India  /  Published 30.09.19

MP Swachh train travel call to PM Narendra Modi

A CPI Rajya Sabha member from Kerala has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to travel through north India on a train to understand how widespread open defecation still is before declaring India free o...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 24.01.19

Revealed: govt mind on quota-choking order

Several government arms had advised the Centre against challenging the Allahabad High Court judgment that caused a reduction in quota jobs for university teachers, prompting it to decide to implement ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.01.19

When 2 top colleges did not factor in RSS voice

Two renowned colleges have been forced to curb extracurricular events involving freedom of expression after protests by organisations as well as trolls echoing views of the Sangh parivar.Pune’s Ferg...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.09.18

Layered ruling on reservations

It is always wise to be careful when something is wished for. The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of reservations in promotions for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in government jobs. This is ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 22.09.18

‘Bengalis have no understanding of caste’

Like Parashuram, he has an axe to grind. And Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd brought it down heavily, but for a different people altogether, when he was in Calcutta last month.The redoubtable Dalit writer-acti...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


India  /  Published 19.07.19

Plot against Dalits: Mayawati

Mayawati on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of plotting against Dalits “who have grown by doing their own businesses”, a day after the income-tax department revealed its crackdown on h...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bihar  /  Published 04.11.18

Benefit poser for CM

Chief minister Nitish Kumar, in a meeting at Polo Maidan here on Sunday, listed schemes his government has undertaken for Dalits but some residents claimed they have not received the benefits he prom...
By Shri Krishna Prasad in Munger

India  /  Published 01.11.18

Dalits thrashed for loud phone call

A Rajput allegedly thrashed a Dalit for speaking loudly on a mobile phone while passing by his home on Wednesday evening, triggering a caste clash that has led to 10 Dalits being admitted to hospital....
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 16.09.19

Dalit burnt alive, shock kills mother

A Dalit youth was burnt alive in Hardoi district in an apparent “honour killing” on Sunday while leaving for a Lucknow hospital with money for his mother’s treatment.Mother Rambeti, 56, died of ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bihar  /  Published 30.10.18

Nitish rushes to fill vacuum in Gaya

Chief minister Nitish Kumar will on Wednesday visit Gaya, the district having the highest concentration of Scheduled Castes and one where the JDU has no base.Gaya is the stronghold of former chief min...
By Farhana Kalam in Gaya


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