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Friday, December 04, 2020

Dalit atrocities


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.

Ahmedabad: Dalit boy dies at observation home, parents allege torture

October 28, 2020 12:56 am

According to police, the victim, a resident of Isanpur in Ahmedabad, was detained by a team from the Isanpur police station on October 23 on charges of assault.

Three Dalit sisters, all minors, attacked with acid in Uttar Pradesh

October 13, 2020 3:33 pm

 The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday while they were sleeping on the roof. An FIR has been registered against unknown persons.  

Five accused in UP Dalit man’s murder to be booked under NSA

September 13, 2020 2:42 am

At Dilawar Nagar village, where the incident occurred on Thursday evening, the situation remains tense, with both sides accusing the other of starting the flare-up.

Two Dalit men shot dead, three injured over land dispute in Bihar

September 06, 2020 4:29 am

Banmankhi sub-divisional police officer Vibhash Kumar said: “Prima facie, it looks to be a case of land dispute. The victims, cousins, had been possessing a four acre piece of land which some other villagers claimed their as own... We are trying to identify the attackers.”

Two Dalit youths beaten, tortured for ‘theft’ bid in Rajasthan, 7 held

February 21, 2020 4:24 am

“The two youths, Bisha Ram (24) and Panna Ram (18) were allegedly trying to steal money from the cash register of the motorcycle agency. It was lunch time and most of the staff weren’t around,” said Panchaudi SHO Rajpal Singh.

Hindu right’s hate politics at the cost of social harmony is pushing India into an existential crisis

January 26, 2020 10:14 am

It is high time political parties and the civil society demand closure of the hate factory in Nagpur. Functional democracies do not need organised militias to act as vigilantes enforcing a hegemonic culture against minorities and vulnerable populations.

Gujarat: ‘Missing’ Dalit woman found hanging from tree in Modasa

January 06, 2020 2:42 am

Modasa Rural police have registered a case of accidental death and investigations are under way.

Beaten, forced to shave off moustache: Dalit youth in Gujarat

December 08, 2019 7:14 am

Sanjaybhai Ranchhodbhai Parmar from Mota Kothasana village alleged that the accused gave him death threats, forced him to shave off his moustache, beat him and made him apologise to them.