Caste Discrimination

Case filed against me as I retrieved temple assets from Hindutva brigade: Sekarbabu

“A very conservative estimation of Rs 162.4 crore worth of properties was retrieved from illegal occupation by Hindutva persons,” he said.

published on : 8th November 2023

SCs accuse Palakkarai police of caste discrimination, not registering woman-missing case

An SC family from Sengulam colony alleged that a case is yet to be registered on a missing-person complaint given to the Palakkarai police on September 3.

published on : 26th September 2023

There was no issue of caste discrimination, says head priest

At a function held on Monday, Kerala Devaswom Minister shared an incident of discrimination by priests at the inaugural function of ‘nadapandal’ at a temple.

published on : 21st September 2023

Untouchability row: Kerala minister misunderstood ritual, no discrimination shown against anyone, says priests association 

The state committee of the Akhila Kerala Thanthri Samajam said priests who are performing 'deva pujas' do not touch anyone, be it Brahmin or non-Brahmin, till the same gets over.

published on : 20th September 2023

Discrimination stemmed from Sanatanam, DMK replies to Governor RN Ravi

In response to these remarks, DMK spokesperson Saravanan Annadurai accused the governor of engaging in baseless propaganda.

published on : 19th September 2023

Dravidianism defeated Sanatana principles before Annamalai was born: Durai Vaiko

"There is still caste oppression and discrimination found in the state because of people like Annamalai and caste-based outfits,” Durai Vaiko said.

published on : 16th September 2023

Students at Karur school refuse to eat 'breakfast' cooked by Dalit cook

District Collector T Prabhu Shankar met the parents of these students and warned them of the consequences if they continued to discriminate against the government-appointed cook.

published on : 6th September 2023

California poised to become first US state to ban caste-based discrimination

The landmark anti-caste discrimination bill will now go to Governor Newsom’s desk where he will decide whether to sign the bill into law.

published on : 6th September 2023

Peace meeting put off in Anchetti caste issue

Dalits in Karadikkal alleged that they were ostracised following a parking dispute between a caste Hindu store owner and a Dalit who allegedly encroached a land near his store.

published on : 5th September 2023

Dalits allege social boycott in Krishnagiri village

Daliit villagers alleged that traders in the village refused to entertain people from their community allegedly due to a diktat from caste Hindu village elders.

published on : 31st August 2023

Rajasthan Congress MLA forces Dalit man to lick his shoe; FIR filed

The FIR was lodged on a court's direction after the victim accused the police of ignoring his complaint, added.

published on : 11th August 2023

Dalit siblings attacked by dominant caste students in Tirunelveli; kin dies during protests

The boy, a Class 12 student of a government-aided school in Valliyoor, was constantly harassed by three students of an intermediate caste.

published on : 10th August 2023

137 suicides reported in higher education institutions since 2014, govt cites 'multiple reasons' 

Dr Subhas Sarkar said that the government takes each suicide incident on educational campuses very seriously and has undertaken various initiatives to address the issue.

published on : 31st July 2023

Madras HC criticises caste discrimination in temples

If such incidents continue, the local police are at liberty to invoke Goondas Act against the persons concerned, she added and disposed of the petition.

published on : 12th July 2023

Caste superiority severe among Indian diaspora in the US: Ex-CJI NV Ramana

The former Chief Justice of India was speaking at an event organized by the Telugu Association of North America (TANA) in Philadelphia on Sunday.

published on : 11th July 2023

'Specify steps taken to end caste discrimination on campuses': SC to UGC

Terming it a ‘very sensitive matter’ the Supreme Court on Thursday sought the UGCs’ response in a PIL filed by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi.  

published on : 8th July 2023

After video of 'BJP man' urinating on tribal youth in MP goes viral, pressure tactics to cover-up the act

In the video, a labourer who is said to be from a tribal community is seen sitting on the roadside, when Pravesh Shukla, a BJP- supporter/ worker was smoking and urinating on the man's face. 

published on : 4th July 2023

Dalits to get help centre by June end to report caste crime in TN

The minister emphasised the establishment of a facility to help Adi Dravidars and tribals file cases and get legal guidance.

published on : 12th June 2023

Zomato in a soup over new 'Kachra' campaign, takes down ad after being called out for casteism

The ad featured Aditya Lakhia, who played 'Kachra' in the 2001 Aamir Khan starrer 'Lagaan,' as a metaphor to represent kachra or garbage.

published on : 8th June 2023

Dalit groom’s wedding procession pelted with stones in MP's Chhatarpur

It is alleged that a crowd consisting of those from another caste, said to be dominant in the village, were objecting to the procession, and to the groom riding a horse.

published on : 7th June 2023
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