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25 Dalits convert to Buddhism in Shamli alleging discrimination

Dalit leader Devidas Jayant, who also converted, said they had taken the step due to discrimination and atrocities against the community.

published on : 12th November 2018

BJP’s ‘big plan’ for Dalits in Telangana

The saffron party has promised to construct a 150-ft Ambedkar statue at Tank Bund if voted to power.

published on : 31st October 2018

Prakash Ambedkar calls for Kapu-Dalit unity in Andhra Pradesh 

Kapu patriarch Mudragada Padmanabham said the meeting was the beginning of a new political front in the State.

published on : 25th October 2018

Rename Mumbai Central railway station after Ambedkar: Ramdas Athawale​

Ramdas Athawale said he would soon meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to submit this demand.

published on : 12th October 2018

Muslims, STs, Dalits made most progress in combating poverty: UN

The "very positive trend" during the decade between 2005-06 and 2015-16 in India is that "the poorest are catching up", Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative.

published on : 21st September 2018

11 caste Hindus and Dalits held in Krishnagiri over violence

Besides those arrested, another 11 people wanted in the case - five caste Hindus and six Dalits - are absconding.

published on : 14th September 2018

NDA government trying to cause hostility between Dalits, OBCs: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Yadav also said by passing a bill in Parliament the NDA government reversed the dilution of the SC/ST Act, but it left scope for tinkering in future.

published on : 12th September 2018

BJP's national executive meet to begin today amid upper caste backlash

The BJP will hold a two-day meeting amid unrest among upper castes over its pro-Dalit push, with key focus on Vajpayee's legacy and strategies for the upcoming state and assembly elections.

published on : 8th September 2018

BJP’s Dalit outreach irks upper castes in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

Sources said that the BJP leaders had brought to the notice of the party high command simmering anger among the upper castes in a number of states.

published on : 4th September 2018

Tension prevails in Bihar village after caste hatred leads to man's lynching, burning of huts in retaliation

Five people, including two women, from the Sahni community were arrested for the murder of Nagendra Paswan following a fierce group clash in the village in Vaishali district on Friday.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Modi government spreading hatred against Dalits: AAP Minister

In a statement released by the Aam Aadmi Party, Gautam dubbed as unannounced emergency Tuesday's arrest of five rights activists who he said defend the Dalits in courts.

published on : 29th August 2018

M Venkaiah Naidu urges religious leaders to embrace Dalits

Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called upon religious leaders to head to villages and embrace Dalits and others of downtrodden sections.

published on : 29th August 2018

Mirchpur Dalit killing: Delhi High Court awards life sentence to 12 people

Tarachand, 70, and his 18-year-old physically challenged daughter Suman were killed in the April 2010 arson attack on their house and a row of other Dalit houses in Mirchpur, near Chandigarh.

published on : 24th August 2018

Uttar Pradesh: Six injured in clashes between Dalits and Thakurs

A van belonging to a Dalit man was parked on a road and when asked to remove it, he refused - which led to a clash between the Thakurs, the dominant caste in the village, and Dalits.

published on : 24th August 2018

Can affluent among SC/STs be denied quota in promotions: Supreme Court asks Centre

Attorney General K K Venugopal said creamy layer stopped affluent people from other backward classes from availing quota benefits and this cannot be made applicable to SCs and STs.

published on : 16th August 2018
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