Casteism

Villupuram second in Tamil Nadu for caste atrocities in 2021, finds RTI

A total of 445 villages had been identified following discrimination across the State, the report stated.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Class VI Irular boy pushed into fire by three caste Hindu schoolmates near Tamil Nadu's Tindivanam

As the three boys involved in the case are under 12, action will be taken based on legal opinion from government lawyers.

published on : 11th May 2022

Headmaster booked for forcing Class III student from Scheduled Caste to clean toilet in Coimbatore

According to police, the incident took place on March 29. The eight-year-old boy allegedly did not flush the toilet due to unavailability of water.

published on : 6th April 2022

Destiny-maker of the deprived

Reeta Kaushik of Kushinagar symbolises a revolution in learning.

published on : 27th March 2022

Dalit man forced to rub nose in temple in Rajasthan's Alwar village for criticising Hindu gods

A video of the same went viral in which the victim Rajesh Kumar Meghwal is purportedly seen rubbing nose in a temple under pressure from people present there.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Bribes in colleges, casteism force bright pupils to go abroad: Slain Indian student's father

Naveen from Chalageri in Haveri district was in the fourth year MBBS in a Kharkiv medical college in Ukraine, which is now witnessing a fierce battle field between Russia and Ukraine forces.

published on : 1st March 2022

Dalits in Mysuru district's Arasinakere village assaulted for entering upper caste locality

The police said that the six Dalits had gone to have snacks from a pushcart when upper caste youth entered into an argument with them.

published on : 17th January 2022

Honour killing: Casteism not annihilated even after 75 years of independence, says Supreme Court

The bench noted that according to Dr BR Ambedkar, inter-caste marriage is one remedy to get rid of casteism in order to achieve equality.

published on : 28th November 2021

Up to us to overcome communalism, casteism: Kerala CM

CM Pinarayi Vijayan made the statement in a Facebook post in which he also said that since coming into existence on November 1, 1956, Kerala has been able to meet the people's basic needs.

published on : 31st October 2021

This temple in Kasaragod remains shut for three years after 'untouchables' demand dignity

More than eight decades after the Temple Entry Proclamation, the untouchables' cannot take the 18-step stairway to the temple or directly drop money in the offertory plate!

published on : 31st October 2021

Casteing the vote bank no more a leadership mantra

When Akhilesh Yadav became Uttar Pradesh's youngest chief minister after demolishing Mayawati, it wasn't considered a victory of caste but a defeat of a failed leader.

published on : 17th October 2021

TN Chief Minister MK Stalin to attend Pappapatti Gram Sabha meeting

Ahead of CM's visit District Collector S Aneesh Sekar inspected the Pappapatti here on Wednesday. 

published on : 30th September 2021

Caste and the implementation of reservation

The culprit is the state that has failed to provide quality education to our children. We need, therefore, to reassess the way we address issues of inclusion

published on : 27th September 2021

SC students asked to wash their utensils, keep them separate in Uttar Pradesh

The complaint said that the SC students, around 80 in all, unlike others were made to clean their utensils after eating the meal and asked to keep them separate.

published on : 26th September 2021

Karnataka: Five held for seeking to fine Dalit family after two-year-old enters temple

Chandrashekhar belonging to the Chennadasar community wished to seek the blessings of Lord Hanuman for his two-year-old son on his birthday on September 4.

published on : 22nd September 2021
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