Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

School is a hostile space for too many students

Apparent signs of progress do not necessarily reflect meaningful transformation. This was evident from the recent findings of a community-based study conducted jointly by Unesco’s office in New Delh...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 18.06.19

Dalit burnt alive in UP village

A young Dalit was tied to his cot and burnt alive in the Patti area of Pratapgarh district on Monday morning.Vinay Prakash Saroj aka Bablu, 35, used to sleep in a shed in his agricultural field, where...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Amid water crisis, the poor barred from hand pumps

A police complaint by a Dalit woman has highlighted how the two perennial problems of water shortage and social discrimination combine to torment the rural poor in Bundelkhand every summer.Sunita Devi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 13.01.19

Dalit father stands proud behind slain son

A police officer, Suresh Kumar alleges, shot his son and offered him Rs 10 lakh to “name any Muslim” as the killer of the young Dalit.Ashok Kumar, a young day labourer left incapable of hard work ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.19

Forward quota: Your questions answered

The Union cabinet on Monday gave the go-ahead for a legislation to give 10 per cent quota in state jobs and educational institutions for 'economically weaker sections'.The proposed criteria for determ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty


India  /  Published 25.12.18

Cops blame cousin for Agra girl murder

Agra police on Tuesday claimed to have solved the murder of a Dalit girl who was set on fire by motorbike-borne assailants last week, alleging a male cousin and two other relatives had killed her.But ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 24.12.18

Torched Dalit teen’s mom on hunger strike

The mother of a Dalit girl, who was set on fire by unidentified men last week near her village on Agra’s outskirts and died a day later, sat on fast in front of her home on Monday, demanding the imm...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 03.02.19

Modi's mantra is exit of backwards, development of industrialist friends: Rahul

Rahul cited a media report which claimed that the recent Supreme Court go-ahead for reserving university faculty positions for candidates from Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Cla...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Dalit alliance poll demand

The National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights has called for insulating the law to protect the socially disadvantaged from future judicial review and scrapping the economic reservation as the multi-gro...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.12.19

Dalit call to join peaceful protests

Standing near a statue of Babasaheb Ambedkar on the Chaudhary Charan Singh University campus in Meerut, Dalit activist Sushil Gautam had earlier this week burnt a copy of the Citizenship (Amendment) A...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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