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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

Dalit farmer alleges land encroachment

A dalit farmer in Bellampelli town of Mancherial district alleged that a ‘land mafia’ had encroached on over two acres of his land and constructed buildings on it.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Mysuru barber family 'socially boycotted', fined Rs 50,000 for offering haircut to Dalits

Barber Mallikarjun Shetty, whose family has been "socially boycotted", said that this has happened to his for the third time, adding that he had paid the fine earlier as well.

published on : 20th November 2020

No PFI role behind decision to embrace Islam: Kerala Dalit woman

In yet another Facebook post released after the channel aired the news, she said that everybody could guess the motive behind such a report.

published on : 20th 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

Forcibly evicted by neighbours from Tirupur village, alleges Dalit man

The Sundakadampalayam panchayat president has been accused of having had a role in the abuse, which included dragging the man to the police station with allegations of sexual harassment. 

published on : 17th November 2020

Three held for murdering Dalit couple in Tamil Nadu's Erode district

Sources said that the trio, belonging to a caste Hindu community, killed the couple after they reprimanded a group of youth for teasing their 32-year-old daughter.

published on : 16th November 2020

Tension in Jangaon as priest denies Dalit family entry into temple

Soon after learning about the incident, scores of people, belonging to Dalit communities, flocked to the temple premises and staged a protest.

published on : 14th November 2020

Buzz on BJP naming veteran Dalit leader Kameshwar Chaupal as Deputy CM

Chaupal is one of the 15 members of a trust set up on the directions of the Supreme Court to construct a Ram temple at Ayodhya.

published on : 14th November 2020

Man held for raping Dalit woman on pretext of performing exorcism in Uttar Pradesh

"When the woman was unwell, Prajapati under the pretext of curing her through exorcism, took her to a roadside eatery and raped her."

published on : 11th 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

Body of Dalit youth found with injury marks in Tamil Nadu, family alleges he was murdered over relationship

According to police, the youth seemed to have been beaten to death as visible injury marks were seen on the body.

published on : 9th November 2020

Man sets Dalit girl ablaze for rejecting his sexual advances: Uttar Pradesh Police

A 15-year-old Dalit girl was set ablaze in a village here in Ballia by a youth for rejecting his sexual advances.

published on : 7th November 2020

Rape accused kills self in Idukki jail

According to Sivadasan, Manu died by suicide around 3.45pm inside the room on the first floor where the inmates dry their clothes.

published on : 6th 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
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