Rajnath appeals to Dalit outfits to maintain peace

AMN / New Delhi Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today appealed to all Dalit groups and political parties to maintain peace as their agitation against the Supreme Court’s decision on Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Protection Act turned violent. The Home Minister, while talking to media in the premises of Parliament, said the government has … Continue reading Rajnath appeals to Dalit outfits to maintain peace

Trump and Putin may meet in Washington: White House

AMN / Washington US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin may meet “in a not-too-distant future” at the White House, Trump’s Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Monday. “As the President himself confirmed on March 20, hours after his last call with President Putin, the two had discussed a bilateral meeting … Continue reading Trump and Putin may meet in Washington: White House

Congress petitions EC against Shah, Yeddyurappa

New Delhi The Congress today moved the Election Commission demanding registration of case against BJP chief Amit Shah and party’s chief ministerial candidate in Karnataka B.S. Yeddyurappa and two others for alleged violation of model code of conduct (MCC) ahead of the assembly polls in the state. In its petition to the poll panel, the … Continue reading Congress petitions EC against Shah, Yeddyurappa

DALITS BHARAT BANDH TURNS VIOLENT IN MANY PARTS OF INDIA

3 killed, curfew in Madhya Pardesh, Protesters set bus on fire in UP; rail traffic disrupted across India WEB DESK Bharat Bandh called by several Dalit organisations over the alleged “dilution” of SCs/STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act turned violent in many parts of India today. Normal life badly affected in several parts of India as … Continue reading DALITS BHARAT BANDH TURNS VIOLENT IN MANY PARTS OF INDIA

Mortal remains of Indians killed in Iraq arrive in Amritsar

कुछ ज़िम्मेदारियों का बोझ काफी ज्यादा होता है। #RestInPeaceMyFellowIndians pic.twitter.com/7cyKDOySvY — Vijay Kumar Singh (@Gen_VKSingh) April 2, 2018 Amritsar Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq were brought here in a special plane today. Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh, who had gone Iraq, told a press conference that according to forensic … Continue reading Mortal remains of Indians killed in Iraq arrive in Amritsar

Dalits’ Bharat Bandh: Centre asks states to maintain public order

AMN In view of nation-wide protests by Dalit groups, Centre has asked the states to take all preventive measures and maintain public order to ensure safety of life and property. Home Ministry is closely monitoring the situation arising due to protests. The Ministry spokesperson said, Centre is in constant touch with states over the issue … Continue reading Dalits’ Bharat Bandh: Centre asks states to maintain public order

Dalits across India protest against Supreme Court ruling on SC/ST Act

AMN Bharat Bandh called by several Dalit organisations over the alleged “dilution” of SCs/STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act disrupted normal life across several parts of India as protesters blocked rail and road traffic and resorted to violence and arson in Rajasthan, Odisha, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana along with national capital. The bandh supporters shouted … Continue reading Dalits across India protest against Supreme Court ruling on SC/ST Act

हिंसक हुआ दलितों का भारत बंद, मध्यप्रदेश में 4 की मौत, भिंड-मुरैना में कर्फ्यू

#BharatBandh demonstration in Purnia Bihar, Massive protest by bahujan groups against anti #Dalit Modi govt. #SCSTAct pic.twitter.com/ePaKBke3Kl — Bahujan4India (@Bahujan4India) April 2, 2018 AMN एससी/एसटी एक्ट में बदलाव के खिलाफ दलित संगठन आज देशभर में प्रदर्शन कर रहे हैं. भारत बंद के आह्वान पर देश के अलग-अलग शहरों में दलित संगठन और उनके समर्थक ट्रेन … Continue reading हिंसक हुआ दलितों का भारत बंद, मध्यप्रदेश में 4 की मौत, भिंड-मुरैना में कर्फ्यू

Marital rape not an offence: Gujarat HC

By A Correspondent /Gandhinagar The Gujarat High Court today observed that non-consensual intercourse by a husband cannot be dubbed as rape. However, it also stated that subjecting his married partner to have oral or unnatural sex was akin to cruelty. The court made these observations in a case pertaining to a lady doctor’s complaint of … Continue reading Marital rape not an offence: Gujarat HC

SC/ST Act: Govt files review petition in Supreme Court

AMN / NEW DELHI Amid protests by Dalits in different states, the government today filed a review petition in the Supreme Court over its recent ruling on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that government is committed to the progress of Dalits. He said … Continue reading SC/ST Act: Govt files review petition in Supreme Court