Nihalsing B Rathod | @Nihalsingrathod

Nihalsing B Rathod

Nihal is an Ambedkarite activist belonging to an ex criminal tribe, and focuses on issues of nomadic and denotified tribes. He secured law degree from Government Law College, Mumbai, against all odds and poverty. He has been practicing criminal and Constitutional law with socio political agenda, in Nagpur Maharashtra. He is associated with many civil rights organisations and is the co founder of Sangharsh Wahini Bhatke Vimukt Sangharsh Parishad, an organisation working for socio-political rights of nomadic and de notified tribes.


Bhima Koregaon

Two years of Bhima Koregaon Arrests

The Injustice to Dalits and The Beginning of Urban Naxal: Concoctions of the State

June 6,2020

History and law


A year on, the arrestees continue to languish in jail, denied basic necessities

June 26,2019


खरे गुन्हेगार शोधा - सोळा वर्षा नंतर सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाचे आदेश

हजार गुन्हेगार सुटले तरी चालेल, परंतु एकाही निर्दोष व्यक्तीला शिक्षा होऊ नये या तत्वाचे काय? राजाने मारले व न्यायालयाने झोडले तर दाद कोणाला मागावी?

May 12,2019


भीमा कोरेगाव प्रकरण : केवळ तारीख पे तारीख

‘न्याय देण्यास उशीर म्हणजे न्याय देण्यास नकार’ हे वास्तव भीमा कोरेगाव प्रकरणात ठळकपणे दिसून येते.

May 12,2019

Women's Day

People’s Lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj honoured

Ranks 5th among 21 prominent women

March 8,2019

Social Justice

You think I will not call myself ‘Dalit’ because the State doesn’t want me to?

The term Dalit cannot die with one circular. It is an evolution of identity out of years of sufferance. No matter how hard the government tries to snap the associations of all suppressed classes, it will only emerge out louder, stronger and clearer.

February 19,2019

Bhima Koregaon

Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on Bhima Koregaon activists’ statutory bail tomorrow

Judgment is to be pronounced tomorrow, February 13, 2019, by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul of the Supreme Court, which will pronounce judgment on the appeal file by Maharashtra government against the Bombay High Court decision refusing the cops a 90-day extension to file a chargesheet against the Bhima Koregaon arrestees, including Surendra Gadling, Mahesh Raut, Rona Wilson, Professor Shoma Sen and Sudhir Dhawale.

February 12,2019

Bhima Koregaon

After 12 days of solitary confinement, Gadling and Rao sent to judicial custody

Upon completion of the remand time, on February 11, after hearing both the sides, and noting that there was no progress shown in investigation after huge time giving in police remand with respect to the crime in question, the court directed to transport both Gadling and Rao forthwith to Yerwada jail. However, the court did not take any action on the issue of keeping the two in solitary confinement, even though it was completely unnecessary.

February 12,2019

Bhima Koregaon

The forgotten of Bhima-Koregaon arrests: Ordeals of Gadling and Rao

While there are many lapses, the malafide intentions of the police machinery at the behest of their political masters are writ large. Justice D Y Chandrachud was not at all mistaken to call Maharashtra police "untrustworthy" in this landmark dissenting judgment in the Bhima-Koregaon case.

February 7,2019

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