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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Dalit atrocities


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.

Two Dalit children killed in MP for ‘defecating’ in open, 2 arrested

September 26, 2019 7:14 am

Police have booked the two brothers under IPC Section 302 (murder) and Section 3(2)(v) of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. According to Collector Anugraha P, the village had earlier been declared open defecation free.

UP: Dalit official hangs self, suicide note cites humiliation at farmers’ outfit meet

September 07, 2019 2:31 pm

In a suicide note recovered by police, Trivendra Kumar has reportedly accused “Kisan Union” and family members of two village pradhans of harassing him and hurling casteist abuses.

Man lynched for allegedly stealing peacocks in MP; nine held

July 20, 2019 7:35 pm

The deceased and three others were booked under the Wildlife Protection Act, he added.

Finish probe and file charge sheets in SC/ST atrocities: Gujarat DGP

July 18, 2019 12:53 am

State officials told The Indian Express that as per an estimate, over 800 cases of atrocities against SC/ST communities have been pending in Gujarat.

Gujarat Court agrees to hear Una Dalit case on daily basis

July 03, 2019 4:17 am

Vashram Sarvaiya, the complainant, is one of the eight Dalit victims who were assaulted allegedly while they were skinning the carcass of a cow in Mota Samadhiyala village, and also allegedly kidnapped, taken to Una town and flogged on July 21, 2016.

Man convicted of Dalit’s murder held for assault on deceased’s brother

July 02, 2019 1:03 am

Arjan was sentenced to life imprisonment in November 2018 for allegedly murdering Sarvaiya’s elder brother, Lalji, in Ankolali village of Una taluka. Arshi’s father is also in jail for the same offense.

Gujarat: ‘Dalit teen killed for trying to get bail of his father’s killer cancelled’

June 04, 2019 4:15 am

Rajesh noticed that one of those accused of murdering his father was roaming freely in his village, despite having secured bail on the condition that he would not enter the district.