Dalits

Rahul’s yatra brings warring Lingayats, Dalits to dining table

Communities erase past enmity, cross the road barrier; Purpose achieved in Badanavalu: DKS  

published on : 3rd October 2022

Dalit man in Karnataka forcibly converted, circumcised, made to eat beef: Police

The accused also took the Dalit man to mosques in Tirupati and nearby areas where they taught him to learn Quran and offer prayers in an Islamic way, the police said.

published on : 25th September 2022

Free power to SC/STs: Opposition slams govt over withdrawal of circular

Siddaramaiah questions double-engine govts for allegedly betraying oppressed classes

published on : 6th September 2022

Scheduled Caste tag necessity or raffle

The unresolved debate also drags in the final aim of reservation—whether to remove social and educational backwardness or end untouchability.

published on : 1st 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

Gujarat village declares boycott of scheduled caste residents after FIR against Patidar woman

The incident occurred on August 18 when four women belonging to the SC community went to a temple in Limbadiya village to offer prayers.

published on : 29th August 2022

All pourakarmikas to be regularised soon: Karnataka Irrigation Minister Govind Karjol

District in-charge minister S T Somashekhar underscored the importance of addressing the issue of manual scavenging.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Village head beats Dalit man with shoes in Uttar Pradesh; arrested after video goes viral

After a video of the incident, shot on a mobile phone, started doing the rounds on social media, the Muzaffarnagar police took suo-motu cognisance and filed an FIR

published on : 21st August 2022

In pain over atrocities on Dalits, Rajasthan MLA Pana Chand Meghwal decides to resign

When we fail to protect the rights of our community, we have no right to remain on the post, said the Baran-Atru MLA in his resignation letter to CM Ashok Gehlot.

published on : 15th August 2022

Neelam Social to host global concert against caste-based oppression

Neelam Social, an online channel run by director Pa Ranjith, is set to host a global virtual concert titled Radical Rhythms on August 10.

published on : 10th August 2022

Dalit drum player in MP beaten over suspicion of theft; four booked, cop suspended

Aditya’s mother says her son is a small-time drum beater, and that he was framed in a false case.

published on : 8th August 2022

Tamil Nadu: Court sentences 27 persons to life imprisonment for murdering 3 Dalit men

The special court convicted all the 27 accused on August 1 and the quantum of punishments was pronounced on Friday.

published on : 5th August 2022

Four of a family get life term for Dalit man's murder in Rajasthan

The convicts had attacked Raiger and his 11-year-old brother Imlesh with sticks and stones.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Securing vote bank: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to meet Dalit religious heads in Karnataka

The Dalit religious head wields influence among sections of the SC left community, and sources said that keeping the community in good humour ahead of the polls is part of Bhagwat's agenda.

published on : 11th July 2022

Include SC christians and muslims in SC list: Ex minister R Dhanushkodi

Athithan pointed out that Justice Ranganath Mishra Commission Report in 2007 had recommended amendment to the Constitution Order, 1950, to delink SC status with religion, and make it religion neutral.

published on : 1st July 2022

Karnataka: 4 Dalits allege harassment by MLA’s son, attempt suicide

Alleging harassment by MLA Nehru Olekar’s son over a land issue, four Dalits, including a woman, consumed poison at Old Shidenur village in Byadgi taluk of Haveri district on Tuesday.

published on : 15th June 2022

Caste Hindus preventing us from entering Dindigul temple, say SC people; Peace meeting on May 18

Meanwhile, on behalf of the SC people, the members of CPI had conducted a talk with the caste Hindus, but to no avail.

published on : 13th May 2022

Is it a crime in Gujarat to raise issues of Dalits: Congress on Jignesh Mevani's conviction

The Congress on Thursday hit out at the ruling BJP over Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani being convicted by a magisterial court.

published on : 5th May 2022

Bandi Sanjay's 21 questions to KCR on election manifestos  promises

Bandi demanded  KCR to answer the people of Telangana why he has failed to fulfill the promises he has made in 2014 and 2018 election manifestos, and other assurances given to the people.

published on : 27th April 2022

After viral video, seven held for making Dalit boy lick feet in Uttar Pradesh

As per sources, the victim was punished as he had gone to ask for the wages of his widowed mother who had worked in the fields of some of the accused

published on : 19th April 2022
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