caste system

Dalit youth killed over removal of Ambedkar posters in Rajasthan 

Vinod was targeted as he had earlier lodged several complaints of Dalit atrocities against the accused, said his cousin. 

published on : 10th June 2021

TN panchayat staff suspended for caste discrimination against civic body head 

The panchayat president Ezhumalai, belonging to Dalit community, was allegedly prevented from performing his duties as the head of the civic body.

published on : 9th June 2021

Karnan: A resistance to oppression

Tamil nadu , though continues to be a caste-ridden society that it is, has a tradition of celebrating and honouring the voices that critique the hierarchical social order at its best.

published on : 14th April 2021

On the crossroads of caste and gender

Even as the Indian Constitution abolished untouchability, 73 years on, Dalit women continue to face this practice in many forms.

published on : 13th April 2021

After petition, TN Dalit panchayat president gets to sit in office on chair

Muthulakshmi had on Wednesday told the TNIE that she was being discriminated against on the basis of her caste.

published on : 31st December 2020

Three caste Hindu youth arrested for forcing minor Dalit boys to carry feces with bare hands in TN

Police said that the accused made the boys use a gunny bag to transport the feces and forced them to walk 100 metres with the gunny bag on their heads and dispose of the waste near a canal.

published on : 11th December 2020

MP shocker: Dalit youth killed by two upper caste friends for touching their food

The shocking incident happened in Kishanpura village under Gourihar police station area on December 7.   

published on : 9th December 2020

Maharashtra to rechristen all localities with caste-based names

CM Uddhav Thackeray, who chaired the cabinet meeting on Wednesday, said the decision would help to create social harmony and increase national unity among all caste and creed.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Issues of most backward castes just election agenda not priority for political parties in India

While political parties have made tall promises to address the issues of the Most Backward Castes, Namita Bajpai discovers they have just been lip service.

published on : 7th July 2019

Casteist tinge in Sabarimala protests: MK Sanu

He welcomed the Supreme Court verdict and said people should not hesitate in accepting the verdict. He raised fears that the protest in the name of Sabarimala may bring back the caste system.

published on : 25th October 2018

Social justice impossible without education, says Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate calls for eradication of caste system and untouchability; says Right to Education Act marks a victory for Ambedkar

published on : 22nd July 2017