Amarinder “Even I don’t have birth certificate”

Making it clear that his government was totally opposed to these exercises, Amarinder Singh said that while a routine census would be conducted in Punjab, it would not be based on religion,... Read more »

Delhi Police internal report on riots nails Mishra, Azad

The police have detailed how BJP leader Kapil Mishra sent text messages to his followers and Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad mobilized people from minority-dominated areas to be a part of the... Read more »

4 lakh malnourished children in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) There were a little under 4 lakh malnourished children in Gujarat, said the state government responding to the Congress allegation that such children’s number had increased three-fold compared... Read more »

From ‘Peepli Live’ to Faiz: UP Oppn protests in many hues

Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) The Budget Session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, on Thursday, got off to a stormy start as the entire opposition created a ruckus during the Governors address. The... Read more »

BJP’s ‘muscular nationalism’ falls flat in state after state

By Anindya Banerjee New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) “It’s a fight between India and Pakistan”, “AAP is feeding Biryani to Shaheen Bagh protestors” or “They will rape our daughters” are some awful... Read more »

SC upholds constitutional validity of SC/ST Amendment Act

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) In a significant judgement, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the SC/ST Amendment Act, 2018. The apex court noted that the court can... Read more »

Rihai Manch President finally walks out of jail

Source: He was granted bail on Wednesday after being arrested by the UP police and sent to an unidentified location 27 days after being arrested from his residence, senior lawyer and... Read more »

CAB meets with staunch criticism, opposition in RS determined

Opposition parties including the Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party, DMK, RJD, Samajwadi Party, CPI(M) and AAP and the left constituents have taken a clear stand against the contentious CAB, 2019 bill. JD(U) appears... Read more »

Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved six bills including the Citizenship Amendment Bill and extended reservation for SCs and STs in the Lok Sabha and the State... Read more »

Akhilesh focuses on OBCs for 2022 UP assembly polls

Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) For the 2022 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has its eyes firmly fixed on the Other Backward Classes (OBC) vote bank. The party mainly... Read more »

Two Dalit Kids Beaten to Death for Defecating in Open: MP

Source: Two Dalit children, aged 10 and 12, were beaten to death with sticks in a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district allegedly for defecating in the open on Wednesday, September... Read more »

SC admits all Intervention Applications defending FRA, 2006

Source: By CJP Tea In a major breakthrough for Adivasi organisations and advocates of rights of forest dwelling communities, the Supreme Court of India has admitted all the 19 intervention applications that... Read more »

Stop the McCarthy style witch hunt of Academics and Human Rights Defenders!

Source: By People’s Union For Civil Liberties The People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) condemns the raid on DU professor, Dr Hany Babu’s residence in Noida, Delhi, by the Pune police earlier... Read more »

SC moved for changes in SOP of NRC in Assam

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) An impleadment application was filed in the Supreme Court, seeking to suggest changes in a standard operating procedure (SOP) for the adjudication of appeals by the Foreigners Tribunals... Read more »

Shah “Citizenship Bill won’t affect NE people’s rights”

Guwahati, Sep 9 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday asked the indigenous people of northeast not to worry over the proposed citizenship amendment bill as it won’t affect their rights. Addressing... Read more »

Meghalaya CM appeals to Shah over Citizenship Bill

Guwahati, Sep 9 (IANS) Expressing his apprehensions over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday appealed to Union Home Minister Amit Shah to take the northeastern states and... Read more »

Eight booked after Dalit officer hangs self in Uttar Pradesh

Credits:newindianexpress.comA village development officer (VDO), Trivendra Kumar, ended his life after being allegedly harassed for being a Dalit, in Gola Block of Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh. The victim left a... Read more »

Tension after refusal to allow burial of Dalit woman near Vaniyambadi

Credits: In another instance of Dalits in Tamil Nadu struggling to access burial grounds, tension prevailed near Vaniyambadi on Thursday after members of a minority community tried to stop Dalits from... Read more »

Lok Sabha passes Protection of Human Rights Bill

July 19 (IANS A Bill to protect the rights of “right people”, including vulnerable, farmers and financially backward persons, was on Friday passed in the Lok Sabha with voice vote. The Protection... Read more »

Accused in Dalit Atrocity Cases Continue to Assault with Impunity

Credits: Sarvaiya (27), who got justice after six long years of continued and consistent struggle for his slain brother- burned alive by a mob of upper caste men- was attacked by... Read more »