Supreme Court West India

Professor Anand Teltumbde illegal Arrest , 5 Social activists knock SC door for Justice

Five social activists  Romila Thapar, Devaki Jain, Prabhat Patnaik, Satish Deshpande and Maja Daruwala who had moved the Supreme Court with a public interest litigation, questioning the arrests of the human rights activists in August 2018 in the Bhima-Koregaon case and had sought an independent investigation into the case, have called the arrest of Professor Read More…

High Court Life Style Social Voice

DMK Knocked HighCourt door against Upper caste 10 % quota

Not only DMK  opposed  and voted against the Constitution Amendment Bill in Parliament, but decided to take the battle in judiciary  DMK on Friday moved the Madras High Court challenging the Centre’s move to grant 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) of upper caste society.    The petition filed by DMK’s organising secretary and Read More…

North India Opinion Politics Women

“BJP create divisions in the society ” another BJP MP Quits

BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh’s Baharaich, Savitribai Phule on Thursday resigned from the party accusing it of dividing the society and not doing enough on the issue of reservation.   Phule, a Dalit, was elected from the Baharaich reserved seat in 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket.   Announcing Read More…

Culture Social Women

Husband hacked to death in front of Pregnant women : Caste Killing Horror

The curse of honour killing in the name of caste claimed another life on Friday when a Dalit man was hacked to death in broad daylight in front of his seven-month pregnant wife and his mother, at Miryalaguda in Nalgonda district on Friday. The victim, P. Pranay Kumar, 24, had married  Amrutha Varshini about six Read More…

Supreme Court Voice

SC extends house arrest term of five activists till September 17

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court extended the five activists’ house arrest term, stating that they would continue to be grounded till September 17, when the apex court will hear the matter. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud adjourned the hearing on the plea filed by Read More…

Legal North India

Mirchpur Dalits killing case 12 gets life term

Mirchpur, a village in district Hissar of Haryana. On the morning of 21 April, 2010, 18 Dalit homes were torched and 2 Dalits 17-year old Suman and her 60-year old father Tara Chand were burnt alive. It was pre-planned attack on the Dalits by Jat community and police didn’t help Dalits and in addition  Khap panchayats supported Read More…