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Thousands of Dalits hit Delhi streets against demolition of 'Ravidas Mandir'

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had demolished the temple on August 10 on the orders of the Supreme Court.

Land for Dalits: Gujarat activist Martin Macwan threatens to launch stir

Macwan hit out at a particular judge of the Gujarat High Court and judiciary in general while adding that in court verdicts on atrocity Act, personal prejudices of judges came into play than questions of law.


Punjab: Dalit activists protest against Supreme Court verdict on SC/ST Act

Led by Valmiki leader Dharamvir Sethi, the protesters burnt an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and gave a call for a strike in Phagwara on April 2 in protest against the dilution of the Act, the police said.

Retd IGP among 31 Dalit activists held for ‘protests’ in Lucknow

Police arrested retired IG SR Darapuri, a retired Lucknow university professor and NCP state president Ramesh Dixit and six others from the Lucknow Press Club where they were supposed to hold the seminar.

Civil rights body: Punjab Government supporting landlords

Thirty nine Dalits have been arrested in four villages in the past few days during protest against auction of land meant for Dalits.

Panchayat land row: Dalit groups demand one-third share; state-wide stir from June 7

On Monday, Dalit organisations, along with some farmers’ organisations, announced in Jalandhar that a protest to get their share of land for cultivation will be held at all district headquarters on June 7.


Opposing reservation in promotion: Every Sunday, Dalit staff protest at SP MLAs’ houses

Due to the repeated dharnas, all Dalit MLAs are preferring to stay away from their houses on Sundays — the day the employees hold the protest.