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Dalit groom forced to walk to venue by upper caste men in Uttar Pradesh

The incident was reported from Asrauli village under Dehat Kotwali police station area in Etah district on Wednesday night when some upper caste men allegedly attacked the baratis.

published on : 16th December 2018

Tamil Nadu: Sculptors to bring back tales of unsung dalit activists

Activists like Veerammal, Vanjinagaram Kandan and Cuddalore Pandian had fought for the rights of the oppressed at different periods of time from 1890 to 1990.

published on : 13th December 2018

VCK leader Thirumalavan visits Vaiko's house amidst spat over Dravidian movement's contribution to Dalits

The spat began earlier this month when VCK leader Vanni Arasu, in a now-deleted Twitter post, had stated that Vaiko's statement that dalits were employed in his house.

published on : 11th December 2018

Dalit rights body seeks changes in poll manifestos

The National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) on Monday demanded that political parties adopt agendas of Dalit welfare in their manifestos, ahead of the 2019 elections.

published on : 11th December 2018

Juvenile among four booked for rape of minor Dalit girl

The girl, who sustained injuries to her neck and other body parts in the sexual assault, was rushed to the Srirangam government hospital. 

published on : 10th December 2018

Time to go back to the greek

The civilisation of the day was home to several firsts both in terms of societal change and intellectual endeavours that altered the course of history.

published on : 9th December 2018

Is Lord Hanuman a Dalit? Shivpal Yadav​'s party seeks caste certificate of deity

Yogi Adityanath's dubbing Lord Hanuman as a Dalit at a poll rally in Rajasthan had triggered a debate with the opposition accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of indulging in politics of caste.

published on : 7th December 2018

Bihar Dalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi to play CM’s role in upcoming Bollywood movie 'Coat'

Manjhi, the national president  Hindustani Awam Morcha , is quite happy to land the movie role that is just as unexpected as his becoming Bihar’s chief minister in May 2014.

published on : 5th December 2018

MUMBAI: Police officer boasts of arresting Dalit activists, transferred after video goes viral

The five minutes 47 second-long video shows the officer sitting with some Maratha activists boasting about how she filed cases under Section 307 of the Indian Penal Code.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Minor Dalit girl sexually harassed in UP 

According to a complaint, the accused took the 8-year-old girl to a sugarcane field and attempted to rape her on Sunday.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Police not acting on AAP complaints against BJP: Atishi

She also accused the EDMC of poor maintenance of areas under its jurisdiction and said that they have not taken up any cleaning drives.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Kasganj dulha grooms himself for Lok Sabha poll plunge

Jatav was the first Dalit in his village to ride a horse-drawn carriage, a right reserved for the upper castes.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Kasganj's 'Dalit Dulha' Sanjay Jatav, endorsed by Congress as icon, may contest Lok Sabha polls

Having emerged as a nonconformist, a role model for young dalits, the 'Dulha' (groom) of Kasganj is being eyed by political parties, especially Congress, to connect with the community in general.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Will start countrywide agitation against atrocities on Dalits: Bhim Army chief

Azad, also known as Ravan, was addressing Bhim Army activists who staged a dharna in front of the Muzaffarnagar collectorate in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 1st December 2018

Six Dalit students injured in clash between two groups in Muzaffarnagar

Six Dalit students were injured in a clash between two groups following an argument at a college in Muzaffarnagar district, police said Thursday.

published on : 29th November 2018
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