California Senate committee passes bill to end caste discrimination in US State
If passed, the bill could make America's most populous state also the country's first to make caste bias illegal by adding it as a protected category in the state's anti-discrimination laws.
Caste discrimination case in US against two Indian-origin Cisco engineers dismissed
According to court filings, Iyer, the CEO of the division, was accused of harassment on the basis of caste.
Case against 25 after houses of Dalit families set ablaze in Karnataka's Nandihalli village
The eyewitnesses said that a group of villagers, against whom the police have booked the case, came to the houses at the Dalit colony and started throwing petrol and wood.
Indian American pushes anti-caste discrimination law in Seattle
Kshama Sawant is the city’s only Indian American council member and a socialist who recently announced she will leave the council when her term expires at the end of the year.
Faced discrimination as Dalit, was asked not to study: Ex-IAS officer Madhava Rao
The former chief secretary credited his development as an IAS officer to his parents and his seniors.
Tirunelveli: Caste ribbon tied to flagpole
School headmaster Alex Sahayaraj filed a police complaint against them, and some caste outfits petitioned Collector V Vishnu to arrest the suspects on Monday.
KR Narayanan film institute students call off strike
Move comes after higher edu minister’s assurance that all issues will be settled amicably
Shankar Mohan’s resignation a breather for Adoor Gopalakrishnan, govt
48 days of continuous protest by 82 students of KR film institute sows result, got wide attention through IFFK venue
CB-CID to bank on technology to investigate Vengaivayal caste atrocity case
The team holds inquiries keeping in mind villagers’ convenience, such as mostly limiting it to after work hours.
Stop casteism during R-Day flag hoisting: Chief secy to collectors
The chief secretary listed 15 instances that could pose problems when local body representatives from SC/ST communities hoist the national flag, and the collectors should preempt them all.
Caste discrimination PIL: Madras HC seeks TN govt’s reply
Shunmugam stated in the petitions that he, along with a few other persons, conducted a team survey in 33 out of 499 villages in the district.
Samathuva Pongal leaves bitter aftertaste at Vengaivayal village
Caste Hindus say the probe is biased; Dalits say dominant caste people skipped the event.
Vengaivayal row: Police mistreating villagers during probe, say outfits
A report on the findings during their visit would be submitted to the state government, the members added.
Faeces in water tank: Stalin assures strict action
The chief minister said the collector and the superintendent of police visited the village on December 27, and appropriate steps were being taken by the departments concerned.
Pudukottai collector, SP urged to conduct inquiry on attack on Dalit women
"Meanwhile, Iyyappan's wife who is also the vice-president of Perungattu panchayat met District Collector Kavitha Ramu and claimed no such attack or insult had happened.
Appoint single judge to probe excrement in water tank case: NGO
On December 27, Collector Kavitha Ramu and Superintendent of Police Vandita Pandey visited the villagers and were informed of the discrimination faced by the villagers, he said.
Vengaivayal tank excrement case: Bail plea of two persons rejected
The two suspects then moved the special court on January 4. Judge R Sathya then ordered for a two-member advocate commission to inquire into the incident.
Puthirai Vannar community made to relive wretched past
Application of her father, S Balasubramanian, was also rejected for the same reason though he was employed in a salon. The tahsildar later issued caste certificates after my intervention,” he said.
SCs in two Tiruppur villages bury bodies by road
Speaking to TNIE, P Subramanian (31) a resident of Veppampalayam, said, “More than 100 SC families live in Veppamapalayam, but we don’t have burial ground.
SC devotees, ‘caste out’ for 200 years, enter TN temple
For the first time in their living memory, about 300 devotees belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) communities entered a 200-year-old temple at Eduthavainatham village on Monday.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test