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Members of the Dalit community protesting against the Supreme Court’s order diluting the SC/ST Act last year/Photo: UNI

Judicial Correction

Above: Members of the Dalit community protesting against the Supreme Court’s order diluting the SC/ST Act last year/Photo: UNI In a bid to correct a...
SC expresses dismay over continuance of manual scavenging, says caste discrimination still existent

Manual Scavenging: Life Is The Pits

Above: A protest in Delhi against the non-implementation of the manual scavenging ban Though legislation outlawing Manual Scavenging is in place, rampant violations across the...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

MEDIA WATCH

The D Word The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has put the cat among the pigeonholes by its edict to the media to refrain from...
Bombay High Court (file picture)

Bombay HC orders media to not use the D word

Above: Bombay High Court (file picture) A bench of Justices B P Dharmadhikari and Z A Haq of the Bombay High Court’s Nagpur Bench (see...
Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI

SC/ST review case: AG says article 21 must persist, SC bench agrees

Above: Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI  As the Supreme Court bench...
Special Courts for Dalits: Left High and Dry!

Special Courts for Dalits: Left High and Dry!

Four Dalit youths who were beaten up in Gir-Somnath district of Gujarat for possessing beef. Photo: youtube.com Even as Dalits protested against the dilution of...
Apex court will hear review petition on SC/ST Act at 2pm today

Apex court will hear review petition on SC/ST Act at 2pm today

Above: Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during  Bharat Bandh over SC/ST issue, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court will take...
President designate Ram Nath Kovind meeting the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on June 20, 2017. Photo: PIB

Ram Nath Kovind becomes 14th President of India

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulating Ram Nath Kovind after his election as the next president of India. Photo: PIB Former Bihar Governor Ram Nath...
Presidential election not a fight between Dalits, says Meira Kumar

Presidential election not a fight between Dalits, says Meira Kumar

The Opposition candidate for the post of President, Meira Kumar, does not agree that the 2017 elections is a fight between two Dalit candidates. According...
Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind. Photo: UNI

BJP names rank outsider Kovind as its Presidential candidate

The NDA has selected a rank outsider, so to say, to be its Presidential candidate. BJP president Amit Shah named Bihar governor Ram Nath...
Activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India staging a demonstration in Chennai to condemn the killing of a Dalit youth who had married a caste Hindu girl. Photo: UNI

Caste, an Unsavoury Reality

This is an issue which often hits the headlines in India as seen in the Justice Karnan episode. Is there a better way to...
(L-R) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath feeds cows; VHP activists in a buoyant and strident mood in Kolkata. Photos: UNI

The Cow Card

A petition on increasing communal vigilantism led the Supreme Court to issue notices to six states. Can the government afford to turn a blind...
The Madras High Court’s stand on the case is a blessing for journalists in Tamil Nadu.

Judge Bats for Media Freedom

Even as conspiracy theories swirled regarding this sensational case, a judge upheld the rights of the media and stood up for democratic norms  ...
Men load a cow onto a truck in the Jantar Mantar area of New Delhi

Milking the Cow

Way back in the fifties, the Supreme Court ruled that a ban on cattle slaughter would seriously affect some occupations. But today, we are...
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Madras High Court denounces honour killing

The Madras High Court recently pulled up the Tamil Nadu administration in a scathing denouncement of “honour” killings. It lambasted the administration for its...

The Slippery Ground of Quotas

On April 30, the High Court struck down the MP Public Service Promotion Rules, 2002, thereby annulling promotions based on reservations. This has struck...

Anatomy of a Suicide

The death of Dalit PhD student, Rohith Vemula, has shown how the HRD ministry under the stewardship of Smriti Irani has interfered in minor...

Suicide Not a Trump Card

Rohith Vemula’s suicide, the PM’s sharing of grief and the university’s ex-gratia payment to his family have been given an epic dimension by the...

