Human Rights in South Asia

Horrendous Case Of Atrocity Inflicted On A Dalit Child In UP -INDIA

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat on 25, January 2016

It was 9 am in the morning of December 28th. Jamuna Devi and her husband Mahendra Gautam had gone out for their usual daily wage work in Maharajganj block of district Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. Eight years old Shivam did not go to his school that day. His five years old sister was with him at their nondescript residence. The family belonged to Chamar community, one of the biggest

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Why are India's Dalit students taking their lives?

  0 comments   |     by Soutik Biswas BBC Delhi on 25, January 2016

"My birth is my fatal accident...I always was rushing. Desperate to start a life... I am not sad. I am just empty. Unconcerned about myself. That's pathetic. And that's why I am doing this." These are excerpts from the last letter - "this kind of letter for the first time" - that Rohith Vemula, a PhD student at the Hyderabad Central University wrote before he killed himself on Sunday.

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Rohith Vemula Is Alive

  9 comments   |     by Rahul S Garde on 24, January 2016

Rohith Vemula Is Alive By Adv.Rahul S Gade 22 January, 2016 The world's largest democratic nation has once again shown its despicable fangs of inhumanity. The story of Rohith is no different from those who committed suicides in past. Every year at least 4 Dalit students’ suicides are reported from premier educational institutes of IIT, MBBS, Engineering, etc due to ca

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MASS EXECUTIONS

  0 comments   |     by The Nation on 05, January 2016

Mass Executions January 03, 2016/ 1 . The Saudi Arabian Interior Ministry said, in a rare statement broadcast on state television that the state had executed 47 people on Saturday for terrorism. T he executions were carried out in 12 different locations. Some were beheaded, some were shot. The executed men believed in “extremist ideology” and members of

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9/11 Fourteen Years Later

  0 comments   |     by Paul Craig Roberts on 04, January 2016

9/11 Fourteen Years Later Paul Craig Roberts Millions of refugees from Washington’s wars are currently over-running Europe. Washington’s 14-year and ongoing slaughter of Muslims and destruction of their countries are war crimes for which the US government’s official 9/11 conspiracy theory was the catalyst. Factual evidence and science do not support Washington&

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Book review- Dalit Advasis and Liberalization

  0 comments   |     by Economic nad Political weekly on 31, December 2015

BOOK REVIEW Dalit, Adivasis And Liberalization The book under review is 'Homo Heirarchicus and Liberalisation' - a remarkable compendium of empirical research and painstaking analysis of India’s post-liberalised matrix of social stratification and political economy. It comes as a sequel to Barbara Harris White’s earlier work India Working, and &ld

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Indian Nuclear Program –A global migraine

  0 comments   |     by Muhammad Umar on 31, December 2015

Indian Nuclear Program –A global migraine Muhammad Umar. American experts have been incessantly warning their government of the dire consequences of exempting India from the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) requirements. On December 8, while testifying in front of the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Edu

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People Who Reject Syrian Refugees are Allies of Extremists

  0 comments   |     by UNITED NATIONS on 23, December 2015

People Who Reject Syrian Refugees are Allies of Extremists UN United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees REUTERS United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Antonio Guter said people who reject Syrian refugees are the “best allies” of Islamic State militants and other extremists, the United Nations refugee chief said on Monday after U

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The Great Martyr Bhagat Singh Is A Persona Non Grata For RSS Haryana Rulers

  0 comments   |     by Shamsul Islam on 21, December 2015

The Great Martyr Bhagat Singh Is A Persona Non Grata For RSS Haryana Rulers By Shamsul Islam The BJP/RSS rulers are once again out to insult and denigrate the heritage of the great anti-colonial freedom struggle of the people of India. Haryana government led by a die hard RSS pracharak, ML Khattar has rescinded Haryana state assembly's earlier unanimous resolution to name Chandi

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BUYING PEACE AT THE GROCERY

  0 comments   |     by Javed Naqvi on 15, December 2015

Buying Peace at the Grocery Javed Naqvi Fellow peace campaigners on both sides of the border would probably disagree with me, but I do believe firmly that neither reviving cricket ties nor boosting bilateral trade is the way to correct the sorry relations between Pakistan and India. If we can’t let people visit each other freely, don’t blame poor trade or cric

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