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‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro
Arts & Culture

‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro

The culmination of four years of exhaustive research on the Budaun teenagers’ deaths, Faleiro's new book, The Good Girls, paints a distressing picture of gendered inequalities in modern India. 

Lockdown Caste Atrocities: Online campaign addresses violence against Dalits in the pandemic through art and dialogue
long-reads

Lockdown Caste Atrocities: Online campaign addresses violence against Dalits in the pandemic through art and dialogue

The campaign aims to share 'stories of pain, plight and struggle of Dalits' that need visibility and solidarity both at the national and international levels, since Dalit rights need to be addressed as human rights

In Tamil Nadu, anatomy of a caste crime: Families devastated by honour killings speak of the scourge
long-reads

In Tamil Nadu, anatomy of a caste crime: Families devastated by honour killings speak of the scourge

Honour killings in Tamil Nadu have left behind broken families, disillusioning fights against the social order, untold amounts of grief — through which faint glimmerings of hope shine through

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Opinion polls suggest comfortable win for BJP; party likely to improve vote share, seats tally
Politics

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Opinion polls suggest comfortable win for BJP; party likely to improve vote share, seats tally

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking at a comfortable victory in the upcoming Assembly elections in Gujarat, an opinion poll conducted by Times Now-VMR has revealed

Saharanpur violence: Bhim Army chief's mother Kamlesh to lead protest on 18 June
India

Saharanpur violence: Bhim Army chief's mother Kamlesh to lead protest on 18 June

Kamlesh, the mother of arrested Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar, has replaced her son as the head of the Dalit outfit and announced a congregation of the community in the national capital on 18 June.

Saharanpur violence: Two persons arrested; authorities restore internet services
India

Saharanpur violence: Two persons arrested; authorities restore internet services

Two persons were Saturday arrested in connection with the violence here on 9 May in which a police chowki and 20 vehicles were set ablaze, even as the authorities restored Internet services in the district.

Minority Commission team to visit Saharanpur next week to probe caste-based violence
India

Minority Commission team to visit Saharanpur next week to probe caste-based violence

The cycle of violence in Saharanpur began on 5 May when a man was killed, several injured and around 25 homes set ablaze in Shabbirpur

Saharanpur violence: 30 arrested for stone-pelting and torching vehicles
India

Saharanpur violence: 30 arrested for stone-pelting and torching vehicles

As many as 30 people were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the incidents of stone pelting and torching of vehicles and a police post in Saharanpur, which has been witnessing caste-based violence since 5 May.

UN reviews human rights in India: Excessive use of force in Kashmir, violence against minorities among key issues
India

UN reviews human rights in India: Excessive use of force in Kashmir, violence against minorities among key issues

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has flagged a number of issues, including excessive use of force in Jammu and Kashmir, caste-based violence and violence against minorities and criminalisation of same-sex relations