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Jul 18, 2019
133 people died in police custody in Gujarat since April 2017, Vijay Rupani informs state AssemblyMore than 130 people died in police custody in Gujarat in the last two years, the state government informed the legislative Assembly on Thursday
Jun 24, 2019
Jignesh Mevani seeks protection for 116 Dalit farmers in Kutch facing 'death threats' over land ownership issuesDays after the alleged murder of a Dalit deputy Sarpanch in Botad district of Gujarat, MLA Jignesh Mevani appealed to the state government to provide security to 116 Dalit farmers in Kutch district
May 27, 2019
Fear of wrath of upper caste makes dreams of Dalit grooms to ride a mare on wedding day a nightmare in GujaratDalit civil society groups including Navsarjan and also Mevani organised a meeting to tackle discrimination being faced by Dalits on 22 May, 2019 in Lhor village in Kadi taluka.
May 10, 2019
AAP-BJP engage in ugly battle over derogatory pamphlet against Atishi Marlena; netizens pick sides with #IStandWithAtishi and #IStandWithGambhirMeanwhile, Gambhir moved court against Kejriwal, Sisodia and Atishi with a defamation suit on Friday. 'I condemn what has happened. I am from a family where I have been taught to respect women. I didn't know Arvind Kejriwal would stoop so low. I have filed a defamation case,' he said.
May 03, 2019
Verdict will decide course of Dalit politicsBSP faces an existential crisis and continues to decline despite the SP alliance in UP
May 01, 2019
Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PMAtrocities on Dalits in Gujarat have been rising steadily in the last two decades with the state witnessing a 72 percent increase in the number of registered cases between 2003 and 2018
Apr 12, 2019
BJP struggles to assuage hurt Dalit pride in Gujarat's Junagarh; Una flogging incident still haunts partyThe Dalits are disappointed with the BJP, its state leaders and also Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not standing up for them after the Una incident.
Mar 14, 2019
Priyanka Gandhi's meet with Chandrashekhar Azad not just courtesy call, but strategy of escalation with BSP isn't smart movePriyanka is making a statement – one that Rahul Gandhi, her brother and Congress president, has made before. We are prepared to fly solo, where we must. Trying to bring Azad onside is of a piece with the Congress’s strategy to incorporate young activism-driven leaders – think Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel and Alpesh Thakore.
Feb 13, 2019
'I want to be free, not a nut and bolt of the state': Principal of Gujarat college who resigned over Jignesh Mevani rowHemantkumar Shah, principal of HK Arts College who resigned over a Jignesh Mevani controversy, speaks about the state of education institutes and academic freedom in Gujarat.
Feb 04, 2019
Will the Mamata Banerjee versus Centre battle end up uniting opposition parties against BJP even more?From Rahul Gandhi to Omar Abdullah, from Arvind Kejriwal to Sharad Pawar, the length and breadth of India's regional political forces seem to have latched on to the lucrative pre-poll situation presented by Mamata's protests following a CBI team's visit to question the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar for his alleged involvement in a chit fund scam.