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 Rahul Gandhi to launch 'Save The Constitution' campaign over rising atrocities against Dalits

Rahul Gandhi to launch 'Save The Constitution' campaign over rising atrocities against Dalits

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will launch 'Save The Constitution' campaign over rising atrocities against Dalits across the country on Monday.

Apr 23, 2018, 00:16 AM IST
Fast, what fast? Why Owaisi is unimpressed with PM Modi's protest

Fast, what fast? Why Owaisi is unimpressed with PM Modi's protest

On April 6, the second leg of the Budget Session, which had commenced on January 29, concluded with the Rajya Sabha losing over 121 hours. The Upper House had 30 sittings where the sittings were held for just 44 hours.

Apr 11, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Sleep of reason produces monsters and Bharat bandh

Parochial and knee-jerk reactions from the political class and intellectuals have left no room for meaningful interface and dialogue over the Supreme Court's order on the SC/ST Act.

Apr 05, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Vantage Point: Former untouchables, contemporary invisibles: Why the SC/ST Act matters, and why the Supreme Court needs to ensure justice

The SC has pulled a balancing act before with empowering laws. It needs only to look at dowry if it wants to ensure justice with the SC/ST Act.

Apr 04, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
No plan to change reservation policy: Rajnath Singh on row over dilution of SC'ST Act

No plan to change reservation policy: Rajnath Singh on row over dilution of SC'ST Act

Rajnath Singh dubbed as rumours the speculation that the government wanted to end the reservation system.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Dalit leaders demand Sambhaji Bhide's arrest, Prakash Ambedkar meets Maharashtra CM

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Dalit leaders demand Sambhaji Bhide's arrest, Prakash Ambedkar meets Maharashtra CM

Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar on Monday held talks Devendra Fadnavis.

Mar 26, 2018, 17:33 PM IST
If need arises, we'll give reservation to most backward sections: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

If need arises, we'll give reservation to most backward sections: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh CM on Thursday he lashed out at the previous government for "various shortcomings" leading to stalling of recruitment with courts intervening. 

Mar 22, 2018, 20:08 PM IST

UP: Dalits accuse Muslim rogues of changing name of Gautam Nagar to Islam Nagar

Dalits accuse Muslim rogues for conspiracy over naming Gautam Nagar to Islam Nagar in Amroha. watch to know more.

Feb 07, 2018, 12:45 PM IST
Those who killed Muslims, burnt Dalits alive are now targeting children: Arvind Kejriwal on Gurugram bus attack

Those who killed Muslims, burnt Dalits alive are now targeting children: Arvind Kejriwal on Gurugram bus attack

Kejriwal stated that it was a matter of "shame" that stones were pelted on school children and sought a punishment "harsher than the one Lord Rama had given to Ravana".

Jan 25, 2018, 14:59 PM IST
Dalits, flogged by gau rakshaks in Una in 2017, to embrace a new religion

Dalits, flogged by gau rakshaks in Una in 2017, to embrace a new religion

A Dalit family, that was allegedly beaten up by cow vigilantes for skinning the carcass of the animal in Una in Gujarat, have decided to embrace Buddhism.

Jan 09, 2018, 19:51 PM IST
Rajya Sabha expresses concern on Maharashtra violence, appeals for peace

Rajya Sabha expresses concern on Maharashtra violence, appeals for peace

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday expressed concern over the Bhima-Koregaon incident.

Jan 04, 2018, 23:37 PM IST
Caste violence spreads to Madhya Pradesh, 10 vehicles set on fire

Caste violence spreads to Madhya Pradesh, 10 vehicles set on fire

During the violence in Bhima-Koregaon near Pune, one Dalit youth was also killed when the activists of Hindu Ekta Mahasabha allegedly attacked a gathering.

Jan 04, 2018, 22:59 PM IST

Live updates: After day of unrest, massive Maharashtra bandh called off

The authorities on Wednesday suspended the remaining services of AC local in view of the ongoing protests over Koregaon-Bhima violence.

Jan 03, 2018, 07:44 AM IST
Koregaon-Bhima violence: Bandh in Maharashtra today; CM appeals for calm

Koregaon-Bhima violence: Bandh in Maharashtra today; CM appeals for calm

Dalit leaders have called for a state-wide bandh across Maharashtra on Wednesday.

Jan 03, 2018, 06:18 AM IST
RSS meet in Madhya Pradesh stresses need to woo tribals, Dalits

RSS meet in Madhya Pradesh stresses need to woo tribals, Dalits

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday underlined the need to focus on the tribals and the Dalits.

Jan 03, 2018, 00:42 AM IST
Maharashtra unrest: Rahul Gandhi blames BJP for Dalit protests

Maharashtra unrest: Rahul Gandhi blames BJP for Dalit protests

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said a judicial inquiry has been ordered into the violence which erupted during the 200th-anniversary celebrations of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in Pune district.

Jan 02, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Centre promises strict action on lynching of Muslims, Dalits

Centre promises strict action on lynching of Muslims, Dalits

The Central government on Friday promised strict action against those involved in incidents of lynching of the Muslims and Dalits in the country, but also asked the opposition parties to refrain from giving "criminal cases communal colours".

Nov 24, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to accept national flag from dalits after CM Vijay Rupani's refusal

Rahul Gandhi to accept national flag from dalits after CM Vijay Rupani's refusal

Rahul Gandhi, 47, looks set to take over the reins of the party from his mother Sonia Gandhi on December 5.

Nov 24, 2017, 07:53 AM IST
Rahul assures Gujarat Dalit leader to include his demands in poll manifesto

Rahul assures Gujarat Dalit leader to include his demands in poll manifesto

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday met Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani while he was campaigning for Gujarat Assembly elections.

Nov 03, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Dalit youth should join Army: Ramdas Athawale

Athawale, the Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment, was addressing a press conference here.

Oct 01, 2017, 23:07 PM IST