Dalits

Gujarat Dalits face boycott after bridegroom rides horse

According to the Dalits in the village, they were denied milk and other necessary grocery items from the market under the influence of the boycott.

published on : 11th May 2019

Attack on Dalits in Ponparappi was preconceived and murderous: MIDS study

The report sought the Director General of Police to probe police response to the violence.

published on : 10th May 2019

Congress worried over erosion of traditional Dalit vote base in Haryana

The Dalits form around 22% of total voters, second after nearly 29% of Jats.

published on : 10th May 2019

Karnataka: Dalits boycott festival after temple makes separate seating for upper castes

To make identification easy, most of the upper caste men came without shirts and the volunteers identified the locals even with their shirts on

published on : 9th May 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

Punjab Cabinet clears debt relief for 2.85 lakh agricultural cooperative members

The beneficiaries would be individual farm labourers and landless farming members of PACS who have been availing advances from district cooperatives and boards.

published on : 4th March 2019

Marriage procession of Dalit policeman attacked in Rajasthan

The groom, Sawai Ram informed that the attack took place when his wedding procession was about to enter Dugar village.

published on : 12th February 2019

TD MLA in dock for ‘manhandling’ Dalits

TDP MLA Bandaru Madhava Naidu is in the dock for allegedly abusing and manhandling Dalits at Saripalli village in Narsapur mandal of West Godavari district on Sunday. 

published on : 11th February 2019

BJP is 'anti-reservation, anti-Dalit and anti-Constitution': Opposition leaders

A march was organised by the Joint Forum for Academic and Social Justice. After the march, several political leaders from opposition parties addressed the gathering at Jantar Mantar

published on : 31st January 2019

Punjab CM decides to allot 1 lakh residential plots to homeless Dalit families

Where the panchayat land is not available, the allotment would be done in the second phase after arranging the land, said an official press release quoting the chief minister.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Will strategy shift pay Congress poll dividends? Expert divided

While experts agree that the Congress is indeed practising soft Hindutva, they are divided on whether the party would reap electoral benefits from the strategy shift.

published on : 20th January 2019

A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him.

published on : 17th January 2019

36-year-old Dalit woman claims to have entered Sabarimala Temple in disguise, releases video

Manju entered the temple with the help of Ayyappa Seva Sangham workers at around 7.30 am on Tuesday, and conducted ghee abhishekam and offered prayers at Malikappuram.

published on : 9th January 2019

Not even 3 per cent of IIT faculty are Dalits, tribals

Less than 3 per cent of the faculty at India’s top engineering institutions — the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) — are from reserved categories. 

published on : 1st January 2019
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