Caste discrimination

Mysore: Dalit youth drink water from tanks, decry untouchability

The youth, accompanied by the police, were led by Chamarajangar Tahsildar Basavaraj and Social Welfare Department Deputy Director Mallikarjun.

published on : 21st November 2022

Mysore: Tank cleaned with ‘gomutra’ after Dalit woman drinks water

The incident came to light after a villager uploaded a video of other residents opening taps and draining water from the tank

published on : 20th November 2022

SC boy’s death could be murder: PUCL

Earlier, the family had protested against the school management alleging that Seenu’s death at Ariyanayagipuram in Tenkasi on October 14 was not suicide.

published on : 18th November 2022

Caste Hindu women block entry of SC/ST people in temple, relent after talks with officials

Devotees from all communities had been offering worship at the temple for the past 40 years.

published on : 16th November 2022

Caste away, a street shines bright in Tamil Nadu

“I request the State government to pass an order to change all caste-based names of streets,” Anusuya insists, adding that everyone must make these changes. 

published on : 6th November 2022

Lalitha - friend and counsel in caste victims’ fight for justice

Lalitha is waiting in the sweltering corridors of Villupuram District Court patiently for the next case to be called.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Nominate DSP to probe Class VII boy's death in Tenkasi: Madras HC

Justice Sathi Kumar Sukumara Kurup further directed the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, Tirunelveli region, to monitor the investigation.

published on : 20th October 2022

Suicide over caste discrimination: Parents refuse to get student's body for sixth day

For the sixth day, parents refused to accept the body of a Class 7 boy who died by suicide allegedly after Ariyanayagipuram government-aided school teachers hurled caste names at him.

published on : 20th October 2022

Uttar Pradesh: Dalit teen thrashed by teacher for mispelling word dies 19 days later

The boy's father has lodged a complaint with the police stating that his son was beaten up by the teacher on September 7 with sticks and rods.

published on : 26th September 2022

One more held for denying sweets to SC kids in TN's Tenkasi

The police arrested one more person on Tuesday in the case of a caste Hindu refusing to sell snacks to school children from the SC community.

published on : 21st September 2022

Caste discrimination: Only seven students turn up at school in Panjakulam

AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam and AMMK general secretary TTV Dhinakaran condemned the practice of untouchability among school students in Panjakulam.

published on : 20th September 2022

Tenkasi shopkeeper held for refusing to sell eatables to Dalit children

The video shows a few school children who went on to buy eatables being told by the shopkeeper that none from their street will be provided commodities from the shop.

published on : 17th September 2022

Indian women, Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims face discrimination in earnings and jobs: Oxfam report

Discrimination in the labour market is when people with identical capabilities are treated differently because of their identity or social backgrounds, said Amitabh Behar, CEO of Oxfam India.

published on : 15th September 2022

Government road out of reach for SCs in Pudukkottai village?

The security arrangement was in place for the funeral of K Kanthaiya (70) belonging to Scheduled Caste and videos of the funeral went viral on social media.

published on : 8th September 2022

Tamil Nadu: SC residents allege ‘denied entry’ to temple

According to sources, stories related to alleged caste discrimination at Mahamariamman temple have been around for over four decades.

published on : 6th September 2022

Dalit woman, son assaulted during panchayat in UP; casteist slurs hurled at them

The Dalit woman's daughter had a court marriage with a man who belonged to the same caste but the girl's grandmother was not happy with the marriage and had called a panchayat.

published on : 31st August 2022

Village in Pudukkottai ostracising people for inter-caste marriage

On a visit to the village, TNIE found that those who belonged to BC and MBC and had got married between the castes have been facing discrimination of varied forms for generations.

published on : 30th August 2022

Caste remarks: Pachaiyappa HoD suspended

Taking note of the complaints, a high level inquiry committee comprising heads of different departments was formed on August 22 to probe into the matter.

published on : 26th August 2022

Probe into 'caste harassment' at Pudukkottai govt school underway

An audio clip, which was widely circulated across the district late on Saturday night and Sunday, drew everyone's attention.

published on : 26th August 2022

Discrimination charges against Madras univ V-C, anti-caste front writes to Stalin

The Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front (TNUEF) has levelled a series of caste discrimination charges against Madras University Vice-Chancellor S Gowri.

published on : 23rd August 2022
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