The modern Indian caste system got institutionalised by the practices made use of by the British to count and classify Indian society and we as a society have firmly held on to it.
Clearly, these suicides are the outcome of Indian Caste System-with-“Untouchability”, still omnipresent and omnipotent, and not a thing of the past, confined only to some remote areas.
Associate Fellow at Institute of Dalit Studies has had to change several houses, some within 15 days
“The biggest failure of state is to render justice to the most oppressed in society, the Dalits. With the advent of rightwing Hindu chauvinists (to power), the oppression has intensified,” Prakash Karat said.
Lure of a chawl room and a BMC hereditary rule keep generations of Dalits in sanitation jobs. But all Pravin Mhashilkar dreams about is a different life
According to her, as punishment, she and 20 other Dalit students were insulted, faced casteist slurs, were barred from offering prayers, and kept locked in the school for five hours.
Battle for EBC, Dalit votes and prestige for Lalu the father, Nitish in Nalanda, and Paswan in Hajipur
Reacting to VK Singh and Kiren Rijiju’s remarks, Rajnath Singh said one should ensure that there is no possibility of their statements being interpreted in the wrong sense.
Sources said the magistrate has sealed Rekha’s statement and will be submitting it in court as part of the procedure.
BJP came to V K Singh’s defence saying the matter should not be blown out of proportion as he had already condemned the incident.
Three Dalit brothers were allegedly thrashed by a mob on Monday after they objected to derogatory remarks against Dr Ambedkar in Virar’s M B Estate area.
The chief minister said that his government has set aside a budget for social justice and skill development to pursue Ambedkar’s path.
Moments after Modi’s motorcade left the venue, police withdrew the barricades that had blocked more than 10 roads. Within minutes, thousands rallied from different roads shouting slogans and waving flags.
From a mini solar plant to an e-commerce site for second-hand vouchers, a group of Dalits have turned into first-generation entrepreneurs, backed by a government VC fund.
In Tirunelveli, the Tamil Nadu district infamous for its cases of atrocities against lower castes, a 60-year-old rape victim fights, starting with the bid to restore her SC name