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Sep 13, 2018
Young, underpaid and overworked in Delhi: Workers' death at DLF complex reveals how society treats those who clean sewersThe death of five workers in DLF Capital Gardens' residential complex in Moti Nagar, West Delhi, shows how the guidelines for managing sewage treatment plants are being flouted while the authorities responsible for implementing them look the other way
Aug 31, 2018
Arrests made in Bhima Koregaon raids attempt to 'overturn Constitution': Rights groups call for action against Maharashtra PoliceThe arrests of the five activists, in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday, highlights the violation of all due procedures and is a mockery of the legal system, said a joint statement signed by over 30 civil society groups.
Jun 22, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: NDA playing Dalit card, candidate decision 'reeks of hypocrisy', say activistsWhile the plot for a mega dalit versus dalit fight is being scripted in Delhi's power circles, activists are grappling with the caste identities of the two.
Jun 09, 2017
Mandatory to link Aadhaar with PAN card? Supreme Court's decision today on petitions challenging validitySC verdict on petitions challenging constitutional validity of Section 139AA of IT Act that makes linking of Aadhaar with PAN mandatory likely on Friday
Jul 30, 2016
Magsaysay awardee Bezwada Wilson: Manual scavengers’ deaths are political murders by governmentsBezwada Wilson, who won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016, along with TM Krishna, spoke to Firstpost exclusively about his work, and the Safai Karamchari Andolan
Jul 28, 2016
Magsaysay Awards prove it's time India bridged the chasm between Dalits and upper castesSimply because Dalits had been quiet compared to what is the case now does not mean their voices can be drowned by political and administrative action.
Jul 27, 2016
Bezwada Wilson wins Magsaysay Award: Meet the real Swachh Bharat activistA Dalit born into a family of manual scavengers in in Karnataka, Wilson had seen his parents clean toilets as a boy.
Jul 27, 2016
Carnatic musician TM Krishna, activist Bezwada Wilson win Ramon Magsaysay AwardKarnataka-born Bezwada Wilson and Carnatic singer TM Krishna from Chennai, were on Wednesday chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016.