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Jun 12, 2018
Ramdas Athawale advises Shiv Sena to not break alliance with BJP, warns of consequences in upcoming electionsUnion minister and RPI (A) leader Ramdas Athawale appealed to Shiv Sena not to break alliance with BJP, saying any such act will result in electoral losses.
Jun 11, 2018
Bombay HC urges I&B ministry to issue directive to media stopping usage of the word 'Dalit'The Bombay High Court has asked the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to consider issuing a direction to media to stop using the word 'Dalit', following a circular advising government officials against using the word.
Apr 04, 2018
Exclusive: Centre tells states to avoid word ‘Dalit’ in official docs; circular may be move to ‘suppress’ unrestThe NDA government has asked state and Central departments to avoid the nomenclature 'Dalit' when describing members belonging to Scheduled Castes for all official transactions.
Apr 01, 2018
Centre to file review petition of SC order banning automatic arrest under Atrocities Act tomorrowThe government will file a review petition before the Supreme Court on Monday, challenging its order banning automatic arrest under the Atrocities Act.
Mar 18, 2018
Transgender rights Bill sent to Cabinet after social justice ministry incorporates Parliamentary panel recommendationsThe Social Justice ministry has sent a Bill on transgender rights to the Cabinet after finalising nine amendments, including those in the definition of the term 'transgender', keeping with the recommendations of a Parliamentary panel
Feb 14, 2018
How an organisation called Evidence is fighting against 'honour killings', by aiding victims in legal casesEvidence's Founding Executive Director Kathir @ Vincent Raj talks about the complexities of honour killing cases, and the strong hold that caste continues to have on the people of Tamil Nadu | #FirstCulture
Feb 12, 2018
South Africa to launch new banknotes in Nelson Mandela's remembrance on his 100th birth anniversaryThe South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said on Sunday it will launch a set of commemorative banknotes in honour of what would have been Nelson Mandela's centenary
Feb 04, 2018
Maharashtra to become first state to have Transgender Welfare Board, makes Rs 5 cr available for community's wellbeingLong pending Transgender Welfare Board will finally see light of the day with the Maharashtra government making a provision of Rs 5 crore for welfare of the community
Jan 10, 2018
At Jignesh Mevani's rally in Delhi, more empty chairs than support: Dalit leader forays into national politicsNewly-elected Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP government over the atrocities face by the Dalit community as he addressed the Yuva Hunkar rally called by him at Parliament Street in Delhi.
Jan 09, 2018
Yuva Huntar rally: Jignesh Mevani, Kanhaiya Kumar, Akhil Gogoi share dais to raise pitch against Modi govtJignesh Mevani, the face of new-found Dalit assertiveness in Gujarat, made his debut on the national political stage on Tuesday with the rally where he called the Narendra Modi government a "threat" to democracy and Constitution.