'Dalit' - 18 News Results

Members of the Dalit community protesting against the Supreme Court’s order diluting the SC/ST Act last year/Photo: UNI

Judicial Correction

Above: Members of the Dalit community protesting against the Supreme Court’s order diluting the SC/ST Act last year/Photo: UNI In a bid to correct a...
SC expresses dismay over continuance of manual scavenging, says caste discrimination still existent

Manual Scavenging: Life Is The Pits

Above: A protest in Delhi against the non-implementation of the manual scavenging ban Though legislation outlawing Manual Scavenging is in place, rampant violations across the...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

MEDIA WATCH

The D Word The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has put the cat among the pigeonholes by its edict to the media to refrain from...
Bombay High Court (file picture)

Bombay HC orders media to not use the D word

Above: Bombay High Court (file picture) A bench of Justices B P Dharmadhikari and Z A Haq of the Bombay High Court’s Nagpur Bench (see...
Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI

SC/ST review case: AG says article 21 must persist, SC bench agrees

Above: Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI  As the Supreme Court bench...
Special Courts for Dalits: Left High and Dry!

Special Courts for Dalits: Left High and Dry!

Four Dalit youths who were beaten up in Gir-Somnath district of Gujarat for possessing beef. Photo: youtube.com Even as Dalits protested against the dilution of...
Apex court will hear review petition on SC/ST Act at 2pm today

Apex court will hear review petition on SC/ST Act at 2pm today

Above: Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during  Bharat Bandh over SC/ST issue, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court will take...
President designate Ram Nath Kovind meeting the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on June 20, 2017. Photo: PIB

Ram Nath Kovind becomes 14th President of India

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulating Ram Nath Kovind after his election as the next president of India. Photo: PIB Former Bihar Governor Ram Nath...
Presidential election not a fight between Dalits, says Meira Kumar

Presidential election not a fight between Dalits, says Meira Kumar

The Opposition candidate for the post of President, Meira Kumar, does not agree that the 2017 elections is a fight between two Dalit candidates. According...
Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind. Photo: UNI

BJP names rank outsider Kovind as its Presidential candidate

The NDA has selected a rank outsider, so to say, to be its Presidential candidate. BJP president Amit Shah named Bihar governor Ram Nath...
Activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India staging a demonstration in Chennai to condemn the killing of a Dalit youth who had married a caste Hindu girl. Photo: UNI

Caste, an Unsavoury Reality

This is an issue which often hits the headlines in India as seen in the Justice Karnan episode. Is there a better way to...
(L-R) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath feeds cows; VHP activists in a buoyant and strident mood in Kolkata. Photos: UNI

The Cow Card

A petition on increasing communal vigilantism led the Supreme Court to issue notices to six states. Can the government afford to turn a blind...
The Madras High Court’s stand on the case is a blessing for journalists in Tamil Nadu.

Judge Bats for Media Freedom

Even as conspiracy theories swirled regarding this sensational case, a judge upheld the rights of the media and stood up for democratic norms  ...
Men load a cow onto a truck in the Jantar Mantar area of New Delhi

Milking the Cow

Way back in the fifties, the Supreme Court ruled that a ban on cattle slaughter would seriously affect some occupations. But today, we are...
Madras_High_Court-001 new

Madras High Court denounces honour killing

The Madras High Court recently pulled up the Tamil Nadu administration in a scathing denouncement of “honour” killings. It lambasted the administration for its...

The Slippery Ground of Quotas

On April 30, the High Court struck down the MP Public Service Promotion Rules, 2002, thereby annulling promotions based on reservations. This has struck...

Anatomy of a Suicide

The death of Dalit PhD student, Rohith Vemula, has shown how the HRD ministry under the stewardship of Smriti Irani has interfered in minor...

Suicide Not a Trump Card

Rohith Vemula’s suicide, the PM’s sharing of grief and the university’s ex-gratia payment to his family have been given an epic dimension by the...

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