Artificial Intelligence, GIS, big data helped in successful Bharat Bandh on April 2: US-based Dalit activists
Over the past few years, the group has used AI to harvest available data and those from platforms like Facebook to identify and target the groups to foment unrest against certain political groups.
As Chief Minister of country’s most populous state which has over 20 per cent Dalit population, issued at least two letters at a gap of six months modifying the SC/ST Act-1989.
Day after Bharat Bandh, Dalit politicians' houses targetted in Rajasthan's Karauli district; curfew imposed
A mob comprising nearly 5,000 people set ablaze the houses of sitting MLA Rajkumari Jatav and former MLA Bharosilal Jatav in Hindaun town.
The death toll in the violence that broke out during Dalit protests in Madhya Pradesh rose to eight with two more persons succumbing to injuries, officials said today.
Protesters clashed with police in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Bihar and Odisha -- states where normal life was paralysed.
Under pressure after nation-wide Bharat bandh, Centre urges Supreme Court to recall order on SC/ST Act
The Central government moved the apex court to seek recall of its judgment that there would be no automatic arrest of an accused following a complaint under the SC/ST act.
Bharat Bandh against alleged dilution of SC/ST Act: 1,700 anti-riot police personnel sent to UP, MP, Rajasthan and Punjab
While eight companies of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) were sent to Uttar Pradesh, four companies were dispatched to Madhya Pradesh and three to Rajasthan, a Home Ministry official said.
One dead, 75 injured as Dalit protests turn violent, hit normal life in Uttar Pradesh; 448 people detained
Normal life was severely affected especially in western UP following widespread violent protests against alleged dilution of SC/ST Act by Supreme Court.
Two companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel have been sent to Meerut and one company each to Agra and Hapur (all in UP), a home ministry official said.
Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Monday expressed support for the protests by Dalit activists from various organisations against a Supreme Court ruling on the SC/ST Act.
Paswan said that Congress did nothing for the Dalit community or its icon B R Ambedkar while the present government had done a lot.
The protesters blocked rail and road traffic and resorted to violence in Rajasthan, Odisha, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi.
The authorities also suspended mobile internet services and imposed section 144 in Barmer, Jalore, Sikar and Ahore following reports of violence there.
Punjab, Haryana and Himachal on standstill as protests by Dalits against Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act
The India-Pakistan bus service was also disrupted. The Lahore-bound bus from Delhi was stranded at Sirhind and the Delhi-bound bus from Lahore got stuck at Amritsar.
Bharat Bandh against SC/ST Act dilution ruling | UPDATES | Eight killed across nation; Centre buckles to pressure from Dalit groups
While the forces have been dispatched to UP, MP, Rajasthan and Punjab, MHA has asked all states to take preventive steps and maintain public order to ensure the safety of lives and property.