November 26, 2018 4:25 am
"If the people running this country and the UP government cannot protect people with the Constitution, they should vacate their seats...,” Chandrashekhar Azad said.
September 15, 2018 8:30 am
The UP government revoked the National Security Act (NSA) against Chandrashekhar, setting the stage for his release more than a year after he was jailed for his alleged role in clashes between Thakurs and Dalits in Saharanpur in May 2017.
August 02, 2018 6:35 am
On April 2, Bheem Army workers had protested demanding changes in the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The protest will be held under the banner of ‘Bahujan Sankalp Maha Sabha’, party workers said.
May 20, 2018 2:00 am
Meerut administration on May 8 had invoked NSA against former BSP MLA Yogesh Verma in connection with the violence on April 2. As many as 13 cases were lodged against Verma, who is in Meerut jail.
May 16, 2018 3:14 am
Sachin Walia (24) had been allegedly shot dead on May 9 in Ramhagar area of Saharanpur - exactly a year after the district witnessed violent clashes between the two groups, which resulted in a death and left at least a dozen injured.
May 14, 2018 7:17 am
Police said that the six arrested — Rahul, Deepak, Satveer Singh and Ravindra Kumar of Meerut; and Nitin and Bunti of Ghaziabad, all in their 20s — were Bhim Army sympathisers.
May 18, 2018 8:39 am
The first meeting of the Bhim Army was held on July 21, 2015, when lawyer Chandrashekhar Azad and Vinay Ratan Singh decided to start free-of-cost paathshalas (schools) for children from the community.
April 24, 2018 9:52 am
Local police said they had never seen Vinay Ratan and hence did not recognise them. Police had also announced a Rs 12,000-reward on his head. He later surrendered before a local court on Monday.
January 05, 2018 11:54 am
Violence had erupted in Pune on January 1 when Dalit groups were celebrating the bicentenary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in which the British defeated the Peshwas of Maharashtra.
January 03, 2018 3:37 am
Bheem Army chief Chandrashekhar is in jail since June after he was booked under NSA in connection with the violence.