Author Archives: umesh

Protest against Transgender Rights Bill in Bengaluru

Almost 300 transgenders from various districts in Karnataka, gathered at Mysore Bank Circle on Thursday to protest against the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016. Their main demand was that the central government step back from the move to ...

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Man gets death penalty in Dalit student rape case

A court in Ernakulam on Thursday sentenced to death Ameerul Islam, a migrant worker from Assam, who was convicted of rape and murder of Jisha – a 30-year-old Dalit law student from Perumbavoor. The Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court pronounced the ...

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Five-year-old Dalit girl raped, murdered in Haryana; community rises in protests

On the night of December 8, 2017, a 5-year-old Dalit girl was abducted from her home, raped, murdered and her body was left on the street. Her family lives in a tent in a Dalit slum. The tent stands on ...

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Death sentence for diabolic rape of dalit

Ameerul Islam, the lone convict found guilty in the rape and murder case of a 30-year old Dalit law student in Kerala last year has been sentenced to death by hanging. A Kerala court sentenced Islam, a migrant laborer from Assam,for committing murder of the law student at ...

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Ameerul gets death in Perumbavoor murder case

Principal Sessions Judge says it is a fit case for awarding death sentence The Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to Muhammed Ameerul Islam, a migrant worker from Assam, for raping and murdering a Dalit law student ...

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