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atrocities on Dalits


In past 15 years, every second complaint to SC/ST panel related to Dalit atrocities

November 22, 2019 10:09 am

Only in 2013 was the percentage of such cases below 50 percent. That year, 1,299 of a total 2,805 cases (46.3 per cent) were of this category.

Municipality chairman booked for abusing, beating up sweeper in Rajasthan

October 06, 2019 8:27 pm

The municipality chairman, Devkinandan Rathore, was booked under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act on Saturday for beating up and abusing contractual sweeper Rajkumar Valmiki, said Station House Officer (SHO) Dhanraj Meena.

Rajasthan: Dalit man beaten to death for 'stealing water pump' in Jhalawar

September 22, 2019 3:56 pm

When Dhulichand was on his way to a nearby village, Purilal Tanwar, his sons, Devi Singh (23) and Mohan (20) and the other men confronted him, the SHO said.

Tension in Vadodara village: Upper caste men ‘attack’ Dalit couple over Facebook post

May 25, 2019 7:11 am

The incident took place on Monday, but the woman approached police only on Thursday to file the complaint following a failed attempt to arrive at a compromise in the case by both communities, the police said.

Gujarat: Five accused of social boycott of Dalits get bail

May 23, 2019 12:40 am

“The court has granted the five bail on the condition that they will not enter the revenue limits of Lhor village till the police file a chargesheet in the case,” Additional public prosecutor in the case Ashok Makwana said.

Rising cases of atrocities on Dalits: Govt assures ‘stern action’, Cong calls it ‘hollow promise’

May 16, 2019 12:40 am

Slamming the BJP government over this issue, Gujarat Congress in-charge, Rajeev Satav, claimed that the government only gives hollow promises instead of taking action.

Writing generates fear among oppressor caste forces: Kancha Ilaiah

February 24, 2019 3:30 pm

The Dalit writer has come out with his memoirs "From a Shepherd Boy to an Intellectual" in which he also talks of the struggle for education and dignity that a great majority of Indians undergo.

Ludhiana: Two days after she was molested, Dalit woman ends life

February 23, 2019 6:15 pm

The victim used to work as a domestic help. Her family also alleged that the woman was so depressed that she didn’t step out of their house for two days.

Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan record worst rates of crimes against SCs

November 20, 2018 11:58 am

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

October 14, 2018 7:50 pm

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.