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Jun 21, 2018
Delhi govt plans to rehabilitate manual scavengers, provide them loans to own sewer cleaning machinesIn a move to rehabilitate manual scavengers in the city, the Delhi government is all set to turn the 'safai karamcharis' into entrepreneurs by providing them loans to own sewer cleaning machines.
Jun 17, 2018
Three Dalit teens paraded nude, beaten for swimming in village well in Maharashtra's JalgaonThe incident occurred on 10 June, but came to the fore only after some videos of the Dalit boys' parading in the Vakadi village went viral even as the authorities swung into action.
Jun 13, 2018
Dalit farmer, son murdered over land in Telangana's Sircilla; incident reflects apathy marginalised farmers' faceSavanapelli Yellaiah, a Dalit farmer and his son were hacked to death by members of a dominant caste at Telangana's Rajanna Sircilla district on Tuesday.
Jun 11, 2018
Amit Shah addresses rally in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, says BJP govt not against SC/ST Act and job reservationsBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah asserted that the SC/ST Act and reservation system in jobs will remain in force till the party-led government is in power
Jun 10, 2018
Amit Shah says SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act, reservation system in jobs to stay till BJP is in powerBJP chief Amit Shah asserted that the SC/ST Act and the reservation system in jobs will remain in force till the party-led government is in power.
Jun 06, 2018
Parliament Logjam Part 12: Understanding the 'political value' of time and how it is weaponised in our parliamentary democracyWe need to lift the veil and witness the real workings of ‘time’ as a potent political tool for contestations of power in our parliamentary democracy.
Jun 04, 2018
Parliament Logjam Part 11: Time, the unseen yet powerful factor of politics, is key to controlling legislative discourseParliament, or all political activity, hinges on two hands of the clock. Recent events have shown that power can often be wrested in a matter of minutes.
May 31, 2018
Haryana Cabinet approves proposal to set up state commission for Scheduled Castes; will report to govt annuallyThe Haryana Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to set up the Haryana State Commission for Scheduled Castes (HSCSC) to "leave no scope for any atrocity" on members of the community.
May 28, 2018
Parliament Logjam Part 10: Enabling stakeholder consultations in policy-making can deepen democracy, improve transparencyA collaborative effort to policy-making is rooted in respect for an individual's dignity, capability and is responsive to genuine felt needs.
May 27, 2018
Narendra Modi lashes out at Congress after expressway inauguration, says 'development of country is joke for them'Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 May launched a scathing attack on Opposition Congress for spreading "lies and rumours" on issues ranging from dilution of anti-Dalit atrocities law to farmer issues, saying people who are used to worshipping a family have started opposing the country in their zeal to oppose Modi.