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MP Dalit couple's suicide bid while resisting eviction from land: Here is what happened

July 16, 2020 5:41 pm

A video that has gone viral shows Ramkumar Ahirwar, 38, and Savitri Devi, 35, resisting the police dragging them into an ambulance while some personnel beat up Ahirwar’s younger brother.

A publishing house that is translating Dalit writers' works into English

November 03, 2019 7:43 am

Translating is a specialised job, but Maitreya isn’t limited by the idea of setting high standards in translation. He rejects it as ‘extremely casteist’

After stopping his entry, Karnataka village stages grand welcome for Dalit MP

September 24, 2019 8:37 pm

"Some local residents just came up to me to explain some traditional practices followed at the village then. However, my second visit is to ensure that the long-pending developmental works are taken up and to ensure welfare for everyone here," Narayanaswamy said.

Our leaders brave 'mosquito bites whole night' during visit to Dalit houses: UP Minister Anupama Jaiswal

May 04, 2018 10:03 pm

They (BJP ministers) brave "mosquito bites the whole night", but still go to the villages to make the community aware of the welfare schemes for their benefit.

Dalit protests in Maharashtra: All your questions answered

January 03, 2018 10:16 pm

Maharashtra has been gripped by protests by Dalit outfits since Monday. Here’s a guide to what’s happening and why.

Maharashtra caste violence: Here is what happened today

January 03, 2018 10:32 am

Protests spilled over to Mumbai on Tuesday as normal life was disrupted owing to clashes between the Dalit and Maratha communities during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in Pune

Bhima-Koregaon clash spills into Mumbai, CM Fadnavis orders probe; Chembur, Mulund worst hit

January 02, 2018 5:38 pm

"The judicial inquiry ordered by the CM is not acceptable to us. The judge should have the powers to collect evidence and to punish the culprits. The inquiry should be conducted by a non-Dalit judge," says Prakash Ambedkar

Stalker attacks 14-year-old with scissors, stabs her multiple times

April 25, 2015 4:18 am

The victim and the accused, both, belong to Dalit community.

Burning crops, boycott, fines: MP Dalit group’s plan to fight conversion

September 08, 2014 1:13 am

One of the main points on the agenda was to convince Kasim and Ibrahim to return to Hinduism.

‘Didn’t get minority status, so embraced Hinduism’

August 30, 2014 8:41 am

Despite converting to Christianity in 2001, seven Valmiki families in Asroi village were not accorded minority status.