One-sided love affair behind murder of Unnao girls; UP police arrests two
Vinay (25) and the minor were arrested on Friday by the police after the discovery of three girls lying unconscious in their own farm on Wednesday, with two of them being declared dead, created a widespread stir.
Death of 2 minor Dalit girls in Uttar Pradesh: Poisoning suspected
The police said, it appeared to be a case of poisoning as the girls were d...
UP government crushing honour and human rights of women: Priyanka Gandhi
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra comments came after the bodies of two minor Da...
View: Why doesn't the Supreme Court crack down when lower courts violate its orders with disdain?
The government should stop trying to suppress the voice of dissent through arrests, charges of sedition or causing enmity between communities and arm-twisting of social media platforms. And the Apex Court should pursue contempt charges, not against those who make open criticism of its rulings, but against the lower judiciary that subverts the constitutional order.
Budget is pro-corporate, government has ‘no heart’ for the poor: Congress
The context in which the budget has been presented has to be understood and the Modi government can no longer make excuses as it was in power for six years, Sibal said.
Indian documentary 'Writing with Fire' by debut directors debut Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh wins audience award at Sundance Film Festival
'Fire in the Mountains', directed by debutant Ajitpal Singh, was another Indian title be screened at the festival.
Woman-child safety in UP, Haryana, Rajasthan on parliamentary panel’s radar
Union home ministry officials are likely to be present during the meeting to be held at the Parliament House, said people aware of the matter. A report from the UP government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the rape and murder of the Dalit woman may be made available to the panel, they said.
Take farm bills back: BKU (Lok Shakti) chief in letter written in blood to PM Modi
BKU (Lok Shakti) spokesperson Shailesh Kumar Giri said the letter has been handed over to the Noida administration, whose officials have assured that it would be forwarded to the Prime Minister's Office.
Working to make India free of discrimination only truthful way to pay homage to Ambedkar: Rahul Gandhi
"Today we remember Dr Ambedkar's contribution to nation-building. Working to make India free from all forms of discrimination is the only truthful way to pay homage to him," Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet.
Dalits continuously facing harassment under Adityanath govt: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
The Congress leader also mentioned about alleged cases of atrocities on the Dalits in Kanpur, Lalitpur and Azamgarh districts.
Buddhist, Ambedkarite bodies say UP law that penalises mass conversions is a move to quell Dalit resistance
UP's Prohibition of Unlawful Religious Conversion Ordinance, 2020, promulgated last week penalises mass conversions - defined by the ordinance as conversions of two or more persons. The punishment will be three to ten years in prison and at least Rs 50,000 as fine.
In BJP-RSS vision of India, Adivasis and Dalits should not have access to education: Rahul Gandhi
Gandhi tagged a media report which said a key central scholarship scheme to help over 60 lakh Scheduled Caste students of classes 11 and 12 to complete their schooling has nearly shut down across more than 14 states after the Centre ended funding to states under a 2017 formula.
CBI team visits spot where Dalit woman was gangraped in Hathras
The investigators are likely to return with forensic experts from Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) to carry out a detailed crime scene recreation, they said.
CBI takes over probe into alleged gangrape of Dalit woman in Hathras: Officials
"The complainant had alleged that on 14.09.2020, the accused tried to strangulate his sister in the millet field. The case has been registered by CBI on the request of Uttar Pradesh Government and further Notification from Government of India," CBI Spokesperson RK Gaur said.
Rape and other atrocities against Dalits: Why the road to justice is difficult
Activists say NCRB figures about assaults on Scheduled Caste women and minors - 3,366 in 2019 - are just the tip of the iceberg. Survivors and families of victims face roadblocks in every step of the process to get justice.