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Amnesty pans India’s rights record, says hate crimes have ‘intensified’

Amnesty International has given a critical view of India in upholding human rights, saying hate crimes against religious minorities and Dalits had intensified in the country.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Attack on Tamil Nadu Dalit family leaves eight-year-old dead 

An eight-year-old Dalit boy was al­l­­egedly beaten to death wh­­ile his 14-year-old old sist­er and mother were critica­l­ly injured.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Attacks against Dalits on the rise in Tamil Nadu's Vellamputhur: activists

This is the third attack against Dalits within the Arakandanallur police limits since the beginning of this year.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Special courts to be set up for speedy disposal of Dalit attack cases

The Director of Prosecutions B Rama Koteswara Rao said that efforts were being made to arrange special courts for speedy hearing of cases regarding discrimination and attacks against Dalits.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Gujarat Dalit activist immolation: CM Rupani forms SIT to probe death 

Demanding allocation of land to a Dalit family from Dudkha village in Patan district, he allegedly set himself on fire outside the Patan Collector's office on February 15.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Himachal Pradesh: Probe into Dalit students being segregated at telecast of PM's Pariksha Par Charcha

The government took cognizance of social media reports that Dalit students of a government school in Kullu district were segregated at a live telecast of Modi's programme last week.

published on : 19th February 2018

Uttar Pradesh: 14-year-old Dalit girl gang-raped

The girl had gone out to attend nature's call when two youth allegedly abducted and raped her in an animal shed in the village.

published on : 19th February 2018

Gujarat Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vanakar's death: Rallies held, Jignesh Mevani detained

Vanakar (62) had set himself ablaze outside the Patan Collector's office on February 15 seeking allotment of land to a Dalit family.

published on : 18th February 2018

Karnataka: Two held for gang rape of Dalit woman

Uppinangady police on Saturday arrested two people who allegedly gang raped a Dalit woman at Uppinangady police station limits.

published on : 18th February 2018

Anger over Dalit activist's death snowballs; Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor up ante

Angry crowds shooed away BJP MLAs from visiting the deceased's family, while demonstrations were held in various parts of the state.

published on : 17th February 2018

Gujarat Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar's self-immolation: Government accepts demands of kin

Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar had set himself ablaze outside the Patan Collector's office on Thursday and had died of burn injuries at a private hospital in Ahmedabad the next day.

published on : 17th February 2018

Gujarat: Activist Bhanubhai Vankar, who set himself on fire over alleged delay in allotment of land to Dalit family, dies

Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar, who set himself on fire outside the Patan Collector's office over alleged delay in allotment of land to a Dalit family, succumbed during treatment tonight.

published on : 16th February 2018

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani orders probe into Dalit activist's self-immolation bid

Sixty-year-old Vankar, who suffered severe burns after he set himself on fire outside Patan district Collector's office yesterday, has been admitted to a private hospital in Ahmedabad.

published on : 16th February 2018

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani orders probe into Dalit activist's self-immolation bid

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday ordered inquiry into an attempt of self-immolation by Dalit activist Bhanu Vankar over alleged delay in allotment of land to a Dalit family.

published on : 16th February 2018

Prime accused in Dalit law student Dileep Saroj murder arrested in Uttar Pradesh

After a minor scuffle over some trivial issue at an eatery, Saroj was brutally assaulted by four men. The 26-year-old LLB student had gone into a coma and later died on Sunday. 

published on : 14th February 2018
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