedric Prakash sj* Dec. 6 On almost every sector, India has been faring very poorly on human rights. The situation has been deteriorating since the past four years. In the... Read more »

“Ruling leaders continue to violate the principles of Constitution”

By Vidya Bhushan Rawat* Dec. 6 As the ruling leaders continue to violate the principles of Constitution, converting them into a hierarchical Brahmanical state, it is time for all of us to... Read more »

Forced child labour rampant in Uttar Pradesh sugarcane fields: Oxfam study

By Rajiv Shah A 14-year-old boy and his older brother were hired by an agent from Bihar under the pretext of getting them a job in a shoe factory in Uttar Pradesh.... Read more »

Children – Civilization’s Future, Victims of Western Brutality

By Peter Koenig The United Nations Universal Children’s Day – 20 November – has come and gone – and nothing has changed. No action that would now protect children any more than... Read more »

What Lies Beneath the Alarming Rise in Violence Against Dalits?

India has witnessed a sharp escalation in violence against Dalits in the past five years. In every year during this period, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) registered a six to eight-fold upsurge in... Read more »

If Kutami Wins or Loses – I’m Responsible

TPCC chief Uttam Kumar Reddy has made shocking comments. He said he would take the complete responsibility of Praja Kutami whether it wins or loses. He said he would take the blame... Read more »

No pickles please: India’s trafficking survivors dream of drums and saws

By Roli Srivastava LONDON, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Getting the chilli-turmeric ratio in mango pickle right, learning to thread an eyebrow or honing drumming skills? For Robin Chaurasiya, founder of... Read more »

Jobless Indian man says he raped and killed 9 children -police

By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI, Nov 21 (Reuters) – A jobless 20-year-old Indian man has confessed to raping and killing at least nine girls aged between three and seven in New Delhi,... Read more »

Protect Indian sex workers’ right to reject rehab, say campaigners after reports of abuse

By Roli Srivastava MUMBAI, – Reports of forced labour at a shelter for abused women run by a charity in India sparked fresh fears on Monday that the country’s long-awaited anti-trafficking bill... Read more »