Dalit

Compound or caste wall? Row over building near proposed bus stand in Dharmapuri

The district administration recently started work on establishing a bus stand in Eriyur, acceding to  requests by the residents.

published on : 30th April 2021

This Dalit colony in Mysuru shows way in managing Covid

Basavanna, a villager, said that many want to take the vaccine, but there is no dedicated doctor at the local Primary Health Centre here.

published on : 28th April 2021

After salons refuse service to Dalits, brothers step up and offer haircuts at doorsteps in Karnataka

The Dalit brothers are into this profession for eight years and have plans to open a harmonious salon if the government extends them financial support.

published on : 14th April 2021

Widespread stir by VCK over Dalit youth murder

Condemning the murder of two Dalit youth in Arakkonam, the VCK took out protests in several districts on Saturday.

published on : 11th April 2021

Dalit women still face triple oppression: Rights activist

Taking part in a virtual discussion as part of the Prajnya Equality Colloquium Series, Jotheeswaran said brahminical patriarchy plays a critical role in keeping Dalits at the bottom.

published on : 11th April 2021

Ambedkar Jayanthi: Dalit outfits to hold celebrations

Dalit organisations will organise state-wide celebrations on April 14 to commemorate the 130th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar, chairman of the drafting committee of Constitution. 

published on : 10th April 2021

Two Dalit men stabbed to death in clash in Ranipet

According to police, the deceased, identified as Arjunan (26) of Shoghanur village and Suriya (26) of Sembedu village, died after being stabbed with broken liquor bottles and a knife.

published on : 9th April 2021

Dalit youth held captive in UP, tortured by 4 men on suspicion of having affair with their kin

The accused have been arrested and the victim rushed to the district hospital where his condition was stated to be serious.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Man arrested for raping disabled Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh

According to police, the accused took the 25-year-old woman to the nearby sugarcane fields and raped her and threatened with dire consequences if she reported the incident to anyone.

published on : 27th March 2021

Dalit couple in Tumakuru prevented from burying baby’s body

A Dalit couple from Kaimara Jampenahalli Cross in Koratagere taluk were stopped from giving a decent burial to their four-month-old baby on Sunday.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Mainstream parties in Kerala are anti-Dalit: CK Janu

A section of BJP workers had come out against your candidature.

published on : 21st March 2021

Only Davids, no Goliaths! The curious case of missing influential Dalit politicos in Tamil Nadu's reserved seats

When it comes to reserved seats, fewer people lose deposits in poll contest. It’s because of the lack of popular leaders in fray, say experts

published on : 20th March 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: Manifestos full of empty promises for Dalits? It’s routine affair, say activists  

The parties did as expected. A detailed analysis shows there isn’t much offered to the Scheduled Classes and Tribes except for a few blanket announcements.  

published on : 20th March 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: Dalit leaders being sidelined in Dravidian parties?

Are Dravidian majors hindering the growth of Dalit leaders? Critics say that data shows this claim may well be true.

published on : 18th March 2021

Can’t accept BJP’s ideology: Tribal activist Manikandan

I am a proud Dalit, while BJP is anti-Dalit. That is why I oppose them. I follow Ambedkar’s ideologies which are totally against BJP’s policies, he says.

published on : 16th March 2021
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