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Rajasthan:Blind Father of Dalit Man Lynched in Alwar Last Month Commits Suicide After Accusing Cops of Inaction

The family of 60-year-old Rattiram Jatav claimed he was being threatened by his son’s suspected attackers to drop the case. The father of a 28-year-old Dalit man allegedly lynched last month in Rajasthan’s Alwar district died on Thursday, with his family claiming… Continue Reading →

All 3 doctors accused in Payal Tadvi suicide case granted bail by Bombay HC

Hema Ahuja, Ankita Khandelwal and Bhakti Meher, the three accused doctors in the Payal Tadvi suicide case have been granted bail. ADVERTISEMENT India Today Web DeskNew DelhiAugust 9, 2019UPDATED: August 9, 2019 14:15 IST Payal Tadvi committed suicide by hanging… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC raps police in Payal Tadvi suicide case ‘ Why no action has been taken against Dean of Nair Hospital a ?

The court pointed out that Tadvi’s mother had approached Yi Ching Ling several times with complaints about the alleged harassment her daughter was facing. The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the prosecution why the statements of a key witness in the Payal… Continue Reading →

Dalits and Adivasis missing from mainstream Indian news media; upper castes dominate leadership positions

Who Tells Our Stories Matters: Representation of Marginalised Caste Groups in Indian Newsrooms By Oxfam India  02 Aug, 2019 Share on : Indian media is dominated by upper castes and media organisations have failed to diversify their newsroom and news… Continue Reading →

India – The hollowness of the National Education Policy

The draft indicates a complete unwillingness to address questions of caste, gender and equalityBy G.N. Devy For the last couple of months, the country has been occupied in a discussion on the draft national education policy. Academics and academic institutions are… Continue Reading →

Hindutva has done more for upper-caste politics : Satish Deshpande

AJAZ ASHRAF27 July 2019 RISHI KOCHHAR FOR THE CARAVAN The Bharatiya Janata Party’s victory in the 2019 general election has largely been interpreted as the triumph of nationalism over the politics of caste. The basis of this interpretation is the perception created by the… Continue Reading →

Dr Payal Tadvi denied mandatory medical leave by the accused Mumbai: The city crime branch has cited a medicolegal incident in the chargesheet in the Payal Tadvi case, highlighting how she underwent harassment and mental torture at the hands of the three accused seniors. Dr Tadvi, 26, committed suicide… Continue Reading →

Indian consulate removes Arundhati Roy’s slide from a presentation on Ambedkar

in India — by Gurpreet Singh — July 26, 2019 In what can be seen as censorship of academic work by the representatives in Canada of the world’s so called largest democracy, the Indian consulate has removed a slide quoting         Booker Prize winner… Continue Reading →

Madhya Pradesh – Abused, manhandled by upper-caste men, Dalit woman kills self

    Satna (MP), Jul 23 (PTI) A Dalit woman committed suicide by setting herself afire after she was allegedly abused and manhandled by three upper-caste men over a property dispute in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna district, police said on Tuesday.     The incident… Continue Reading →

It has become unbearable, cannot stand a minute with them: Dr Payal Tadvi’s chilling suicide note

The three-page note, part of a 1,200-page charge sheet submitted by Mumbai Police, is a damning indictment of the three accused — Hema Ahuja, Bhakti Mehare and Ankita Khandelwal — who have been named in the letter as responsible for… Continue Reading →

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