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Violence goes viral — Dalits in Rajasthan have a new tool against atrocities, their phones

What happens when a video of a crime against a Dalit in Rajasthan goes viral on the internet? The police and state can’t ignore it. JYOTI YADAV 15 January, 2022 09:18 am IST Barmer/Jaisalmer/Pali/Jodhpur: On a cold rainy morning, policemen in Pali, Rajasthan, huddled around a laptop in a congested room, zoomed into the video of… Read More

Court acquits Indian bishop of rape charges

The prosecution could not prove any of the seven charges against Bishop Franco Mulakkal UCA News reporter Published: January 14, 2022 07:20 AM GMT A court in southern India’s Kerala state has acquitted Bishop Franco Mulakkal of all charges of raping a nun, saying the trial could not prove the allegations against him. The nun,… Read More

With 36% Conviction Rate, MP has Over 37,000 Pending Cases of Atrocities Against SC/ST

Madhya Pradesh reported 9,574 cases of atrocities against SC/ST in 2020. But only 95 cases of 2020 and 594 cases of the previous year reached a conclusion in the courts, the NCRB data reveals Kashif Kakvi 14 Jan 2022 Bharti with Digvijay Singh outside Raj Bhawan on January 11. Bhopal: The pace of an investigation and… Read More

Sister gang-raped by holding brother hostage in Sonbhadra:Brothers and sisters were in panic for 24 hours, then informed the police, the accused came out of jail a week ago

13 January, 2022 A heart-wrenching incident took place in Sonbhadra on Wednesday. Dalit woman was gang-raped by 3 people in front of her brother. The woman was going to her house with her brother, when 5 people reached there. There they tied the young man and raped him in turn. The incident is of Ghorawal Kotwali area. Kotwali inspector… Read More

Two Hindu Munnani Functionaries Held for Defacing Periyar Statue in Tamil Nadu

The statue of Periyar was found garlanded with slippers and smeared with saffron colour powder, triggering protests from organisations like Dravida Kazhagam. CASTE 11/JAN/2022 Coimbatore: Two Hindu Munnani outfit functionaries were arrested on Tuesday on charges of defacing the statue of the social reformer  Periyar E.V. Ramasamy here, police said. The statue situated in front of… Read More

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