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Dalits who fled village launch protest, demand arrest of 19 upper-caste men for threats

Summary: The Dalits are demanding arrest of 19 upper-caste men from the village in Bhilangana block who allegedly threatened to burn them alive. Members of the woman’s family had registered a complaint in Ghansali police station against the boy for misbehaving ...

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Ongoing state violations of human rights in India must end

The continued incarceration of Dalit youth leader Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan in an Uttar Pradesh jail is symptomatic of alarming human rights violations by the state in India, made worse by a steady emasculation of the constitutional institutions meant to protect ...

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Adultery law: Activists fear SC relook will do harm

HYDERABAD: At a time when women continue to remain vulnerable, inspite of large strides of progress made among many, a relook into the archaic act of adultery to bring in women too as perpetrators is unnecessary, feel women’s rights activists ...

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SC panel member seeks arrest of Bharath Reddy

Humiliation of two dalit youths by former BJP leader alleged National SC Commission member K. Ramulu urged the Commissioner of Police Kartikeya to ensure the arrest of former BJP leader Medigam Bharath Reddy, who attacked and humiliated dalit youths Laxman ...

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Government in a spot, likely to pursue SC/ST promotion bill with guv

BENGALURU: Having gone the distance in trying to protect the interests of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) government employees ahead of the 2018 elections, the Congress government is now caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, with governor Vajubhai ...

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