Rihai Manch President finally walks out of jail

Source: Sabrangindia.in 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: Sabrangindia.in 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: Sabrangindia.in 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: Sabrangindia.in 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: www.newindianexpress.com 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: newsclick.in/Piyush 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 »

An ode to a Dalit icon

Credits: newindianexpress.comPoykayil Appachan was a revolutionary Dalit leader and social reformer who hailed from Eraviperoor near Tiruvalla. A poet, he used carefully crafted songs for their social emancipation and also led a... Read more »

Government to provide 5 crore scholarships over 5 years to empower minorities

June 11 (IANS) As a step towards empowerment of minorities, the government will provide 5 crore scholarships over the next five years, 50 per cent of which will be for girl students, Minorities... Read more »

MHA ‘Order’ Opens Doors for Shah’s ‘Threat & Promise’: NRC Countrywide a la Assam

Source: Sabrangindia.in The new Foreigners (Tribunals) Amendment Order 2019 allows all states to constitute their own FTs, earlier unique to Assam, to address the question of citizenship of a person. Sources claim... Read more »

Judgement pronounced in the Kathua rape case! Justice being done?

Source: Sabrangindia.in A special Pathankot Court on Monday, June 10, delivered its verdict in the Kathua rape case. The Court found six people guilty and sentenced three people to life imprisonment and... Read more »

Can Modi Win “Sabka Vishwas”? Did Modi implement Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas?

Source: Countercurrents.org By Ram Puniyani  After 2014 victory Modi, Prime Minister of India had promised that he will implement Sabka Sath; Sabka Vikas (Taking everybody along, development for all). To this slogan he... Read more »

Modi takes oath with 57 Ministers

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his 57-member council of ministers were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, it is learnt that several of... Read more »