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SC/STs: No Rights in Two States

SC/STs: No Rights in Two States

Above: Dalit organisations agitating for their rights. The SC verdict on caste status vis-a-vis states is another discerning pronouncement/Photo: UNI While a Supreme Court judgment...
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...
When Democracy Dies an Easy Death...

When Democracy Dies an Easy Death…

The BJP’s art of labelling has termed dissent anti-national, pro-communist, terrorist and Maoist. Patriotism is a uniform that only the BJP can don with...
Amendments to the SC/ST Act: What a Volte-Face!

Amendments to the SC/ST Act: What a Volte-Face!

Above: Members of Dalit organisations have staged nationwide protests against the apex court’s verdict diluting the SC/ST Act/Photo: UNI Relentless protests by Dalit groups and...
AMBEDKAR'S DIRE WARNING

AMBEDKAR’S DIRE WARNING

~By Inderjit Badhwar BhimRao Ambedkar is once again the political flavour of the season. As Dalit agitations flare up across the nation, highlighting the dilution...
Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI

SC refuses to stay its order on SC/ST Act

Above: Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI   The Supreme Court on Tuesday...
Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST issue, in Lucknow on Monday/Photo: UNI

SC/ST Act dilution row: Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of govt’s review petition

Above: Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during  Bharat Bandh over SC/ST issue, in Lucknow on Monday/Photo: UNI Apex court rejected the centre’s request...
Dalits, Rohingyas, Violence, Hate, Speeches, Media

Media’s Barbed Missiles

Above: Dalits protest in Mumbai against the violence in Bhima Koregaon There have been numerous cases where the Fourth Estate has been guilty of spreading...
Decoding the politics of social cohesiveness in India

AMPLE INDIA

Above: Muslims and Hindus offering prayers to Lord Ganesha in Ahmedabad ~By Inderjit Badhwar This year seems not to have begun too propitiously either for the...
In and Out

In and Out

Above: Illustration: Anthony Lawrence   ~By Dilip Bobb It is generally used in the context of high society and celebrities, where status and ranking moves up and...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

The Brahmin Bias in Indian Media

~By Sudipto Mondal Caste discrimination has remained the worst form of discrimination in India and even within the media corridors has this discrimination survived. It...
A labourer is lowered to clean sewage in Kolkata

A National Shame

Though manual scavenging is banned, it continues with impunity even as these workers lack basic safety gear. Worse, budgetary allocation for their rehabilitation has...
Hardik Patel being welcomed by supporters on arrival at his hometown Viramgam, after his release from Lajpore Central Jail in Surat, this year

Gujarat: BJP Blunders On

A new political axis has emerged in this state as OBCs, Dalits, Muslims and Patidars join hands to take on a government that seems...
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at a rath yatra in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

UP’s Modern Kurukshetra

As this crucial state goes to the polls next year, political parties gear up for a royal fight in the face of demonetization, caste...
The argument that Jallikattu was a cultural event and hence could not be curtailed was not accepted by the apex court

Jallikattu: Hitting the Bull’s Eye

The Supreme Court has once again shown its humane side by dismissing a petition of the Tamil Nadu government asking it to lift the...
Illustration: UdayShankar

The Enemy Within

  By Dilip Bobb   War has been declared. Not by the government, but by the next closest thing—hyperventilating prime time TV anchors. They have decided that...
Lawyers, rights activists, Muslims, Dalits, Innocence Network, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Official Secret Act (OSA), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Justice AP Shah, Supreme Court.

Wrongly-Framed Persons: Scars of Innocence

A new network of lawyers, rights activists and those exonerated in terrorism-related cases dedicates itself to fight for compensation and rehabilitation of those wrongly...
Silent protests in Maharashtra over the killing of a 14-year-old girl in Kopardi village in Ahmednagar

Maharashtra: Uprising of the Marathas

The brutal gang rape and murder of a girl has led to protests across Maharashtra and a demand for reservations and abolishing of the...
BSP activists protesting against the derogatory remarks made by BJP leader Dayashankar Singh. Photo: UNI

Dalits fighting for rights

While Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel was the first casualty of their anger, the next year’s polls in Uttar Pradesh will prove the final clincher By...
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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...

Changing Lives

For the past eight years, a young lawyer and his team have been training marginalized teens for law entrances and spreading the message of...

Gaining by Default?

With the SP’s administrative inefficiency in UP and the Modi magic fading at the center, will low-profile Mayawati be the ultimate gainer in UP’s...

