Monday, January 23, 2017

PCLM: Knocking the doors of UN against Vatican

Dalit Christians constitute 70% of the total Christian population in India but they have no share in the Church-run institutions. Indian church (should) stop...

Partial shutdown in Bihar over acquittals in Dalit massacre

Patna : Road and rail traffic in Bihar was partly hit Friday during a shutdown called by the CPI-ML to protest against the acquittal...

Bring legislation to ensure no one faces the same fate as my son: Radhika...

By TCN Staff Reporter Thiruvananthapuram: Radhika Vemula, the mother of Rohith Vemula, called for political unity among Muslims, backward communities and Dalits and said she...

‘Kolkata police too is biased towards Muslims and Dalits’

By Zaidul Haque, TwoCircles.net,

‘दलित चेतना’ आंदोलन को अब उत्तर प्रदेश लेकर जाएंगे जिग्नेश मेवाणी

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net दिल्ली: गुजरात के उना कांड की चिंगारियां अभी भी सुलग रही हैं. उना में दलितों को इंसाफ़ दिलाने की लड़ाई...

WPI welcomes Apex Court guidelines on police encounters

By TCN News, New Delhi: Welfare Party of India, in a statement, appreciated and hailed the apex court guidelines on deaths in police encounter for mandatory registration of FIRs and investigation by CID or any other independent agency.

Delhi event discusses poll questions

New Delhi : 'Hum Dekhenge: Looking Back' - an event to help voters get answers to some questions ahead of the Lok Sabha election...

Farmers protesting land acquisition thrash officials

By IANS, Bangalore: Farmers opposing acquisition of their land for a residential complex on Bangalore's outskirts Monday punched, kicked, head-butted and tore clothes of officials who went to the area to survey the land, police said. Farmers of Kodigehalli, which forms part of the proposed 'Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Layout', named after founder of Bangalore, Kempegowda, thrashed an executive engineer, an assistant executive engineer and their driver and broke the windshield of their vehicles, they said.

Couple facing ostracism for same gotra marriage for last eight years

Ten arrested for harassment in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad city By Sudhir Pedgaonkar for TwoCircles.net, Aurangabad (Maharashtra): In a progressive state such as Maharashtra, a young couple has claimed facing ostracism for last eight years after their community’s jaat panchayat (community court) directive against their same gotra marriage. Fed up with the social boycott that has hampered their day-to-day life, the wife finally lodged a police complaint leading to arrest of 10 persons this month.

Dalit woman held for CPI-M office trespass ‘attempts suicide’

Kannur (Kerala) : One of the two Dalit women held on charge of trespassing into the CPI-M office in Thalaserry was late Saturday night...

Haryana rape victim cremated, two more held

By IANS, Narwana (Haryana) : Two more people were arrested for their alleged involvement in the gang-rape of a Dalit girl in Haryana's Jind district, police said Sunday.

Dalit agitation forces Gujarat to set up atrocity courts

Ahmedabad : The Gujarat government on Thursday announced setting up of special courts in 16 districts of the state to handle cases related to...

क्या महज़ राजनीति का मुद्दा है डेल्टा मेघवाल?

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net राजस्थान के नोखा शहर में एक प्रतिभाशाली लड़की को तंत्र की अमानवीयता के चलते अपनी जान से हाथ धोना पड़ा. डेल्टा...

Set up special courts for Dalit cases: Wasnik

By IANS, Shimla : States should set up special courts to try cases related to atrocities on Dalits, union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik said Friday.

Modi must speak against growing intolerance: NCSC chief

Agartala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi must react over "growing intolerance" in India since after the NDA government came to power, National Commission for the...

Dalit women in Haryana to march for redressal of cases of atrocities committed by...

By Lalita Sharma, TwoCircles.net, New Delhi: All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) is organizing a Pad Yatra (long-march) in in Kurukshetra for redressal of pending cases against atrocities faced by Dalits, particularly women, beginning February 17. They organized a similar march last year as well.