The woman was assaulted as she lodged a complaint with the police about the moneylender's "unjustified" demand for more money even after full repayment of the debt.
Various Dalit organizations under the banner of the Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Akademi have submitted a memorandum to the Superintendent of Police demanding legal action against the perpetrators,
17-year-old Dalit student Chinnadurai and his sister 13-year-old sister Chandraselvi were brutally attacked by the former's Savarna classmates.
According to the complaint filed by victim's father, Tanveer and Dilbagh raped the minor girl for four months and also threatened her not to tell this to anyone.
The conveners have tried to use firearms and explosives in the pretext of fighting for the cause of tribals and weaker sections of the society.
The assailants, who belonged to an Other Backward Class community, held a grudge against Rajesh Makwana for being witness in the case of the murder of Manjibhai Solanki, a Dalit social worker.
The incident occurred at Chopda Kalan village under Sukhi Sevaniya police station limits on September 10.
VCK cadre urged revenue officials to conduct the meeting chaired by Hosur Sub-Collector R Saranya who alleged that the village administrative office of Madakkal Murugesan is supporting caste Hindus.
Following protests by Dalit outfits, Collector T Christuraj directed corporation officials to halt any action to remove the statue.
Pinarayi Vijayan assured that those who covertly or even openly insult the memory of Ayyankali would not be spared by the government.
IAS officer Parmar has approached the National Commission for Scheduled Castes alleging harassment by the Jammu and Kashmir administration.
According to Muthaiah’s father Kanniappan, his son’s girlfriend had visited their home on July 23, the day he was killed.
However, he thanked Siddaramaiah for not inducting him into his cabinet, indirectly playing into the hands of the BJP which also did not want him to be a minister.
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.
Dhivya Jessy, a Chennai-based filmmaker, presents these parallels between progress and poverty, through her latest documentary ‘Nagarodi’.
According to the preliminary probe, the torture was triggered by the theft of a goat that occurred 15 days ago.
Bellampally ACP P Sadaiah confirmed that a case has been registered under the SC/ST Act against owner of the goat farm K Ramulu.
Despite the Dravidian parties’ development of the state, they have relied on various communities as voting blocs, reifying hierarchy and power in the process.
Tribal rights organisation Jagrit Adivasi Dalit Sangathan (JADS) has been protesting against the illegal felling of trees in over 15000 acres of forest land by timber mafia for the last 10 months.
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.