India  /  Published 03.10.18

Boy points abuse finger at cop

An orphan Dalit boy who works as a waiter at a highway restaurant has accused a constable of confining him to a police station and sexually abusing him, saying the ordeal continued over two days befor...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 26.07.19

Govt inaction on lynch mobs under SC scanner

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the states on a public interest plea that seeks a direction to governments to implement the court’s July 2018 order to rein in lynch mobs...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.18

Cleanliness rhetoric ignores stink of caste

All the perfumes of Arabia would not erase the stink of caste-based cruelty in India. Violence emanating from the desire for upper-caste dominance had never been completely vanquished in the country i...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.07.19

Caste thugs defy court

Allahabad High Court on Monday ordered police protection for a BJP lawmaker’s daughter who has accused him of trying to have her and her Dalit husband killed but the husband was roughed up even befo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 22.08.19

10 guilty of honour killing in Kerala

A Kerala court on Thursday held 10 men guilty of murdering a young Dalit Christian man who had married his love of three years defying her family’s objections.In the first recorded case of honour ki...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 13.10.19

Bhim Army hunger strike row in Tihar

A tweet from jailed Ambedkarite leader Chandrashekhar “Ravan” Azad’s account on Sunday morning announced that he and fellow Bhim Army undertrials were on hunger strike in Tihar over prison autho...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.10.19

Ex-MLA Abdur Rouf resigns from Congress

Senior Congress leader and former Jania legislator Abdur Rouf on Sunday resigned from the party over conflicting statements by senior state leaders on the National Register of Citizens and the Citizen...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Dalits stripped and beaten for ‘stationery theft’ in UP

Over half-a-dozen affluent people in Jaunpur district allegedly stripped three Dalit men naked and beat them for about an hour on Friday, with a purported video of the incident being posted on social ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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