Human Rights in South Asia

Hate As Harmony: Law And Order Under Saffrons

  0 comments   |     by Subhash Gatade

Hate As Harmony: Law And Order Under Saffrons By Subhash Gatade Muslims were equated to “demons” and “descendants of Ravana”, and warned of a “final battle”, as the Sangh Parivar held a condolence meeting here for VHP worker Arun Mahaur, who was killed last week allegedly by some Muslim youths. Among those present on the dais were Union Minister of State, HRD

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Caste, The Hound Still Hungry With Lips Jutting Out

  1 comments   |     by V Maharathi

Caste, The Hound Still Hungry With Lips Jutting Out By V. Maharathi What 'colour' is to the US, caste is to India. For India, caste has been the most decisive and destructive bane from time immemorial. In The Future Results of British Rule in India, Karl Marx rightly branded the Indian caste as “the most decisive impediment to India’s progress and power”. Well! While India now

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Indian group threatens to dig up pitch at venue of Indo-Pak World T20 match

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Indian group threatens to dig up pitch at venue of Indo-Pak World T20 match DHARAMSALA: An Indian group has threatened to

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India Jat protests: Curfews after caste violence flares

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Freeing Julian Assange: The Final Chapter

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Freeing Julian Assange: The Final Chapter John Pilger One of the epic miscarriages of justice of our time is unravelling. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention — — the international tribunal that adjudicates and decides whether governments comply with their human rights obligations — has ruled that Julian Assange has been detain

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MODI FAILS TO LIVE UP TO HIGH HOPES

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Modi Fails to Live Up to High Hopes By Arun R. Swamy Modi’s brand of personal diplomacy was one of the staples of his first year in office. Through high profile trips abroad and ambitious proposals at home Modi maintained an air of energy and initiative, but the results were modest. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the British Parliament in November

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A Tale Of Two Temples

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A Tale Of Two Temples By B.F. Firos In Utter Pradesh, Mohammed Akhlaq was killed following a call from a temple. Thousands of kilometers away, in a village in Kerala, a temple shut down for two days as a mark of respect over the death of a Muslim youth. Shabeer was bludgeoned to death in broad daylight by a band of youngsters and the gory scenes were videographed too. His

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

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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

"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

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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