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Day January 11, 2022

‘Please Hospitalise Him’: Prof GN Saibaba’s Wife, As He Tests COVID +Ve in Jail

Saibaba, who has over 90% physical disabilities, had tested positive for COVID-19 in February last year as well 11 Jan 2022, i Former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, serving a life term in Nagpur Central Jail for his alleged connection with… Continue Reading →

UP assembly elections: Violence against Dalits may impact voting in western dists

POSTED ON JANUARY 11, 2022 Meerut: As west Uttar Pradesh (UP) is preparing to go to the polls in the first phase, several Dalit activists and political analysts say the repercussions of several past incidents of violence against the community… Continue Reading →

50 years Years of Dalit Panther: India’s First Aggressive Dalit Youth Movement

Dalit Panther was a spontaneous and aggressive reaction to the atrocities against dalits in Maharashtra. It changed the political landscape of the state and had an undeniable impact on the dalit politics of India.Amey Tirodkar 09 Jan 2022 “We were angry…. Continue Reading →

Not-so-Catholic priest expels parishioner from church: ‘Woman improperly dressed’

By Rosamma Thomas*  On Sunday, January 9, 2022, Fr Emmanuel, parish priest of the Lady of Guadalupe Church at Murikumphuzha, Pala, Kerala, sent his sacristan Joseph to ask a middle-aged woman to please wait a little after the morning mass… Continue Reading →

Govt to Soon Share Consent Form with Citizens on ‘Prospective’ Sharing of Aadhaar for Future Schemes, Database

Beneficiaries hold up their Aadhaar cards as they wait in queue to receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine, in West Bengal’s Nadia on December 2, 2021. (Representative image/PTI) The one-time consent will enable the government to create an Aadhaar-seeded database… Continue Reading →

Sudha Bharadwaj: The prison life of adivasi woman activist

Soutik Biswas India correspondent After three years in prison, one of India’s best-known activists is trying to set up home in a new city and find work. Bail conditions prohibit Sudha Bharadwaj from leaving Mumbai until the end of a… Continue Reading →

What’s known—and not known—about India’s nuclear weapons budget

By Urvashi Sarkar |  Indian Prime Minister Modi addresses the crew of INS Arihant. Accessed via Wikimedia Commons. Credit: Prime Minister’s Office. Copyrighted work of the Government of India, licensed under the Government Open Data License – India (GODL). In 2016, India inducted its… Continue Reading →

No Means No: Kinnaur Tribals Oppose Hydropower Plant to Protect Fragile Ecology

Tikender Singh Panwar As world leaders were holding hectic negotiations over climate change at COP26 in Glasgow in November, there was a subtle protest by the inhabitants of Kinnaur district, in the Himalayas, against the impact on the ecology and… Continue Reading →

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