Dalits

The Art of Legitimising Lynchings

With incidents of lynching and mob violence against minorities on the rise, what are the perils of propagating half-truths and half lies
Lakhinder Singh Delhi

Saharanpur’s Ground Zero

Shalini Sharma

A month after violence erupted between Dalits and Thakurs in Shabbirpur village, tension still simmers below the surface. As the government transfers senior police officers and moves to contain the damage, will the Dalits be appeased ahead of the crucial municipal elections?
Shalini Sharma Saharanpur

‘SP and BJP are two sides of the same coin’: Sudhindra Bhadoria

Shalini Sharma

Criticising the two other contenders in the electoral race, BSP spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria says that his party is the only party that will ensure good governance
Shalini Sharma Delhi

Vigilante Groups are rupturing the Secular Fabric of Mewat

Hardnews Bureau

Hardnews spoke to Shail Mayaram, an authority on the Meos, in an attempt to unravel the recent events in Mewat. She has authored two books, Resisting Regimes and Against History, Against State, on the community

The case of the missing Dalit

The Azadi Kooch that culminated in Una on August 15 was an event of immense proportions, but, in an act of omission characteristic of the Indian media, got no mileage from our news channels
Sukumar Muralidharan Delhi 

Research will lead to Police Reform

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

The Worst Job in the World

The latest Socio-Economic Caste Census data released in July last year reveals that 1.8 lakh households are engaged in manual scavenging across India. It’s time this statistic changed
Akshay Sharma Delhi 

Communal Politics: Challenging Faith

Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

Is it still Rape when no one is Looking?

How we react to, and report on, rape cases in India reveals that we are still beholden to the parochial structures that cause them in the first place
Lily Tekseng Delhi

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