Thursday, Dec 08, 2022

dalit discrimination


Fined Rs 60,000 for touching idol, Karnataka Dalit family says will only worship Ambedkar now

September 22, 2022 6:57 am

Shobamma’s 15-year-old son, who was outside when a procession was taken out in the village, touched a pole attached to the idol of Sidiranna, a prominent south Indian village deity.

Haryana: Dalit man alleges police thrashing; SHO, ASI shifted

August 22, 2021 10:39 am

Gurnam Singh, a retired head teacher, alleged that they had sought police intervention in a matter pertaining to "illegal occupation of shamlat land (village common land), but the police rather than addressing our grievance beat us up".

FIR against six for denying drinking water to Dalit officer

August 02, 2018 7:32 pm

A deputy chief veterinary officer was allegedly denied drinking water because of her Dalit identity in Ambawa Poorab village in Manjhanpur block, around 167 km away from the state capital Lucknow, on July 31.

Himachal Dalit students discrimination: Headmaster, 4 teachers found guilty; booked

February 22, 2018 4:49 am

An inquiry ordered by Kullu Deputy Commissioner Yunus confirmed that they practised caste discrimination against Dalit students during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Pariksha Par Charcha’ last week.

Why are Sanand Dalits of Gujarat changing their display pictures to a moustache?

October 05, 2017 1:22 pm

Why are Dalits in Gujarat changing their WhatsApp and Facebook profile photos to a logo of a moustache? Read on to find out.

Express report prods Karnataka to act, end boycott of Dalit cook

November 10, 2015 11:08 am

The report prompted the administration to act, and on Monday, several officials of the Directorate of Civil Rights Enforcement were rushed to the school to ensure students eat the food cooked by Radhamma.

In Jodhpur, Dalit family lives in fear after boy touches non-Dalit’s plate

August 20, 2018 1:27 pm

The teacher at the Rajkiya Ucch Madhyamik Vidyalaya here was arrested two days after the beating and is out on bail but now, Class 4 student Dinesh’s elder brother Narpat, 17, has allegedly received a death threat from local Jat youths.