caste

Cops beat up Dalit couple over son’s marriage to upper caste girl

Women’s Police Station staff allegedly beat up a Dalit couple, Tukaram and Sujatha, in the police station through Saturday night.

published on : 24th November 2020

Caste conflict: Karnataka government to set up barber shops

Last week, a barber in Bagalkot refused to cut the hair of a Dalit man, while in Mysuru, a barber who cut the hair of a Dalit faced a boycott.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Meet The Casteless Collective: 12-member group is India’s largest ensemble political band

The Casteless Collective questions oppression and inequality through its music.  

published on : 22nd November 2020

Uttarakhand offers Rs 50,000 to help couples of inter-caste, inter-faith marriages amid 'love jihad row'

The amount given as inter-caste and inter-religious marital alliances can be extremely helpful in promoting the spirit of national unity, said Tehri's Social Welfare Officer Dipankar Ghildiyal said.

published on : 21st November 2020

Rajat Sharma re-elected as president of News Broadcasters Association

Sharma was first elected as NBA president in 2014-15 and has since been heading the organisation barring 2016-17.

published on : 19th November 2020

Tired of ‘casteist’ CPM, Dalit woman in Kerala to seek solace in Islam

Stating that she had to learn more about the religion before converting, she said she hadn’t decided when to embrace Islam yet.

published on : 18th November 2020

Tablighi Jamaat row: SC pushes Modi government to frame norms on TV reportage

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde faulted the information and broadcasting ministry’s affidavit for not dealing with the applicability of the Cable TV Network Act in the case.

published on : 18th November 2020

Jean Castex extends coronavirus lockdown in France till December

As of Friday, France has confirmed 1,915,282 coronavirus cases and 42,599 related fatalities.

published on : 13th November 2020

Chhattisgarh govt employees with fake caste certificate to be dismissed

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has instructed to dismiss all government servants holding fake or false caste certificates immediately from service on Friday.

published on : 13th November 2020

Dalit panchayat president alleges obstruction to performing duties in Tamil Nadu village, threatens to resign

Rajeshwari alleged that Vice President Nagarajan had been acting as the president and not handed over to her any of the charges.

published on : 10th November 2020

CBI files cheating case against former MTNL employee for using fake caste certificate to land job

According to the CBI, Ramesh Chand Meena is a resident of west Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, where his forefathers owned land.

published on : 7th November 2020

Insulting remarks to SC/ST person made within four walls of house doesn't amount to offence: SC

The bench relied on its 2008 verdict and said that this Court had drawn distinction between the expression "public place" and "in any place within public view".

published on : 5th November 2020

News Broadcasters Association condemns manner of Arnab Goswami's arrest

The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) also said that even though it does not agree with Goswami's "type of journalism", it denounces "retaliatory action", if any, by authorities.

published on : 4th November 2020

Assertive in western UP, yet Dalits face brunt of caste atrocities

Since colonial era, Dalits in this region were more prosperous than their counterparts in UP

published on : 2nd November 2020

‘Panchayat chief’s discrimination claim concocted’

Chelladurai said the inquiry found no evidence of caste discrimination against the president. “The president wanted to function independently.

published on : 2nd November 2020
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