'Dalits' - 22 News Results

SC/STs: No Rights in Two States

SC/STs: No Rights in Two States

Above: Dalit organisations agitating for their rights. The SC verdict on caste status vis-a-vis states is another discerning pronouncement/Photo: UNI While a Supreme Court judgment...
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...
When Democracy Dies an Easy Death...

When Democracy Dies an Easy Death…

The BJP’s art of labelling has termed dissent anti-national, pro-communist, terrorist and Maoist. Patriotism is a uniform that only the BJP can don with...
Amendments to the SC/ST Act: What a Volte-Face!

Amendments to the SC/ST Act: What a Volte-Face!

Above: Members of Dalit organisations have staged nationwide protests against the apex court’s verdict diluting the SC/ST Act/Photo: UNI Relentless protests by Dalit groups and...
AMBEDKAR'S DIRE WARNING

AMBEDKAR’S DIRE WARNING

~By Inderjit Badhwar BhimRao Ambedkar is once again the political flavour of the season. As Dalit agitations flare up across the nation, highlighting the dilution...
Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI

SC refuses to stay its order on SC/ST Act

Above: Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act, in Lucknow on April 2/Photo: UNI   The Supreme Court on Tuesday...
Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during Bharat Bandh over SC/ST issue, in Lucknow on Monday/Photo: UNI

SC/ST Act dilution row: Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of govt’s review petition

Above: Members of Dalit organisations raising slogans during  Bharat Bandh over SC/ST issue, in Lucknow on Monday/Photo: UNI Apex court rejected the centre’s request...
Dalits, Rohingyas, Violence, Hate, Speeches, Media

Media’s Barbed Missiles

Above: Dalits protest in Mumbai against the violence in Bhima Koregaon There have been numerous cases where the Fourth Estate has been guilty of spreading...
Decoding the politics of social cohesiveness in India

AMPLE INDIA

Above: Muslims and Hindus offering prayers to Lord Ganesha in Ahmedabad ~By Inderjit Badhwar This year seems not to have begun too propitiously either for the...
In and Out

In and Out

Above: Illustration: Anthony Lawrence   ~By Dilip Bobb It is generally used in the context of high society and celebrities, where status and ranking moves up and...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

The Brahmin Bias in Indian Media

~By Sudipto Mondal Caste discrimination has remained the worst form of discrimination in India and even within the media corridors has this discrimination survived. It...
A labourer is lowered to clean sewage in Kolkata

A National Shame

Though manual scavenging is banned, it continues with impunity even as these workers lack basic safety gear. Worse, budgetary allocation for their rehabilitation has...
Hardik Patel being welcomed by supporters on arrival at his hometown Viramgam, after his release from Lajpore Central Jail in Surat, this year

Gujarat: BJP Blunders On

A new political axis has emerged in this state as OBCs, Dalits, Muslims and Patidars join hands to take on a government that seems...
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at a rath yatra in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

UP’s Modern Kurukshetra

As this crucial state goes to the polls next year, political parties gear up for a royal fight in the face of demonetization, caste...
The argument that Jallikattu was a cultural event and hence could not be curtailed was not accepted by the apex court

Jallikattu: Hitting the Bull’s Eye

The Supreme Court has once again shown its humane side by dismissing a petition of the Tamil Nadu government asking it to lift the...
Illustration: UdayShankar

The Enemy Within

  By Dilip Bobb   War has been declared. Not by the government, but by the next closest thing—hyperventilating prime time TV anchors. They have decided that...
Lawyers, rights activists, Muslims, Dalits, Innocence Network, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Official Secret Act (OSA), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Justice AP Shah, Supreme Court.

Wrongly-Framed Persons: Scars of Innocence

A new network of lawyers, rights activists and those exonerated in terrorism-related cases dedicates itself to fight for compensation and rehabilitation of those wrongly...
Silent protests in Maharashtra over the killing of a 14-year-old girl in Kopardi village in Ahmednagar

Maharashtra: Uprising of the Marathas

The brutal gang rape and murder of a girl has led to protests across Maharashtra and a demand for reservations and abolishing of the...
BSP activists protesting against the derogatory remarks made by BJP leader Dayashankar Singh. Photo: UNI

Dalits fighting for rights

While Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel was the first casualty of their anger, the next year’s polls in Uttar Pradesh will prove the final clincher By...
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...

Changing Lives

For the past eight years, a young lawyer and his team have been training marginalized teens for law entrances and spreading the message of...

Gaining by Default?

With the SP’s administrative inefficiency in UP and the Modi magic fading at the center, will low-profile Mayawati be the ultimate gainer in UP’s...

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