Haryana cow vigilantism ‘police under political pressure ignoring the rule book’

Feb 23, A 25-year-old man from Jalalabad in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, identified as Naushad, was reportedly brutally thrashed by cow vigilantes at Bhalout village of Haryana’s Rohtak district on January 19 night... Read more »

Pakistan ‘takes control’ of JeM headquarters

Feb 23, Agencies report that the Pakistan government Friday took over the administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), the militant outfit which claimed responsibility for the Pulwama suicide attack that... Read more »

From then to now: Inside the developments of 1960 Indus Waters Treaty

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The water distribution treaty between India and Pakistan that was brokered by the World Bank in 1960 to use the water available in the Indus system of rivers... Read more »

44 cow-related deaths: US-based rights body blames BJP rulers for violence, cover-ups

Feb 21, The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), in detailed report, “India: Vigilante ‘Cow Protection’ Groups Attack Minorities”, has blamed for BJP for increasingly using communal rhetoric since it came to... Read more »

Cow Vigilantes Enjoy Impunity under Modi

Feb 20, The Indian government should prosecute mob violence by so-called “cow protection groups” that have targeted Muslims, Dalits and other minorities in the five years since the Hindu supremacist BJP came... Read more »

Pakistan and India must to jointly fight terrorism

By Sandeep Pandey Feb 19, I went to participate in a candle light homage paying event at Dr BR Ambedkar’s statue organised by about 200 Dalit students on Hazratganj main crossing in... Read more »

J&K terror attack: Intelligence sent reports 10 days back on fidayeen, local JEM plans

By Law Kumar Mishra Feb 16, The deadliest-ever attack on the security forces in Kashmir martyred 42 jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on National Highway (NH) 44 (Jammu-Srinagar) near... Read more »

Can Indian citizens rise for activists when authorities look away?

Feb 13, There were raids all over India on those who speak against injustices, but these raids did not follow the well-laid procedures. Stan Swamy talks about how his own premises were raided... Read more »

Hunger in India is reflection of rural distress arising out of the agrarian crisis, poor livelihood options

Feb 13, The Right to Food Campaign requests all political parties to consider the following suggestions towards ensuring right to food for all while working on their manifestos for the General Elections... Read more »

Child marriages still prevalent in Bihar, Bengal, Rajasthan: Unicef

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Although child marriages in India have declined, a few states like Bihar, West Bengal and Rajasthan continue to carry on with the harmful practice and there is nearly... Read more »

No aadhaar, no ration? Hard blow by Gujarat govt on poor and marginalized

By Pankti Jog Only those who have aadhaar registration and linked it with ration card will get ration from a Public Distribution System (PDS) shop. This decision of the Gujarat government has... Read more »

BJP stares at farmers’ backlash in UP as cattle destroy crops

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, Feb 10 (IANS) What could be more ironic than the fact that while distressed farmers in the state are clamouring for protection from stray cattle, a problem that has... Read more »