Author Archives: umesh

English education for the SC/ST/OBCs is my long term commitment​: Kancha Ilaiah​

Dalit rights activist and writer Kancha Ilaiah has come upfront countering the allegation against him that he has “a Christian agenda” behind his writings. In a press note released yesterday, ​​Ilaiah said, “​This is absolutely false. I have some academic ...

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Denied Ration or Alcohol –What Killed the 3 Brothers in Karnataka?

Did three brothers from a Dalit family die of starvation in Karnataka’s Gokarna because their local PDS shop refused to give them grain for not linking their ration card to Aadhaar? On 16 July, TNIE reported that three men from the same ...

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Indore: Crime Round Up: Tantrik rapes woman on pretext of curing disease, arrested

Indore: A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a fraud Tantrik Baba under Dwarkapuri police station on Tuesday. According to police, the victim alleged that she was raped by 40-year-old Jeetlal of Sai Baba Nagar. The victim and her family hails ...

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Boy died of police torture, not accident: Rights body

Jaipur: A team from the Centre for Dalit Rights visited the family of 15-year-old Ajay Kumar of Manpur Macheri village in Jaipur district. On October 13, the boy died while under police custody. Police said the boy jumped off the ...

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14-YEAR-OLD DALIT GIRL SENSATIONAL KILLING, RAPED BEFORE BEING KILLED

Shahjahenpur was rocked with sensational killing of a 14-year-old Dalit girl, who was also reportedly raped before being killed. The girl went missing on Tuesday morning and her body was recovered on Wednesday morning. A case was registered in this regard by the police ...

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