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Nov 21, 2018
'Smash Brahmanical patriarchy' row: Twitter mess shows why Silicon Valley billionaires are clueless about real-world complexitiesBy issuing a number of apologies that appear even more clueless than the original mistake, Twitter has created a far bigger mess.
Nov 20, 2018
Twitter apologises amid row over CEO Jack Dorsey posing with 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' placardTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey's picture holding the placard while on his visit to India offended several Twitter users who have accused him of attacking a particular group of people
Oct 01, 2018
CPM slams withdrawal of cases against Sambhaji Bhide, claims such actions expose BJP's anti-Dalit standAccording to an RTI response, the Maharashtra Police withdrew old rioting cases against Sambhaji Bhide, six months before the violence in Koregaon-Bhima near Pune.
Aug 29, 2018
Unlawful Activities Act: India's anti-terrorism law's ambiguous nature gives unreasonable power to authoritiesThe Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 is India's anti-terrorism law. The UAPA, along with the National Security Act, 1980, are the two swords of the law that are used to combat terrorism.
Aug 28, 2018
Bhima Koregaon probe LIVE updates: Sudha Bharadwaj's daughter says raid team didn't have search warrantCPM leader Prakash Karat criticised the raids conducted across the country on Tuesday. "This is a brazen attack on democratic rights. We are demanding that all the cases against these people be withdrawn and they be released forthwith," he said.
Apr 03, 2018
Bharat Bandh protests: Maharashtra remained peaceful, but Prakash Ambedkar warns of 'Syria-like' situation loomingOn Monday, as large parts of the country faced the heat of Dalit anger following a 'Bharat Bandh' call given by several groups, Maharashtra remained largely peaceful.
Jul 05, 2017
AAP backs Mamata Banerjee, says governor's 'threat' was BJP's plan to destabilise state govtsThe Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday came out in support of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, saying the governor's role was part of the BJP's larger design to "destabilise" governments in non-BJP states.
Jul 03, 2017
21 Dalit activists arrested from Lucknow press club for planning to march towards Yogi Adityanath's residenceUttar Pradesh police arrested 21 Dalit activists from a press club in Lucknow on Monday, media reports said.
Jun 24, 2017
Una attack anniversary: Dalits to take out 'Freedom March' in July to commemorate incidentA 'Freedom March' would be taken out on 12 July from Mehsana town to commemorate the first anniversary of the Una Dalit flogging incident, Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani said on Friday.