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AAPSU reiterates stand against citizenship status to refugees

ITANAGAR, Feb 14: A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state, the All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has reiterated its stand against the Centre’s purported move for granting of citizenship rights to the Chakma-Hajong refugees and implementation ...

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69th Republic Day: These 15 women helped to draft the Constitution of India

Did you know that the original Constitution of India was not in printed form but was handwritten with calligraphy in both English and Hindi? In 1950, the Indian Constitution came into being, 299 members deliberated for 2 years, 11 months ...

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Dalit Christians take out march

The capital witnessed a second consecutive day of protest on the issue of reservation on Tuesday as thousands of Dalit Christians took out a ‘reservation protection rally’ to the Secretariat. The rally, organised by the Council of Dalit Christians (CDC), ...

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MLA’s mock funeral held after offensive remark against Dalits

Belagavi: Dalit organizations observed bandh in Sankeshwar and Sadalaga towns in Hukkeri and Chikkodi taluks on Saturday, condemning the derogatory remark made against them by MLA Umesh Katti. In a video, which has gone viral on the social media, Katti allegedly addressed dalits as ‘holeya’. The use of ...

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The sound and fury of Anna Bhau Sathe’s words: An icon of Maharashtra’s Dalit literature

Editor’s note: Under the norms of the caste system, Dalits were denied the pen. Before the advent of Dalit literature in India, much of Dalit history was oral in nature. Their lives were not available to them in written form, ...

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