Villagers shun last rites over 22-yr-old inter-caste marriage

Prasanta Bhue (45), who died at VIMSAR, Burla while undergoing treatment, was not taken to his village for funeral after the villagers refused to assist his family in performing the last rites.

published on : 9th May 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

Elton John joins call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels

The call came as a growing list of politicians and celebrities added their names to those condemning the new laws and supporting a boycott.

published on : 1st April 2019

Inequalities have increased due to BJP's casteist behaviour: BSP Supremo Mayawati

She alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tried to politicise every problem by giving lengthy statements and resorting to emotional blackmailing.

published on : 19th February 2019

Discrimination towards students of recognised schools not acceptable: K Raju

The discrimination towards the students studying in the management schools, which are recognised by the government, cannot be accepted, Forest Minister K Raju said here on Tuesday.

published on : 6th February 2019

Boycott those who discriminate between boys and girls: Rajasthan minister

The minister said the role of teachers was crucial in helping eradication of social evils.

published on : 25th 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

Dividing them young! Bihar's government school makes students from different castes sit in different classrooms

Authorities of Bihar’s education department were unaware of the regressive practice being followed at the GA Higher Secondary (Plus 2) School at Lalganj in Vaishali district so far.

published on : 18th December 2018

IIT Madras orders enquiry over posters marking separate entrance/exit, handwash areas for non-vegetarians

One of the north Indian messes in Himalaya building inside the campus, put up posters marking separate entrance/exit and handwash areas for students choosing vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.

published on : 15th December 2018

Row over separate entrances and utensils for veg, non-veg students at IIT Madras mess

The new system is introduced in RR North Indian mess on the second floor and one of the staff there told Express that the instructions were issued by the mess monitoring committee.

published on : 14th December 2018

Cyclone Gaja: Caste rears its ugly head even in the face of nature’s grave equaliser

If Kodiyakkarai is the farthest point of Nagapattinam district, M Pakkiri’s thatched hut may well be its last house.

published on : 25th November 2018

Message on wheels: Two men spread awareness about the 13-year old's murder in Salem

Two men from Tamil Nadu recently visited numerous villages between Chennai to Salem on a bike spreading awareness on caste discrimination and sexual abuse.

published on : 20th November 2018

Pakistan failing to educate girls: Report

The Pakistan government has consistently invested far less in education than is recommended by international standards.

published on : 14th November 2018

Japanese women allege discrimination in admissions to Tokyo Medical University

The women's lawyers acknowledge they cannot yet prove whether they were rejected because of discrimination or insufficient test scores but are calling on the university to disclose their results.

published on : 24th October 2018

Tens of thousands in Berlin protest racism, discrimination

Organizers said more than 240,000 people turned out Saturday, while police on Twitter cited a turnout figure in "the low six-digit region."

published on : 13th October 2018
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