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NHRC dissatisfied over Uttar Pradesh’s response to electrocution of two minor dalit girls

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Principal Secretary of the Department of Energy of the Uttar Pradesh government to enquire into the inaction and delay in the payment of an additional amount of Rs.2 lakh each to next of kin of two minor dalit girls here in Pradhanpur village, who…

Muslims Help Hindus To Organise Mata Kheer Bhawani Fair In Jammu And Kashmir.

Now, That’s India For You! Mugdha Kapoor June 15, 2015 India is a country of many religions, it is culturally diverse and its strength lies in its diversity. The many traditions, customs, languages, scripts, dialects make one nation, that is – India. This unity in diversity was at display in J&K when at an annual…

Scars of Police Torture Haunt TN Dalit

Youth as CB-CID Goes Slow on Probe By Express News Service Published: 14th June 2015 06:00 AM CHENNAI: Nearly nine months have passed but the scars of police torture continue to haunt Poovarasan as CB-CID is allegedly going slow on the case after filing an FIR directed by Madras High Court. Poovarasan, a Dalit youth,…

Govt’s help for child labourers: Not a penny in 12 years

Govt deposits Rs29.75 lakh in 18 years against Rs12.58 crore it should have Gandhinagar: While the Gujarat government has been making tall claims about its child welfare initiatives during the school enrollment drives and on other such occasions, it has not contributed even a single rupee for the welfare of child labourers freed from violators…

Beef ban hits Dharavi leather traders hard

Over the past three months, Haji Farookh, a third-generation leather trader has seen his business endure noticeable shifts. His godown, crammed with animal hide not too long ago, is almost vacant, while his labour force has shrunk from six to one. Since the BJP-led government in Maharashtra banned the slaughter of bulls and bullocks, there…

Ambedkar statue vandalised; Dalits protest

Phagwara, June 15, 2015 A statue of B. R. Ambedkar was allegedly vandalised at village Palahi near here on Sunday, sparking protests by Dalits who blocked roads at many places in the district. The statue’s raised arm was found twisted and damaged in a park at village Palahi, the police said. Protesting against the incident,…

Kerala: Bishop accuses Hindu outfit of love jihad by abducting Catholic girls from Christian faith

Idukki diocese Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikkattil said the Catholic believers should oppose the inter-caste marriage, although the government is promoting it. A Catholic bishop in Kerala on Saturday said Christian girls were being “abducted by love jihad” which, he claimed, was being carried out by Hindu outfit Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Yogam. Addressing a meeting…

Two Dalits killed over Rs 4 in Allahabad

Four persons have been arrested and security personnel have been deployed in Mohiuddipur village. By: Express News Service | Allahabad | Published on:June 13, 2015 2:38 am An argument over Rs 4 led to a clash in Allahabad’s Ghoorpur area Friday, leaving two Dalits dead and three injured, police said. The victims’ family retaliated by…

Ban on Godse movie

Our Special Correspondent Mumbai, June 11: A Pune court today banned the release of a film on Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse. The order came on a PIL #filed last year by a Pune-based activist, Hemant Patil. The order was passed ex parte by civil magistrate K.M. Pingle, as the defendants did not appear before…

Vadodara’s old city on boil again, mishap sparks violence

tIMES NEWS NETWORK Neighbours Tried To Torch A House In Marwadi Mohalla, 33 Held A minor accident between a car and a twowheeler led to rioting and heavy stone pelting in Fatehpura-Bhandwada area late on Tuesday night. As many as 33 people from both the communities were arrested soon after the incident.

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