August 16, 2022 8:37 am
The resignation comes two days after the death of a nine-year-old Dalit boy who was allegedly beaten up by his school teacher for touching a drinking water pot in Jalore.
August 15, 2022 9:02 am
Class 3 student Indra Kumar, studying in Jalore’s Saraswati Vidya Mandir, was beaten up by the upper-caste teacher, Chail Singh, on July 20. Singh has been arrested by Rajasthan police and booked for murder and under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
August 07, 2022 7:41 am
Led by the social welfare officer (SWO) of Morbi district, Rahul Tripathi, the village sarpanch, the village panchayat members, members of the school management committee, the school principal, teachers, and around 25 students together had the midday meal after the school hours ended Saturday.
June 22, 2022 4:22 am
The delivery executive, Vineet Kumar Rawat, had alleged that the customer Ajay Singh (40) had refused to take the food from his hands after coming to know that he belonged to the Dalit community and also made casteist remarks against him, police said.
June 12, 2022 10:08 am
Mrudul Nile writes: Communities with a history of resistance and struggle celebrate the scars of such struggle which inspires its people. These scars often become the symbols of culture.
May 01, 2022 10:07 am
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April 21, 2022 1:15 am
According to police, the three men, all residents of Kheda, were convicted by a court of Nadiad additional sessions judge DR Bhatt.
April 20, 2022 6:35 pm
While the district administration termed the incident ‘a symbolic protest’ and denied migration of Dalit families, Dalit rights activists have said that the members of the community had fled the village due to fear that they will be attacked.
April 14, 2022 11:43 am
Happy Ambedkar Jayanti 2022 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Messages, Photos: Ambedkar, who was born into poverty, campaigned against the Indian caste system
April 06, 2022 9:20 am
After the tenure of the civic body representatives ended in 2016, the elections for local bodies did not take place due to a slew of litigations.
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.
June 22, 2020 6:19 pm
A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas
June 22, 2020 6:20 pm
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June 22, 2020 6:22 pm
After a struggle of six months, a Dalit groom’s wedding procession passes through a Thakur-dominated village in Uttar Pradesh.
June 22, 2020 7:02 pm
February 23, 2016 2:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the students protesting Hyderabad Central University Rohith Vemula's suicide and the ongoing JNU crisis at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday. While Kejirwal's speech, a man raised slogans such as 'Dalit virodhi Kejriwal' and 'Aarakshan Virodhi Kejriwal'. Pacifying the protestor, Kejriwal said, "I have always supported them."
January 26, 2016 5:32 pm
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): Students protesting against the Hyderabad University authority and the government in the Dalit suicide case on Tuesday were detained by the police. A Dalit scholar of University of Hyderabad committed suicide on January 17. The incident has raised uproar in the whole nation with students protesting in every part of the country.
January 25, 2016 7:50 am
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (ANI): Students of Hyderabad University on Monday continued their protest over the recent suicide case of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula. Today's protest has come up following a series of protests against Rohith's suicide, who was expelled from the University of Hyderabad along with four other Dalit students.
January 25, 2016 5:50 am
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University students sat on hunger strike to protest against the Dalit scholar's suicide at the University of Hyderabad. One of protestors said they want the accused politicos to resign as soon as possible.
January 21, 2016 9:41 am
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday backed Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani's clarification on the Dalit scholar’s suicide case and accused the Congress of dividing the society by “playing politics” on such a sensitive issue. Irani had yesterday hit back at the critics and said that the suicide was not a ‘Dalit vs Non-Dalit confrontation’.
January 19, 2016 11:25 am
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Government at the Centre over the suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University. He accused Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya and varsity's Vice Chancellor of abetting the suicide of the scholar. Rahul, who interacted with the protesting students of the University of Hyderabad, said the varsity had used to its power to 'crush' the students, instead of allowing them to express themselves.