untouchability

Karnataka to launch campaign against untouchability in December

In a press statement, the minister stated that it is more important to create awareness among those who practice untouchability rather than those who are at the receiving end.

published on : 25th November 2022

Dalits demand entry into temples, hotels

The Chamrajanagar district administration and the state government came under heavy fire after the water tank incident was reported from Heggavatar village in Chamrajnagar.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Crush untouchability by changing mindset

The humiliation not just crushes the security and confidence of those targeted but also sends India’s much-prized ‘Unity in Diversity’ tag into a nosedive.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Mysore: Dalit youth drink water from tanks, decry untouchability

The youth, accompanied by the police, were led by Chamarajangar Tahsildar Basavaraj and Social Welfare Department Deputy Director Mallikarjun.

published on : 21st November 2022

Gandhi’s dream remains unachieved as untouchability continues

It was Mahatma Gandhi’s aim to eradicate ‘untouchability’ from India’s caste system.

published on : 10th October 2022

Banished to decrepit building for menstruating

Though times are changing, women here put up with what activists call a form of untouchability for at least 50 years all in the name of gods.

published on : 10th October 2022

TNIE IMPACT: Tiruchy Collector sets up mechanism to check caste bias in Sittilarai

The news report quoted SC community people saying that they are denied entry to the Mahamariamman temple, and are victims of the discriminatory two tumbler system at tea shops.

published on : 8th September 2022

Tamil Nadu: SC residents allege ‘denied entry’ to temple

According to sources, stories related to alleged caste discrimination at Mahamariamman temple have been around for over four decades.

published on : 6th September 2022

‘Ensure SC panchayat presidents are allowed to hoist Tricolour in Tenkasi’

An activist, Ravikumar, said though the boundary boards of every panchayat have the name of the respective president, the boards in Mayamankurichi did not have Palthai’s name. 

published on : 8th August 2022

Revenue department officials dismiss reports of untouchability wall in Tiruppur's Ayyampalayam

It was earlier reported that according to a complaint leveled by SC families, a 300-ft untouchability wall was built in the village.

published on : 20th July 2022

Survey finds 'untouchability wall' on natham poromboke land in Tiruppur district

The villagers said the wall has made it difficult even for ambulances to reach their houses and a petition was submitted to the District Collector on Monday.

published on : 19th July 2022

Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front survey to check casteism in over 500 panchayats

He said that the government should implement the initiatives for the SC/ST people and the SC/ST committee should have proper representation.

published on : 4th July 2022

Karnataka govt to reach out to seers to eradicate untouchability

Under this programme, the government is planning to give additional grants as incentives to panchayats where there are no untouchability practices.

published on : 24th June 2022

Drive against untouchability starts, funds to flow for Vinaya Samarasya in Karnataka

More grants for panchayats free of scourge; likely to be launched on Ambedkar Jayanti   

published on : 29th March 2022

Humiliation in school due to untouchability scars lives of children

Untouchability is scarring the lives of thousands of children in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 12th August 2018