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Deve Gowda, Shivakumar ask govt to withdraw textbooks

June 19, 2022 9:19 am

The opposition parties, rights groups, writers and seers have accused the BJP government of saffronising school textbooks and casting key social reformers such as Basavanna and Dr B R Ambedkar in a lesser light in new school books.

Irked by changes in land auction law, Dalit body will gherao Punjab CM’s residence on May 12

May 05, 2022 6:55 am

One third of panchayati land was reserved for Dalits for farming for several decades, before new rules were introduced in on March 10 this year.

Dalit family stopped from using crematorium's platform for last rites of kin in MP; 3 held

May 02, 2022 11:39 am

The family later performed the funeral on a land near the platform.

Why remembering unsung Dalit women heroes matters

April 21, 2022 9:15 am

Aditi Narayani Paswan writes: Their stories will broaden India’s historical and cultural narratives

Rejecting the ‘behalfism’ of the elites

April 20, 2022 8:53 am

Guru Prakash Paswan writes: They want to speak on behalf of subalterns. But why should they?

Ambedkar Jayanti 2022: Date, importance and significance

April 13, 2022 2:37 pm

B. R. Ambedkar Jayanti 2022 date: Bhim Jayanti was first observed in 1928 by Janardan Sadashiv Ranapisay, and it was declared a public holiday in more than 25 Indian states and union territories.

BJP tally dips, gains for SP on reserved seats

March 13, 2022 6:55 am

Of the total 403 Assembly seats in the state, 84 are reserved for SCs and two for STs (Obra and Duddhi). The BJP won both the ST reserved seats in 2022 as it had done in 2017 too when the party put up its best performance in the state in terms of Assembly elections till date.

UP polls a contest between ghor parivarwadis and ghanghor rashtrabhakts: PM

February 28, 2022 7:06 am

Addressing a public meeting in Deoria district, Modi also said that all the sections of society, including Dalits, oppressed, deprived, OBC and general category were united to defeat “parivarwadis” (dynasts).

BSP cannot be ruled out as a contender in UP polls

February 19, 2022 8:15 am

Badri Narayan writes: It retains the support of its voter base, has been working hard on the ground to build social alliances.

In eight Doaba seats where Dalits hold key, ‘badlav’, party affiliations at work

February 16, 2022 4:36 am

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) now has a visible presence in the constituencies where traditional parties including the Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party, Shiromani Akali Dal, and even the Bharatiya Janata Party have their committed Dalit vote share.