Kunwar Arunoday Singh Parihar, prince of Madhya Pradesh's Nagod estate, has raised objections to the Gujjar community's recent claims of having descended from King Bhoj.
In Bulgarhi, where upper castes are in the majority, the victim’s family finds little sympathy. Not even other Dalit families side with them. This is a potent weapon for the accused.
They weaved a story around it, according to which, some supernatural power decided to construct a temple in one night but when they couldn’t do it, they left it unfinished the next day morning. Everyone believed in it and now it is a part of the village folklore.
Family of Hathras victim allege threat to their lawyer’s life. Cops deny allegations, claiming they are providing her an escort on trial dates
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke to Outlook on issues ranging from Punjab politics to the recent arrest of his 86-year old father for making derogatory remarks against upper caste.
For the Dalit family, the tulsi (basil) remains a fragrant memory of the young woman who died a year ago aged 19, two weeks after she was gangraped by four upper caste men of the same village.
A year later, the security for the Dalit family is as tight as ever. Even suffocating at times. But it’s now part of the lives of the family whose worst nightmares had come true on a muggy day last year when the woman was sexually assaulted by four the accused—now facing trial for gang rape and murder—when she was collecting fodder for the family’s livestock.
Ostracised in upper caste-majority village and guarded round-the-clock by CRPF, life for family is now a prison
One year after Hathras, father of Dalit woman refuses to immerse ashes in Ganga till accused are ‘hanged’. Living in fear and waiting for justice, family of gangrape-murder victim expresses dismay over 'slow pace' of court proceedings
Chopra belongs to the community of Rors, a Hindu community, from Haryana. The Rors were considered descendants of Maratha soldiers who settled in Haryana after being defeated in the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761. Genetic scientists have found that the Rors have a very unique and distinctive ancestry among the Indian population and they have no ancestral link with Marathas or any other castes and communities.
The Calcutta High Court in its judgement held that the FIR against journalist Zubair Ahmed was sheer abuse of process of law and the allegations on him of circulating false alarm or disobeying of government regulations were completely absurd.
The search operations are meant to capture those officials who, after losing the battle against the Taliban, couldn’t flee from the country and are hiding in the houses of their friends and relatives.
In an interview with Outlook, Dr Roopen Arya says that it is not clear what is triggering the post-vaccination immune response which activates the blood clotting system and results in blood clots as well as consumption of the platelets.
Under the Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum incorporated in the school curriculum for Senior School Students, the Delhi government announced the Seed Money Project in 2019 which was the first of its kind in the country.
In an interview with Outlook, Dr Kafeel Khan said the health situation in Uttar Pradesh other states will further deteriorate further.
Outlook spoke to a young protestor in Kabul who narrated how the Taliban opened fire at the protestors and arrested thousands of men and women who were marching towards the Pakistani embassy at Karte Parwan
RC Venkateish, the promoter of Lex Sportel Vision Pvt Ltd (LSVPL), had alleged in its complaints that the UK-based Discovery Networks International (DNIL) and its two other subsidiaries worked in collusion to disregard the terms of agreements.
A former national spokesperson of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Shanker Charan Tripathi will appear in the upcoming National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) to qualify for the MBBS course.
Youngsters stand in a queue to receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a special vaccination drive for teachers and students in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
Youngsters pay tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh during his 114th birth anniversary celebration, at Shaheed Bhagat Singh chowk in Patiala.PTI Photo
Union Ministers Bhupendra Yadav, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, and Anurag Thakur come out after meeting Election Commission, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Atul Yadav
A medic prepares Covid-19 vaccine to administer to a beneficiary during a special vaccination drive for teachers and students in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
Congress women activists stage an agitation demanding speedy punishments to rapists, in Thane.PTI Photo
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates