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

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

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.

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

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.

Sunpedh Dalits to protest at Jantar Mantar on Nov 1

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

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

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

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

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

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Accused sprinkled petrol inside, lit it on fire: FIR

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

Dalit killings: Finally, she is told; both your children are dead

Sources said Rekha had been sedated and kept on a heavy dose of painkillers since Tuesday, as doctors started heavy injectible antibiotics to control the spread of infection in her body.

Haryana Dalit attacks: 7-fold jump in 3 govts

The major cases of violence include lynching of five Dalits in Dulina village in Jhajjar district in 2002, burning down of Dalit houses in Gohana in 2005 and burning alive of a physically challenged girl and her septuagenarian father in Mirchpur in 2010.

17-year-old ‘beaten, set ablaze by father’

The matter came to light after the local police received an anonymous letter informing about the incident.

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Protest and politics over Dalit killing in Faridabad

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.

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