Thursday, Feb 02, 2023

Dalit killing


UP: Teen says father burnt over village politics, accused family denies

November 01, 2020 1:23 am

Arjun Prasad Kori, 52, who came from the Dalit community, died on way to hospital in Lucknow in the early hours of Friday. His wife, Chhotka Devi, 50, is the village pradhan.

Five more held for Dalit lawyer's murder in Kutch

September 27, 2020 9:22 pm

According to police, Maheshwari was killed by Raval, a Brahmin, who objected to his social media posts critical of Brahminism.

‘They killed him as they couldn’t stand a Dalit man saying no’

August 17, 2020 2:11 am

On Friday evening, Satyamev, a first-time pradhan of Bansgaon, was shot dead, allegedly by the upper castes. A day later, there is heavy police presence in the village, with the upper caste houses locked, and the Dalits alleging Satyamev was killed for refusing to kow-tow to the Thakurs.

Dalit teen killing 2016: Thane collector did not follow court order, says family

August 29, 2018 2:53 am

In July last year, the Thane sessions court had ordered that all further hearings into the alleged honour killing of Swapnil be recorded on camera. However, till date, no camera has been provided for the purpose.

Thangadh victims’ kin seek witness protection

June 12, 2018 1:05 am

Three youths - Mehul, Prakash and Pankaj - were killed in police firing in two inter-connected incidents in Thangadh in Surendranagar district on September 22-23 in 2012.

Sunpedh Dalits to protest at Jantar Mantar on Nov 1

December 25, 2015 10:51 pm

The Dalit community also alleged that top police officers have been party to the “oppression of the Dalits by Rajputs” in the area.

Death of dalit children: CBI visits Sunpedh village, files murder case against 11

December 25, 2015 10:51 pm

The CBI has also registered a case of murder against 11 persons in connection with the incident that took place on the intervening night of October 19-20.

Accused sprinkled petrol inside, lit it on fire: FIR

October 23, 2015 5:10 am

Both of Jitender’s children were burnt to death, while his wife Rekha suffered 30 per cent burns in the attack.

Jitender once ran his own clinic, treated patients in the village

October 23, 2015 5:10 am

Jitender is a second generation RMP; his father Dal Chand was granted a RMP license over a decade ago.

Day after she learnt of their death, Rekha asks for her children again

October 23, 2015 5:11 am

In the early hours of Tuesday, the house in which Rekha lived, with her husband Jitender and their two children, was set on fire.


Protest and politics over Dalit killing in Faridabad

October 21, 2015 5:51 pm

Sanped in Haryana’s Faridabad, where a dalit family was burnt alive leading to the death of two toddlers, today erupted in grief and indignation, with the locals blocking Delhi-Agra highway with their bodies in protest as politicians joined them in mourning the horrific killings.