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 »

Give fair chance to people not included in NRC: SC

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the NRC Coordinator to provide a fair chance to those who have challenged the non-inclusion of their names in the National Register... Read more »

Long LS stint makes Gangwar, Prahlad Joshi, Prahlad Patel and Tomar front-runners for Speaker’s job

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The countdown for the election of the new Lok Sabha Speaker will begin only after formation of the government on May 30, but there are several names doing... Read more »

Poll results indicate end of Yadav politics in UP

Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) The severe jolt to caste politics in the recent Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh has also put a question mark on the future of Yadav politics in the... Read more »

Mahagathbandhan fails to stop BJP juggernaut in UP

Source: Sabrangindia.in The ambitious alliance between Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party (SP) and Ajit Singh’s Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) was expected to take Uttar Pradesh by storm. The... Read more »

BJP leads in Uttar Pradesh, SP-BSP alliance trails

Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday took comfortable leads in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh, a state that had catapulted it to a stunning victory in 2014. The party... Read more »

Akhilesh, Mayawati meet, assess post-poll scenario

Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Monday held a meeting with Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati to discuss the political situation in view of the exit polls results. The... Read more »

Bhim Army chief says atrocities on Dalits on rise Gujarat, warns of agitation

Credits:business-standard.comBhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Saturday warned of a large-scale agitation in Gujarat, alleging that atrocities against the Dalit community in the state were on a rise. Citing an instance of... Read more »

All parties look up to UP in the Home Stretch

Source: Sabrangindia.in We are in the last leg of the general elections and May 19 will see the action in Uttar Pradesh shift to big battlegrounds like Varanasi and Gorakhpur. Other seats... Read more »

SC refuses relief to rape accused BSP’s Atul Rai

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant any relief to SP-BSP candidate in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, who is on the run in an alleged rape case... Read more »

Caste arithmetic not major factor in Punjab polls

Y VISHAL GULATI (17:54) Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Caste politics may take centre stage in most north Indian states, but in agrarian Punjab where Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes make up 55 per cent of... Read more »

Use that Button Wisely against the Lies & Venom of the Ruling Establishment

Source: Sabrangindia.in  By Laila Tyabji “Use that Button Wisely”, says Laila Tyabjee, crafts activist, designer and social activist, based in Delhi. She has made a sharp and evocative appeal to the Delhi electorate through a facebook... Read more »

USCIRF report finds in India “deteriorating religious freedom conditions” and “politicization of religion”

Source: Counterview.net Mai 9, The just-released United States Commission on International Religious Freedom’s (USCIRF’s) “2019 Annual Report” has said that India is one of the dozen-odd countries where USCIRF has found “deteriorating religious freedom... Read more »

EXCLUSIVE! Student Union members forcing people to file false NRC Objections in Assam

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Zamser Ali In several shocking instances of the abuse and subversion of the NRC process in Assam, it has come to light that names of people have been allegedly used... Read more »

These Bhojpuri stars depend on ‘Modiji’ for victory

BY AMITA VERMA  Lucknow, May 9 (IANS) They are top Bhojpuri stars who have a huge fan following in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. As they step into the hotbed of caste politics... Read more »