MK Stalin condemns attack, other incidents on election day

MDMK general secretary Vaiko and PMK founder S Ramadoss also urged action against  miscreants involved in Ponparappi clash on Thursday.

published on : 20th April 2019

Police security beefed up in Ponparappi, but Dalits fear escalation of tension

Ponparappi falls under Chidambaram constituency, where VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan contested.

published on : 20th April 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: 75 human rights defenders to monitor violence against Dalits across states

The focus would be on Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Gujarat.

published on : 18th April 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Will caste, cane and charisma swing votes in UP's phase 2?

While the SP-BSP-RLD alliance is eyeing Dalit-Muslim consolidation, the BJP is relying on Modi and Jat-Lodh-upper caste unity. 

published on : 17th April 2019

Himachal Governor takes note of upper caste people denying Dalit family's access to crematorium

The governor took strong cognisance of the matter after a delegation of Sri Ravidas Dharma Sabha, led by its president Karam Chand Bhatia, brought the matter to his attention, he added.

published on : 15th April 2019

Himachal Pradesh Dalit family denied access to cremation ground

Lower caste students often face social discrimination in school activities, including partaking the midday meal.

published on : 14th April 2019

LS polls 2019: Big blow for BSP as Bhim Army extends support to Congress in Saharanpur

Chandrashekhar's appeal is being seen in the backdrop of Mayawati’s diatribe targeting Bhim Army chief calling him a BJP agent who wanted to divide the Dalit votes.

published on : 9th April 2019

LS polls 2019: Father of Dalit youth killed in police firing set to take on Amit Shah from Gandhinagar

Three Dalit youths - Pankaj Sumra, Prakash Parmar and Mehul Rathod - were killed on the night of September 22 and 23, 2012, when police opened fire to control clashes between Dalit, OBCs, and Bharwads

published on : 5th April 2019

Mayawati cries Dalit neglect

Mayawati called upon the people to repose faith in her party for the development of backward classes.

published on : 3rd April 2019

Mayawati terms Bhim Army chief Chandrasekhar's candidature from Varanasi a BJP conspiracy to divide Dalits

BSP Chief Mayawati on Sunday accused the BJP of supporting the Bhim Army Chief Chandrasekhar Azad for splitting the caste vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 31st March 2019

Karnataka: Seven months after girl’s murder, parents still wait for justice

The Dalit couple alleged that police are delaying probe and demanded that the priest from Loyola Institution be questioned.

published on : 28th March 2019

Maharashtra IPS officer who bragged about 'thrashing Dalits' back in top post  

In the video which went viral on Twitter, a woman believed to be Navtake is seen in a black shirt and blue jeans sitting on a chair talking to a Maratha man who had been arrested.

published on : 26th March 2019

Bypolls in Sholingur: Caste equations to factor in deciding winner

The major issues that are going to reflect in the polls are the creation of a separate Taluk, a municipality, better rail connectivity and ring road.

published on : 24th March 2019

Karnataka Dalita Sangharsha Samiti to back Congress in Lok Sabha poll

Addressing reporters at the press club here, he alleged that the BJP-led NDA government had failed to fulfil the promises made during their election campaign in 2014.

published on : 24th March 2019

Dalit lawyer suicide case: CID arrests accused Congress corporator

Dharani committed suicide on December 31, 2018, at her home in Mahadevapura police limits after alleged harassment by the local corporator over a property dispute.

published on : 23rd March 2019
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