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Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan record worst rates of crimes against SCs

Crimes against women, including assault, rape and sexual harassment form a major chunk of the overall reported crimes against Dalits and tribals — such cases form 35 and 40 per cent of the total crimes against Dalits and tribals.

MP: Demanding treatment by upper caste person, patients' kin 'assault' doctor from Scheduled Tribe

When Dr Ratre answered them that he belonged to a Scheduled Tribe community, the accused individuals demanded that only an 'upper caste' doctor should treat the two injured women, the police official said.


Changes in SC/ST law: Centre alerts all states

“Since the matter is very sensitive and has caused a lot of unrest and a sense of disharmony in the country, communication to states and UTs were sent to inform them regarding the amended Act,” an official said.

Building A Dalit Consensus

Whether on reforms or nomenclature, voices from the community must be heard.

Wrong to say cases of atrocities against Dailts have increased under Modi govt: Athawale

Noting that caste-related violence was continuing in the country, the Dalit leader from Maharashtra said irrespective of which party is in power, the government should take stringent action against the perpetrators.

Gujarat saw 50 per cent increase in cases of atrocity against SCs in eight years: govt data

In comparison to the 1,006 cases of atrocities lodged during the year 2010, the number rose by over 50 per cent to 1,515 till the end of 2017. By the end of June 2018, an additional 795 cases were registered in the state.


'Wake up from deep slumber,' Rahul Gandhi tells Modi govt over atrocities against Dalits in BJP-ruled states

Rahul Gandhi's latest salvo came days after he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having an "anti-Dalit" mindset. 

Nation does not need bhashan, it needs ration: Mallikarjun Kharge

Claiming that the BJP was inept at “running the government”, Mallikarjun Kharge also lashed out at the Fadnavis-led state government over the rise in incidents of farmer suicides in the last couple of years.

Mansa: 9 held for threatening Dalit groom for riding horse

The accused allegedly stopped one Prashant Solanki, a resident of Mehsana town, and objected to his riding a horse in Parsa village where he was to get married.

Jignesh Mevani meets family of Dalit ragpicker beaten to death, says Gujarat govt not doing enough

A Dalit ragpicker, Mukesh Vaniya, was tied and beaten with a pipe by five persons after he was suspected of theft. A video of the assault went viral on social media.