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How an RTI Plea Managed to Bring Water to a Parched Dalit Village in Madhya Pradesh at Midnight

Posted On June 5, 2020 A Right to Information (RTI) query and swift action by the State Information Commission finally managed to bring water to a parched remote Dalit locality in Madhya Pradesh. This was made possible after Rewa-based activist… Continue Reading →

Gujarat Govt adopting policy of ‘coercion’ to fight Covid-19 in Surat

Focusing on the manner in which Covid-19 crisis is being handled in Surat, considered the diamond city of India, the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has said that adhocism in planning and coordination characterises the authorities’ pandemic response. Pointing… Continue Reading →

India -Mourning 700 plus lockdown deaths, protesters in 22 states seek accountability

Observing the Day of National Mourning in the memory of those who lost their lives on account of the nation-wide lockdown, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 25, several people’s organizations have demanded that Central and state governments… Continue Reading →

Domestic workers conditions during COVID -19

@ Delhi; Relief work 4th June 2020 On 4th June 2020 the relief team- Dalit Adivasi Shakti Adhikar Manch (DASAM), National Alliance of People’s Movement ( NAPM), Ambedkarwadi Lekhak Sangh (ALS), Delhi Solidarity Group (DSG), Magadh Foundation, Rehabilitation Research Initiative,… Continue Reading →

How The Kerala Elephant Death Got Communalised Thanks To Maneka Gandhi

Many people are now using the incident to propagate anti-Muslim hate. It started with a comment by BJP MP Maneka Gandhi. By Meryl Sebastian The tragic death of a pregnant wild elephant in Kerala’s Silent Valley Forest has taken a communal… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Patient Dies at AIIMS Rishikesh after Delhi Hospitals Deny Treatment

Salman Sulemani’s family claims they were made to run from one hospital to another in Delhi before he was admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh where he tested positive and was on ventilator for the final two days before his death. NEW… Continue Reading →

Andhra University Professor files plaint against Registrar under SC/ST Act

Posted On June 3, 2020 Visakhapatnam: Dalit unions staged a protest at Andhra University on Tuesday demanding suspension of varsity registrar Professor V Krishna Mohan for allegedly humiliating the head of the department of political sciences and public administration, Prof… Continue Reading →

UP youth tied to tree and burnt alive

He was allegedly in a relationship with a woman from an upper casteBy Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow Published 3.06.20, 2:28 AM Ayouth in Uttar Pradesh was early on Tuesday tied to a tree and burnt alive after being abducted from his home at… Continue Reading →

Dalits in India, Blacks in US suffer ‘similar’ humiliation: Macwan drafts letter to Trump

Martin Macwan Counterview DeskWell-known human rights activist Martin Macwan, recipient of the prestigious Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Award in 2000, has drafted an open letter to US President Donald Trump following the disturbing turn of events with the murder of George… Continue Reading →

Tripura Activists protest against rise in atrocities against women during lockdown

It has been over two months since India went into a complete lockdown to control the fast-spreading coronavirus. This lockdown rendered many women trapped with their perpetrators within the four walls of their house. Domestic violence cases are, thus, on… Continue Reading →

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