caste discrimination

Two top Chennai-NIFT officials booked for caste bias

“The institute’s director, Anitha Mabel Manohar, humiliated the victim by shifting his office from the main building to a student hostel room.

published on : 26th May 2022

Villupuram second in State for caste atrocities in 2021, finds RTI

A report from the ADGP office stated that Madurai stands first in caste atrocities with 43 villages followed by Villupuram and Tirunelveli with 25 and 24 respectively.

published on : 23rd May 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

Narikuravars face discrimination at annadhana mandapam in Uthamar Kovil

The video also showed Narikuravar children having merely cooked white rice.

published on : 26th April 2022

The Great Indian Bias  

Discrimination lurks everywhere, inside our offices, businesses and educational institutions. Little has moved beyond tokenism despite the enormous economic and social costs.

published on : 27th March 2022

Need dialogue about caste, so that it eventually ends: Nagraj Manjule 

Manjule said that caste and its repercussions should be routinely talked about, and not brushed under the carpet to create a happy illusion that it doesn't exist.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Caste discrimination: Lawyers want 20 Chidambaram priests arrested

The Cuddalore police have registered a case against the 20 priests in this regard under SC/ST Act. The advocates demanded their arrest.

published on : 19th February 2022

SC boy accuses govt school principal in Tindivanam of caste discrimination

Prakash alleged that after the principal knew that he was an SC student, she had asked him not to come to college, and said what good could he do by learning.

published on : 15th February 2022

Minister for special courts to hear Dalit atrocity cases

The minister informed the meeting that the Centre has granted Rs 6,392 crore for various welfare schemes in 16 departments of which Rs 4,519 was released and Rs 3,984 already spent.

published on : 12th February 2022

Coimbatore: Two surrender in Scheduled Caste man's death case

Kesavan died in Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) on Thursday night.  Following this, seven caste Hindus were arrested.

published on : 12th February 2022

Three days after being assaulted by caste Hindus in Coimbatore, SC worker dies

A Scheduled Caste man, who was allegedly assaulted by a gang of caste Hindu people at Ponnakani near Sultanpet three days ago, died on Thursday. Seven were arrested following his death.

published on : 11th February 2022

TN govt issued notice on petition alleging caste discrimination

"For the past 20 years, dominant caste members of the village have been preventing the Parayar community from availing the services of the said barbershops.

published on : 9th February 2022

Tiruppur: Spinning mill owner, two others booked for casteist abuse

A spinning mill owner and two employees were booked under SC/ST Act for abusing a woman by her caste and assaulting her.

published on : 1st February 2022

Guruvayur temple tender for prasadam stinks of caste discrimination, taken down

The Guruvayur Devaswom had invited tenders for preparation of food offered to deity and its distribution to devotees during temple festival from February 14 to 23.

published on : 29th January 2022

Irular victims of TN’s decade-old rape, torture case still wait for trial to begin

Along with 11 family members, they were allegedly tortured brutally under police custody and are hoping the recent intervention of TN State Human Rights Commission will help their cause.

published on : 23rd December 2021
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