‘Why I prefer Muslims and Islam’ explains Ambedkarite leader

By Bhai Tej Singh To my perceptions, Baba Saheb Dr. Ambedkar has embraced Buddhism on 14th October 1956 purely on two counts namely- 1-Restoration of Human dignity to the persecuted humanities in India, 2-Protection of the same lot from the onslaught of the Hindus or any other community in India. Our people have since been suppressed, oppressed, exploited, kicked and killed purely on caste consideration while remaining in Hindu-fold but by joining Buddhism or Buddhist community they could not escape the same fate because of the caste inflictions which had…

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Blinken plans to raise India’s human rights record: Report

New Delhi — During his two-day visit, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken plans to raise New Delhi’s human rights record, a global news wire reported. India is proud of its pluralistic traditions and happy to discuss the issue with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his visit beginning on Tuesday, foreign ministry sources said after Washington said Blinken plans to raise New Delhi’s human rights record. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has faced allegations that it has suppressed dissent, pursued divisive policies to appeal to its Hindu nationalist base and…

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NHRC closes the case of excessive force used by Police on protesters in UP

New Delhi: In a case of excessive force used by the Police of Uttar Pradesh on orotesters, which had resulted in injuries to the victims, the National Human Rights Commission has stated that “no further intervention of the Commission is required” and that the case is closed. Human Rights organisation the National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations (NCHRO) had filed a complaint against the incident in January 2020. After more than a year of the filing of the complaint, the NHRC has closed that case. In the meantime, it had…

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Rahul Gandhi drives tractor to Parliament, demands withdrawal of 3 farm laws

NEW DELHI:  Coming out in support of protesting farmers, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday drove a tractor to Parliament and once again reiterated his demand of withdrawing the three farm laws. Rahul Gandhi along with several party members drove a tractor to Parliament with a big boarding demanding repealing of three farm laws. Speaking to media, Rahul Gandhi said, “I have brought farmers’ message to Parliament. They (Government) are suppressing voices of farmers and not letting a discussion take place in Parliament.” He said that they’ll have to…

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Pakistan asks UN to hold India accountable over Pegasus spying

ANKARA:  Pakistan on Friday urged the UN to “thoroughly investigate” the widespread use of the Israeli-developed Pegasus software to spy on journalists, human rights defenders, politicians, and others. “Bring the facts to light, and hold the Indian perpetrators to account,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement, referring to the use of the Israeli spyware by India. “We have noted with serious concern recent international media reports exposing Indian government’s organized spying operations against its own citizens, foreigners as well as Prime Minister Imran Khan, using an Israeli origin spyware,”…

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