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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Dalit atrocities


UP: Dalits ‘harassed’ in last two weeks, action taken after clips go viral

July 12, 2021 1:33 am

In two of the incidents reported in Kanpur Dehat and Chandauli, the police swung into action only after videos of the alleged atrocities went viral on social media.

‘They beat up whomever they saw’: Dalit residents of UP village recall ‘police attack’

July 08, 2021 7:06 am

The Azamgarh police denied the allegations, saying the families had damaged their own homes to pressure the cops not to arrest Munna and his other family members for assaulting police personnel.

How the visual aesthetic of Dhee and Arivu’s Enjoy Enjaami falls short of its gutsy politics about Dalit landlessness

March 28, 2021 4:47 pm

Its video is an example of Dalit music, art, and verse being encroached upon by the savarna gaze

Victim’s kin claim body after arrest of accused

March 25, 2021 7:30 am

Ramesh Bharwad, a man suspected to have stabbed Parmar to death, was nabbed by police on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

After 2 cases of Dalit atrocities, Scheduled Castes commission head meets victims’ kin in Moga, Sangrur

March 25, 2021 11:34 am

While speaking to the family members of the two sisters, who were brutally murdered, in village Manuke Gill, in Moga a few days back, Sampla expressed his heartfelt condolences.

Autorickshaw driver stabbed to death in Morbi, family refuses to claim body

March 24, 2021 3:48 am

The argument turned violent and the unidentified man stabbed the driver and his friend multiple times. Parmar later succumbed to his wounds

Four booked for assault on Dalit teen in Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu

January 29, 2021 10:41 pm

As the complainant obliged with the information they sought, Pradeep allegedly used a derogatory word for his caste and demanded to know how they dared to ride a bike in front of them (the implication being that people from lower castes can’t ride bikes like they can).

10 days after ‘assault’ in Bharuch: One held after Dalit lawyer succumbs to injuries

December 27, 2020 8:55 pm

Vikas Sodha, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Bharuch, said, “We have lodged a case of murder against the four accused today."

Gujarat: Dalit man kidnapped, stabbed to death ‘for refusing to drive rickshaw’

November 21, 2020 10:02 am

Suresh Rathod (22) drove a Chhakdo rickshaw for one Niko, the uncle of one of the accused Gobar Bhaliya, a police complaint submitted by the victim’s father Haribhai claimed. The complainant claimed that Suresh had recently refused to drive the vehicle and this had irritated three of the accused -- Mukesh Bhaliya, Himmat Chudasama and Gobar.

In Bulandshahr, 15-year-old Dalit girl set afire; dies in Delhi hospital

November 18, 2020 10:02 am

According to the victim's family, those accused of setting her on fire are relatives and acquaintances of the accused, who is in prison for allegedly raping the minor.