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Tamil Nadu: The continuing relevance of Immanuel Sekaran

Posted On September 21, 2023 Last week, the DMK marked the death anniversary of Sekaran, who was murdered in 1957. His death continues to reverberate in contemporary Tamil Nadu, illustrating the divisions between the backward Thevar community and Dalits in… Continue Reading →

PUDR welcomes the release of Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira on bail, but protests onerous bail conditions

By Peoples Union for Democratic Rights People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) welcomes the Supreme Court order granting bail on merits and release of Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira, two of the accused in the infamous Bhima Koregaon case under… Continue Reading →

Udhayanidhi’s ‘Eradicate Sanatan Dharma’ Call is What Periyar, Ambedkar Sought

Ram Puniyani  Hinduism is not a prophet-based religion, neither does it have a single book, nor is the word Hindu part of holy scriptures. This gives enough leeway to different interpreters and reformers to attribute diverse meanings to what Hindu… Continue Reading →

‘Dalits kept as cleaners’: Brahmins dominate Sulabh toilets’ top managerial positions

Posted On August 25, 202 The founder of Sulabh International, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, passed away in a hospital in Delhi a few days back. Pathak was 80 and was known as the ‘toilet man’ of India. He is said to… Continue Reading →

Dalit IAS Officer’s Relentless Ordeal: Transferred 5 Times in 1 Year, Alleges Discrimination and Intimidation in J&K

Posted On August 31, 2023 In a startling revelation that has sent shockwaves through administrative circles, Ashok Parmar, a senior IAS officer hailing from the Dalit community, has accused the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory administration of subjecting him to… Continue Reading →

Mediating peace with a flying disc: Ultimate frisbee in Assam

by JENNIFER LIANGChirang district, Assam In Assam, Bodos and Adivasis have lived in neighbouring villages for decades, with the Bodo villages being closer to the Bhutan border. The Adivasis are mostly wage labourers and have to cross the Bodo villages to… Continue Reading →

Identification of the four accused who beat the Dalit youth: The victim said- I went to ask the address, they started beating

Posted On July 11, 2023 In the Motinagar police station area of Sagar, four accused have been identified in the case of beating a young man naked after taking him hostage. After identification, the police started nabbing the accused. While… Continue Reading →

Dalit leader and Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad stable, vehicle used by attackers recovered: Police

Posted On June 29, 2023 The vehicle used by the attackers of Dalit leader and Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad have been recovered from a village here, police said on Thursday.A bullet grazed Aazads abdomen when unidentified assailants opened… Continue Reading →

Sidelined from academia, India’s Dalits archive caste history

Posted On June 23, 2023 Despite a ban on discrimination and quotas mandating Dalit inclusion in education and government, caste-based discrimination remains widespread in India Vijay Surwade may have worked as a bank manager by day – but for five… Continue Reading →

Victims, Experts Highlight Prime Minister Modi’s Human Rights Record at Washington Press Conference

Washington, D.C. (June 21, 2023) – At a Press Conference hosted today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., victims of Indian government persecution and human rights experts called on the Biden administration to hold Indian Prime Minister Narendra… Continue Reading →

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