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Migrants looking for a better life in Indian cities continue to be shadowed by caste bias 17.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
From division of labour, housing and access to public facilities – caste determines everything.
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NRC debate: How Assam’s complicated history has shaped its current predicament 17.1.2020 Scroll.in
It is puzzling that some of India’s most abused citizens in turn seek disenfranchisement of those they see as ‘outsiders’.
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Have cities really made it easier for women to report crimes against them? 15.1.2020 Citizen Matters
As India strives to ensure faster delivery of justice in cases involving crimes against women, several steps have been taken to improve ease of initial reporting. Here are some reports from different cities that indicate how these are functioning on the ground.
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SC dismisses Nirbhaya convicts' curative pleas 15.1.2020 Rediff: News
A five-judge Bench of Justices NV Ramana, Arun Mishra, RF Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan heard the petition filed by Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh. The duo had moved a curative petition in the top court after a Delhi court issued death warrants in their names for their hanging on January 22.
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Priyanka hails SC order on Unnao, slams BJP, says it 'acknowledges having empowered a criminal' 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Hours after the Supreme Court ordered to shift the Unnao rape and accident cases to Delhi, Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (East), Priyanka Gandhi slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in the state and the BJP. "Grateful to the Supreme Court for taking cognisance of the ‘Jungle Raj’ being unleashed in U.P", tweeted Ms. Priyanka. Referring to the BJP's Thursday act that expelled its rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the Congress general secretary lashed out at the saffron party and said, "finally (it) acknowledges having empowered a criminal and takes some action to correct itself and move in the direction of justice for a young woman who has suffered immeasurably". Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court ordered shifting of cases related to Unnao rape, in which Mr Sengar is the main accused, and the accident that occurred last week critically injuring the rape survivor and her advocate, and killing her two aunts, to a 'competent' court in Delhi. The apex court also ...
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Mayawati only demeaned stature of her own leadership & positions she held: Sitharaman 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Slamming the BSP chief for making derogatory comments against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and women in the BJP, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Ms Mayawati has only demeaned the stature of her own leadership and the positions she has held and it shows that she has no respect left for any position or institution. 'By her comments on Prime Minister, his personal life and all women in the BJP who are absolutely safe, Mayawati ji has only demeaned the stature of her own leadership and the positions she has held,' Ms Sitharaman along with party leader Bizay Shastri said in a press conference here. Ms Sitharaman said this only shows that she has no respect left for any position or institution. Hitting back at Mr Modi's remarks of "shedding crocodile tears" over the Alwar gang-rape, BSP leader Mayawati said the BJP has never respected women and playing "dirty politics" over the Alwar case during the election. 'It is absolutely disappointing and shocking that Ms Mayawati has spoken so ill ...
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Dalit Poll Politics 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The intention of the Supreme Court is to prevent the misuse of SC/ST Act by regulating it in certain ways to examine its prime facie. But the Bharat Band call against it resulted in large scale violence for a day or two but 2018 and 2019 being the election year of the Vidhan Sabhas and Lok Sabha it has become poll agenda for almost all the political parties to wean away dalit from others and win over for them expressing solidarity with the dalits. The Congress President Mr Rahul Gandhi after a rally in Delhi launched "on fast" agitation at the Rajghat followed by Congressmen all over India. The Modi Government has no role in the Supreme Court directives on SC-ST Act also rushed to the Court to file an a review petition. Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party taking it as a great opportunity to stage come back in the coming Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh and elsewhere. In the last Lok Sabha election in U.P. the BSP finished at zero.The Dalit Bharat Band took a very violent turn in the northern ...
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19-Year-Old Allegedly Gang-Raped, Murdered In Gujarat, Hung From Tree 11.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
There is growing anger among locals in Gujarat's Modasa, about 105 km from Ahmedabad, over the alleged gang-rape and murder of a teenager from a scheduled caste. The 19-year-old girl's body was found...
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5 Given Life Term For Kidnapping, Raping Tribal Teen In Chhattisgarh 1.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A special court in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district has sentenced five men to life imprisonment for kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old tribal girl in 2018.
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Watch: Pope Francis apologises for smacking woman’s hand 1.1.2020 Scroll.in
The woman was among pilgrims greeting Francis on New Year’s Eve. The pontiff seemed visibly upset after she yanked his arm.
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Pope apologises for "bad example" of slapping arm of pilgrim who tugged him 1.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis apologised on Wednesday for having angrily slapped a woman's arm when she had grabbed hold of his hand and yanked him towards her, saying he had lost his patience and set a "bad example".
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In New Year message, pope decries violence against women 1.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis, in his first message of the new year, denounced on Wednesday the use and abuse of women in modern society, and called for an end to the exploitation of the female body.
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Do not conduct trials in undue haste: SC 19.12.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Expeditious trial was required in criminal matters but it should not be conducted in undue haste without giving reasonable time to the accused to defend himself, the SC said on Wednesday. It set aside the a trial court order which wrapped up proceedings within a fortnight & awarded death sentence to the accused in a rape-murder case of a nine-year-old girl in 2013.
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Bihar Woman Shot In Neck 2 Days After Filing Rape Case, Critical: Cops 18.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A young Dalit woman was shot at and critically injured by unidentified assailants at her home in a village of Rohtas district, a couple of days after she had registered an FIR accusing four persons of...
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40 Girls At Haryana School Allege Sexual Harassment, 2 Teachers Arrested 18.12.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Two teachers of a government-run school in Hisar district of Haryana were arrested Tuesday for sexually harassing female students, while a third is absconding
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Chief justice forms panel of two SC judges to expedite trials in sexual assault cases 17.12.2019 Scroll.in
The judicial committee of Justices Subhash Reddy and MR Shah will ‘monitor, supervise and make suggestions’ for speedy trials.
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‘I’m a Dalit woman, and my mental health matters. What we need is an overhaul’ 15.12.2019 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘Skin Stories: Essays on Sexuality, Disability and Gender’.
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Woman Jumps Off 3rd Floor Of Maharashtra Secretariat, Saved By Net 14.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A 32-year-old woman on Friday tried to commit suicide by jumping off the third floor of state secretariat "Mantralaya" in south Mumbai, but survived as she landed in a safety net.
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SC for impartial inquiry into encounter of Telangana rape-murder accused 12.12.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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NHRC notices to Tripura police over sexual assault and death of a minor girl 11.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
NHRC notices to Tripura police over sexual assault and death of a minor girl
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