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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

atrocities on Dalits


Dalit sarpanch, family members assaulted in MP; NCSC issues notice to state govt

August 16, 2021 9:42 pm

Taking strong note of the incident which took place in Dhamchi village during the flag hoisting function on Independence Day, the NCSC, on the orders of Chairman Vijay Sampla, sought an action taken report (ATR), immediately from the government.

Gandhinagar: Court convicts nine for preventing Dalit groom from riding horse on wedding day

August 07, 2021 1:25 am

The nine convicts were booked under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code and Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act commonly known as Atrocity Act.

Priyanka: Yogi govt silently supports crimes against Dalits

July 07, 2021 8:36 am

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said the BJP governments at the Centre and in UP have "committed the sin of pushing people into miseries".

In Uttar Pradesh, a family recalls 'rape' and killing of teen

November 20, 2020 11:45 am

It had been three months since she had been allegedly raped by a local man, and just before Diwali had begun receiving threats from some acquaintances of the accused to withdraw her complaint, according to her family.

The Precarity of Dalit Lives in India

October 27, 2020 9:41 pm

Atrocities on Dalits are never a singular instance, they are part of a larger narrative of caste vengeance and a reflection of a hurt savarna pride.

UP: ‘Harassed’ by family of rape accused, Dalit teen ends life

July 14, 2020 5:00 am

On the basis of a suicide note written by her, alleging harassment by the family members of the accused, his parents and three brothers have been arrested for abetment to suicide, police said.

Even amid pandemic, caste atrocities continue. Representation is key

April 23, 2020 10:42 am

Social distancing was suggested as one of the precautionary steps to contain the virus. However, in a society like ours, where traditional social prejudices and hierarchies are deeply embedded, discriminatory practices can masquerade as social distancing.

Gujarat: Two cops booked for ‘beating up’ 8 Dalits

April 22, 2020 2:26 am

The FIR against the two policemen was registered on April 5 based on a complaint by one of the eight Dalits, Ankit Vaniya (24).

Dalitality: Inherent untouchability in planning for SC/STs

February 23, 2020 1:48 am

There is an urgent need for communities to reclaim the rights to planning for their resources. Exclusion of the right to plan is part of ‘untouchability’. The government as well as the authorities concerned need to enable this right to planning to the communities.

Rajasthan: ‘They wanted to spread fear among Dalits by making us an example’

February 22, 2020 7:46 am

On February 16, the men, all of whom work at a motorbike service centre, allegedly stripped a 23-year Dalit youth after accusing him of trying to steal money, inserted a screwdriver in his anus and recorded the act on at least two phones.