October 17, 2014
Last month, 300 families had to flee homes to find safe shelter for a few days
September 21, 2014
We have arrested the teacher Mangal Singh and seized school records, says District Collector »
September 17, 2014
She said there are already 40,000 widows in Vrindavan and there was no room to accommodate more
September 8, 2014
Advocating equality in letter and spirit on the 152nd birth anniversary of Kerala’s Dalit icon, Mahatma Ayyankali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it was “unfortunate for the nation th...
August 28, 2014
Caste violence, riots and their aftermath on human lives have reduced the idea of people living together without caste barriers to just a pravachan (sermon), the Supreme Court has said. »
August 22, 2014
Flying Singh Milkha Singh, spinner Bishan Singh Bedi, singer Honey Singh and actress-turned-politician Gul Panag are among the celebrities who have put their names to an online petition to protest...
August 16, 2014
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party MLA Lavoo Mamledar has asserted that bikinis are against Indian culture and, if at all, Goa should have private and paid “bikini beaches”. "I believe...
August 9, 2014
The panchayat of Gujjar community claimed that eve-teasing incidents had increased due to "objectionable" clothes worn by girls. »
August 6, 2014
Jayalalithaa introduces bill in Assembly; violations will invite one year jail and up to Rs. 25,000 fine »
July 18, 2014
The BJP leader accused the Goa Church school of discrimination against HIV +ve children
September 25, 2014
Traditional hierarchies are too deeply entrenched to be reversed through one single measure; they need a concerted push, backed by strong will from different segments of society, including, but not confined to, politicians
September 20, 2014
Falling sex ratios, dowry, patriarchal mindsets that prefer sons… when will we see a change? LITTA JACOB
September 16, 2014
The Uttar Pradesh government has denied the existence of “love jihad” in the State.The government made the submission before the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday during t...
September 6, 2014
The accident of a child’s origins continues to determine her/ his destiny. »
August 26, 2014
Madurai district stands 17th in the Dalit population in Tamil Nadu, but it is ranked first in atrocities against the community. According to the data of the National Crimes Record Bureau fo...
August 20, 2014
A bipartisan group of 20 influential American lawmakers has asked the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh players who wear turbans.“Ther...
August 13, 2014
Dashing the hopes of women and all other sections who espoused the cause, the Women’s Reservation Bill has lapsed.
August 8, 2014
From now on, men wearing dhotis can enter any building in Tamil Nadu, including those of clubs, thanks to the Entry into Public Places (Removal of Restriction on Dress) Bill, 2014, introduced by t...
August 1, 2014
That India still has no anti-discrimination law to protect the interests of HIV positive people shows how little the nation as a whole cares about them and how callous society is to their plight.
July 17, 2014
Despite the 2002 Supreme Court ruling, there is no stopping the hordes of tourists who want to travel through the road, a part of the Jarawa Reserve